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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

Now - Apply for Admission for Spring 2021, or Fall 2021

Now- Virtual Individual Admission Appointments

Now - Student-Guided Virtual Campus Tours

October 19 - Admission 101 livestream: The College Transfer Process

October 21 - Admission 101 livestream: The College Application Process

October 22 - Admission 101 livestream: The College Transfer Process

October 27 - Admission 101 livestream: Essay Writing

November 3 - Virtual Sneak Peek at Drake

November 7 - Virtual Sneak Peek at Drake

November 10 - Virtual Sneak Peek at Drake

November 18 - Admission 101 livestream: Paying for College & Financial Aid







Learn more:

Digital Media Production Website

Denise A Ganpat 
Administrative Assistant, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Phone: 515-271-3194