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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...

A Message to Advisers

A Message to Advisers

Advisers, are you looking for a way to kick off the next school year with your media and journalism staff on fire for their publication? Media Now camp co-director, Aaron Manfull, is here to explain how Media Now has helped prepare his students for the year to come,...

Which Media Now Camp is Best for You?

Which Media Now Camp is Best for You?

Want to attend Media Now this summer but can’t figure out which camp is the best option for you? Our Media Now camp co-director, Kate Manfull, is here to break it all down. Check out the video below for all of the details and email us at [email protected] with any...

Media Now 2022 Covid Guidelines

Media Now 2022 Covid Guidelines

After a two-year hiatus, summer's favorite media journalism camp is on it's way! Registration is officially open for our Summer 2022 camps, and we are ready to invite students back to our in-person camps! Our intention is to make sure that we can provide the safest...

Summer’s Favorite Journalism Camp is Returning This Summer

Summer’s Favorite Journalism Camp is Returning This Summer

We loved seeing everyone online last year, but nothing beats the experience of Media Now in person! That’s why this year we are bringing Media Now back to both Drake and Webster University. We’re so excited to see your smiling faces in person again—we have so many...

Celebrating 11 Years of Media Now Goodness

Celebrating 11 Years of Media Now Goodness

It has been pure joy to work with thousands of students and hundreds of instructors over the past 11 years with Media Now summer camp. But we have always been more than that. Our commitment has always been year-round support through resources, critiques with the pros...

Media Now Online Keynote Series: Tips for Your Publication this Fall

Media Now Online Keynote Series: Tips for Your Publication this Fall

During Media Now 2020, we kicked every day of live camp off with a breakdown of the day to come and a keynote developed specially for our campers. These keynotes covered topics from learning from home, technology to watch and great mindsets to keep in mind for the new...

Media Now Online Keynote Series: Technology to Watch for in 2020

Media Now Online Keynote Series: Technology to Watch for in 2020

Today, we'll be featuring our keynote by Drake University professor, Chris Snider. As part of his continuous effort to be ahead of the next technology trend, Chris has been looking into what apps, tools, cameras and more will be useful and popular in the next year....