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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

Watch DrakeLINE from Feb. 25

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 Hoeffert.
February 25, 2011

SJMC capstone update: Think magazine [video]

Riane Menardi, editor of the senior capstone magazine Think, gives us an update on how the magazine is progressing so far this semester.
February 25, 2011

Media Responsibility class collaborates via Twitter

For Lori Blachford's course Media Responsibility Over Time (JMC-066), students are required to tweet at least five times a week to share news links.
February 23, 2011

Nominate a student speaker for SJMC reception

Every spring, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication hosts a dessert reception to honor recipients of School scholarships and other awards, and to celebrate our graduating seniors. This spring, the reception is scheduled for Sunday, April 3, beginning at 4 p.m. in Levitt Hall of Old Main.
February 22, 2011

SJMC earns high marks during accreditation visit

The Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication received high marks during the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication Accreditation Site Team visit Feb. 14-15. The Site Team recommended accreditation for the school.
February 21, 2011

Drake students, alums honored at ADDY Awards

The American Advertising Federation of Des Moines (AAF of Des Moines) held its annual ADDY® Awards show on Saturday at the historic Teachout Building in Des Moines’ East Village. The event was attended by more than 200 individuals from the local advertising community. Twenty-nine companies entered their best creative advertising into the competition. Judges from […]
February 21, 2011

Drake graduate school fair is Feb. 22

Are you considering graduate or professional school?
February 16, 2011

Tyler Larson selected for AAF scholarship

Drake Junior Tyler Larson has earned The American Advertising Federation of Des Moines sponsored scholarship. He will receive his check on Saturday at the ADDY award show.
February 14, 2011

Spring new media workshops at Drake University

Sign up for workshops on web design, Wordpress, shooting and editing video and writing for the web at the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
February 9, 2011