Cronkite School Welcome Fall 2017

August 13, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:30pm

Join Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan, faculty and staff for the school's annual welcome event. The event includes a light lunch. Families are welcome to attend.

This is a chance to get to know the Cronkite School's deans and ask any questions. Plus, get important information on how the Cronkite School builds student success and how to get involved with other parents and the school.

Cronkite Student Organization Night

August 21, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Cronkite students are invited to this annual event designed to help them connect with the numerous opportunities available at the school.

Meet with student media outlets, including the campus newspaper, online news site, campus radio station and sports broadcasting extracurriculars. Also network with the leaders of student organizations, including student chapters of professional organizations and clubs like sports journalism, photojournalism and fashion journalism.

90-Minute Mastery: Basic Twitter Analytics

September 15, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Ethics and Excellence Professor of Practice Jessica Pucci shows how to use performance analytics to craft stronger tweets that reach more users in this special 90-minute session for Cronkite students.

90-Minute Mastery: How to Make FOIA Requests and Navigate Hurdles

September 29, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Knight Foundation litigation attorney Adam Marshall and Cronkite News Executive Editor Kevin Dale explain how to request records and deal with denials in this special 90-minute session for Cronkite students.

90-Minute Mastery: Adobe After Effects

October 13, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Jim Jacoby, television production manager of Cronkite News, offers a hands-on introduction to digital visual effects software, plus tips and tricks to enhance any video in this special 90-minute session for Cronkite students.

Family Weekend Tailgate Breakfast

October 14, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:30am

Kick off Family Weekend with the Cronkite School’s Family Weekend Tailgate Breakfast. Students and family members are invited to a high-energy breakfast with college football on the big screen. Cheer on the Sun Devils as they take on the Washington Huskies.

2017 Cronkite Award Luncheon

October 19, 2017 - 11:30am

Join the Cronkite School and the Cronkite Endowment Board of Trustees in honoring the 2017 recipients of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, award-winning anchor and managing editor of the “PBS NewsHour” Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill, at the 34rd annual Cronkite Award Luncheon.

The annual celebration concludes with the presentation of the award to a leading journalist. Past recipients have included Bob Costas, Bob Schieffer, Robin Roberts, Christiane Amanpour, Diane Sawyer, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer, Tom Brokaw, Jane Pauley, Katharine Graham, Bob Woodward, Helen Thomas, Ben Bradlee and George Will.

For more information, visit the Cronkite Award Luncheon Page.  

90-Minute Mastery: The Other Side of the Interview

November 3, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Faculty associate Sonia Bovio, a strategic communications veteran, offers tips on how to prepare for an interview with a journalist — or for a job in this special 90-minute session for Cronkite students.

90-Minute Mastery: Discovering Connections in Social Media Conversations

November 17, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Assistant Professor Hazel Kwon teaches the basics of Netlytic, a social network analysis tool that uncovers user connections within conversations in this special 90-minute session for Cronkite students.