Category: SJMC Feature

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Drake SJMC chosen for Scripps Howard internship program

Drake SJMC chosen for Scripps Howard internship program

The Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication has been chosen as a partner institution for the Scripps Howard Foundation summer journalism internship program, joining about 20 other universities around the country. The foundation seeks to help students obtain real-life industry experience, and is especially interested in helping to diversify the journalism field. As a Scripps...

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Digital marketing professional, scholar to join Drake SJMC faculty

Digital marketing professional, scholar to join Drake SJMC faculty

University of Iowa Ph.D. candidate Ryan Stoldt will join the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication in fall 2021 as an assistant professor of advertising. Stoldt previously worked as a digital marketing professional. Stoldt’s teaching and research interests focus on how data is used to make decisions in creative industries. He primarily teaches...

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Drake student places in top 10 in Hearst explanatory reporting contest

Drake student places in top 10 in Hearst explanatory reporting contest

Ashley Flaws, a December 2019 graduate of the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has placed in the top 10 in the national Hearst Explanatory Writing Competition. Drake SJMC currently is in first place in the annual Hearst Intercollegiate Writing Competition after two Drake students won awards in the 2020 feature writing contest. Ashley...

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SJMC seniors among Fulbright semi-finalists

SJMC seniors among Fulbright semi-finalists

Two Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) students are among the three Drake semi-finalists this year for the post-graduate Fulbright Scholarship: Lucius Pham (SJMC) is a semi-finalist for an English Teaching Assistantship in South Korea Elijah Rockhold (Arts and Sciences) is a semi-finalist for an English Teaching Assistantship in France Delainey Thorud (SJMC)...

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Two Drake students place in top 10 of national writing contest

Two Drake students place in top 10 of national writing contest

The Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication is in first place in the annual Hearst Intercollegiate Writing Competition after two Drake students won awards in the 2020 feature writing contest. Lorien MacEnulty, a May 2020 graduate, won second place for her story on a craft barrel maker that was published in Urban Plains, the...

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