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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

The best summer camp


There’s no better time than Media Now! Our two camp options included our two-day JAM at Webster University in St. Louis and Media Now at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. 

Both camps included intense journalism training from the best industry professionals.


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 ›

Attending camp this week?

Everything you need to know is outlined below.

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.


What You Need to Know – Media Now Drake 2022

What You Need to Know – Media Now Drake 2022

Hi Media Now Campers & Parents!  Media Now at Drake University is finally here! We are excited to welcome you all to camp from July 6-9, Wednesday - Saturday. Here are a few things to note before you arrive in Des Moines on July 6.   Locations & Dates: Drake...

Media Now JAM 2022 – What You Need to Know

Media Now JAM 2022 – What You Need to Know

Media Now JAM is almost here, and we’re so excited to meet you! Here’s all this information you need to know for Media Now JAM hosted June 22-23 at Webster University. LocationWebster University545 Garden Avenue, Webster Groves, MO 63119 Enter at the East Academic...

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...

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.