Des Moines Register Tour


Single Day Event: Tuesday, September 26, 8:30 AM-Noon

Location: Des Moines Register Offices, Capital Square, 400 Locust St., DM

Cost: $18

Class Limit: 25


The tour director will meet the group at the check-in point downstairs. The class will then move upstairs to sit in on the morning news meeting, tour the newsroom, and view offices such as Mission Control, RAGBRAI, Gannett’s Des Moines Design Studio, and the three-wall green screen video studio. Along the way, there will be ample opportunity to ask questions. In addition, there will be a Q & A session following the tour with one or more of the Register’s editors or reporters.


Tour Director Brian Smith is engagement editor for the Des Moines Register. Brian has a BS in journalism and mass communications from Iowa State University. He is a member of the Online News Association and the Society for Professional Journalists.

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