A student reporter interviews an Olympic swimmer.

Sports experiences

Dive into the world of sports journalism and communications, in a city with five professional sports teams and a school that connects students to them through real work.

Immersive sports experiences

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Cronkite News Phoenix Sports Bureau

Get experience in sports reporting and broadcasting, sports photography and videography while covering teams in Phoenix.

A student reporter interviews an athlete at a football field.

Cronkite News L.A.

Specialize in sports journalism in this semester-long reporting experience in L.A.

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Digital Audiences Lab

Get the digital marketing, SEO and social media campaign experience sports teams need to stay connected to fans.

Cronkite PR Lab students

Public Relations Lab

The PR Lab equips students with communications skills to help them prepare to work for sports organizations, athletes and sports brands.

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TV Production and Graphics Lab

Students learn the studio production and graphics sides of news, which play valuable roles in sports programming.

Arizona Coyotes Content Hub

Work in collaboration with the Valley’s NHL franchise to tell off-ice stories in the Arizona Coyotes Content Hub in the Cronkite Agency.

Programs Offered

A student reports from a confetti-filled stadium at the Final Four.

Sports Journalism, BA

Prepare for a career in sports media through coursework in sports writing, sports photography, play-by-play coverage, gameday production, and team communications.

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Sports Journalism, MA

Prepare for a career in sports media through hands-on reporting and production courses.

A student reporter holds a camer at the 2012 Olympics.

Sports reporting on a global scale

Students have opportunities to cover global athletic events like the Olympic Games, the NCAA Final Four and MLB Spring Training.

A student reports from a confetti-filled stadium at the Final Four.

Cover local sporting events

Phoenix is home to teams from five major sports leagues, a Pac-12 university, two college bowl games, PGA and LPGA tournaments, NASCAR and spring training headquarters for half of the teams in Major League Baseball. Cronkite students cover them all.