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Magazine Internship Panel

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 […]

Think magazine staff celebrates launch

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 […]

Urban Plains editors talk iPad

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 […]

Drake Magazine Majors Head for NYC

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. […]

Student’s Freelance Work Lands Cover

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 […]