Home School of Journalism and Mass Communication Summer journalism camp at Drake University – July 6-9, 2016

Summer journalism camp at Drake University – July 6-9, 2016


The Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication will be hosting a summer journalism camp at Drake University in Des Moines July 6-9, 2015. Registration is now open for the camp.

Media Now Drake will include intense training for high school journalism students ready to take their digital media skills to the next level.

Media Now Drake courses

  • Editorial Leadership – taught by Mitch Eden from Kirkwood High School in Missouri
  • Designing with InDesign – taught by Chris Snider from Drake University
  • Narrative Storytelling & Writing – taught by Ken Fuson from Simpson College
  • 21st Century Yearbook – taught by Sarah Nichols from Whitney High School in California
  • Leading The Digital Revolution – taught by Aaron Manfull from Francis Howell High School in Missouri
  • Making Impactful Images – Taught by Jarrin Williams from Hopkins High School in Missouri

Get more details on the course offerings at the Media Now Drake website.

Media Now Drake summer journalism camp rates

$285 – Early Bird (through April 1, 2016)
$300 – Regular Open Registration (April 2-June 1, 2016)
$325 – Late Fee (After June 1, 2016)
Registration Closes June 17, 2016.

There is a $100 housing fee for anyone wishing to stay on campus during the camp.

The camp will be in conjunction with MediaNowSTL, which runs a camp in the St. Louis area each summer.

Register before April 1, 2016 to get the early bird rate. Get complete details on the camp and register here.

Interested in helping out?

We are looking for local sponsors for the camp. If you are interested in helping inspire future communication professionals by offering a financial contribution, please contact SJMC Associate Dean Kelly Bruhn at kelly.bruhn@drake.edu.

Camp sponsors


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