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Cronkite Award Luncheon



Join the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Cronkite Endowment Board of Trustees in honoring the 2016 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, award-winning anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News,” Scott Pelley, at the 33rd annual Cronkite Award Luncheon.

Monday, Nov. 21, at 11:30 a.m.
Sheraton Grand Phoenix hotel
340 N. Third St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

The annual Cronkite Award Luncheon has become one of the most anticipated events in the Valley, attracting more than 1,000 guests every year, including industry leaders from the worlds of media, politics, business and education. This year’s celebration coincides with what would have been Walter Cronkite’s 100th birthday.

The Cronkite Award Luncheon is the Cronkite School’s signature fundraising event, providing crucial support for the school’s professional programs that train the next generation of journalism and media leaders.

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. The 2015 honoree was Charlie Rose.

Tickets are no longer available for this event. For more information about the Cronkite Award Luncheon, please contact Katie Burke at 602.496.4539 or kathleen.burke@asu.edu.