Home School of Journalism and Mass Communication SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 15, 2018

SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 15, 2018

Ad senior is finalist for Young Professional award

SJMC advertising major Sam Fathallah is a finalist for the Des Moines Young Professional Creative of the Year award. Sam is founder/owner of Sam Fathallah Creative, a film and photography agency, and he’s also served as Drake Magazine art director. The winner, as determined by public votes (vote here!) and a panel of judges, will be announced at an awards ceremony on Feb. 15.

2017 PR grad profiled by Des Moines Register

Drake public relations alum Reed Fischer, a May 2017 grad, was featured in a story by the Des Moines Register. Reed, who broke Drake records as a distance runner for the Bulldog track and cross country teams, now does PR and marketing for Colorado Mountain Club in Boulder and runs with the Tinman racing team.

Cowles Archives seeks transcribers

Cowles Library archives is looking for two students to serve as oral history transcribers for the spring semester. The position pays $8.25/hour for four to six hours a week, and requires good listening and English-language skills and attention to detail. Apply here and indicate you are interested in working in Archives/Digital Projects.

Explore Orientation, PMAC jobs

Applications are open for Orientation and Peer Mentor/Academic Consultant (PMAC) positions. The final information sessions are Thursday, Feb. 1:

Upper Midwest Emmy scholarships, awards deadline

Entries for the Upper Midwest Chapter National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmy) competition and scholarship applications are due Monday, Feb. 5. For more information see http://midwestemmys.org/.

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