The magazine center hosted its annual intern panel Wednesday night. Magazines majors Jeff Nelson, Lauren Turner, Laura Wittren, Megan Stein, Erika Owen, Katie Minnick and Monica Worsley spoke about their various summer 2012 internship experiences in front of an audience of their peers. For the first time the center live streamed the event and the entire […]
Sophomore Morgan Emery is interning for College Fashionista as a blogger. She’ll be representing Drake University and posting weekly style advice inspired by fashion forward students on campus. Read her first post and be sure to check back every Monday for new entries.
Members of the Think magazine staff celebrated the publication of their capstone project Wednesday night at the Kirkwood Lounge in downtown Des Moines. The Think staff greeted other Drake students, parents, professors, alums, and complete strangers with free copies of the magazine and a table filled with munchies. Each spring, seniors in the News/Internet and […]
Seniors magazine majors Skylar Bergl and Joe Stych were the featured speakers at a Design+Tech event Wednesday night at the Bitmethod offices in downtown Des Moines. They spoke to a group of about 35 about the production process of the iPad magazine Urban Plains. Skylar was editor in chief of the magazine, while Joe was […]
First-year Magazines major Kristin Doherty has been writing about her college experiences as a “Freshman 15” blogger for Seventeen Magazine all year. Recently she talked about her experience as Assistant Editor for Drake Magazine. Watch Kristin’s video here!
Professor Jeff Inman is once again leading the spring trip to New York City for magazine majors. In a two-day blitz, 11 students will visit 11 magazine staffs to learn the latest industry news, make valuable professional connections, and even do a few summer internship interviews. Follow their adventures on Twitter with the hashtag #magNYC12. […]
If you have not yet downloaded the latest Urban Plains on your iPad, hop to it. Professor Jeff Inman’s senior capstone class produced the website and digital magazine during the fall semester and the issue became available on the App Store in January. For more information about Urban Plains be sure to read Silicon Prairie’s […]
Senior environmental policy major, Rachael Stern’s work landed on the cover of last week’s issue of Cityview, a local independent magazine. Stern came to Drake as a journalism major before switching programs her sophomore year, but found herself in Professor Jeff Inman’s magazine freelance writing class in the Fall 2011 semester. The class reignited her […]
Infographics are a big trend in mass communication currently and our students have been quick to get on board. Check out Molly Crichton’s fun, facial hair-focused spread published in the Spring 2011 issue of DUH Magazine.
For most people, winning a national award is a rare occurrence, if an occurrence at all. But for Drake student Sarah Andrews, it happens more often than not. The Society of Professional Journalists recently presented Andrews with the Mark of Excellence Award in the category of Feature Photography at a 4-year university. The award was […]