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SJMC Monday Memo: Sept. 19, 2022

PRSSA meets Tuesday Drake’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will meet Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. in Collier Scripps room 308. The community partner for the semester is the Iowa Homeless Youth Center, and they will be visiting to do a pitch meeting for their presented problem. This is open to anyone,...

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SJMC Memo: Tuesday, September 6

Congrats to our Pinnacle Finalists CMA Pinnacle Award Finalists have been announced, and once again, Drake SJMC has a strong showing. Sponsored by the College Media Association, the Pinnacles recognize the best in college media. Winners will be announced later this fall. Congratulations to the following finalists: Four-Year Feature Magazine of the Year: Drake Political...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Aug. 29, 2022

Win SJMC swag in the scavenger hunt! Participate in this week’s SJMC “Meredith East” (our temporary 25th street gigs) scavenger hunt and have your name entered into a drawing to win SJMC swag! (We’ll host a similar opportunity for our virtual students in a future Monday Memo.) Entries due Tuesday, September 6. Explore our 25th...

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SJMC Monday Memo | July 12, 2022

Campers from coast to coast From Connecticut to California and everywhere in between including a bus load from St. Louis, 74 high school campers attended Media Now Drake, our summer camp for high school journalism students. Campers selected from 11 classes including video, podcasting, photography, writing, and strategic communications, taught by the nation’s top journalism...

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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....