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PBS NewsHour's Alcindor Encourages Graduates to Seek What Inspires Them, Advocate for Change

May 3, 2021

Alcindor delivered her remarks Monday as the keynote speaker for Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s spring 2021 convocation. The virtual ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of nearly 500 graduates, many of whom joined the ceremony in real time on YouTube and Facebook Live with their families and friends.

Cronkite Professor Launches Pilot Program Connecting Black Women Professors with Immersive Technology

April 28, 2021

Retha Hill, the director of the New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, was awarded a grant from the Online News Association to help Black women professors learn the benefits of immersive technology in journalism.

Smith Richardson Joins Cronkite School as Ida B. Wells Professor in Journalism

April 27, 2021

Susan Smith Richardson, a nationally recognized journalist and media industry leader, has been named the inaugural Ida B. Wells Professor in Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

Cronkite School Wins the Most BEA Awards of Any College – Again

April 15, 2021

Arizona State University swept up 26 awards in the national 2021 Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts contest, including seven first place prizes.

Cronkite Professor, Investigative Journalist Releases Book Documenting Former Maricopa County Sheriff's Immigration Enforcement

April 14, 2021

Cronkite professor Terry Greene Sterling and investigative journalist Jude Joffe-Block teamed up to report and write a book that follows the story of Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s relentless immigration enforcement and its effects on Maricopa County, Arizona.

Cronkite News Awarded Batten Medal for Coverage of COVID-19

April 13, 2021

The project, titled “Lost on the Frontline,” documented healthcare workers who died during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cronkite Students Take Top Three Spots in Association of Health Care Journalists Awards Competition

April 12, 2021

The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism and Cronkite News swept the top three spots in the student category of the the national Association of Health Care Journalists Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism.

Cronkite News Debuts TikTok Initiative to Further Engage Audiences

April 9, 2021

Cronkite News has launched the experiment “30 TikToks in 30 Days” with students leading the effort to produce TikToks that share the media outlet’s headlines, twists on viral trends or music videos, among other content.

The Cronkite School is rolling out an expanded roster of events to keep students connected with each other and with the outside world during the current “virtual semester.”

For a full list of social and professional activities, see our events page: https://cronkite.asu.edu/news-and-events/events.