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Kimberly Chexnayder

Kimmi Chex

(B.A. 2018)

On-air host for NFL Network and NFL Media.

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Eleanor Hildebrandt

(B.A. 2023)

English Teaching Assistant in Germany with the U.S. Fulbright Program.

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Aadit Tambe

(B.A. 2020)

News Designer at The Washington Post

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Matt Erickson

(B.A. 1996)

Assistant Managing Editor at The New York Times

We're turning 100!

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication is celebrating 100 years of excellence in 2024. Join us as we celebrate and look ahead to the next 100 years.

 

100th Anniversary Details

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The Daily Iowan

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YEARS OF THE DAILY IOWAN

The award-winning student
newspaper, The Daily Iowan,
has served the UI community
since 1868

Sahithi Student Center

# 2

University for writing

According to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings

1st

UNESCO CITY OF LITERATURE
IN THE UNITED STATES

Iowa City earned this
designation in 2008

City of literature statue

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Scholarships

SJMC awards more than $200,000 in scholarships and awards annually.

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Crossover at Kinnick

2024 Iowa Women's Basketball Book

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
The Daily Iowan and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa are excited to announce a photo and essay book chronicling this celebrated Iowa women’s basketball season.

David Dowling Published Twice Last Semester

Monday, July 8, 2024
David Dowling, professor in the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has published two books that explore the evolution of narrative journalism in the digital age.
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Chicago Sports Media Experience

Friday, January 26, 2024
Nine SJMC students recently traveled to Chicago, IL for a four day journalism and mass communications experience course, “Chicago Sports Media Experience.” Students spent valuable time meeting and networking with professionals.
Francisco Marques

Jamil Marques joins the University of Iowa SJMC as an associate professor in 2024-2025

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
The University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication is excited to announce that Francisco Paulo Jamil Marques will be joining as an associate professor of journalism studies in 2024-2025.