Chris Snider teaches digital media in Des Moines, Iowa

Digital Media Workshops and Presentations

Chris Snider teaches workshops about digital media at Drake University.

Upcoming workshops/speaking engagements

Here is my workshop schedule for spring 2017. Be sure to subscribe to my email newsletter for more announcements.

Saturday, Feb. 11, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – 2017 Social Media Strategies
Saturday, March 4, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Smartphone Video + Premiere
Wednesday, April 5, 6-9 p.m. – 360-Degree Photography and Video

April 20, 2017 – Smartphone video presentations at the Nebraska Press Association Convention

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Past workshops and presentations

Dec. 14-15, 2016: Spoke about new digital tools with journalism students at Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln High School, Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson High School and Westside High School (Omaha).

Nov. 17, 2016: Mobile Video Tools Workshop for Central Iowa Public Relations Society of America.

Nov. 16, 2016: New Digital Tools Workshop for students, faculty and area professionals as part of E.T. Meredith Magazine Center.

Oct. 27, 2016: Smartphone Video presentation at Iowa High School Press Association Fall Conference in Iowa City.

Oct. 24, 2016: Analytics for Social and Mobile presentation for students, faculty and area professionals as part of E.T. Meredith Magazine Center.

Oct. 18, 2016: Smartphone video workshop at Drake University.

Sept. 2016: Core Video Techniques workshop presented to Ames PRAM (Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing) group (September 2016)

April 13, 2016: Hosted a Smartphone Video Hands-On Workshop at Drake University.

April 6, 2016: I presented on New Digital Tools at the Iowa Newspaper Association’s High School Media Leadership/Innovation Conference.

March 5, 2016: Hosted a New Digital Tools Hands-On Workshop at Drake University.

Feb. 20, 2016: Hosted a Social Media Strategies Workshop at Drake University.

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

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

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