SJMC Wednesday Memo | May 6, 2020

Drake Mag looking for photo editors

Drake Mag is hiring a photo editor and assistant photo editor for the 2020-21 school year. If interested, please reach out to Editor in Chief for details.


SJMC merch for sale until May 17: The SJMC’s 100th birthday celebration was postponed, but one centennial project has launched: SJMC merch! SJMC- and centennial-branded clothing, mugs, beer glasses and journalism-themed notebooks are available for purchase at until May 17. The project was conceived, designed and executed by SJMC students and members of the SJMC National Advisory Council to celebrate the School. The T-shirts for sale are fundraisers for the Times-Delphic and Drake PRSSA.

Seniors, submit your profile: The SJMC centennial website has been refreshed with new alumni testimonials and a special section featuring our seniors. Check out the celebration of our SJMC stories at! If you are a senior and haven’t submitted your SJMC story yet, contact professor Chris Snider at

Juniors, apply for a Fulbright: Drake is a national leader in producing students who receive post-graduate Fulbright Scholarships, and SJMC students have been Fulbright scholars for five of the past six years! The scholarships are open to graduating seniors and recent graduates; applications are due in September. Contact professor Eleanor Zeff for more information.

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The School of Journalism and Mass Communication strives to create a community of scholars that represents the complexity of the human experience in regards to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, political views, gender identification, religion, age and physical abilities. We are committed to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all our faculty, staff, students and visitors, and celebrating our differences through the lens of the First Amendment value of freedom of expression.