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SJMC Monday Memo | April 9, 2018

Documentary filmmaker alum to speak, meet with students Jon Bowermaster, JO’76, will discuss his career as a National Geographic adventure journalist, filmmaker and environmental activist at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in Mer. 101. The speech is titled “From Journalism to Advocacy: 30 Years Reporting on the Planet’s Health.”  Bowermaster is founder of Oceans 8 Films, reporting...

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SJMC Monday Memo | April 2, 2018

Welcome to PR Week! PR Week is dedicated to understanding and networking in the communication and professional industry. All events are open to the public! Monday: Guest speaker Catherine Huggins, chief advisor to Gov. Kim Reynolds (Mer. 102 at 5 p.m.) Tuesday: Resume and portfolio critique (Mer. 102 at 6 p.m.) featuring SJMC alum Corey Carlson,...

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SJMC Monday Memo | March 26, 2018

SJMC hosts exhibit by local high school students The north lobby of Meredith Hall will host a photo exhibit featuring the photos of local high school students, through the end of April. The show is a product of CultureALL, a Des Moines non-profit that encourages communication across difference through cultural programming.  DBS Relays Want to...

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SJMC Monday Memo | March 19, 2018

Welcome back, Mallory! Dean’s assistant Mallory Quinn has returned from maternity leave. Stop by Mer. 119 and welcome her back to Meredith Hall. SJMC students nominated for Emmys Two SJMC students have been nominated for awards in the Upper Midwest Regional Student Television Awards of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Sam Fathallah...

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SJMC Monday Memo | March 5, 2018

Applications open for campus media leadership Anyone interested in applying for a leadership position in a campus media organization for the 2018-19 academic year is encouraged to submit an application to the Board of Student Communications: faculty chair Jeff Inman (jeffrey.inman@drake.edu) and SJMC senator Jake Bullington (jacob.bullington@drake.edu). Available positions include president of Drake Broadcasting System,...