Digital Media Production

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:

  • The Broadcast Education Association Best of Festival award
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication awards
  • Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker awards
  • Student Emmys, Telly, and Communicator awards
  • Iowa Broadcast News Association awards and more.

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.

Learn More

Looking for your admission counselor? Visit the Admission office to find a counselor or schedule a campus visit. For all other questions about the Advertising program at Drake University, please reach out to the contact below.

Digital Media Production Website | School of Journalism & Mass Communication

Lakshmi Tirumala

Associate Professor of Journalism/Mass Communication