We rock! The fall 2013 magazine senior capstone publication, Urban Plains, was named an Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker finalist. The Pacemaker honors the very best in national student media. Winners will be announced on Nov. 1. In addition to Urban Plains being named a finalist for best college magazine, Meagan Flynn is a finalist for […]
The J129 class, Account Management, has been busy in the classroom and off campus in several locations in the City of Des Moines. Earlier this semester students traveled to Oakridge Neighborhood Services to learn about this refugee community and services provided there. Students began developing promotional ideas for a major fundraiser for the refugees, which […]
Drake University students have earned a total of 10 nominations in two national competitions that honor excellence in college media, including the Associated Collegiate Press’ Pacemaker awards, the top prize for student journalists. Urban Plains is a finalist for the coveted Magazine Pacemaker. A nine-student team of senior magazine majors created four mini magazines on […]
Seven SJMC students covered the 37th – and final – steak fry hosted by retiring Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin on Sept. 14. This year’s guests were Hillary and Bill Clinton. The event drew a crowd estimated at 10,000 – and more than 200 journalists – to Indianola, Iowa. The students logged a seven-hour day of […]
An internship panel will be held Monday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. in Meredith 104. The panel will include students who worked at Good Housekeeping, New York Magazine, Nordstrom, The Kansas City Star and many more. Find out how they got the internships they did, and how you can too.
The College Media Association announced that Drake Magazine is a Pinnacle Award finalist for Best Website and Four-Year Feature Magazine of the Year.
We rock! If you missed all the excitement in Meredith Hall last week, it was a time of big news for the SJMC! The Public Relations Society of America announced that it is awarding the Drake PR major its prestigious Certification in Education for Public Relations. There are currently only 34 programs in the world […]
Kathleen Richardson, director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) at Drake University, has been promoted to dean effective immediately. “Kathleen brings a history of professional service to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, a vision for moving forward with a digital media focus, and a keen sense of the Drake culture,” […]
The Drake University Public Relations program has received the prestigious Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR), a designation earned by only 34 PR programs in the world.
Drake has three finalists in the College Media Association’s annual Pinnacle Awards. Winners will be announced at the national CMA convention Oct. 29-Nov. 2 in Philadelphia.
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