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18 Oct Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 16, 2017

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 16, 2017

Welcome to this week’s Monday Memo on Wednesday! Hope you had a restful fall break Drake PRSSA wins national award The Drake chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America was recognized as a Star Chapter at the 2017 PRSSA National Conference in Boston recently.  Participate in University accreditation A review team from Drake’s […]

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09 Oct Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 9, 2017

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 9, 2017

Training for journalists covering sexual violence All are welcome to attend the Public Affairs Reporting class this week during sessions devoted to how journalists can cover sexual violence responsibly and ethically. On Tuesday, Oct. 10, advocates from the Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault and the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence will present a media guide […]

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02 Oct Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 2, 2017

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 2, 2017

News students cover political rally Students in Public Affairs Reporting covered the Polk County Democrats’ steak fry Saturday afternoon. With their press credentials, they had access to the press tables, sitting alongside reporters and video/photographers from the AP, Iowa Public Radio, Radio Iowa, WHO-TV and the Des Moines Register. Elise Bauernfeind live-blogged the event on […]

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25 Sep Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 25, 2017

SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 25, 2017

Drake students finalists for national awards Drake student work was once again among the finalists for the Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker awards, the top awards in college journalism. The finalists and categories: Online Finalists: Urban-Plains.com DrakeMagazine.com Magazine Finalists: Drake Magazine The Annual Best Infographic Finalist:  Linzi Murray, JO’17, Drake Magazine Best Magazine Cover Finalist:  Maddie […]

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18 Sep Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 18, 2017

SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 18, 2017

SJMC fall social and activities fair is Thursday The annual fall SJMC social and activities fair will be Thursday, Sept. 21, 4-6 p.m. in Meredith 104. There will be snacks, time to chat with other members of the SJMC community and to find out about opportunities to get involved with SJMC student organizations.  Students win […]

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11 Sep Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 11, 2017

SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 11, 2017

News students cover school board election Students in SJMC professor Jill Van Wyke’s junior-level public affairs reporting class started the academic year off at a sprint with comprehensive coverage of the Des Moines school board election. The students’ stories, posted on the SJMC’s Drake Digital News website, included candidate profiles, coverage of a community forum, […]

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04 Sep Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 4, 2017

SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 4, 2017

Student Activities Fair set for Sept. 5 The fall student activities fair will be Tuesday, Sept. 5 from 4-7 p.m. in Upper Olmsted. Representatives from campus organizations will be available to provide more information about how to get involved with their groups. Alums on the front lines — of news At least three SJMC alums have been […]

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28 Aug Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Aug. 28, 2017

SJMC Monday Memo | Aug. 28, 2017

Welcome back to campus, from the SJMC faculty and staff! The SJMC Monday Memo is a weekly newsletter to keep members of the wider SJMC community updated on School news, achievements, events and opportunities. If you have an item for the Memo, please send it to Dean Kathleen Richardson (kathleen.richardson@drake.edu) or  SJMC webmaster and multimedia […]

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22 Jul Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on Drake students win top awards in AEJMC contest

Drake students win top awards in AEJMC contest

Drake student work won nine awards, including best website and magazine, in this year’s Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication magazine contest. The awards were: Best website: The senior capstone multimedia project Urban Plains General excellence: Drake Magazine  First place for editorial content: Drake Magazine Second place for design: Drake Magazine First and […]

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07 Jul Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on 2013 grad named Fulbright Scholar

2013 grad named Fulbright Scholar

Ankita Dhussa, a 2013 radio-TV producing and sociology graduate, has been named a 2017-18 Fulbright Scholar. She will be creating a multimedia project on women and transportation in India. Dhussa has been living in California and working as a user experience researcher in the tech industry. It was announced earlier that 2017 public relations graduate Kelly […]

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