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Drake Advertising students win GRIT challenge

The American Advertising Federation of Des Moines (AAFDSM) held its annual student conference, GRIT, on November 8.  The event was held at Meredith Corporation headquarters and it attracted students from Iowa State, DMACC, Simpson, Grand View and Drake. During the event the Iowa Food Systems Council presented their current campaign, Cultivate Iowa, of which ’07...

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Drake magazines bring home awards

The work of Drake SJMC students continues to impress on the national level. Drake brought home several awards at the National College Media Convention in New Orleans this weekend. DrakeMagazine.com won the College Media Association’s Pinnacle Award for Best Web Presence. Think magazine won for Best Mobile App in the College Media Association Awards. Drake...

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2013 Drake JMC Days schedule

JMC Days will take place Oct. 21-25. All week long Treats in the Meredith breezeway! Lunch with SJMC Mentors: First year SJMC majors are invited to have lunch with members of the SJMC Advisory Council. Sign up through JMC30 and David Wright. Guest speakers in classes: All students are invited to sit in on other...

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Remund published in Encyclopedia of Public Relations (Second Edition)

Assistant professor David Remund, Ph.D., APR, is among the worldwide team of scholars who contributed to the second edition of Encyclopedia of Public Relations, recently published by SAGE. This two-volume set is a comprehensive resource about the field of public relations, as well as the evolution of public relations practice. Remund’s contributions are in the area...

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Why we bought a drone

SJMC Professors Chris Snider and Lori Blachford discuss why the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication bought a drone. The drone was purchased by the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies. Video by SJMC students Annelise Tarnowski and Cameron Johnson. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXGiUkva9qg

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Students report on Vice President Biden’s Iowa visit

Indianola, Iowa – Several journalism students rubbed elbows Sunday with state and national politicians and with members of the national press corps. The occasion was the 36th annual steak fry hosted by Sen. Tom Harkin, and this year’s keynote speaker was Vice President Joe Biden. Also speaking was San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, who delivered...

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Seven magazine awards for Drake students

Drake University students claimed seven awards in a magazine contest conducted by the Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. The awards were handed out Saturday at the national AEJMC convention in Washington, D.C. Drake students won first place in two categories. Man Up won the Single Issue Magazine Editorial award and Rachel Weeks...

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Remund and Bruhn published in Teaching Journalism and Mass Communication

Assistant professors David Remund, Ph.D., APR, and Kelly Bruhn, Ph.D., APR, have published an article in Teaching Journalism and Mass Communication, the peer-reviewed journal of the Small Programs Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. The article is titled Beyond Simple Service Learning: Reengineering the Public Relations Capstone to More...

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Remund published in Teaching Public Relations

Assistant professor David Remund, Ph.D., APR, has published an article in Teaching Public Relations, the peer-reviewed journal of the Public Relations Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. The article, titled Scholar as Social Connector, advises public relations professors how to connect theory with practice in this fast-changing digital age, in...