Digital Media Production

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In today's ever-changing multimedia landscape, it's not enough to develop technical skills. You need an understanding of how media platfoms work together. With a Drake Digital Media Production major, you'll be ready for whatever comes next.

You’ll develop the skills to 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. From concept through distribution, you’ll learn every aspect of the digital media production industry.

Depending on your interests and aspirations, you might choose a double major or dual degree in political science, theater, history, or psychology.

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During your senior year, you'll collaborate with students in News and Magazine Media to create a multidisciplinary capstone project—an award-winning website that showcases rich multimedia content.

You can be a multimedia storyteller, a skilled digital media producer for television, radio, websites, sports networks, commercials, documentary, films, or corporate communication.

Digital Media Production Faculty

Professor Todd Evans has been at Drake since 1984. He served seven years as director of the Drake Telemedia Center, where he was responsible for the campus’ 24-hour cable access channel, live studio production supervision and live remote television production.

Assistant Professor Lakshmi Tirumala's research interests include media accessibility. He is also professionally and personally interested in filmmaking, especially fiction.