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
In this integrated communications agency, students serve real clients with public relations, digital marketing, brand content and bilingual engagement work.
Cronkite News Borderlands
Students cover issues important to the Southwest, including immigration, the border and Indigenous communities.
Cronkite News Los Angeles
Gain valuable professional experience covering news, sports and culture in the nation’s second-largest media market.
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 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 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.
Students pursuing careers in Spanish-language media and those interested in covering Latino and borderland communities gain unparalleled experience in Cronkite Noticias.
Digital Audiences Lab
Cronkite’s digital marketing agency prepares students to work in social media, SEO, strategy and beyond.
Howard Center for Investigative Journalism
Get hands-on investigative reporting experience in this project-based program.
L.A. Content Studio
Students use our Los Angeles studios to grow and engage audiences with video, immersive media and digital content.
New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab
NMIEL explores the latest immersive technology and its applications within the journalism and communications fields.
The nation’s most talented journalism students come together to report and produce in-depth, multimedia projects for major national media.
Public Relations Lab
Students get real-world experience creating strategies and campaigns for clients from across the country–and around the world.
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.
Television Production and Graphics Lab
Get hands-on experience in television production, post-production and motion graphics using state-of-the-art equipment.
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.