Cronkite News

July 18, 2014

Starting this fall, ASU students at the Cronkite School will report live from across the state using cutting-edge technology, thanks to a new grant from Women & Philanthropy, a program of the ASU Foundation for A New American University.

July 14, 2014

Five veteran journalists from The Arizona Republic will explore issues surrounding the child immigration crisis during a special online panel discussion at the Cronkite School at ASU next week.

July 8, 2014

Kyle Renick, a recent graduate from the Cronkite School at ASU, won a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in Taiwan.

June 26, 2014

Arizona PBS, the 53-year-old public television station based at ASU with more than 1 million viewers, will become part of the Cronkite School, continuing to provide quality PBS programming while serving as a national hub for news innovation and reinvention, the university announced Thursday.

June 25, 2014

USA Today columnist Rem Rieder discusses how Arizona PBS joining the Cronkite School could be game-changing to journalism education and lead to much-needed innovation in the profession.

June 23, 2014

Twenty-six high school students, many from underrepresented communities, received journalism training through the Summer Journalism Institute at the Cronkite School at ASU.

June 23, 2014

The National Center on Disability and Journalism at ASU is accepting entries for the second annual Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability.

June 16, 2014

Christopher Callahan, dean of the Cronkite School at ASU, will be the new chair of the Hearst Journalism Awards Steering Committee, which offers guidance and counsel, keeping the Hearst Journalism Awards Program abreast of changes in journalism education.

June 12, 2014

Thirty-five high school journalism teachers from across the country will enhance their digital and teaching skills at ASU this summer during a training program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and administered by the American Society of News Editors through its Youth Journalism Initiative.

June 8, 2014

Ten years later, Cronkite School Dean and University Vice Provost Christopher Callahan recounts the extraordinary development of the ASU Downtown Phoenix Campus in an article for The Arizona Republic.

June 6, 2014

For the third consecutive year, a student from the Cronkite School at ASU has won the national television championship in the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

June 4, 2014

Robin Roberts, the award-winning anchor of “Good Morning America” on ABC News, will be the 2014 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, ASU announced today.

May 23, 2014

Top journalism students from across the country will receive intensive digital journalism training this summer as part of a Dow Jones News Fund program at ASU's Cronkite School.

May 16, 2014

The president of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation warned the newest ASU graduates at the Cronkite School that online freedom of speech is at risk.

May 16, 2014

The president of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced the establishment of a special $250,000 grant for ASU journalism graduates to accelerate innovation in newsrooms across the country.

May 15, 2014

Micheline Maynard, a former New York Times senior business correspondent, will be the new director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU’s Cronkite School.

May 14, 2014

ASU students in the Cronkite School’s new Public Insight Network Bureau, supported by American Public Media and Knight Foundation, are discovering how to develop a sustainable business model for journalistic collaboration and engagement.

May 12, 2014

For the eighth time in nine years, ASU students at the Cronkite School finished with the best record in the Society of Professional Journalists’ prestigious national Mark of Excellence competition.

May 8, 2014

Alberto Ibargüen, president and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will be the keynote convocation speaker next week for graduates of the Cronkite School at ASU.

May 5, 2014

Five years after President Barack Obama addressed ASU graduates, the Cronkite class of 2009 is making a notable impact in the world around them, succeeding at new jobs and opportunities – some that did not even exist five years ago.

May 2, 2014

Mauro Whiteman, who will graduate with a master’s in mass communication and a bachelor of arts in journalism, has been named the 2014 ASU Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate at the Cronkite School.

April 29, 2014

New York Times columnist Dan Barry will discuss reporting on disability issues at a free webinar hosted by the National Center on Disability and Journalism headquartered at the Cronkite School at ASU.

April 21, 2014

Jeff Cunningham, the former publisher of Forbes magazine and founder of Directorship Magazine, is joining ASU as a faculty member at the W. P. Carey School of Business and the Cronkite School.

April 18, 2014

Mark Lodato, assistant dean at the Cronkite School, is a recipient of this year’s Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Curricular Innovation at ASU.

April 17, 2014

Virgil Renzulli, who has led ASU’s communications and outreach for more than a decade, is joining the Cronkite School as a professor of strategic communications.

April 4, 2014

The Cronkite School at ASU is one of 12 select schools to win a grant to seed collaborative news experiments, the Online News Association announced today.

April 2, 2014

For the 14th consecutive year, the Cronkite School at ASU is the top school in the regional Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards competition.

April 1, 2014

The Committee to Protect Journalists and Bloomberg News are hosting a panel discussion at the Cronkite School at ASU on the threats to press freedom posed by the Obama administration and the National Security Agency.

March 24, 2014

ASU alumnus TJ Sokol and his mother Dorothy J. Sokol are establishing a new endowed scholarship for undergraduates at the Cronkite School.

March 12, 2014

The Pennsylvania State University will host a visiting business journalism professor in spring 2015 under an ASU program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

March 10, 2014

High school students from across the country who are interested in sports broadcasting can cover professional teams and learn from top journalists through a new summer camp at the Cronkite School at ASU.

March 6, 2014

Peter Bhatia, the award-winning editor of The Oregonian in Portland, is joining the Cronkite School as the Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at ASU.

March 5, 2014

An Emmy-winning sports television executive is joining the Cronkite School at ASU to head its new Southern California sports program.

March 4, 2014

To meet the growing demand for skilled business journalists, the Cronkite School at ASU is offering the first online graduate certificate in business journalism through the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

March 3, 2014

ASU’s Cronkite School will establish an engagement and education hub for American Public Media’s Public Insight Network, a community of tens of thousands of citizen sources who help journalists create deeper stories by sharing their experiences.

Feb. 26, 2014

Four leaders of the Cronkite School are establishing new permanent scholarships to assist ASU undergraduates pursuing journalism and digital communications careers.

Feb. 24, 2014

Less than a year after graduating, an alumna of the Cronkite School at ASU is part of a reporting team that has won the prestigious George Polk Award for Business Reporting.

Feb. 21, 2014

ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus is inviting the public to the largest open-door event in its seven-year history with numerous interactive attractions for the community.

Feb. 20, 2014

ASU students will collaborate across disciplines to envision new digital products as part of a Hack Day organized by the Cronkite School and the College of Technology & Innovation.

Feb. 19, 2014

The Cronkite School at ASU has won more awards in the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts competition than any other school in the country for the fifth year in a row.

Feb. 10, 2014

The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation and the Cronkite School at ASU are offering recent graduates from across the country an intensive 10-day media sales training program this summer.

Feb. 6, 2014

Ten international journalists and communicators at the Cronkite School are visiting students and faculty at Yavapai College in central Arizona Friday for a daylong event on globalization and international cooperation.

Feb. 4, 2014

The Cronkite School at ASU is holding a series of discussions featuring international journalists giving firsthand accounts from some of journalism’s most dangerous frontiers.

Feb. 3, 2014

As the Valley of the Sun prepares to host next year’s Super Bowl, ASU students will cover news and events leading up to the big game for professional media outlets as part of a special sports journalism experience at the Cronkite School.

Jan. 27, 2014

The president of the world’s largest public relations agency, the former president of NBC News and the host of ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight” are part of the spring “Must See Mondays” lecture series at ASU’s Cronkite School.

Jan. 21, 2014

A former international journalist for BBC World Service in India is joining the Cronkite School at ASU as an assistant professor of digital media in fall 2014.

Jan. 17, 2014

Leonard Downie Jr., vice president at large of The Washington Post and Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School, and Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan will address the evolution of the news media.

Jan. 15, 2014

Top journalism students from 16 universities will conduct an investigation into state gun control efforts and gun rights issues as part of the 2014 Carnegie-Knight News21 national multimedia reporting initiative.

Jan. 2, 2014

Fifteen journalism professors from around the country will participate in a five-day program on teaching entrepreneurial journalism through the annual Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Dec. 27, 2013

The founding dean of the Cronkite School at ASU is a new member of the National Advisory Board of The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism education.

Dec. 23, 2013

ASU students can see how publications, such as Arizona Highways magazine, were made before the advent of computers through a printing press exhibit at the Cronkite School.

Dec. 17, 2013

The chief operating officer of Republic Media told the newest graduates of the Cronkite School at ASU that accuracy and integrity are critical in the new era of digital communications.

Dec. 11, 2013

A former New York Times senior business correspondent and a former CNN Wall Street correspondent will be the Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professors in Business Journalism for the spring semester at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Dec. 3, 2013

Arizonans interested in developing digital media skills and strategies are invited to participate in a series of hands-on workshops taught by multimedia experts at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Dec. 2, 2013

A faculty member at the Cronkite School at ASU is part of a National Science Foundation-funded study examining how computer science is developing in sub-Saharan Africa and impacting innovation in the region.

Nov. 26, 2013

Ryan Gabrielson, a reporter for The Center for Investigative Reporting’s California Watch, expressed concern over the scarcity of disability coverage as he accepted the inaugural Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability Monday.

Nov. 25, 2013

After 30 years on the Tempe campus, ASU’s student-run radio station, The Blaze, has moved to a fully digital radio studio in the Cronkite Building on the Downtown Phoenix campus.

Nov. 21, 2013

To mark the 50th anniversary of Walter Cronkite’s historic four-day coverage of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, ASU is showing the CBS News broadcast in its entirety at the legendary journalist’s school.

Nov. 21, 2013

David J. Bodney, partner at Phoenix law firm Steptoe & Johnson LLP, is the new president of the Cronkite Endowment Board of Trustees at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Nov. 20, 2013

The Donald W. Reynolds Center for Business Journalism selects 30 fellows for four days of intensive study in business journalism at the Cronkite School in January.

Nov. 14, 2013

Craig A. Newman, chair of the National Board of Advisors at the Cronkite School, has been appointed a member of the newly established Trustees of ASU.

Nov. 6, 2013

In honor of Veterans Day, the Cronkite School and Carnegie-Knight News21 at ASU are hosting a special panel discussion examining the unique issues and challenges that female veterans face when they return home from war.

Nov. 1, 2013

Twelve international journalists are visiting the Cronkite School at ASU as part of the U.S. State Department’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.

Oct. 31, 2013

For the second year in a row, a major national investigation by Carnegie-Knight News21 has received an EPPY Award from Editor & Publisher magazine in the best college/university investigative or documentary report category.

Oct. 29, 2013

Award-winning newscaster Bob Schieffer discussed the dangers and hope of digital journalism as he accepted the 2013 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism Tuesday from ASU.

Oct. 28, 2013

Marie Dillon, a prize-winning editorial writer at the Chicago Tribune, is this year's inductee to the Cronkite School Alumni Hall of Fame at Arizona State University.

Oct. 24, 2013

The Cronkite School is launching a major new sports journalism program, featuring a Southern California bureau, that will give ASU students unparalleled preparation for careers in sports media and communications through courses, internships and immersive professional programs.

Oct. 24, 2013

ASU students will report on important global sustainability issues for an innovative media outlet in California, the latest effort by the Cronkite School to create a cadre of young journalists with expertise in effectively communicating complex sustainability stories.

Oct. 23, 2013

A viral tweet from Cronkite and ASU students at Taylor Place leads to NBC's "TODAY" featuring them on air with a surprise visit from Al Roker disguised as Sparky, the ASU mascot.

Oct. 22, 2013

More than 1,000 people from across the Valley and ASU participated in the 45th annual Y Race Phoenix and the inaugural Y Race Fitness Fest during Homecoming weekend.

Oct. 10, 2013

The Committee to Protect Journalists releases a major investigation, led by Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School, on U.S. government attacks on press freedoms.

Oct. 8, 2013

A series exposing the routine failure on the part of police to protect the developmentally disabled at California care institutions is the inaugural winner of the Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability.

Oct. 2, 2013

Business school deans rank the quality of U.S. business and economic news coverage in a survey by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU.

Oct. 1, 2013

Student and community health took a major stride with the grand opening of ASU’s Sun Devil Fitness Complex, a $24.1 million student recreation center in the heart of Downtown Phoenix.

Oct. 1, 2013

A Tampa Bay Times/Center for Investigative Reporting joint project, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal won gold, silver and bronze awards respectively in the seventh annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism.

Sept. 30, 2013

For the first time, the Committee to Protect Journalists is conducting a major investigation, led by Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School, on attacks to press freedoms by the U.S. government.

Sept. 26, 2013

ASU students are producing in-depth news radio stories for NPR member station KJZZ under a new partnership between the radio station and the Cronkite School.

Sept. 19, 2013

The Valley of the Sun YMCA and ASU are hosting the inaugural Y Race Fitness Fest, an interactive community health event and expo, on Oct. 18 at Civic Space Park on ASU’s downtown Phoenix campus.

Sept. 18, 2013

Eighteen journalism students will be able to participate in the Carnegie-Knight News21 program over the next three years, thanks to the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.

Sept. 13, 2013

The Cronkite School is hosting the second annual Cronkite Day, a large-scale alumni celebration, on Oct. 18 as part of ASU’s Homecoming Weekend.

Sept. 6, 2013

The president of the world’s largest public relations firm, a staff writer for The New Yorker and three Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists will be part of a public lecture series this fall at ASU’s Cronkite School.

Aug. 27, 2013

Leading media figures from the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland will discuss who can create media in a digital world in a one-day symposium hosted by ASU on Sept. 16 at Dublin City University.

Aug. 26, 2013

A documentary filmmaker from Pakistan, a communications coordinator from Brazil and a public relations professional from Croatia are among the 10 new Humphrey Fellows at the Cronkite School at ASU this year.

Aug. 25, 2013

The Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multi-university reporting initiative, today released a major national investigation into the enduring battles facing post-9/11 veterans.

Aug. 20, 2013

A Carnegie-Knight News21 investigation into voting rights produced at ASU was honored as the top online news project of the year by the National Association of Black Journalists.

Aug. 8, 2013

Two veteran journalists have been named Reynolds Visiting Business Journalism Professors at California State University, Fullerton and the University of Oklahoma under a $1.67 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. They are Dick Weiss and Joe Winski.

Aug. 6, 2013

Azcentral sports is teaming up with the Cronkite School to offer sports enthusiasts a behind-the-scenes look at Major League Baseball and baseball coverage in the Valley.

Aug. 5, 2013

Twelve professors from journalism schools across the country will come to ASU in January to learn to teach entrepreneurship at the third annual Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute.

July 26, 2013

ASU is joining with the Valley of the Sun YMCA to host the 45th edition of the Grand Canyon State’s oldest running event – the Y Race Phoenix.

July 12, 2013

Native American students from nine states will participate in a digital journalism program this week at the Cronkite School.

July 11, 2013

The National Center on Disability and Journalism at ASU is accepting submissions for a new national journalism awards contest recognizing excellence in reporting on disability issues and people with disabilities.

July 9, 2013

The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has announced the selection of ASU Professor Andrew Leckey as a Fulbright Scholar to China for the 2014 spring term. He will teach business journalism at Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou, China.

July 3, 2013

The Maricopa County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has recognized Sharon Bramlett-Solomon, an associate professor at ASU’s Cronkite School, for outstanding teaching and exemplary community leadership service.

July 1, 2013

Registration is now open for two day-long training programs at the Cronkite School for people interested in how to self-publish on e-books and who want to learn to use social media in a strategic way.

June 19, 2013

An ASU senior from Scottsdale has won the national television championship in the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

June 16, 2013

Thirty-four high school students, many from underrepresented communities, are learning journalism this summer through two residential programs at Cronkite.

June 14, 2013

ASU is launching a program designed to bring together the worlds of journalism and medical science.

June 14, 2013

Thirty-four high school journalism teachers from around the country will enhance their skills at ASU this month in a training program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and operated by the American Society of News Editors.

June 6, 2013

Cronkite students earned recognition this spring for accomplishments in reporting, producing, photography, entrepreneurship and digital innovation.

June 5, 2013

Associate Professor Fran Matera, director of the Public Relations Lab at Cronkite, was recognized this spring as one of ASU’s outstanding faculty members.

May 29, 2013

Arizona State University students won 12 awards in the Society of Professional Journalists’ prestigious national Mark of Excellence competition, more than double the number of any other university in the country.

May 24, 2013

Leonard Downie Jr., vice president at large of The Washington Post and Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School, makes the case in a Post opinion piece that the Obama administration is undermining investigative journalism in the U.S.

May 21, 2013

Bob Schieffer, the award-winning CBS News correspondent and longtime anchor of “Face the Nation,” will be the 2013 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, ASU announced.

May 20, 2013

The Society of Professional Journalists presented a special First Amendment Award to the Cronkite School for a national multimedia investigative reporting project on voter rights and voting fraud.

May 17, 2013

National media personality and noted author Ian Punnett will join the Cronkite School at Arizona State University this fall as a doctoral student.

May 11, 2013

The national director of the Carnegie-Knight News21 program urged graduates of the Cronkite School to "pay it forward," giving back to their professions and others as they embark on their careers.

May 1, 2013

Brittany Morris, a junior in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been awarded a research scholarship from the Center for Religion and Conflict to travel to Kuwait to study the participation of Muslim women in civil society.

April 23, 2013

Journalism programs at the University of Oklahoma and California State University, Fullerton will receive visiting business journalism professors next spring under an ASU program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

April 22, 2013

For his story of a North Korean man with a rough past, ASU alumnus Adam Johnson has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The award for his novel, "The Orphan Master's Son," was announced April 15.

April 17, 2013

Arizona State University has appointed documentary filmmaker Peter Byck to jointly serve as professor of practice for the Global Institute of Sustainability’s School of Sustainability and for the Cronkite School.

April 16, 2013

For the 13th consecutive year, students of the Cronkite School took first in the regional Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence student awards competition.

April 10, 2013

Top journalism students from 12 universities around the country will conduct a national investigative reporting project on post-9/11 veterans as part of the Carnegie-Knight News21 in-depth journalism program.

April 3, 2013

Two dozen journalists and educators from 16 countries come together for a discussion about globalization and international cooperation with students and faculty at Yavapai College in central Arizona.

April 2, 2013

Gwen Ifill, one of the nation's most recognizable and seasoned television journalists, said that diversity is not only important in newsrooms it is what makes society strong.

March 29, 2013

Cronkite students spent the past six weeks covering Major League Baseball teams for major media outlets as part of the school’s expanding sports-journalism program.

March 28, 2013

Lauren Gilger, a 2011 Cronkite graduate, won a prestigious George Foster Peabody Award for an ABC15 investigative series exposing a deadly acceleration defect in Ford Escapes that led to a massive recall of the SUVs.

March 25, 2013

Students in a business journalism reporting course at the Cronkite School spent their spring break in Los Angeles tracking the money side of entertainment.

March 19, 2013

A new version of Urban Devil, a mobile app that lists events happening on and near ASU's Downtown Phoenix Campus, is now available in app stores and online.

March 19, 2013

For the fourth year in a row, the Cronkite School has won more awards in the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts competition than any other school in the country.

March 11, 2013

Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan joins the leaders of 10 other leading journalism schools in support of tax-exempt status for nonprofit news organizations.

March 5, 2013

The Cronkite School announces plans to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications and Media Studies entirely online.

Feb. 28, 2013

The Cronkite School has been selected as the Dow Jones News Fund’s newest digital journalism training center.

Feb. 22, 2013

The New Media Innovation Lab and the Center for Games & Impact hold ASU’s first news game development workshop March 22 on the ASU Downtown Campus.

Feb. 14, 2013

Gwen Ifill, one of the nation’s most recognized and respected television journalists, gives a free public lecture on diversity in the news at ASU.

Feb. 13, 2013

Stephen Doig, the Knight Chair in Journalism in the Cronkite School, was recently selected as a member of the inaugural class of the Defense Information School (DINFOS) Hall of Fame in Fort Meade, Md.

Feb. 7, 2013

Award-winning journalist and foreign policy analyst Carla Robbins is the featured speaker at the seventh annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture at ASU.

Jan. 28, 2013

Two ASU students were part of a USA Today multimedia team that received an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, one of journalism’s highest honors.

Jan. 17, 2013

The winners of the Knight News Challenge: Mobile present their projects for the first time at an ASU gathering on the future of mobile media.

Jan. 14, 2013

The moderator of PBS’s “Washington Week” is among those headlining a spring speaker series at ASU.

Jan. 11, 2013

Joe Hengemuehler, former news director at KNXV-TV, Phoenix’s ABC affiliate, is the newest Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at ASU.

Jan. 9, 2013

ASU's Cronkite School teams up with The Arizona Republic to present “Politics and the Press,” the first in a series of community conversations.

Jan. 8, 2013

ASU hosts an Associated Press exhibit of photojournalism chronicling American presidents at Cronkite.

Jan. 2, 2013

Fifteen professors from U.S. universities come to Cronkite to learn principles of journalism entrepreneurship through the five-day Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute.

Dec. 24, 2012

The executive editor of The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com told the newest graduates of the Cronkite School that though the journalism industry is changing rapidly, they can look forward to a bright future.

Dec. 21, 2012

Former CNN correspondent Susan Lisovicz is the Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor in Business Journalism for the spring semester at the Cronkite School.

Dec. 7, 2012

In a Dec. 6 op-ed for The Washington Post, Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of the Post and Weil Family Professor Journalism at the Cronkite School, urges the rejection of proposed legislation to stop intelligence leaks.

Dec. 6, 2012

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and ASU alumna Jacquee Petchel will join ASU to lead the Carnegie-Knight News21 multimedia investigative reporting initiative.

Nov. 30, 2012

The Cronkite School will launch a leadership development program for high-performing freshmen in fall 2013.

Nov. 29, 2012

A major national investigation into voting rights in the U.S. by Carnegie-Knight News21 has received a 2012 EPPY Award from Editor & Publisher magazine.

Nov. 28, 2012

An ASU student reporting project on Puerto Rico is getting international distribution through BBC Mundo and the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting.

Nov. 15, 2012

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism has selected 31 fellows – 16 journalists and 15 professors – for four days of intensive study in business journalism.

Nov. 13, 2012

With the objective of strengthening the content it delivers in one of its new markets, The E.W. Scripps Company is embarking on a ground-breaking program with Arizona State University that will place top-tier journalism students in a Scripps newsroom.

Nov. 8, 2012

Student journalists from Cronkite provided multimedia coverage of the 2012 elections Tuesday for audiences across Arizona.

Nov. 5, 2012

The Cronkite School is hosting a group of international journalists as part of the U.S. State Department’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.

Oct. 31, 2012

ASU is launching Cronkite Nation, an interactive online network for graduates of the Cronkite School.

Oct. 30, 2012

Award-winning sportscaster Bob Costas praised the “timeless virtues” exemplified by Walter Cronkite as he accepted the 2012 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism at ASU Tuesday.

Oct. 29, 2012

CNN International anchor and host Becky Anderson is the 2012 Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame inductee.

Oct. 26, 2012

ASU, responding to an increase in both student and industry interest in sports media, is expanding its sports journalism programs and opportunities at the Cronkite School.

Oct. 24, 2012

A major national investigation into voting rights in the U.S. is now available in e-book form.

Oct. 9, 2012

Cronkite students won five Student Achievement Awards at the 2012 Rocky Mountain Emmys, including best student newscast for Cronkite NewsWatch.

Oct. 8, 2012

The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences inducted Cronkite Professor John Craft into its Gold Circle Society.

Oct. 4, 2012

The New York Times, USA Today and a joint project by The Charlotte Observer and The (Raleigh) News & Observer won gold, silver and bronze awards respectively in the sixth annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announced.

Oct. 3, 2012

A News21 student-led investigation on voting rights in the U.S. is the subject of the next fall 2012 Humanities Lecture Series at ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus.

Oct. 3, 2012

The chairman of CBS News, a New York Times bureau chief, the editor of Slate Magazine and an award-winning author and historian are among those headlining a speaker series this fall at ASU.

Sept. 20, 2012

ASU journalism alumni are invited back to the Cronkite School for the school’s first-ever large-scale alumni celebration Oct. 26.

Sept. 18, 2012

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, the nation’s leader in philanthropic support of professional development and education in business journalism, has awarded two grants totaling $8.21 million to ASU to improve coverage of complex business and economic issues.

Sept. 17, 2012

Student journalists from the national Carnegie-Knight News21 program will participate in a panel discussion about voting rights Tuesday at the Washington, D.C.-based New America Foundation.

Sept. 6, 2012

Retha Hill, director of the New Media Innovation Lab at the Cronkite School, conducts a workshop at a conference in Mexico City on international open data movements.

Aug. 30, 2012

The Downtown Phoenix Partnership and ASU have collaborated to bring a weekly Pop Up Park event to the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus.

Aug. 23, 2012

Three veteran journalists have been named the Reynolds Visiting Business Journalism Professors at Central Michigan, Elon and Louisiana State universities under a $1.67 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

Aug. 21, 2012

ASU is offering the “Discover Phoenix” series on the Downtown Phoenix campus to help students engage with the thriving community that surrounds them.

Aug. 17, 2012

A new smartphone application will help students on ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus find things to do on campus and in the surrounding area.

Aug. 13, 2012

Student journalists participating in the national Carnegie-Knight News21 program have produced a major national investigation into voting rights in the U.S.

Aug. 8, 2012

Journalism professors from around the country will learn about teaching entrepreneurship at the second annual Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute at ASU in January.

Aug. 7, 2012

Ten international journalists and communicators are starting their yearlong studies at the Cronkite School as part of the prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.

Aug. 3, 2012

CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California is relocating to ASU’s newly opened California offices in affiliation with the Cronkite School.

Aug. 2, 2012

The Cronkite School has received ASU's inaugural Institutional Inclusion Award in recognition of its efforts to advance diversity and inclusion at the institutional level.

Aug. 1, 2012

A new national journalism awards program at the Cronkite School will recognize excellence in reporting on disability issues and people with disabilities.

July 31, 2012

Students at the Cronkite School have founded the first university-based organization affiliated with the Asian American Journalists Association.

July 27, 2012

The Cronkite School has received two gifts to support the school’s public relations program.

July 25, 2012

Nineteen students from the Cronkite School are in London to cover the 2012 Olympic Games for Cronkite News Service and other news organizations.

June 29, 2012

Nine journalism students are participating in the Carnegie-Knight News21 program this summer thanks to support from Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation and the Hearst Foundations.

June 22, 2012

The federal government needs to remove roadblocks to granting nonprofit status to startup news organizations that provide increasingly important accountability journalism in communities around the nation, the former top editor of The Washington Post, now an ASU professor, said in a new report.

June 20, 2012

Six college journalism students from around the country will enhance their digital media skills at ASU this summer in the Village Voice Digital Media Fellowship Program.

June 18, 2012

Thirty high school journalism teachers from around the country will grow their skills at ASU this summer in a training program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and operated by the American Society of News Editors.

June 13, 2012

Three May graduates of the Cronkite School received honors in the national championships of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program.

June 5, 2012

Thirty-eight high school students will learn digital and broadcast journalism skills this summer at the Cronkite School.

June 1, 2012

Gangplank, an Arizona nonprofit that fosters creative, collaborative and entrepreneurial working environments, has partnered with Arizona State University to provide a popup workspace on ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus.

May 24, 2012

Fifteen business journalism students from the Cronkite School will intern this summer at major news organizations around the country.

May 15, 2012

Cronkite graduate Dustin Volz has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Indonesia through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

May 14, 2012

For the third time in four years, Cronkite students have won the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.

May 11, 2012

Journalism programs at Central Michigan University, Elon University and Louisiana State University will receive visiting business journalism professors next spring under a $1.67 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

May 8, 2012

A major investigation of food safety conducted by the Carnegie-Knight News21 digital news team from five universities is being recognized nationally in journalism competitions.

May 7, 2012

The president of CBS News encouraged the newest graduates of the Cronkite School to stay true to the values embodied by the school’s namesake as they embark on their journalism careers.

May 3, 2012

Ben Silver, an award-winning correspondent for CBS News who later taught broadcast journalism at ASU for nearly 20 years, died Wednesday from complications of Parkinson’s disease at his home in St. Louis Park, Minn. He was 85.

May 1, 2012

Emmy Award-winning sportscaster Bob Costas will be the 2012 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, ASU announced today.

April 27, 2012

Cronkite students have won seven awards in the Society of Professional Journalists’ prestigious national Mark of Excellence competition, including best student newscast and best online in-depth report.

April 25, 2012

The international program headquarters at the Cronkite School was named today in honor of alumna Adelaida Severson and her husband, Barry.

April 17, 2012

CBS News President David Rhodes will deliver the keynote graduation address next month at the Cronkite School.

April 13, 2012

For the 12th consecutive year, Cronkite students took first place in the regional Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence competition.

April 12, 2012

The Society of Professional Journalists is honoring two watchdog projects by student journalists at the Cronkite School with First Amendment Awards.

March 30, 2012

The national political editor of The Washington Post discussed how the new media landscape is changing the coverage of the 2012 presidential election Thursday night at Arizona State University.

March 30, 2012

Cronkite student Jack Highberger is one of nine journalism students from across the country to win the 2012 Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition.

March 26, 2012

Top journalism students from 12 universities around the country will conduct a national investigative reporting project on voting rights as part of the Carnegie-Knight News21 in-depth journalism program.

March 19, 2012

Steven Ginsberg, the national political editor of The Washington Post, will be the featured speaker at the sixth annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture.

Feb. 29, 2012

For the second time in three years, ASU has won first place in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s prestigious intercollegiate broadcast competition.

Feb. 22, 2012

Cronkite students won more awards at the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts competition than any other school in the country for the third consecutive year.

Feb. 21, 2012

Steve Doig, Knight Chair in Journalism at the Cronkite School, has won a prestigious George Polk Award for his work with California Watch, a nonprofit investigative journalism organization.

Feb. 20, 2012

Cronkite students are producing daily multimedia news coverage of Major League Baseball spring training for four major news organizations.

Feb. 17, 2012

Recent Cronkite School graduate Elvina Nawaguna-Clemente has received the award for the nation’s top student-publication business story from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

Feb. 2, 2012

Journalists, philanthropists and community leaders will gather at ASU this week to discuss the role of philanthropy in the future of local accountability journalism.

Jan. 30, 2012

A national public radio host, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, two Poynter Institute faculty members, a group of baseball writers and the former editor of The (Portland) Oregonian are among those headlining a speaker series this spring at the Cronkite School.

Jan. 20, 2012

Comedy headliner Steve Rannazzisi of FX’s hit show “The League” will kick off a spring semester event series for ASU students at the Downtown Phoenix campus.

Jan. 12, 2012

A new partnership between American Public Media and ASU will help foster collaborative reporting and innovative storytelling in public affairs journalism.

Jan. 3, 2012

The Cronkite School will host the inaugural Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute this week, welcoming 15 college journalism professors to a five-day seminar on entrepreneurial journalism.

Jan. 2, 2012

The Poynter Institute and the Cronkite School have formed an alliance to improve the teaching and training of journalists in the digital media age.

Jan. 1, 2011

The Cronkite School will host 10 of the nation’s top broadcast journalism students from underrepresented groups as part of the school’s Meredith Fellowship Program.

Dec. 21, 2011

Sharon Bernstein, an award-winning editor and reporter with more than 20 years of experience at the Los Angeles Times, has been named the Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor in Business Journalism for the spring 2012 semester at the Cronkite School.

Dec. 19, 2011

The president and CEO of American Public Media encouraged the newest Cronkite School graduates to make a conscious effort to have an impact on society as they embark on their journalism careers.

Dec. 9, 2011

A Cronkite student has won first place in the feature writing competition of the national Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

Dec. 7, 2011

Arizona State University on Tuesday unveiled a 77-kilowatt solar project on the Cronkite School's roof that will help provide renewable energy to ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus.

Dec. 1, 2011

A major national investigation into food safety in America is now available in e-book form.

Nov. 21, 2011

The Cronkite School has received a grant from the Hearst Foundations to support the national Carnegie-Knight News21 program.

Nov. 17, 2011

Award-winning journalist Christiane Amanpour on Thursday called journalism worldwide a “sacred endeavor” as she accepted the 2011 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism at ASU.

Nov. 15, 2011

The Reynolds Center for Business Journalism has named four veteran business journalists as its inaugural visiting business journalism professors.

Nov. 14, 2011

A mobile news app for smartphones such as iPhones and Androids is now available for Cronkite News, the multimedia daily news site produced by the Cronkite School.

Nov. 10, 2011

Two Cronkite School professors are receiving a grant from AEJMC and the Knight Foundation to support further development of a student-created mobile app.

Nov. 4, 2011

Sandra Mims Rowe, former editor of The (Portland) Oregonian and chairman of the Committee to Protect Journalists, will be the newest Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at ASU.

Nov. 3, 2011

The Cronkite School is hosting a group of international journalists as part of the U.S. State Department’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.

Nov. 1, 2011

ASU is partnering with Chyron Corp., a pioneer of innovative digital broadcast graphics products and services, to bring a new graphics management system to the Cronkite School.

Oct. 21, 2011

John Dille, a faculty associate at the Cronkite School, has been named a “Giant of Broadcasting” by the Library of American Broadcasting.

Oct. 18, 2011

The Cronkite School has received a grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation to support the News21 initiative.

Oct. 13, 2011

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter will induct Cronkite Career Services Director Michael Wong into its Silver Circle Society.

Oct. 7, 2011

In his column for The Guardian, Kauffman Professor of Digital Media Entrepreneurship Dan Gillmor looks at the life and legacy of Steve Jobs in a piece titled, "Steve Jobs: a man of contradiction and genius."

Oct. 5, 2011

Nearly 350 people gathered at the Cronkite School this week for a Federal Communications Commission hearing to discuss the future of U.S. media.

Oct. 4, 2011

Craig Harris of The Arizona Republic wins the Reynolds Center's Barlett & Steele gold award, which recognizes the best in investigative business reporting.

Oct. 2, 2011

The Washington Post and msnbc.com this week are publishing a major national investigation into food safety in America, conducted by student journalists from five universities participating in the national Carnegie-Knight News21 program.

Sept. 29, 2011

The Cronkite School will host a Federal Communications Commission hearing Monday on the future of American media.

Sept. 23, 2011

Eleven students from the Cronkite School have been nominated for the 2011 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Student Achievement Awards.

Sept. 15, 2011

Journalism programs at Colorado State University, Grambling State University, Texas Christian University and the University of South Carolina will receive visiting business journalism professors next spring under a $1.67 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

Sept. 7, 2011

An award-winning investigative journalist and author of a New York Times bestseller will be the featured speaker at the fifth annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture at Arizona State University this fall.

Sept. 6, 2011

A new ASU program will expose students to a wide range of cultural, sports and entertainment options near the Downtown Phoenix Campus and introduce them to downtown personalities and leaders.

Sept. 3, 2011

A Cronkite student reporting project in the Dominican Republic is getting national distribution through The Washington Post and the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting.

Aug. 27, 2011

Five TV news anchorwomen, two best-selling authors and experts on the future of journalism are headlining a fall speaker series at theCronkite School.

Aug. 25, 2011

Ten international journalists and communicators are studying at the Cronkite School as part of the prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.

Aug. 19, 2011

The Cronkite School this week welcomes its first class of doctoral students in a program designed to transform communication professionals into media researchers and scholars.

Aug. 15, 2011

A new study by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU finds business journalists are optimistic about the economy.

Aug. 11, 2011

An investigative series on the dangers of traveling in America is now available in e-book form.

Aug. 8, 2011

Former Sun Devil and TV adoption advocate Christine Devine ('87), an anchor for KTTV Fox 11 in Los Angeles, earns her 15th Emmy.

Aug. 8, 2011

In partnership with the McCormick Foundation, the Cronkite School is offering free online training for journalists reporting on the U.S. census.

Aug. 5, 2011

Professors from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University have developed a new textbook for college students pursuing broadcast journalism.

Aug. 3, 2011

McClatchy-Tribune News Service is partnering with Arizona State University to distribute Cronkite News Service stories worldwide.

July 29, 2011

Students and faculty of the Cronkite School are the recipients of a string of recent awards honoring their work in radio, television, multimedia and entrepreneurship.

July 27, 2011

SmartPHX, the new smartphone app developed by students to help visitors and natives alike navigate downtown Phoenix is garnering media attention across the state.

July 25, 2011

Selected journalism professors will learn about teaching entrepreneurship under a new fellowship program by the Cronkite School and the Scripps Howard Foundation.

July 21, 2011

Student teams from the Cronkite School, led by Associate Professors Fran Matera and Xu Wu, win top awards in national PR competitions.

July 4, 2011

A new smartphone application created by Arizona State University digital media students is now available to help people discover restaurants, night life and other attractions in downtown Phoenix.

June 27, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winner William K. Marimow will join the Cronkite School to lead the Carnegie-Knight News21 in-depth digital journalism program.

June 20, 2011

Christiane Amanpour, the award-winning foreign correspondent and anchor of ABC’s “This Week with Christiane Amanpour,” is the 2011 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, Arizona State University announced today.

June 15, 2011

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York are funding Arizona State University to operate the News21 in-depth digital journalism program for the next decade, the foundations announced today.

June 14, 2011

In partnership with the McCormick Foundation, the Cronkite School produces a McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute training session focusing on census coverage.

June 14, 2011

Thirty-five high school journalism teachers will grow their skills at ASU this summer in a training program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and operated by the American Society of News Editors.

June 3, 2011

Students of the Cronkite School finish first and third in a major multimedia journalism competition.

June 2, 2011

Clear Channel Radio and Digital Media establishes a new scholarship for students of the Cronkite School in memory of the late radio personality Bill Austin.

May 31, 2011

Thirty-eight high school students learn digital and broadcast news skills this summer at the Cronkite School.

May 20, 2011

Christopher Callahan, who has led the dramatic transformation of the Cronkite School into one of the nation’s top and most innovative journalism schools, is named vice provost of ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus.

May 17, 2011

The Cronkite School offers a series of hands-on workshops this summer for Arizonans of all ages seeking 21st-century digital media skills and strategies.

May 13, 2011

The former executive editor of the Detroit Free Press urges the newest graduates to take charge of their careers and create their own roles as they enter fast-changing media industries.

May 11, 2011

A Cronkite student is the recipient of this year’s Alistair Cooke Award in Journalism to the United Kingdom.

May 9, 2011

For an unprecedented sixth consecutive year, Cronkite students outperform all other schools in the Society of Professional Journalists’ prestigious Mark of Excellence national awards competition.

May 3, 2011

Thirteen business journalism students of the Cronkite School will intern this summer at major news organizations around the country.

May 2, 2011

For the 11th consecutive year, students of the Cronkite School take first place in the regional Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence awards.

April 29, 2011

The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication voted unanimously Friday to grant full re-accreditation to the Cronkite School.

April 27, 2011

A new podcast series produced by the Cronkite School is the most popular selection of Apple’s iTunesU.

April 26, 2011

Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan becomes the first dean named to the Board of Directors of the American Society of News Editors.

April 21, 2011

A Cronkite professor who transformed from a veteran newspaper editor to a national leader in digital media education wins an Educator of the Year Award from the nation’s premier journalism education association.

April 14, 2011

Seven Cronkite students spent the spring semester covering the Milwaukee Brewers’ spring training for JSOnline, the website of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

April 8, 2011

Three of the nation’s top television station groups produce a new interactive daily news show from the state-of-the-art media complex at the Cronkite School.

March 24, 2011

The Society of Professional Journalists honors two watchdog projects by Cronkite News Service, a professional program operated by the Cronkite School.

March 23, 2011

Two recent graduates of the Cronkite School win national business reporting awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

March 15, 2011

Seventeen students from the Cronkite School spend their spring break in the Dominican Republic reporting on immigration issues.

March 5, 2011

Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics Caesar Andrews receives the 2011 Robert G. McGruder Award for fostering diversity in the field of journalism.

March 3, 2011

The Cronkite School hosts a national panel on ethical considerations for journalists who cover violence and tragedies in communities.

Feb. 28, 2011

The Cronkite School won more Broadcast Education Association student journalism awards this year than any other school in the country.

Feb. 24, 2011

The Cronkite School dedicates its sixth-floor broadcast center in honor of the late Stanley and Erika Tobin, longtime supporters of public-service journalism.

Feb. 10, 2011

A multimedia project by new graduate students of the Cronkite School wins the highest honors in the interactive multimedia competition of the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts.

Feb. 1, 2011

Cronkite graduate Ian Lee reports from Cairo on the protests, working for The Daily News Egypt and Reuters and contributing to CNN reports.

Feb. 1, 2011

The Cronkite School will host a new series of discussions led by international journalists speaking on global media issues.

Jan. 31, 2011

Cronkite students will produce multimedia news coverage of the Milwaukee Brewers' spring training for Wisconsin’s largest news organization.

Jan. 27, 2011

Two new journalism clubs will advance opportunities for students interested in African-American media issues or expanding their photojournalism skills.

Jan. 18, 2011

Brian Storm, founder and executive producer of MediaStorm, will kick off a speaker series this spring at the Cronkite School.

Jan. 13, 2011

The Times of London features the Cronkite School in a story about the future of U.S. journalism education in the digital age.

Jan. 12, 2011

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has awarded a five-year, $1.67 million grant to Arizona State University to establish a visiting business journalism professors program.

Jan. 3, 2011

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at the Cronkite School hosts 30 journalists and professors for its annual Strictly Financials and Business Journalism Professors seminars.

Jan. 1, 2010

Major news organizations are playing a growing role in the dissemination of rumors, Dean Christopher Callahan writes in The Arizona Republic.

Dec. 28, 2010

Students from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication have been honored for their work in multimedia, newspapers, television and public relations in a series of recent national and regional competitions.

Dec. 21, 2010

Cronkite News Service, a multiplatform daily news operation providing Arizonans with critical public policy stories, is opening a year-round Washington news bureau, Arizona State University announced today.

Dec. 18, 2010

CNN Senior Latin American Affairs Editor Rafael Romo encouraged graduates of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication to “give journalism all you’ve got,” saying anything is possible with the education they received from Arizona State University.

Dec. 16, 2010

Rafael Romo, senior Latin American affairs editor of CNN Worldwide, is the 2010 inductee to the Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame.

Dec. 9, 2010

For two weeks in December, 12 News/KPNX-TV will broadcast the station’s weather segments from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

Dec. 6, 2010

Susan Lisovicz, a longtime CNN Wall Street reporter who covered the 2008 financial debacle and bailout, has been named the Reynolds Visiting Professor in Business Journalism for the spring 2011 semester at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

Nov. 22, 2010

Top journalism students at Arizona State University have produced a series of in-depth, multimedia stories on immigrants and immigration issues facing the United States.

Nov. 19, 2010

Thirty fellows -- 15 journalists and 15 professors -- have been selected by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism to attend four days of intensive study in business journalism Jan. 4-7 at the Cronkite School.

Nov. 15, 2010

Diane Sawyer met with nearly 200 Arizona State University students, accepted the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism and anchored ABC’s “World News with Diane Sawyer” twice from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication during an extraordinary two-day visit.

Nov. 11, 2010

Diane Sawyer is anchoring the ABC News national newscast “World News with Diane Sawyer” two days from the rooftop of the Cronkite School.

Nov. 1, 2010

ABC News, Facebook and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University will host an election night town hall that will be streamed live on the network and on Facebook.

Nov. 1, 2010

Cronkite students will produce three hours of live election coverage Tuesday night on Arizona PBS and provide continuous online coverage of local and state election results on cronkitenewsonline.com.

Oct. 29, 2010

Don Dotts, an alumnus of the Cronkite School, received Arizona State University’s Alumni Service Award at halftime of the ASU Homecoming football game at Sun Devil Stadium.

Oct. 28, 2010

Brian Storm, a leading figure in digital storytelling and founder of the multimedia production studio MediaStorm, will be a visiting professor at the Cronkite School next semester.

Oct. 25, 2010

The Cronkite School is hosting a group of international journalists as part of the U.S. State Department’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.

Oct. 19, 2010

A new partnership with NBC News will provide students in the Cronkite School with professional internship opportunities at top network properties in New York City, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Atlanta and Burbank, Calif.

Oct. 5, 2010

Reuters received the gold award and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel received the silver award in the 2010 Barlett & Steele Awards.

Sept. 27, 2010

A major investigation into transportation safety in America, conducted by journalism students from 11 universities participating in the Carnegie-Knight Journalism Initiative in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity, will be published this week by msnbc.com and The Washington Post.

Sept. 23, 2010

The New Media Innovation Lab at Arizona State University has built a Web-based campaign finance database that will be integrated into about 100 U.S. news sites owned by Gannett Co.

Sept. 19, 2010

Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan talks about Cronkite News on Eight, Arizona’s PBS station, with host Ted Simons.

Sept. 17, 2010

The Cronkite School dedicated a memorial photo wall today in memory of 1980 Arizona State University graduate and longtime photojournalist Greg Crowder, who died in 2005 after a career at the Riverside Press-Enterprise in California.

Sept. 7, 2010

Arizona State University today launches Cronkite News, a news website providing Arizonans original multimedia stories each day about critical public policy issues facing the state.

Sept. 3, 2010

Two new clubs for journalism students at the Cronkite School foster diversity within the Arizona State University community and beyond.

Sept. 3, 2010

Pam Johnson, who led the award-winning School of Journalism & Broadcasting at Western Kentucky University for the past seven years, will spend her fall sabbatical at the Cronkite School to study digital media.

Aug. 25, 2010

Prominent media professionals will speak to students Monday evenings this fall at the Cronkite School.

Aug. 20, 2010

A new online store enables students, alumni, family and fans of the Cronkite School to wear their pride in the school on their sleeve—literally.

Aug. 16, 2010

The Cronkite School is partnering with The Arizona Republic and 12 News to provide Arizonans a new public service that evaluates the accuracy of claims made by politicians running for office this fall.

Aug. 6, 2010

Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan, accepting the Scripps Howard Journalism Administrator of the Year Award, said the recognition is “much more of a team award than an individual honor.”

Aug. 4, 2010

Village Voice Media is partnering with the Cronkite School to offer summer fellowships in digital media for college journalism students from underrepresented groups.

Aug. 3, 2010

News21, a program of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education, is offering a new Web-based resource center to help colleges and universities advance the way they teach journalism.

Aug. 2, 2010

Ten international journalists and professional communicators will start a new 10-month residential fellowship program today at the Cronkite School.

Aug. 1, 2010

Carnegie Professor Rick Rodriguez is profiled in the latest edition of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education for his work teaching students how to cover immigration issues.

July 29, 2010

Caesar Andrews, former executive editor of the Detroit Free Press, will be the new Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at Arizona State University.

July 26, 2010

The Arizona Republic has established a memorial scholarship at Arizona State University in honor of the paper’s recently retired managing editor Jeffrey “Doz” Dozbaba.

July 21, 2010

The Cronkite School building has been awarded an International Architecture Award, Arizona State University announced.

July 16, 2010

A study conducted by the New Media Innovation Lab at Cronkite for the Newspaper Association of America Foundation examines young people’s smart-phone usage to help newspapers reach the next generation.

July 12, 2010

Cronkite professor Dawn Gilpin teaches a newly developed class, Media 2.0: Social Media, to students throughout Arizona State University.

July 6, 2010

Cronkite professor Retha Hill wins a McCormick Foundation New Media Women Entrepreneurs grant to create a mobile application that enables users to learn about black history from their smart phones.

June 24, 2010

The Cronkite School finished second nationally in the Hearst Journalism Awards for the 2009-2010 school year.

June 23, 2010

Business journalists express job satisfaction and confidence in journalism's future in a survey commissioned by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

June 22, 2010

Thirty-four high school teachers from around the country are participating in an intensive journalism boot camp at the Cronkite School.

June 18, 2010

A student and a professor at the Cronkite School won a $90,000 Knight News Challenge grant to develop a mobile application that enables citizens to propose and collaborate on ways to better their communities.

June 2, 2010

Journalism students in the national Carnegie-Knight News21 program, headquartered at the Cronkite School, have been recognized with more than 40 awards for reporting, design, multimedia and photojournalism.

June 2, 2010

Dan Gillmor, director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the Cronkite School, will be joining Salon.com as a regular blogger.

May 31, 2010

Diane Sawyer, the award-winning anchor of ABC’s flagship newscast “World News with Diane Sawyer,” is this year’s recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

May 27, 2010

The Cronkite School will be home to visiting journalists from around the globe under a new $1 million grant from the State Department.

May 20, 2010

The Cronkite School's New Media Innovation Lab has developed an innovative iPhone application that makes it easier for citizens to connect with their elected officials.

May 14, 2010

NBC News President Steve Capus urged graduates of the Cronkite School to uphold the time-honored news values for which the school’s namesake is remembered.

May 10, 2010

Four Cronkite students will travel to New York in June to compete in the national Hearst Journalism Awards championships for radio, television and print.

May 4, 2010

For an unprecedented five years in a row, Cronkite students win more awards than any other school in the country in the Society of Professional Journalists’ competition.

April 30, 2010

Journalism students win a series of national awards in television, radio, online and public relations. Awards recognize work ranging from a documentary to multimedia packages.

April 26, 2010

The Cronkite School names nine alumni to a new national board of advisors whose members will provide leadership and support for the school.

April 21, 2010

A Carnegie-Knight News21 reporter from the Cronkite School wins a prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for a story about immigration.

April 16, 2010

The Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the Cronkite School is awarded the 2010 President’s Award for Innovation from Arizona State University.

April 7, 2010

Colton Shone wins an Edward R. Murrow Award, one of the most prestigious honors in professional broadcast journalism.

March 31, 2010

Cronkite broadcast students finish first in two major news competitions: the Hearst Journalism Awards and the Broadcast Education Association Awards.

March 23, 2010

Steve Capus, president of NBC News, will be the Cronkite School’s spring 2010 convocation speaker. The ceremony will be held May 14 on ASU’s Tempe campus.

March 15, 2010

Sue Clark-Johnson, former head of the nation’s largest newspaper group and now director of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy, is joining the Cronkite faculty.

March 14, 2010

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is offering 20 fellowships for an all-expenses-paid seminar on “Covering the Green Economy” June 28-30 in Phoenix.

March 12, 2010

Christopher Callahan, founding dean of the Cronkite School, is named the Scripps Howard Foundation Journalism Administrator of the Year.

March 6, 2010

Cronkite photojournalism students are documenting immigration and poverty in Arizona and along the U.S.-Mexico border under a grant from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation.

Feb. 25, 2010

Two leading institutions in their respective fields – Mayo Clinic and the Cronkite School – are joining forces to give future physicians journalism training.

Feb. 4, 2010

Cronkite Professor Steve Doig will teach precision journalism and computer assisted reporting in Portugal this fall as a Fulbright Distinguished Chair.

Feb. 3, 2010

The Cronkite School’s Knight Chair in Journalism and IRE announce the Philip Meyer Journalism Award for investigative reporting that uses social science research

Feb. 2, 2010

Cronkite NewsWatch now airs live on Eight World, a digital channel of Eight-Arizona PBS that reaches more than 1 million homes across Arizona.

Feb. 1, 2010

The Washington Post reporter who uncovered mistreatment of wounded veterans at Walter Reed will be the featured speaker at this year’s Paul J. Schatt Lecture.

Jan. 25, 2010

Two Cronkite students take first and third places in the Hearst competition for editorial writing while six others are honored for their feature writing.

Jan. 21, 2010

The co-founder of Politico, a TV news anchor, a Google marketing expert and student digital inventors will headline the Must See Monday speaker series this semester.

Jan. 20, 2010

News21, a national initiative to educate the next generation of journalists, is showcasing the best work produced by student journalists at 12 leading universities.

Jan. 19, 2010

Award-winning New York Times business writer Leslie Wayne is the first Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor, thanks to a new grant from the Reynolds Foundation.

Jan. 12, 2010

The Cronkite School will help train high school journalism teachers from around the country for the next five years through a new grant by the Reynolds Foundation.

Jan. 10, 2010

Registration is open for the third Cronkite New Media Academy, offering 10 Saturday sessions to develop multimedia Web skills.

Dec. 19, 2009

Longtime Washington Post editor Leonard Downie Jr. delivers the keynote address at the Cronkite School’s December 2009 convocation. Ninety-six students received degrees.

Dec. 7, 2009

KAET/Eight, Arizona’s PBS station, airs a “Horizon” special on Brian Williams winning Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Dec. 7, 2009

Dean Christopher Callahan writes about the Cronkite School’s interview with controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in The Arizona Republic.

Dec. 4, 2009

Andrew Leckey, the Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Business Journalism at the Cronkite School, discusses Comcast’s purchase of NBC on the PBS “NewsHour.”

Dec. 1, 2009

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism awards a total of 23 fellowships to journalists for seminars to be held at Cronkite next year.

Nov. 29, 2009

Perk Rankin, professor emeritus, founding member of the Cronkite Endowment Board and former Newsweek executive, died at his Tempe home. He was 92.

Nov. 26, 2009

Three Cronkite professors interviewing Sheriff Joe Arpaio will air live on a big video screen outside the school and on the Internet to accommodate heavy public interest.

Nov. 19, 2009

Read the coverage of Brian Williams receiving the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, and watch the NBC News anchor’s acceptance speech and a special video tribute.

Nov. 18, 2009

The anchor and managing editor of the “NBC Nightly News” receives the 26th annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism from the Cronkite School before an audience of more than 1,200 in Phoenix.

Nov. 18, 2009

Brian Williams hosts the “NBC Nightly News” live from the rooftop of the Cronkite School Tuesday. Williams is the recipient of this year’s Walter Cronkite Award of Excellence in Journalism.

Nov. 14, 2009

Chip Dean, award-winning director of ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” and a 1977 ASU graduate, is the newest member of the Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame.

Nov. 12, 2009

Leonard Downie Jr., the former Washington Post editor and newest Cronkite professor, writes about the future of journalism in a powerful new study.

Nov. 12, 2009

A new book by Cronkite Professor Ed Sylvester argues that government biodefense policies are really making Americans more vulnerable to terrorism.

Nov. 9, 2009

The Cronkite School’s new downtown Phoenix building earns a silver certification for sustainability citation from the U.S. Green Building Council. The award will be given during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix.

Oct. 30, 2009

Cronkite students are honored in the 2009 Emmy Awards given by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Five Cronkite School productions are nominated in the Student Production category and one in a professional category.

Oct. 23, 2009

Broadcast students are producing a new magazine-style show about ASU sports, “Sun Devils 101,” that will air on FOX Sports Arizona. The show is believed to be the first produced by journalism students for a commercial sports network.

Oct. 16, 2009

The Cronkite School hosts a discussion on "Extreme Speech and Democracy" Oct. 22 as part of National Freedom of Speech Week. The event is hosted by Cronkite School Associate Professor Joseph Russomanno.

Oct. 6, 2009

The Miami Herald wins the gold award and Bloomberg Markets the silver award in the 2009 Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announces.

Oct. 4, 2009

The Cronkite School is the new home for the National Center on Disability & Journalism, providing resources for journalists and a forum for journalists and people with disabilities to share and comment on news coverage.

Sept. 30, 2009

Walter Cronkite’s life, work and dedication to journalism are remembered during a daylong tribute at the school that bears his name. A satellite interview with renowned journalists and a special video tribute are part of the event.

Sept. 25, 2009

Sharon Rosenhause, a longtime newspaper editor who has been a champion of newsroom diversity, is the new Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at the Cronkite School.

Sept. 16, 2009

Cronkite students are producing news and weather reports for “The Pat McMahon Show” on AZTV7/Cable13. Their pieces will open the popular morning talk show four days a week beginning Oct. 5.

Sept. 1, 2009

News21, a national investigative reporting project with the nation’s top journalism schools, is making available a record amount of content to Web sites, broadcasters and newspapers around the country.

Sept. 1, 2009

ASU students produce multimedia reports on “Latino America” that demonstrate how journalism can be done in innovative and in-depth ways on the Web. The projects look at the social, economic, cultural and political impact of the surging Latino population in the United States.

Aug. 30, 2009

Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, a National Public Radio correspondent, three TV news anchors, the former editor of The Washington Post and Sheriff Joe Arpaio will headline a Monday night speakers series this fall at the Cronkite School.

Aug. 24, 2009

The Cronkite School’s second New Media Academy is offering 10-day, five-day and one-day registrations for an innovative training program in digital media this fall.

Aug. 22, 2009

The Cronkite School is welcoming the strongest freshman class in the school’s history. This year’s incoming class of 264 is 45 percent larger than last year’s cohort.

Aug. 17, 2009

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is planning a daylong tribute next month to honor the late CBS News anchor.

Aug. 12, 2009

A group of supporters of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is creating a fund to honor the school’s namesake and educate future generations about the importance of the journalistic values his work embodied.

Aug. 3, 2009

Robin J. Phillips, a journalist with a rich background in business news and online journalism, joins the Cronkite School’s Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism as Web managing editor.

July 31, 2009

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU launches two new blogs to help business journalists stay ahead of the news and polish their skills. The blogs are available at www.businessjournalism.org.

July 24, 2009

The Cronkite School is hosting its second Cronkite New Media Academy this fall, offering professional training for those who want to learn new media skills.

July 19, 2009

Flags at ASU are lowered in tribute to the late Walter Cronkite, and the Cronkite School offers special tributes to the school's namesake.

July 10, 2009

Cronkite students win recognition for work that includes a Webby honor, a multimedia reporting project that is being showcased by the Online News Association and a presentation that helped win Phoenix an All-American City designation.

July 8, 2009

For the third year in a row, Cronkite students top a national student magazine contest. Students won a total of seven awards in the 2009 contest sponsored by the Magazine Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

July 1, 2009

Aaron Brown, the Walter Cronkite Professor of Journallism at ASU and former CNN anchor, hosts the PBS international affairs weekly magazine "Wide Angle" this summer.

June 30, 2009

Journalists from all over the country will gather at the Cronkite School in 2010 for the Investigative Reporters and Editors’ Computer Assisted Reporting Conference. The annual event offers hands-on training and expert insight into cutting-edge developments.

June 26, 2009

Cronkite students sweep a national intercollegiate journalism competition that honors the best of global news coverage. The winners were all students of Associate Professor Carol Schwalbe, who specializes in multimedia journalism and magazine writing.

June 17, 2009

An innovative news project, developed by two students at Cronkite’s Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship, wins a Knight News Challenge grant.

June 14, 2009

Thirty-five high school teachers from 14 states are participating in an intensive journalism boot camp at the Cronkite School this month. The program is sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and administered by the American Society of News Editors.

June 9, 2009

Cronkite sophomore Colton Shone is this year’s national champion in the Hearst Journalism Awards program for his work in radio reporting.

June 1, 2009

Young adults rely heavily on the Internet for economic news, according to a new nationwide study by the Reynolds Center for Business Journalism.

May 26, 2009

The Cronkite School is first in the nation in the Hearst Journalism Awards, considered the Pulitzers of college journalism. Cronkite has won the competition twice in the past three years and finished first or second in four of the past five years.

May 24, 2009

A television special goes behind the scenes of a Cronkite School student reporting project in South Africa. The news magazine airs on Eight/KAET’s “Eight World” program and is featured on the KAET Web site.

May 22, 2009

The Commission on the Status of Women at Arizona State University honors Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan for his work to advance the status of women at ASU.

May 18, 2009

For a remarkable fourth consecutive year, Cronkite students finish first nationally in the Society of Professional Journalists' intercollegiate news contest.

May 15, 2009

CBS 5 News anchor Catherine Anaya urges graduating Cronkite students to be fearless and preserve their integrity as they step into an ever-changing field.

May 11, 2009

The Cronkite School is launching a doctoral program designed for professional journalists and communicators seeking to enter the world of scholarship and research. It will be the only mass communication Ph.D. program in Arizona and one of the few in the western U.S.

April 28, 2009

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers is moving its national headquarters to the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism.

April 20, 2009

Thousands of aspiring young journalists and their teachers gather in downtown Phoenix for the Journalism Education Association and the National Scholastic Press Association convention, the largest high school journalism conference in the country.

April 20, 2009

Julie Cart, a 1980 journalism graduate of ASU and member of the Cronkite School Alumni Hall of Fame, wins the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for a powerful Los Angeles Times series on fighting wildfires.

April 18, 2009

The New York Times features the Cronkite School and its focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and the digital future in a major story about journalism education.

April 13, 2009

A Cronkite student project on families divided by the U.S.-Mexico border wins a prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for college print journalism.

April 6, 2009

“NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams will be this year’s recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

April 4, 2009

More than 60 journalism students and professors from 12 of the nation’s top journalism programs gather ASU for an intensive digital media symposium, part of the Carnegie-Knight News21 initiative.

April 3, 2009

The Cronkite School is opening the Cronkite New Media Academy this summer in response to a growing demand for multimedia and Web training. Participants will learn how to set up and maintain fully functional, multimedia-rich Web sites.

April 2, 2009

Eight/KAET features “Cronkite NewsWatch en Espanol,” the school's new Spanish-language newscast, on the station’s “Horizonte” program.

March 31, 2009

The Cronkite School is featured in a new video by Apple highlighting the unique relationship between the journalism school and the technology giant.

March 30, 2009

For the ninth consecutive year, Cronkite students dominate the Society of Professional Journalists' regional student awards competition, capturing 39 awards — almost four times the number won by the second-place school.

March 23, 2009

Linda Austin, editor and vice president of the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader and former business editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer, will be the new executive director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU.

March 18, 2009

A new grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation supports a visiting professorship at the Cronkite School. The Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics honors pioneering newswoman Edith Kinney Gaylord.

March 12, 2009

Cronkite students finish second in the nation in the broadcast news portion of the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards program. The school has placed in the top six in the broadcast competition every year for the past six years, including three first-place finishes.

March 10, 2009

Babak Dehghanpisheh, Newsweek’s Baghdad bureau chief and a prize-winning journalist who has extensively covered the Middle East, is the featured speaker at the third annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture at the Cronkite School March 23.

Feb. 27, 2009

The Cronkite School marks Sunshine Week, a national initiative encouraging dialogue about open government and freedom of information, with a March 18 panel featuring Attorney General Terry Goddard and other leading voices from media, government and public relations.

Feb. 12, 2009

Cronkite Professor Tim McGuire comments on new business models as journalism shifts from print to online during an interview on Eight/KAET’s HORIZON program.

Feb. 10, 2009

A report commissioned by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at the Cronkite School finds that more Americans get their economic news from television than daily newspapers, the Internet and radio combined.

Feb. 8, 2009

Rick Rodriguez, the Cronkite School’s Carnegie Professor of Journalism, talks about teaching students to cover Latino issues in an interview with Gregory Favre of the Poynter Institute.

Feb. 4, 2009

Ted Simons, host of HORIZON on Eight/KAET, interviews the newest member of the Cronkite School faculty, former Washington Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr. about his decision to join the Cronkite School and his new fiction book, “The Rules of the Game.”

Jan. 26, 2009

A Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, two leading journalists from Newsweek, the former editor of The Washington Post and local television news anchors are among the speakers who will be featured at the Cronkite School this spring.

Jan. 22, 2009

The Knight Chair in Journalism at the Cronkite School and Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc. announce the winners of the 2009 Philip Meyer Journalism Award for investigative reports that use social science research methods.

Jan. 21, 2009

Stephen Doig, professor and Knight Chair in Journalism at the Cronkite School, is at the center of a debate over how large the crowds were at President Barack Obama’s inauguration. Doig used a GeoEye-1 image, plus TV footage and photos from Flickr to come up with his count.

Jan. 16, 2009

Five Arizona high schools have been selected for the Stardust High School Journalism Program, bringing to 10 the number of schools that are part of a unique initiative to create newsrooms in underserved Arizona high schools.

Jan. 9, 2009

A first-place finish and two other top five performances propel the Cronkite School into first place in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s national broadcast competition.

Jan. 1, 2009

Leonard Downie Jr., who led The Washington Post to 25 Pulitzer Prizes during his 17 years as executive editor, will be the Flinn Foundation Centennial Lecturer this fall at ASU. Downie will deliver the lecture and visit with students and professors.

Dec. 21, 2008

For the first time, Cronkite NewsWatch, the Cronkite School’s award-winning student newscast, is airing on Eight/KAET, Arizona’s public television station. The show has a prime-time slot on KAET digital (Cox Cable Channel 88) and over the air on digital channel 8.3.

Dec. 21, 2008

A Spanish-language version of Cronkite NewsWatch is now being aired on Univision’s TeleFutura network in Phoenix. NewsWatch Espanol is produced by top bilingual students in the Cronkite School.

Dec. 19, 2008

Arizona Diamondbacks President Derrick Hall delivers the keynote address for the Cronkite School’s December 2008 convocation. A total of 86 students were awarded degrees during the ceremony, the first held in downtown Phoenix.

Dec. 15, 2008

Cronkite Junior Christie Roshau wins first place in a national public service announcement contest that spotlights the importance of free speech.

Dec. 8, 2008

Leonard Downie Jr., the longtime executive editor of The Washington Post who led his newspaper to more Pulitzer Prizes than any editor in American journalism history, is joining the faculty of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

Dec. 6, 2008

Two Cronkite students are among the winners in the feature writing competition of the national Hearst Journalism Awards Program. The wins put the Cronkite School in second place nationally after the first round of the prestigious writing competition.

Nov. 23, 2008

Ted Simons, host of HORIZON on Eight/KAET, interviews Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan about the school’s new building and new programs during a week-long celebration marking the school’s grand opening and the 25th anniversary of the Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Nov. 21, 2008

Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil, the PBS news anchor duo, receive the 25th annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Nov. 20, 2008

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation announced two grants totaling $5,336,360 to make ASU a global hub of business journalism education by endowing a faculty chair and expanding the work of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. With the grant, the Cronkite School will create the Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism and build a specialization in business and economics journalism.

Nov. 20, 2008

David Heath, an investigative reporter at The Seattle Times, and Brian Grow, a senior writer at BusinessWeek, the winners of the 2008 Barlett and Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, discuss their work as part of a business journalism panel during Cronkite Week.

Nov. 20, 2008

The Cronkite School celebrates the official grand opening of its new home in the hub of downtown Phoenix with local and state dignitaries lauding the building as the most technologically advanced journalism school in the country.

Nov. 19, 2008

The Marguerite and Jack Clifford Gallery, housing hundreds of artifacts that honor the career of Walter Cronkite and the history of journalism, is now open at the Cronkite School.

Nov. 16, 2008

The Arizona Republic highlights the past, present and future of the Cronkite School on the eve of Cronkite Week, an historic and unprecedented five-day celebration.

Oct. 31, 2008

Three students in the Cronkite School are among the honorees in the Emmy Awards given by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In all, six students and one recent graduate were nominated for 2008 Emmy honors.

Oct. 27, 2008

The new home of the Cronkite School will serve as an election night hub, with top analysts providing commentary, students and community members watching the returns in the First Amendment Forum and advanced students producing three hours of live TV election coverage.

Oct. 26, 2008

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University was the focus of a recent “Newsmaker Sunday,” the 30-minute public affairs show on Fox10.

Oct. 23, 2008

For the second year in a row, a Cronkite senior is one of the Scripps Howard Foundation’s top 10 journalism students in the country. Deanna Dent of Tempe won a $10,000 scholarship for her academic and journalistic achievements.

Oct. 21, 2008

Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of the Washington Post, talks about his career, the future of the news business and what makes good journalism during a visit to ASU and the Cronkite School.

Oct. 10, 2008

Professor John Craft, the senior member of the Cronkite faculty, is the winner of the first Jack Clifford Broadcast Educator of the Year Award, given by the Arizona Broadcasters Association. He will be honored Oct. 16 at the association 19th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner.

Sept. 30, 2008

The Cronkite School will host a week of special events Nov. 17-21 celebrating the school’s 25th anniversary and the dedication of its new building in downtown Phoenix.

Sept. 30, 2008

BusinessWeek magazine is first and The Seattle Times is runner-up in the second annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, given by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Sept. 24, 2008

The executive editor of The Arizona Republic, Nicole Carroll, is the newest member of the Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame. Carroll, who graduated from the Cronkite School in 1991, was named to the Republic’s No. 2 newsroom position earlier this year. At age 40, she is one of the youngest executive editors of a major metropolitan newspaper.

Sept. 22, 2008

A five-story light sculpture is attracting attention at the new Cronkite School building in downtown Phoenix. The artwork, designed by Paul Deeb of Vox Arts, Baltimore, replaces what would be ordinary windows in the main stairwell on the south side of the building.

Sept. 10, 2008

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers announces that it will hold its 2010 annual conference at the Cronkite School’s new facility in downtown Phoenix. The SABEW, a not-for-profit organization of business journalists, promotes business journalism through education.

Sept. 5, 2008

For the second year in a row, Cronkite students dominated the national AEJMC student magazine contest, winning more awards than students from any other university in the country.

Aug. 24, 2008

The new Phoenix home of the Cronkite School officially opens Monday, a spectacular 21st century learning center designed to teach and inspire digital media innovation while capitalizing on a premier location in the heart of the nation’s fifth-largest city.

Aug. 24, 2008

The Cronkite School has raised more than $2.6 million to help fund digital equipment and specialized student programs in the school’s newly opened home on ASU’s downtown Phoenix campus.

Aug. 24, 2008

The Cronkite School is hosting special programs every day for students and the general public during the inaugural semester of the school’s new downtown Phoenix home.

Aug. 5, 2008

Digital media innovator CJ Cornell is named Entrepreneur in Residence at the new Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the Cronkite School. He will help students plan, develop and launch new media products.

Aug. 1, 2008

Digital media leader Jody Brannon is the new national director of a 12-university, $7.5 million project funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to explore new ways to produce in-depth multimedia journalism.

July 24, 2008

A digital clearinghouse for news diversity research was unveiled at UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc.’s national convention in Chicago. The database contains more than 400 references related to diversity in journalism, provided in an easily searchable online database.

July 24, 2008

Only about 13 percent of the Washington daily newspaper press corps are journalists of color, according to a study on diversity by UNITY: Journalist of Color, Inc. and the Cronkite School.

July 22, 2008

Rick Rodriguez, the former executive editor at the Sacramento Bee who joined the Cronkite School faculty earlier this year, is named the school’s first Carnegie Professor specializing in Latino and transnational news coverage.

July 21, 2008

Five Arizona high schools will get fully equipped multimedia newsrooms this fall as part of the Stardust High School Journalism Program, a unique initiative to create newsrooms in high schools.

July 21, 2008

The Cronkite School recently equipped a hybrid SUV with the tools of journalism, including a television camera, microphones, audio recorders and backdrops, and is taking it to high schools around the state in an attempt to interest students in journalism.

July 7, 2008

The Carnegie Corporation of New York and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation are giving the Cronkite School a $7.5 million grant to direct a bold, experimental digital media program at 12 leading U.S. universities.

July 7, 2008

Seeking to change the way journalism is taught in the United States, the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation are investing more than $11 million in the expansion of a national initiative to adapt journalism education to the challenges of a struggling news industry. Three new journalism schools – including the Cronkite School – are joining the effort of redefining journalism education and training a new generation of journalists capable of reshaping the news industry.

June 27, 2008

Ian Lee and Emily Falkner are among 12 ASU graduates who have been named 2008 Fulbright Scholars. Lee will be studying in Cairo, Egypt, and Falkner will be a teaching assistant in the Slovak Republic.

June 24, 2008

Cronkite students are documenting the lives of immigrants in South Africa during a two-week reporting trip supported by a grant from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation. The 10 Cronkite students are joined by students from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

June 19, 2008

Assistant Professor Xu Wu, who teaches public relations in the Cronkite School, is in China advising media organizations, government agencies and research institutes on China’s response to the catastrophic earthquake that struck the country last month. Wu is a specialist in crisis communications.

June 18, 2008

A Cronkite student documentary on Muslim students at ASU has won two awards for excellence in national and international competitions. “Holy Hunger in the Midst of Plenty,” won a Telly Award and a Videographer Award of Distinction.

June 13, 2008

The Cronkite School placed in the top 10 in the national Hearst Journalism Awards program for 2007-2008 – the seventh consecutive year that the school has finished in the top 10. Students placed in every category -- broadcast news, multimedia, photography and writing.

June 4, 2008

Jason Manning, political editor of washingtonpost.com, one of the nation’s leaders in digital media, is moving west to become director of Student Media at Arizona State University.

May 22, 2008

For the third consecutive year, Cronkite students have finished first in the Society of Professional Journalists’ highly competitive intercollegiate news contest.

May 14, 2008

N. Christian Anderson III, who led the Orange County Register to two Pulitzer Prizes as editor and later became the newspaper’s award-winning publisher, will join ASU this fall as the Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics.

May 8, 2008

Former St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editor Ellen Soeteber, the school’s Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics, delivered the keynote convocation address to the 187 newest Cronkite graduates.

May 7, 2008

ABC News announced the launch of ABC News on Campus, a partnership with the Cronkite School and four other top journalism schools across the country to educate and mentor talented college students.

May 5, 2008

Newly promoted Associate Professor Carol Schwalbe is the recipient of this year’s ASU Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Classroom Performance.

May 1, 2008

Aaron Brown will continue his teaching role as the first Walter Cronkite Professor of Journalism while he returns to TV as the new host of the PBS series “Wide Angle.”

April 25, 2008

Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil, the PBS news anchor tandem who epitomize the best of thought-provoking and in-depth broadcast journalism, will be this year’s recipients of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

April 24, 2008

Eight/KAET-TV, the Arizona PBS station that reaches 1.3 million viewers each week, will air two specials created by Cronkite School.

April 20, 2008

For the eighth consecutive year, the Cronkite School dominated the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional student competition, winning a remarkable 51 awards – nearly half of all the awards given in the Region 11 SPJ Mark of Excellence competition.

April 18, 2008

Five Cronkite School students were part of a team from The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com that won first place in this year’s Best of Gannett national award for breaking news coverage. The team was recognized for coverage of the July 27 crash of two TV news helicopters that killed four.

April 11, 2008

Norm Ginsburg, a longtime CBS executive who taught part time at the Cronkite School for more than 20 years, died Thursday after a short illness. He was 83.

March 31, 2008

The Cronkite School will unveil two major journalism diversity projects at the UNITY: Journalists of Color convention in Chicago this summer. The projects, funded by the McCormick Foundation, consist of a Web-based clearinghouse for research on news diversity issues and a census of ethnicity of the Washington press corps.

March 31, 2008

Deanna Dent, a senior in the Cronkite School, is one of nine journalism students from across the country to win the 2008 Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition. She will travel to Japan and South Korea for a 13-day journalism study tour in June, sponsored by the Scripps Howard Foundation.

March 18, 2008

Win Holden, publisher of Arizona Highways magazine, has been named president of the Cronkite Endowment Board for 2008, replacing Ron Bergamo, general manager of AZ-TV, who was killed in car accident in January.

March 14, 2008

A Cronkite graduate has won an award for best student documentary from the Broadcast Education Association. Ray Gonzales’ documentary tells the story of one Japanese-American whose family was moved to an internment camp near Phoenix during World War II.

March 7, 2008

The Cronkite School won more awards than any other school in the nation in the latest Broadcast Education Association annual news reporting and interactive media contests, including two of the BEA’s top honors.

Feb. 28, 2008

Eight university students from around the country who have shown promise in the field of business journalism have been awarded $4,000 scholarships from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Feb. 20, 2008

The Cronkite School is hosting 90 high school students from across the state for a daylong workshop on journalism sponsored by the Arizona Latino Media Association. This year’s workshop will focus on multimedia skills.

Feb. 6, 2008

Rick Rodriguez, former executive editor of the Sacramento Bee and the first Latino president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, is joining the faculty of the Cronkite School as the school’s Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor.

Feb. 6, 2008

Cronkite School Professor Donald Godfrey is the recipient of the Broadcast Education Association’s 2008 Distinguished Education Service Award, the group’s highest honor for an individual who has contributed to electronic media education.

Feb. 1, 2008

Dave Cornelius, a longtime Valley educator who built the state’s premier high school broadcast education program, has joined the Cronkite School as director of the Stardust High School Journalism program. Cornelius will oversee a new initiative to create multimedia newsrooms at underserved Arizona high schools.

Jan. 31, 2008

Twelve of the nation’s top minority broadcast students spent a week in Phoenix learning from local television professionals as part of an annual fellowship sponsored by the Meredith Corp., KPHO CBS 5 in Phoenix and the Cronkite School.

Jan. 28, 2008

Four leading women journalists will discuss the gains women have made in journalism and the challenges they still face at the second annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture, held in memory of Paul J. Schatt, longtime editor at The Arizona Republic and instructor at the Cronkite School.

Jan. 24, 2008

Aaron Brown, former CNN anchor and the Walter Cronkite Professor of Journalism at ASU, is giving this year’s Goldwater Lecture, offering his insights on press coverage and the 2008 presidential campaign

Jan. 18, 2008

Weather Central Inc., a leader in state-of-the-art weather, news, traffic and sports digital broadcast technologies, announces an unprecedented partnership with the Cronkite School. Weather Central will provide the school with cutting-edge satellite, graphics and mapping technologies that will enable students to produce professional weather reports.

Jan. 7, 2008

Longtime media executive Ron Bergamo, chairman of the Cronkite School Endowment Board of Trustees and general manager of AZ-TV in Phoenix, was killed in a car accident Sunday.

Dec. 19, 2007

The Cronkite School has announced the creation of the Cronkite Institute for High School Journalism, a consortium of programs reaching out to high school journalism students and their teachers. The institute includes long-standing Cronkite programs as well as several new ones.

Dec. 17, 2007

A recent Cronkite graduate was honored for best student production in the Emmy Awards given by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Dec. 14, 2007

Rick Rodriguez, former executive editor of The Sacramento Bee and one of the nation’s most prominent Latino journalists, told Cronkite School graduates that massive changes in the journalism profession mean opportunity for them. Rodriguez delivered the keynote speech at the Cronkite School’s fall convocation ceremony.

Dec. 3, 2007

Cronkite students are now appearing weekly on a network television affiliate in one of the nation’s largest media markets.

Dec. 2, 2007

Longtime Chicago television journalist Bob Petty is the newest member of the Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame.

Nov. 14, 2007

Business stories on environmental sustainability published in the nation’s 10 largest newspapers have increased dramatically, a new Reynolds study shows.

Nov. 12, 2007

With nearly 1,100 in attendance, Walter Cronkite presented the annual award in his name to television journalist Jane Pauley.

Nov. 12, 2007

Twelve journalists and 12 journalism educators are awarded Reynolds Center fellowships to focus on business journalism, to be held concurrently in January at the Cronkite School.

Nov. 6, 2007

Dan Gillmor, an internationally recognized author and leader in new media and citizen-based journalism, will be the founding director of the new Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the Cronkite School.

Nov. 6, 2007

Rick Rodriguez, the former executive editor of The Sacramento Bee and one of the nation’s most prominent Latino journalists, will deliver the keynote address at the fall 2007 convocation for graduates of the Cronkite School.

Oct. 19, 2007

Dean Christopher Callahan calls the subpoenas of New Times records a “grotesque and unprecedented” abuse of government powers.

Oct. 18, 2007

Ellen Soeteber, an award-winning journalist and former top editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, will join Arizona State University as the Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at the Cronkite School.

Oct. 12, 2007

Cronkite student Ryan Kost has been named one of the top 10 journalism students in the country by the Scripps Howard Foundation. He was awarded a $10,000 scholarship through the foundation’s Top Ten Scholarship Program.

Oct. 9, 2007

Reporters at The New York Times and The Sun in Baltimore have been awarded the inaugural Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announced.

Oct. 9, 2007

Cronkite students won more awards than students from any other university in the country in the 2007 Student Magazine Contest, sponsored by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Oct. 1, 2007

For the fourth year in a row, public relations students in the Cronkite School placed first in the NASA Means Business Competition. The year-long competition promotes science, technology, engineering and math education to middle and high school students.

Sept. 20, 2007

The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com are creating an endowed scholarship at the Cronkite School in the name of Republic film critic Bill Muller, who died Sept. 6. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a deserving journalism student.

Sept. 18, 2007

The Stardust Foundation is making a $510,000 grant to the Cronkite School to fund a groundbreaking initiative to develop high school journalism programs in Arizona. The Scottsdale-based foundation will invest in multimedia classrooms at 10 selected high schools.

Sept. 17, 2007

Tim J. McGuire, the Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism in the Cronkite School, is launching a blog on the business of journalism and media ethics. He will write two to three times a week on trends in the rapidly changing news industry.

Sept. 13, 2007

Media coverage of Latino issues will be the topic of a forum at Arizona State University Sept. 22. Gilbert Bailon, president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors and editor of Al Dia, the leading Spanish-language daily newspaper in North Texas, will kick off the program, entitled “Media Coverage of Latino Issues – It’s Not Only Immigration.”

Sept. 13, 2007

Tim McGuire, the Frank Russell Chair in the Business of Journalism at the Cronkite School, will deliver the keynote address for the Arizona Newspapers Association annual meeting and fall convention. Other Cronkite faculty will lead sessions on topics ranging from computer-assisted reporting to managing a newsroom.

Aug. 9, 2007

Aaron Brown, the former lead anchor for CNN, has been appointed the inaugural Walter Cronkite Professor of Journalism at Arizona State University. Brown will join the full-time faculty of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in January.

Aug. 2, 2007

Most members of the Asian American Journalists Association have positive feelings about the work they do, but they worry that media consolidation and newsroom cutbacks will weaken the profession’s commitment to diversity, according to a new survey conducted by the Cronkite School on behalf of the Asian American Journalists Association.

Aug. 1, 2007

Two-thirds of the nation’s daily newspapers still print stock market tables in some form, but virtually none offers a complete listing of market results, according to a study by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

July 30, 2007

Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan releases a statement following the news helicopter crash in Phoenix on July 27 that claimed four lives, including that of Jim Cox, a photojournalist for Channel 3 who was a 1993 Cronkite graduate.

July 23, 2007

Christine Devine, the Emmy Award-winning Los Angeles news anchor and 1987 graduate of the Cronkite School, is making a $50,000 gift to her alma mater to help kickoff a fund-raising campaign for the school’s new home.

July 16, 2007

Associate Professor Sharon Bramlett-Solomon has been named Outstanding Educator for 2007 by the newspaper division of the nation’s leading journalism education organization.

July 9, 2007

Troy and Betsy Crowder of Chandler are honoring the life and spirit of their late son, a photojournalist and Arizona State University graduate, by creating a photojournalism endowment in his name at the Cronkite School.

June 25, 2007

Jane Pauley, the long-time popular anchor of NBC’s “Today” show and founding co-host of “Dateline NBC,” will be this year’s recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism

June 22, 2007

Retha Hill, a senior executive at BET and digital media leader who helped launch The Washington Post’s first Internet news operation, will join the Cronkite School as director of the New Media Innovation Lab.

June 22, 2007

Elias Johnson, a recent Cronkite School graduate, took first place in television reporting at the 2006-2007 Hearst National Championships in San Francisco.

June 12, 2007

Anita Luera, a long-time journalist and past president of the Arizona Latino Media Association, is the first director of high school journalism programs for the Cronkite School.

May 23, 2007

The Cronkite School will receive a major grant from the Knight Foundation to establish a new center devoted to the development of new media entrepreneurship and the creation of innovative digital media products.

May 18, 2007

Cronkite students finished first in the Society of Professional Journalists national Mark of Excellence awards contest for the second consecutive year.

May 16, 2007

A 30-minute primetime special on Eight/KAET, Arizona’s public television station, showcased the work of advanced television news students at the Cronkite School.

May 15, 2007

The Cronkite School is one of the primary sponsors of this year’s Investigative Reporters and Editors conference to be held in Phoenix in June.

May 11, 2007

With former CNN anchor Aaron Brown delivering the keynote address, the Cronkite School graduated 196 bachelor’s degree candidates and 15 master’s degree candidates at its spring convocation.

May 9, 2007

Cronkite School students swept the Society of Professional Journalists regional awards for the seventh year in a row and the ninth time in 10 years, taking home 35 awards.

May 1, 2007

Award-winning broadcast journalist Aaron Brown will deliver the keynote address at the spring convocation for graduates of the Cronkite School.

April 24, 2007

Three-fourths of the nation’s largest newspapers now offer blogs on business-related topics, according to a study released by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at Arizona State University.

April 16, 2007

The Cronkite School finished first in the nation in the annual Hearst Journalism Awards, often called the Pulitzer Prizes of college journalism. This year’s victory follows two consecutive second-place finishes and marks the school’s sixth consecutive Top 10 finish in the prestigious competition.

April 15, 2007

Professor Donald Godfrey, a long-time member of the Cronkite faculty, has been named a recipient of the 2007 Silver Circle Award by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

April 4, 2007

The Cronkite School is first in the nation for broadcast news in the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards program.

March 23, 2007

James N. Crutchfield, a former major newspaper publisher and editor, will become director of Student Media at Arizona State University and the Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School.

March 19, 2007

The Cronkite School will help train high school journalism teachers from around the country through a new program created by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

March 18, 2007

Professor Tim McGuire, the Frank Russell Chair in the Business of Journalism, writes in The Arizona Republic that journalism ethics hold the key to the future of daily newspapers.

March 9, 2007

For the first time ever, a student has won back-to-back awards as the nation’s best collegiate TV news reporter.

March 9, 2007

Two Cronkite students sweep the first collegiate awards given by the National Press Photographers Association.

March 6, 2007

Dean Christopher Callahan talks about the future of the Cronkite School on a new podcast produced by the ASU Office of the President.

Feb. 21, 2007

Former CBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite joined Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon and ASU President Michael Crow to break ground on the new $71 million building that will house his journalism school in downtown Phoenix.

Feb. 21, 2007

The Cronkite School’s new home in downtown Phoenix will be a six-story communications center with five newsrooms, eight digital labs, two TV studio, a public forum and a student resources center.

Feb. 21, 2007

Dean Christopher Callahan writes in The Arizona Republic that the future of journalism education must focus on both emerging media technologies and traditional journalism values.

Feb. 12, 2007

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is placing top business journalism students from universities around the country at major newspaper internships this summer.

Jan. 31, 2007

Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, ASU President Michael Crow and former CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new building that will house the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and KAET/Eight, the ASU-operated public television station.

Jan. 31, 2007

The Cronkite School has launched a professional news service that is serving as a new source of in-depth stories on critical public policy issues for daily newspapers, TV stations and Web sites around the state.

Jan. 24, 2007

The Cronkite School, the Meredith Corp. and KPHO CBS 5 hosted 12 top minority journalism students from around the country as part of a new fellowship program designed to train the next generation of TV journalists.

Jan. 24, 2007

The Knight Chair in Journalism at Arizona State University and Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc. are honoring three news organizations for their use of social science research methods in investigative reporting.

Dec. 22, 2006

A portfolio of television stories produced by an Arizona State University journalism student was judged the best in the nation in the prestigious Hearst Broadcasting Awards competition.

Dec. 15, 2006

The head of the E.W. Scripps Co. urged graduating Cronkite students to be risk takers and help mold the future of a fast-changing media industry. “Our traditional media businesses are undergoing fundamental change,” Kenneth W. Lowe, president and chief executive officer of the Cincinnati-based media corporation, said during his fall convocation keynote address.

Dec. 15, 2006

Jack Clifford, a television industry leader for more than 50 years and an ardent supporter of the Cronkite School, is the recipient of this year’ Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service.

Dec. 11, 2006

An Arizona Republic editor will serve as a visiting journalism professor at Arizona State University next year, directing a new multimedia reporting program at the Cronkite School sponsored by The Republic.

Dec. 8, 2006

Two Cronkite School students have won top honors in a national photojournalism competition.

Dec. 5, 2006

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is starting two new awards celebrating the best in print and online investigative business journalism. They will be named in honor of Don Barlett and Jim Steele, the Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporting team.

Dec. 1, 2006

Tim J. McGuire, the former Minneapolis Star-Tribune editor who now holds the Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism at the Cronkite School, says cynical journalism educators who mock the beleaguered news industry should instead help media leaders seek innovative solutions to ensure quality journalism.

Nov. 20, 2006

The Cronkite School is launching a lecture series in honor of Paul J. Schatt, the veteran Arizona Republic editor who taught at the school for more than 30 years.

Nov. 16, 2006

The Phoenix City Council approved a $71 million plan to design and build a six-story building that will house the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and KAET-TV, the public television station operated by Arizona State University.

Nov. 14, 2006

Jack Clifford, a veteran TV executive who created the Food Network, is giving $500,000 to the Cronkite School to create an endowment for the school’s award-winning broadcast journalism program. In addition, Clifford will spearhead a $5 million fund-raising campaign for the program.

Nov. 14, 2006

More than 1,200 invited guests joined Walter Cronkite in honoring one of the most revered journalists in American history, Tom Brokaw, at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s 23rd annual luncheon in Phoenix.

Nov. 9, 2006

Jonathan Higuera, a veteran business reporter for The Arizona Republic, has been named deputy director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at the Cronkite School.

Nov. 8, 2006

The Arizona Republic and the Cronkite School are launching a multimedia reporting program that will prepare students for 21st century newsgathering while providing breaking news content for azcentral.com, the Republic’s news Web site.

Nov. 7, 2006

More than 60 Cronkite students, faculty and staff produced more than two hours of live Arizona election night coverage for local cable stations.

Nov. 7, 2006

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is designating 15 educators from major universities as fellows for its inaugural Business Journalism Professor Seminar.

Oct. 31, 2006

A national radio executive and a ground-breaking Native American journalist will be the newest inductees into the Cronkite School Alumni Hall of Fame. Susan Karis and Mary Kim Titla will be recognized Nov. 14 at the school’s 23rd Annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism Lunch.

Oct. 23, 2006

Top broadcast news students at the Cronkite School now have their best TV work featured on MSNBC under a new partnership with the national news network.

Oct. 19, 2006

Kristin Gilger, an award-winning journalist who was a top editor at The Arizona Republic before directing student media at Arizona State University, will join the Cronkite School as assistant dean in charge of professional programs

Oct. 9, 2006

James N. Crutchfield, a top editor who became one of the nation’s only African American publishers of a major metropolitan newspaper, will join the Cronkite School for the spring semester as the first Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics.

Sept. 25, 2006

A national leader in online news is leading a new lab that will help create multimedia products for Gannett and other news companies.

Sept. 25, 2006

Public relations students at the Cronkite School claimed victory at the NASA Means Business competition for the third year in a row.

Sept. 13, 2006

The Reynolds Center launches new initiatives to improve business journalism training at the university level.

Sept. 6, 2006

Derrick Hall, a Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame member, is the new president of the Arizona Diamondbacks

Aug. 15, 2006

Cronkite students won six national magazine awards while one of their teachers was named the nation’s top “promising professor” here at the annual meeting of journalism educators.

Aug. 9, 2006

Meredith Corp., CBS 5 and the Cronkite School are launching a nationwide fellowship program for minority broadcast journalism students.

Aug. 9, 2006

The Cronkite School raised more than $100,000 from a fundraising challenge from philanthropists Ira and Mary Lou Fulton.

July 18, 2006

Steve Elliott, former Phoenix bureau chief for The Associated Press, will be the founding director of the Cronkite News Service print program

June 14, 2006

A new national study conducted by the Cronkite School for the National Association of Hispanic Journalists finds coverage of Latinos is sorely lacking in U.S. news magazines.

June 12, 2006

Two leading Phoenix journalists are joining the faculty to expand the Cronkite School’s award-winning TV newscast and create a new program to provide news packages to stations around the state.

June 8, 2006

Cronkite newspaper students dominate the “Best of the West” journalism competition while students specializing in online, public relations and magazines all are winning national and regional accolades.

June 2, 2006

The Cronkite School is the new home of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, thanks to a $3.5 million grant that is the largest gift in school history.

May 29, 2006

The Arizona Republic and its Web site, azcentral.com, published a nine-story package created by a Cronkite School class that explores the slaying of investigative reporter Don Bolles on the 30th anniversary of his murder.

May 26, 2006

Students from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication won more national awards in this year’s Society of Professional Journalist’s intercollegiate journalism competition than any other school in the nation.

May 16, 2006

Aaron Brown, the former lead anchor for CNN, will join the Cronkite School faculty for Spring ’07 as the Barrett Honors College’s John J. Rhodes Chair.

May 12, 2006

Top newspaper executive Sue Clark-Johnson told graduating Cronkite School students that the media world is in the midst of a “wild-fire transition” that presents both great challenges and unparalleled opportunities.

April 10, 2006

Tom Brokaw, who anchored NBC’s nightly newscast for more than 20 years, will be this year’s recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

April 8, 2006

Cronkite School Associate Dean Marianne Barrett is named the Solheim Professor, thanks to a generous gift from philanthropist Louise Solheim.

April 7, 2006

The general managers of eight major television stations in Phoenix met at a Cronkite School forum to discuss the future of local television in the wake of the digital technological revolution. Read Laura Newpoff’s story from the Business Journal of Phoenix.

April 1, 2006

A student from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has been named the top collegiate television reporter in the United States.

March 16, 2006

Dennis Shane Mitchell, a Cronkite School sophomore who was Arizona’s high school journalist of the year two years ago, was named the inaugural recipient of the Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship from the National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association.

March 16, 2006

Twenty percent of all examined newspaper articles about common neurological conditions had medical errors or exaggerations, according to a new study by Mayo Clinic physicians and Cronkite School researchers.

March 15, 2006

The Cronkite School will be housed in a new, state-of-the-art journalism complex in downtown Phoenix by 2008 thanks to voters’ overwhelming approval of $223 million in bond money to help fund ASU’s new Downtown Phoenix campus.

March 8, 2006

A top journalist will join the Cronkite School each spring semester as the Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor of Journalism Ethics thanks to a generous gift from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.

Feb. 28, 2006

Carol Schwalbe won the Broadcast Education Association’s Best of Competition for an innovative and in-depth Web site she created for her Online Media class.

Feb. 3, 2006

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists selected the Cronkite School to conduct an in-depth analysis of coverage of Latinos by the nation’s three leading news magazines.

Feb. 1, 2006

Ray Artigue, a longtime member of the Cronkite Endowment Board and a member of the Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame, is stepping down from his job as senior vice president of the Phoenix Suns to join ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business as executive director of its MBA Sports Business program.

Jan. 14, 2006

A team from the Cronkite School will conduct an in-depth photojournalism project in Mexico exploring the plight of children living in the borderlands region thanks to a generous gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation.

Jan. 13, 2006

Cronkite School students spent part of their Christmas holiday participating in an experimental collaboration between the school and the Arizona Republic. Students equipped with laptops provided azcentral.com users with real-time reports about traffic at the airport and area malls. Republic editors declared the experiment a success in this story in Gannett News Watch.

Jan. 13, 2006

Michiko Howlett, a Cronkite student and news director of the campus radio station, won first place for radio feature reporting in the nation’s most prestigious intercollegiate journalism competition, the Hearst Awards.

Jan. 12, 2006

The Cronkite School took first place for newspaper feature writing in the nation’s most prestigious intercollegiate journalism competition, with students taking first and 16th place.

Dec. 16, 2005

Dean Christopher Callahan presented former Regent Donald Ulrich the first-ever Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service in recognition of Ulrich’s years of advocacy on behalf of the Cronkite School.

Dec. 9, 2005

Tim J. McGuire, the former editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune and a leading voice in newspapers for more than 20 years, will join the Cronkite School as the Frank Russell Chair in August.

Dec. 5, 2005

Dan H. Fellner, a Cronkite School faculty associate, has received a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach journalism and public relations at Moldova State University in Chisinau, Moldova, for five months beginning in January.

Nov. 21, 2005

Paul Schatt, an Arizona Republic editor who taught news reporting to hundreds of journalism students at Arizona State University over the past 30 years, died at the age of 60.

Nov. 4, 2005

William Pitts won the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence award for in-depth radio reporting for his examination of military training in a Phoenix suburb.

Nov. 3, 2005

Two major-market television news anchors are the newest members of the Cronkite School Alumni Hall of Fame. Ellen Leyva, a 1986 graduate of the school, is a 5 p.m. co-anchor on KABC-TV in Los Angeles. Katie Raml, a 1999 graduate, is a 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. co-anchor on ABC15 in Phoenix.

Oct. 24, 2005

Dave Barry, the Pulitzer Prize-winning humor columnist for the Miami Herald, will receive the 2005 Walter Cronkite Award for journalistic excellence.

May 26, 2005

Christopher Callahan, who helped lead the University of Maryland’s journalism program to national prominence as the school’s associate dean, will become the founding dean of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University in August 2005. The Cronkite School, which has been part of ASU’s College of Public Programs, will become a separate unit on July 1.