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Van Wyke awarded API fellowship

Assistant professor Jill Van Wyke has been awarded a competitive fellowship to attend a seminar on mobile journalism this summer. Van Wyke was selected as a winner of the James H. Ottaway Sr. fellowship and will attend “Mobile Media: Opportunities on the Move” at the American Press Institute in July.  The fellowship covers about $1,800 […]
June 30, 2011

Drake MCL open house June 2

Meet MCL faculty and graduates and learn more about the opportunities in this exciting program on June 2, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Meredith 104.
May 25, 2011

Video camera required for incoming students

First-year Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication students are required to purchase the following video camera before the start of the school year:
May 17, 2011

Think launch party [photos]

Students, alumni, parents, faculty and friends gathered May 4 at West End Architectural Salvage to celebrate the launch of the 2011 edition of Think magazine.
May 6, 2011

Matt Nelson named to ONA11 student newsroom

SJMC student Matt Nelson will be one of 20 journalists in the student newsroom of the Online News Association's national convention in Boston this fall.
May 6, 2011

Sarah Andrews an SPJ national finalist

Sarah Andrews, a junior studying magazine journalism and graphic design, was named a national finalist in the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence contest.
May 3, 2011

Drake team wins War on the Floor

Nearly 4,000 votes were cast online in what happened to be a very close competition. When the dust settled (and all the hanging chads were taken into account) the BLUE TEAM won War on the Floor by a margin of about 200 votes.
May 2, 2011

Drake Students Win IBNA Awards

Four Drake Broadcast News students received five first-place radio news contest awards from the Iowa Broadcast News Association at the group's annual convention May 2 in Johnston.
May 2, 2011

DrakeLINE's "Relays" Newscast from April 28

DrakeLINE is the capstone newscast for Electronic Media majors. Today's program is produced by Laura Hoeft, directed by Colin Coomer, and anchored by Jess Hoffert and Paige Hulsey.
April 28, 2011

Help Drake team win War on the Floor

Voting is now open for War on the Floor. Vote for the Blue team (the Drake team).
April 25, 2011

PRSSA wins Drake Relays street painting award

Drake's PRSSA won the President's Award during the 2011 Drake Relays Street Painting.
April 25, 2011

Tyler O'Neil wins Register award

Senior Tyler O'Neil, a reporting intern with the Des Moines Register, won the quarterly "Best of the Register" award for breaking news.
April 22, 2011

Watch DrakeLINE from April 21

DrakeLINE is the capstone newscast for Electronic Media majors. Today's program is produced by Aaron Gernes, directed by Colin Coomer and anchored by Paige Hulsey.
April 21, 2011

Barger wins design awards for Think 2010

Emily Barger won two first-place awards Monday in the University of Missouri Student Society of News Design contest.
April 18, 2011

Watch DrakeLINE from April 14

DrakeLINE is the capstone newscast for Electronic Media majors. Today's program is produced by Jessica Nguyen, directed by Colin Coomer and anchored by Jess Hoffert.
April 15, 2011