Chris Snider teaches digital media in Des Moines, Iowa


Chris Snider teaches workshops about digital media at Drake University.

Upcoming workshops/speaking engagements

No workshops are scheduled at this time. But I am planning workshops for spring 2016.

Oct. 29, 2015: Speaking about how to use Snapchat for publications at the Iowa High School Press Association Fall Conference.

Nov. 11, 2015: Hosting high school journalism students from Des Moines high schools at Drake University.

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Past workshops and presentations

Oct. 20, 2015: Taught a day-long smartphone video workshop at Drake University.

Oct. 16, 2015: Spoke about smartphone video at the Iowa School Public Relations Association fall conference.

August 11, 2015: Social Media Workshop at Drake University in Des Moines

July 14, 2015: Video workshop at Drake University

June 9, 2015: Social media workshop at Drake University

April 6, 2015: Presented about using Snapchat as a marketing tool at Drake University

April 4, 2015: Led a Social Media Strategies workshop at Drake University

July 31, 2014 – Led webinar for Iowa Newspaper Association on mobile video tools

March 2014 – Taught a workshop on mobile video at Drake.

February 2014 – Taught a workshop on building websites in WordPress for AIGA Iowa.

Sept. 28, 2013 – Taught a workshop on DSLR photography at Drake.

April 20, 2013 – HTML and CSS basics at Drake.

April 9, 2013 – Search engine optimization at Drake.

March 29, 2013: Presented Lunch and Learn to Drake faculty on about using social media in the classroom.

March 9, 2013 – WordPress workshop at Drake.

March 7, 2013 – SEO workshop at Strategic America in West Des Moines.

July 2013 – Taught journalism sequence at Business Horizons high school camp in Pella, Iowa.

June 2012 – Taught design sequence at MediaNowSTL high school journalism camp.

January 11, 2012 – IABC Iowa – Writing for the web and mobile journalism.

February 2012 – Iowa Newspaper Association Convention – Writing for the Web

Nov. 17, 2011 – National Communication Association Convention – Topic: Voices For and of The People: New Media, Journalism, and the Iowa Caucuses

June 2011 – Taught design sequence at MediaNowSTL high school journalism camp.

April 2011 – Creating a blog/site using

April 2, 2011: Basics of HTML and CSS

March 2011 – Writing for the web and introduction to SEO

March 5, 2011: Shooting and editing video in iMovie

March 23, 2011: Writing for the web

February 2011 – New media tools, social media and setting up your first blog

August 2010 – Social Media, the future of media and your role – Iowa High School Press Association

October 2010 – Improving your website to increase traffic – Iowa Newspaper Foundation webinar

November 2010 – Mofuse Jump Into Mobile webinar


1 comment

  1. bradley scheffer - August 31, 2010 2:09 pm

    Hi do you design newspaper templates or supplement templtes dsitributed in papers