Social Media Policies In The Journalism World

Social Media Policies In The Journalism World

May 8, 2012

The social media world has exploded the past few years, which has left many businesses scrambling to construct a social media policy for its employees. For media outlets, social media is a great way to reach the consumer and make their reporters more relatable. Journalists usually post about stories that they might be following or reporting on, but also do hold...

Social Media Evolution: Twitter

Social Media Evolution: Twitter

May 5, 2012

                  While I put off studying for my last go around of finals as an undergrad at Drake University, I’ve been thinking back on my four years here at Drake. Now there will be a reflection blog post next week at some point about how my time at Drake has opened up so many doors for me, but one thing...

My Drake Relays Experience

My Drake Relays Experience

May 1, 2012

Working for Drake Athletics leads to my Drake Relays weekend to be slightly different than the average Drake students, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. While many students would say other aspects of the Relays are their favorite, I have a love and appreciation for America’s Athletic Classic on the blue oval at Drake Stadium. In fact, I can thank...

The Relays Are Coming, The Relays Are Coming!

The Relays Are Coming, The Relays Are Coming!

Apr 17, 2012

Don’t get me wrong, the Drake Relays are probably my favorite thing about Drake University. I love the atmosphere, the races and the fact elite athletes make the trek to the Blue Oval to compete in front of a packed Drake Stadium crowd. The Relays have really helped me not only fall in love with track and field, but also the athletic communications field....

Where Did March Madness Go?

Where Did March Madness Go?

Apr 4, 2012

            Last night’s NCAA Division 1 Women’s Basketball Championship marked the end to a 34 day stretch of great college basketball. College basketball is probably one of my favorite sports to cover, watch and spectate. I’ve had the chance to watch some great games in person including Arch Madness, the second...

A Break From The Madness

A Break From The Madness

Mar 21, 2012

My three-plus day spring break is almost done, which is hard to believe. For many people my age they go down to beaches and have a good time. My definition of a “good time” during spring break is watching college basketball up close. This past weekend, I had the chance to once again work at a NCAA Men’s Basketball 2nd/3rd Round site, this...