Social media work by Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication students and grads were recognized at the recent Des Moines Social Media Club’s 2018 Hashie Awards.

The SJMC Instagram won second place for best business account. The Instagram is run by SJMC students under the direction of multimedia professor Chris Snider. SJMC students involved in the award-winning work included May 2018 graduates Autumn Meyer, Kylee Bateman and Andrew Beall, and current students Maddie Topliff, Luc Pham and Malik Metivier.

In addition, Niki Smith, JO’08, MCL’15, Drake associate director of communications and marketing, won the social media young professional of the year award.