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SJMC Monday Memo | June 27, 2022

SJMC to host international magazine conference Drake SJMC will host the seventh international Mapping the Magazine conference, July 27-28. The “Magazines and the Moment” conference will be hybrid, with some attendees participating from Drake’s campus and others participating remotely from around the world. According to the conference website, the event “aims to create an intimate...

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SJMC Monday Memo | June 6, 2022

Wilson named Fisher-Stelter chair of magazine and brand media In case you missed the announcement last week: Jennifer Wilson has been named the next Peggy Fisher and Larry Stelter Chair of Magazine and Brand Media in the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Wilson currently is executive editor at Principal Financial Group, where...

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Wilson named new Fisher-Stelter Chair of Magazine and Brand Media

Jennifer Wilson has been named the next Peggy Fisher and Larry Stelter Chair of Magazine and Brand Media in the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Wilson currently is executive editor at Principal Financial Group, where she leads an editorial team in brand content management, enterprise content strategy and storytelling across multiple platforms....

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SJMC Monday Memo | May 16, 2022

SJMC Monday Memo | May 16, 2022

Some of our 2022 Master of Arts in Communication graduates Congratulations to spring 2022 grads and honorees! Several SJMC students, alums and organizations were recognized in the University’s annual spring honors: Jan Jensen, JO’91, GR’96, won the Alumni Achievement Award. Jensen is in her 18th year as associate head coach of the University of Iowa Women’s...

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SJMC Monday Memo | May 9, 2022

SJMC Monday Memo | May 9, 2022

SJMC student places in national writing contest A Times-Delphic story by sophomore Andrew Kennard placed in the top 20 of the national Hearst Awards investigative writing contest. Kennard, who is news editor of the Times-Delphic, placed 14th for his story on the history of Native American boarding schools in Iowa. Kennard was an intern for...

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SJMC Monday Memo | May 2, 2022

SJMC Monday Memo | May 2, 2022

SJMC student scholarship and award winners recognized For the next few weeks, we’ll recognize the SJMC students who have earned scholarships, awards or honors this spring. Jim Duncan Memorial Award — Josh Harris. Named after the legendary broadcast professor and “Voice of the Drake Relays” to honor a promising student in the Duncan tradition. Dotdash...

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SJMC Monday Memo | April 25, 2022

SJMC Monday Memo | April 25, 2022

Welcome to Drake Relays week! SJMC student scholarship and award winners recognized For the next few weeks, we’ll recognize the SJMC students who have earned scholarships or awards this spring. John Lytle Endowed Scholarship for News Journalism — Kristen Arias. A multimedia news major who exemplifies the values and standards that emeritus Professor John Lytle...