CronkiteLIVE: ‘The Axe Files’ Live Podcast featuring host David Axelrod

Date and Time:

Thursday, Feb. 22, 12:30 - 2 p.m.


First Amendment Forum, second floor
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
555 N Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004


Join us Feb. 22 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. for “The Axe Files” live podcast with David Axelrod as he interviews U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar, Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Cronkite School Dean Battinto L. Batts Jr. will host the event.

Axelrod is a preeminent American political strategist and commentator, and the former chief strategist and senior advisor to President Barack Obama. Axelrod was the founding director of the University of Chicago’s nonpartisan Institute of Politics. He currently serves as a Distinguished Fellow at the University of Chicago, professor of practice at Arizona State University, and as a senior political commentator for CNN. He is the host of “The Axe Files,” a top-rated podcast featuring in depth conversations with public figures across the political spectrum.

A former political writer for the Chicago Tribune, Axelrod produced media strategy and advertising for 150 campaigns across the U.S., culminating in President Obama’s historic elections. Axelrod is also the author of The New York Times best-selling memoir, “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics.”

“The Axe Files” podcast is a series of dialogue interviews with political public figures. Learn more about The Axe Files and listen to the latest episodes here

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