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Intense training for high school journalism students

on campus at Drake University, July 6-9 and
Webster University, June 22 – 23, 2022



Save your seats for camp at Drake University, July 6-9, 2022 or Media Now Jam at Webster University, June 22-23, 2022.

Find the right camp for you:

Two-Day Media Now JAM will be your chance to select a course and refine or learn new skills in that area. A perfect fit for those looking to boost their journalism skills with a quick jolt and then sleep in their own beds at night.

Four-day Media Now Drake is a hands-on learning experience with guest speakers, off-campus tours, an award ceremony and overnight camper activities throughout campus and the dorms. A good fit for those wanting to get intense training, produce hands-on tangible work, and add a layer of team bonding into the experience.

Try one, try both, just get there.

Our 99% referral rate for 11 years running says it’s worth it.


JUNE 22-23, 2022
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM


JULY 6-9, 2022


Get Full Access to all 2022 Courses Now

Gain access to all our courses with the Media Now Newsroom Bundle for one low annual price of $199. You’ll receive over 170+ instructional videos, along with handouts and activities for select classes to use in your classroom.

See the list of courses and options in our learning center ›

9 Free Mini Lessons

For your classroom or for your own betterment, check out the free minis from our partner staff at Drake University. Check them out –

Each video lesson will be around 15 minutes long and either have a handout to go along with it or “next step” instructions within the video content.

These are being created to give instructors some assignments and enrichment activities for advisers to assign, share with their staffs, or even watch and learn on their own.


I’m an Incoming Freshman. Can I Attend Media Now?

I’m an Incoming Freshman. Can I Attend Media Now?

The short answer – YES! We encourage incoming freshmen to join us for Media Now. That way, you’ll start the school year ahead with what you learned at camp. Whether you plan to be on yearbook staff or the school publication, we have a variety of courses to get you...

Creating Portfolio Pieces at Media Now

Creating Portfolio Pieces at Media Now

Ready to start building your portfolio for college? Media Now Drake has you covered. When you join us this summer, you’ll select what class you want to focus on throughout the week. Whether you’re interested in writing, photography, videography, podcasting or another...

Media Now Partners with Quill & Scroll

Media Now Partners with Quill & Scroll

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists. This partnership will help journalism students and advisers develop the skills they need for a 21st Century newsroom while continuing to...

Shout Out to Our Sponsors

Drake University continues to be our champion sponsor of scholastic journalism and host home to Media Now. We are thrilled to be back in person for the summer 2022 session. Thank you Drake University School of Journalism for your continued support and amazing college opportunity for our student campers. 

Register For Media Now 2022 Today!