The Professor Richard Tapscott Reporting Award comes from funds donated by friends and former students of the late Rick Tapscott, who taught SJMC reporting and writing classes from 2007 until his death in December 2013. The Tapscott Award recognizes journalism work that reflects the values Rick tried to instill in his students: curiosity, accuracy, integrity, humanity, […]
Drake Advertising students among 300 participants in 16th annual Student Advertising Summit
The Telly Awards has named Drake University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Advanced Video Production class as a Silver Award winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “Emerging Media SJMC Promo.” With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor. “The Telly Awards […]
Link baits, new media rules, audience engagement, editors who don’t edit, and weathering instability—it’s all part of our evolving media landscape. But where do we all fit in? Two Drake magazine graduates will help put the pattern pieces together as part of the annual visiting professional event sponsored by the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine […]
Drake’s social media strategies class took on a challenge from Drake’s admissions office and created a completely crowdsourced video showing what student life is like at Drake University. The admission office is trying to get more potential students to visit Drake. The class decided the best way to do that was to create content that […]
Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication's Advanced Video Production class accepted a challenge from Professor Evans, to produce a new promotional video. The project was the students' first major project mixing DSLR video with Sony HDCAM video and GoPro footage. Audio was acquired on a Zoom H4N. Original score is from a member of class.
Cub Scout Troop 28 and their leaders toured Meredith Hall’s basement Dec. 8 to learn more about radio and television production.
Our 2013 edition of Electronic Media’s Holiday Newsletter is ready for your inspection. Lots of news to share on the facilities and curriculum front. And we never cease to be amazed at the interesting lives our alumni lead!
SJMC journalism instructor Rick Tapscott died on Sunday, Dec. 1, of complications of a fast-growing cancer. Tapscott taught news reporting and writing classes at Drake since 2007 after retiring from a distinguished newspaper career that included jobs at the Washington Post, the Des Moines Register and the Wilmington, Del., News Journal. The same qualities that […]
Advertising students participate in three visits to ad agencies in the curriculum of the Account Management course, JMC 129. In addition to Saturday Manufacturing, students also met agency personnel at Meyocks Group and Flynn-Wright this semester. According to Dorothy Pisarski, Associate Professor, these visits allow students to hear professionals describe their work, client relationships, management […]
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