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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 […]

Maggie Dickman Earns Karyl Van Memorial Scholarship

Maggie Dickman, a current sophomore magazine major, has earned the Karyl Van Memorial Scholarship and will start working in the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies this fall. Maggie is no stranger to the Magazine Center. This past fall, she helped updated the Center’s website and assisted in organizing the Visiting Professionals Series. “I am […]

SXSW Day 4: Innovations that broke through the noise

Assistant Professor Jeff Inman is representing Drake University at SXSWi (South by Southwest Interactive) this year March 7-10. Click here for his top 5 panel picks. For his rundown on Day 3, click here. And be sure to follow his adventures on Twitter: @MagStudies. AUSTIN, TEXAS— This is the time that you begin to regret your bad shoes and bad […]

SXSW Day 2: Here comes the future, whether you want it or not

Assistant Professor Jeff Inman is representing Drake University at SXSWi (South by Southwest Interactive) this year March 7-10. Click here for his top 5 panel picks. For his rundown on Day 1, click here. And be sure to follow his adventures on Twitter: @MagStudies.   AUSTIN, TEXAS — Carl Bass summed up how everyone felt Saturday morning at South […]

SXSW Day 1: Embracing the “Scene-ius”

Assistant Professor Jeff Inman is representing Drake University at SXSWi (South by Southwest Interactive) this year March 7-10. Click here for his top 5 panel picks. And follow his adventures on Twitter: @MagStudies. AUSTIN, TEXAS —Let’s just call it the Day of Legos. Day 1 of South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive was all about connections—both […]

Q&A with Michelle Abraham

Current Employer: WBIG 1280 Fox Sports in Aurora, Illinois Major: Magazine Journalism Graduated: 2009 By Spencer Vasey Michelle Abraham never planned to pursue a career in radio broadcasting. She spent her undergraduate career at Drake University preparing herself for a job in the magazine industry. After being unable to find a job post-graduation, Abraham decided […]

Q&A with Sarah Hall

Current Employer: National Journal Graduated: 2009 Degree: Journalism and Mass Communications, Politics By Morgan DeBoest Sarah Hall’s tech know-how and eagerness for new adventures is what brought her to Washington, D.C. to embark on an entirely web-based career journey after graduating from Drake University. She is constantly looking for ways to innovate and improve, and […]

Q&A with Anamarie Rebori

Current Employer: Deputy Press Secretary to U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill Degree: Broadcast News Graduated: 2009 By Erin Menardi Anamarie Rebori is a young and vivacious woman living on Capitol Hill and, in her words, “…right in the heart of the action.” Even while she was attending Drake University she was a go-getter, interning with local […]

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 […]

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