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Awards and Honors

Here are just a few of the awards won by Drake SJMC students:

  • American Advertising Federation of Des Moines gold and silver ADDY and student Best of Show
  • Fullbright post-graduate fellowships
  • Nationally competitive Bailey Lauerman and Olson advertising internships
  • Broadcast Education Association Best of Festival for multimedia
  • Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker awards
  • Student Emmy, Telly, and Communicator awards for sports documentaries, webcasts, and promotional videos
  • National Association of Broadcasters production anchor and War on the Floor team winner
  • Society of Professional Journalists regional and national Mark of Excellence awards, including best magazine and national photography awards
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication top digital and print awards, including general excellence and best online magazine
  • Student Society for News Design Art Directors Association of Iowa awards
  • Competitive national American Society of Magazine Editors internships
  • Iowa Broadcast News Association awards for radio and television production and reporting, including top newscast and in-depth series
  • Iowa College Media Association awards for writing and photography, including newspaper of the year
  • PRIME Awards from the Central Iowa Public Relations Society of America
  • PR News student of the year and PR Week student of the year finalist
  • Honorable mention in the national Bateman case study competition
  • International Association of Business Communicators Bronze Quill

To see a full list of awards by specialty/major, visit our SJMC Student Awards page.

March 6, 2018
The Drake University National Alumni Board will recognize six exceptional alumni with awards for professional achievement and loyalty to their alma mater.