Magazines. Redefined.

Welcome to the E.T. Meredith Magazine Center at the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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Why Study Magazine Media at Drake

Award-winning publications

Drake University students have the opportunity to work on award-winning publications. Urban Plains won a 2014 Pacemaker from the Associated Collegiate Press and Drake Magazine won best website in the College Media Association’s Pinnacle Awards.

Apprenticeship program

The Meredith Apprenticeship Program gives magazine majors both academic credit and professional work experience. Meredith Corp. offers five editorial positions for magazine majors and three design positions for graphic design majors.

New York City Trip

Each spring a group of junior and senior magazine majors travels to New York City for a two-day whirlwind tour of publishing offices. Office on the star-studded schedule include: Babble, Daily Candy, Glamour, Fast Company, Vogue, Self, Esquire, and Men’s Journal.

Interested in studying Magazine Media?

Learn about the Magazine Major in the Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Latest Magazine Center News

  • Q&A: Alysse Gear

    After graduation, Alysse Gear’s first job was somewhere most journalism majors would strive for —a widely circulated and historic publication. It was at that publication where Gear discovered her true passion, which led her out of the office and onto the farm.

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  • SJMC Days Connect Students with Journalism Professionals

    In classes and events throughout the week, students took the opportunities to meet with professionals and industry veterans to learn how journalism is evolving.

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  • Q&A with Alexandra Pichert

    She’s done freelance photography and graphic design work for everything from Family Circle magazine to Rolling Stone, and it is her education at Drake that prepared her for every job she’s taken on.

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