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Kristy Roschke, Managing Director of the Cronkite News Co/Lab

Email: kristy.roschke@asu.edu
Office: Room 555A
Phone: 602.496.8660

Curriculum Vitae


Kristy Roschke, Managing Director of the News Co/Lab, is a media scholar and educator. She previously served as executive director of KJZZ – SPOT 127 Youth Media Center, a community initiative of the Phoenix NPR member station that mentors and empowers the next generation of digital storytellers. During her tenure, she launched a successful second location and grew a startup into an award-winning program serving more than 300 teens annually.

Roschke has taught journalism, digital media production and media literacy courses at the high school and university level for 15 years. She co-taught a digital media literacy massive open online course (MOOC) with News Co/Lab co-founder Dan Gillmor, which served as the basis for her doctoral dissertation at the Cronkite School. She earned her Ph.D. in May 2018.