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11 Apr Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | April 11, 2016

Congrats to the PR Star 2016, Megan Johns Megan Johns was the winner of this year’s PR Star competition, with Madison McConnell a close second. Congratulations to all of the students who participated in this year’s competition. PR Star is an on-camera public relations competition where participants put their skills of thinking on your feet, communicating effectively, representing a […]

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04 Apr Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

SJMC Monday Memo | April 4, 2016

Meredith Hall remodeling: What would you like to see? We’re considering a major remodeling of the basement and first floors of Meredith Hall, including converting a classroom on the main floor into a cutting edge digital production studio; converting some of the basement studio and control room space into a classroom and student collaboration space, and […]

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01 Apr Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

Drake SJMC embraces vertical video

In a move sure to have a ripple effect across the entire industry, the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication announced today that it will now teach students to shoot and edit video entirely in a vertical format. “The numbers for vertical video are trending up,” said Dean Kathleen Richardson. “Do we want our […]

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28 Mar Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | March 28

SJMC Monday Memo | March 28

Pop-up creative space Tuesday night Room 201 in the library is being transformed into a pop-up maker space on Tuesday night 6:30 to 9 p.m. Students will have an opportunity to create videos, explore podcasting, play with Legos, make stop-motion videos, use a photo studio and more. Several SJMC students will be running creative stations […]

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21 Mar Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | March 21

SJMC Monday Memo | March 21

Leaders of 2016-17 student media chosen The Board of Student Communications has selected next year’s leaders of Drake’s independent student media organizations. They are: Katie Bandurski, editor in chief, Drake Magazine Jessica Lynk, editor in chief, The Times-Delphic Jenny Krane, editor in chief, The Annual Sarah LeBlanc, editor in chief, Drake Political Review Megan Ellis, […]

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07 Mar Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | March 7, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | March 7, 2016

Is study abroad in Chile in your future? Rosario Diaz, a representative from the International Relations Office at Drake’s partner university in Santiago, Universidad de los Andes, will be in the International Center on Tuesday, March 8, 3:30-4:30 p.m., to tell you about your options at UANDES. If the Tuesday time doesn’t work for you, […]

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29 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 29, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 29, 2016

Interested in 360-degree video and virtual reality? Professor Chris Snider is hosting a workshop Saturday, March 5, where you’ll have a chance to get hands-on with some new digital media tools. Specifically, you will have the chance to… • Shoot, edit and post 360-degree video using our 360 camera • Test out our Oculus Rift […]

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22 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 22, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 22, 2016

Urban Plains wins BEA “Best of Festival” award Urban Plains — the 2015 senior capstone website for the SJMC magazine, news and electronic media students — has won the student interactive multimedia “Best of Festival” award at this year’s Broadcast Education Association contest. The BEA Festival of Media Arts is an international refereed exhibition of faculty […]

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15 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 15, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 15, 2016

Stop by Mer. 119 and say hello to Mallory Quinn! Mallory Quinn, who has been hired to replace Carla McCrea as the SJMC dean’s assistant, comes to us from Iowa State University, where she was an academic adviser in the college of engineering. Mallory is already familiar with Drake, however, because she is working on her master’s […]

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08 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 8, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 8, 2016

Stop by Mer. 119 and sign Carla’s retirement card SJMC dean’s assistant Carla McCrea is retiring on Wednesday after 28 years at Drake. Stop by her office, Mer. 119, to say goodbye and sign her retirement card. SJMC students win Iowa college media awards SJMC students won 25 awards last week in the Iowa College Media […]

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