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Digital Media Production

Want to work at ESPN or Google? How about at NPR or for the Chicago Bears? Well, Drake digital media graduates do, and they’ll be your connection to a world of opportunity.

Drake Digital Media students dominate the field. Recent honors include:


Where do you want to work?

Our internship coordinator will help you identify opportunities that can jump-start your career. Drake students have found internships at ESPN; Iowa Public Radio; MidAmerican Energy; Clear Channel Communications; USATF Outdoor Championships; WHO-TV; KCCI-TV; WOI-TV; national networks in New York and Washington, D.C.; the Iowa Cubs; the Iowa Speedway, and Prairie Meadows racetrack.

Drake electronic media graduates are found across the country and around the world, leading the profession at such places as National Public Radio, Hulu, Google, ESPN, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Loyola University-Maryland athletic departments, Harpo Studios, the Chicago Bears, the Chicago White Sox, WLS-TV, The Principal Financial Group, Hy-Vee, KCCI-TV, WOI-TV, WHO-TV, Arizona Cardinals media relations, and the Toronto Sun online among others.


Digital media production

As a digital media production major you’ll master the use a multimedia palette of video, audio, still photography, and text across a variety of platforms, including broadcast video and audio, web, tablets, and smart phones. You’ll gain the skills and experiences needed to succeed as a digital media producer for television, radio, websites, sports networks, commercials, documentary, films, or corporate communication.

Of course, you’ll benefit from the experiences that all Drake Bulldogs enjoy—mentorship from professors at the top of their field; résumé-worthy internships, research experiences, and other professional preparation; opportunities to learn while serving the community; and January Term experiences (at no additional cost) that immerse you into the fascinating topics—and locations—you choose.


Important Admission Dates

Monday-Friday - Schedule an individual visit to tour Drake

Now - Entering first year and transfer students can apply for Spring or Fall 2019

January 15 - Crew Scholars deadline

January 18 - Business@Drake Day

January 20 - Create Your Future@Drake SJMC Day

February 1 - Music Audition Day

February 11 - Teacher Ed@Drake Day

February 21 - Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day


Learn more:

Digital Media Production Website

Shari Tenney
Administrative Assistant, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Phone: 515-271-3194