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

  • Visiting Professional Series – Carlos Ibarra

    On Tuesday, February 16 at 7 p.m., the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies will host Carlos Ibarra — producer, writer, actor and runner — for our Visiting Professional Series. Ibarra and a small team of young filmmakers produced a short documentary series, “Run Carlos Run,” that features Ibarra’s run across America and the stories […]

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  • Spring 2016 workshops on new digital tools, video and social media

    Professor Chris Snider will be teaching three workshops this spring sponsored by the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies at Drake University. The workshops will include: Saturday, Feb. 20: Social Media Strategies Workshop Saturday, March 5: Hands-on with New Digital Tools Wednesday, April 3: Hands-on smartphone video workshop Get more information or sign up on […]

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  • What’s Keeping Drake Journalism Students Busy This Summer

    Just because the semester is over doesn’t mean Drake journalism students are slowing down! Many have landed big internships and post-grad jobs. Check out where SJMC students and graduates are headed. Internships Olivia Albers – E-Commerce Intern at Better Homes & Gardens in Des Moines Hannah Bruneman – Copy-Flow Coordinator in Meredith Special Interest Media and Editorial […]

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