"DRAKELINE WEEKLY" returns to Des Moines-area cable viewers of The College Channel 16 for a 12-program season Thursday, Feb. 1.
Twenty-three electronic media students are collaborating on the quarter-hour programs airing live at 4 p.m. Each newscast replays at 5 and 7 p.m. and is also live-streamed and archived at http://www.drakeline.com/. Downloadable iPod versions provide more flexible viewing.
As their capstone project,
Broadcast news senior Cari Howard from
Students apply their prerequisite class skills and disciplines to television reporting, photography, editing, program design and deadline studio production. Reporters cover stories across Greater Des Moines but especially those emanating from the Statehouse and
Students recast their material for the
The first "DRAKELINE" series aired during spring 1993 and won a regional Student Emmy. Until 2005, students produced during alternate spring semesters. The activity now occurs annually.
"DRAKELINE WEEKLY" welcomes story ideas or additional feedback from its viewers through DRAKELINE@Drake.edu.