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Your future starts now

The possibilities for a career in storytelling are endless. Who will you become at the Cronkite School?

Launch your career in media

The Cronkite School is one of the nation’s top journalism schools and is home to Arizona PBS, the largest media outlet operated by a journalism school in the world. With professional programs in digital media, broadcast news, sports reporting, media innovation, public relations, digital marketing, Spanish-language news and more, Cronkite offers hands-on learning experiences and access to competitive internships and opportunities from day one.

New MIDAS Lab at the Cronkite School to study misinformation, led by K Hazel Kwon

New MIDAS Lab at the Cronkite School to study misinformation

The Cronkite School will look to help combat misinformation and disinformation with its newly launched academic research Media, Information, Data and Society (MIDAS) Lab.

Spring 2022 convocation. Photo by Harshith Godishala

Cronkite students, alumni celebrate milestones at convocation ceremony

The Cronkite School’s spring 2022 convocation ceremony featured a number of special achievements for the graduates, alumni and faculty.

Arizona PBS Educational Outreach will receive a grant from the Arizona Department of Education to fund an early literacy program based on the popular SUPER WHY television series.

PBS Kids SUPER WHY Camp receives funding from the Arizona Department of Education

Arizona PBS Educational Outreach will receive a $961,000 grant from the Arizona Department of Education to fund an early literacy program for preschool-age children.

Areas of study

Journalism that drives change

Spanning three major cities, our award-winning newsrooms produce TV news that reaches more than 1 million Arizonans each day, and digital news published on trusted media sites nationwide.

Sports beyond the games

Cronkite students cover Phoenix’s five major professional athletic teams, collegiate sports, the Cactus League, esports, and the issues that impact athletes, teams and fans.

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Smart, strategic communication

In immersive programs specializing in public relations, digital marketing and media innovation, Cronkite students create real campaigns for real clients, driving real impact.

Justin Parham

Having this opportunity so early in my career is one of those things that you can’t ask for. It’s just one of those blessings that you have to receive. I just tried to be a sponge and soak up everything.

Justin Parham (’18) Associate producer for the NBA

Cronkite Career Conversations for Early-Career Alumni — Year 1

This group will help guide alumni who have been out of school for one year through career questions and challenges.

Saturday, June 4, 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.

Attend via Zoom.

Virtual Panel:Importance of Nonprofit Journalism in Today’s Democracy

Distinguished editors from several independent news outlets across the U.S. I-10 corridor will discuss the importance and future of nonprofit journalism, as well as other issues affecting this region.

Wednesday, June 8 at 7 a.m.

Cronkite Career Conversations for Early-Career Alumni — Year 2

This group will help guide alumni who have been out of school for two years through career questions and challenges.

Saturday, June 11, 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.

Attend via Zoom.