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Sneak peek at Drake Magazine

The Drake Magazine staff held its pinup Monday. Staffers Erika Owen and Jeff Nelson tell us what they like most in the spring 2011 issue, which is due out in late April.
April 12, 2011

SPJ Mark of Excellence winners

Six Drake University students won awards, including two for first place, in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 7 Mark of Excellence competition.
April 11, 2011

Photos + video: Drake students at "War on the Floor"

Radio-TV seniors Rachel Yancey, Eamonn Cogan, Rebecca Altenhofen and Lauren Staller are competing this week at "War on the Floor" in Las Vegas.
April 11, 2011

Student to Audition as KCCI Traffic Reporter

Broadcast News junior-to-be Cassie Bishop is one of five individuals chosen for on-air tryouts to become KCCI's new morning news traffic reporter.
April 8, 2011

Watch DrakeLINE from April 7

DrakeLINE is the capstone newscast reported, produced and directed by Electronic Media majors.
April 8, 2011

Magazine majors networking in NYC

Each spring a small group of junior and senior Magazine majors at Drake University travels to New York City on a fast-paced networking trip to meet with editors all across the city.
April 6, 2011

SJMC students honored at dessert reception

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication celebrated the graduating class of 2011 and winners of departmental scholarships during an awards ceremony on Sunday evening, April 3.
April 5, 2011

Watch DrakeLINE from March 31

DrakeLINE is the capstone newscast produced by Electronic Media majors.
April 1, 2011

Watch DrakeLINE from March 24.

DrakeLINE is the capstone newscast produced by Electronic Media majors at Drake University. This week’s anchor is Paige Hulsey. Our producer is Ciera Lundgren and the program is directed by Rachel Yancey.
March 25, 2011

Awards & Recognition Reception is April 3

The faculty and staff of Drake University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication invite you to be their guest at a dessert reception honoring outstanding students and graduating seniors.
March 18, 2011

Watch DrakeLINE from March 10

DrakeLINE is the capstone newscast produced by Electronic Media majors, in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, at Drake University. This week’s anchor is Jess Hoffert.
March 11, 2011

Six regional SPJ finalists

Six Drake students are finalists in the regional Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards. They are: Photo Illustration: Drake Magazine, Jason Oelmann Photo Illustration: Think magazine, Nicole Salow (graduated May 2010) Non-Fiction Magazine Article: Think magazine, Rachel Vogel (graduated May 2010) Non-Fiction Magazine Article: Urban Plains magazine, Laura Johnson Feature Photography: The Times-Delphic, […]
March 11, 2011

Drake students to compete at NAB convention

Drake University is one of two schools in the country chosen to compete in the 2011 National Association of Broadcasters Show "War on the Floor" student competition. Radio-TV seniors Rachel Yancey, Eamonn Cogan, Rebecca Altenhofen and Lauren Staller will be participating.
March 6, 2011

Watch DrakeLINE from March 3

DrakeLINE is the capstone newscast produced by Electronic Media majors, in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, at Drake University. This week's anchor is Paige Hulsey.
March 4, 2011

SJMC site is now iPad-friendly

The Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication website just got a facelift for iPad users. Visit drake.edu/sjmc from your iPad to see the new site in action.
March 2, 2011