Scott Kubie, JO'06, and Mallory Weber, JO'06, work on last year’s production of "DRAKELINE WEEKLY."
'Drakeline Weekly' news magazine returns with ninth season on air
“DRAKELINE WEEKLY” returns to Des Moines-area cable viewers of The College Channel 16 for a 12-program season that launched 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 Drakeline.com. Downloadable iPod versions provide more flexible viewing.
As their capstone project,
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
Broadcast news senior Cari Howard from
"It’s exciting to be part of a student-produced newscast and to be respected and known by newsmakers in the
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.