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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Courtney Fishman Lands Prestigious ASME Internship for Summer 2015

The first time Courtney Fishman went to New York City, she was 13 days old. Since then, she’s been itching to go back. This summer, she will. The junior magazine and public relations double major was selected for the American Society of Magazine Editors’ competitive Magazine Internship program. Each year, hundreds of college students from […]

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 […]

Q&A with Trina Burton

Current Employer: Project Manager for Amplify Solutions, Inc. at Microsoft Major: Public Relations with an English minor Graduated: 1983 By Avery Gregurich Trina Burton’s 31-year career as a project manager has included jobs with diverse companies including Humana, T-Mobile, and the Kaufman Foundation. She currently lives and works in Redmond, Washington, as a contracted Project Manager for Microsoft. Where […]

Q&A with Adam Ghassemi

Current Job: Report/Anchor at CBS affiliate WTVF Channel 5 news in Nashville, Tennessee Major: Broadcast News and Information Systems Graduation: 2004 By Heather Kilby Since graduating from Drake in 2004, Adam Ghassemi has traveled the country doing what he loves: broadcast news. On his journey, he’s covered stories from severe car crashes to high-profile court cases […]