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SJMC Monday Memo | April 3, 2017

PRSSA selling SJMC sweatshirts The Drake chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America is selling SJMC sweatshirts for $25. This year’s shirts are navy blue with white lettering. Pre-orders will be taken until April 5. Orders can be placed through this link: http://bit.ly/2ohr2qG. Digital media production student wins 2 Emmys SJMC sophomore Anna Steenson...

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SJMC Monday Memo | March 27, 2017

SJMC student named VP for student activities News major Anna Jensen was recently elected the student body’s vice president for student activities. Congratulations to Anna! Student recognition reception set for April 9 The annual SJMC student recognition reception to honor SJMC award and scholarship winners will be Sunday, April 9, 4-6 p.m. in Levitt Hall of...

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SJMC Monday Memo | March 6, 2017

SJMC students nominated for Emmys SJMC students have been nominated for Emmy awards in the Upper Midwest chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Hannah Bigot, Ethan Fickau, A.J. Thiede, Lauren Baker and Brooke Haesemeyer were nominated for public service announcements. Anna Steenson was nominated for public affairs. Steenson and Bigot were nominated...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 28, 2017

Advertising students win AAF awards SJMC students Jeff Hersheway, Kelsea Graham, Bailey Zander and Brooke Vaske celebrate their awards. Five Drake advertising students won awards, including Student Best of Show, at the Des Moines American Advertising Federation awards dinner on Saturday night, Feb. 25. Student AAA Winners: Kelsea Graham – one silver and one gold Jeffrey Hersheway...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 20, 2017

Celebrate our reaccreditation report! Thanks to all of the students who helped with the preparation and publicity for, and participation in, the SJMC’s recent reaccreditation visit. The site team reviewers passed along their appreciation and thanks. And they left us with a draft report that recommended that SJMC meets compliance on all nine accreditation standards! Some...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 13, 2017

Urban Plains wins Broadcast Education Association multimedia award The spring and fall 2016 editions of Urban Plains — the website created by news, magazine and digital media production seniors — has captured first place in the large group category of the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts Interactive Multimedia competition. It is the second year...

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Drake SJMC students win national multimedia award

The spring and fall 2016 editions of Urban Plains — the website created by Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication news, magazine and digital media production seniors — has captured first place in the large group category of the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts Interactive Multimedia competition. “I think we sometimes fail...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 6, 2017

Record number of ICMA awards for Drake student media Three Drake student media organizations won a total of 31 awards from the Iowa College Media Association Thursday night. Also at the ICMA conference, Times-Delphic editor-in-chief Jessica Lynk spoke on a panel titled “Engaging Your Community: How Campus News Organizations Stay Relevant.” Congratulations to all the...