A Cronkite News reporter delivers the weather in front of a green screen

Immersive experiences

Learning goes beyond the classroom at the Cronkite School with our signature professional immersion programs that offer real experience and guidance from professional faculty.

Our professional programs

Cronkite News Phoenix

Gain valuable experience producing daily and in-depth news content on multiple platforms in Cronkite News, the news division of Arizona PBS.

Cronkite News Washington, D.C.

Report from the nation’s capital in Cronkite News Washington D.C., while making connections and getting clips in an intensive professional setting.

A student reporter interviews an athlete at a football field.

Cronkite News L.A.

Gain valuable professional experience in the nation’s second-largest media market.

Cronkite News Sports

Get experience covering major sporting events, pro teams, and the stories behind the games in the Cronkite School’s award-winning sports bureau.

Cronkite News Borderlands

Students cover issues important to the Southwest, including immigration, the border and Indigenous communities.

Cronkite Noticias

Students pursuing careers in Spanish-language media and those interested in covering Latino and borderland communities gain unparalleled experience in Cronkite Noticias.

RWJF Southwest Health Reporting Initiative

Our health reporting team produces award-winning work about health disparities in underserved communities, and efforts to turn things around.

Two Digital Audiences Lab students look at a computer.

Digital Audiences Lab

Cronkite’s digital marketing agency prepares students to work in social media, SEO, strategy and beyond.

PR Lab students map out a strategy on a white board.

Public Relations Lab

Students get real-world experience creating strategies and campaigns for clients from across the country–and around the world.

Two students work together to set up a camera.

New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab

NMIEL explores the latest immersive technology and its applications within the journalism and communications fields.

A student sits in the production room.

Television Production and Graphics Lab

Get hands-on experience in television production, post-production and motion graphics using state-of-the-art equipment.

Howard Center

Howard Center for Investigative Journalism

Get hands-on investigative reporting experience in this project-based program.

A News21 student holds up a camera to take a picture.

Carnegie-Knight News21

The nation’s most talented journalism students come together to report and produce in-depth, multimedia projects for major national media.

A student delivers a newscast in front of cameras in Cronkite News.

Join our immersive programs

Cronkite students in immersion programs may participate in our hands-on, immersive learning experiences in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. To participate in a program, complete the Professional Programs Application.