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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

Student Auditions for KCCI as Traffic Reporter

Broadcast News junior-to-be Cassie Bishop became the fourth of seven Central Iowans chosen for on-air tryouts to join KCCI's morning news team as traffic reporter.
April 14, 2011

Broadcast News Reporters to be Honored

A. J. Harrison, Ciera Lundgren, Kayleigh McCullough and Stephanie Sanyour will be recognized April 30 by the Iowa Broadcast News Association for their entries in the Student Awards Competition.
April 13, 2011

Advertising Seniors prepare for National Student Advertising Competition in Kansas City

Seniors participating in Drake's Advertising Capstone will present their campaign for JC Penney as part of the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC).
April 12, 2011

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