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 Welcomes Joe Pulizzi

    On Wednesday, October 25 at 7 p.m., the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies will host Joe Pulizzi—author, speaker, and founder of the Content Marketing Institute—for our Visiting Professional Series. Pulizzi recently published his fifth book, “Killing Marketing,” in which he discusses how innovative companies are killing marketing as we know it, and instead replacing […]

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  • Spring 2017 workshops on social media, Premiere Pro and 360-degree video

    The E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies at Drake University will be sponsoring three workshops taught by professor Chris Snider this semester. The workshops will include: Saturday, Feb. 11: 2017 Social Media Strategies Workshop Saturday, March 4: Smartphone Video + Premiere Workshop Wednesday, April 5: 360-Degree Photography and Video Workshop Get more information or sign […]

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  • 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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