90-Minute Mastery: Google Trends

March 23, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Ethics and Excellence Professor of Practice Jessica Pucci explains how to use Google’s Trends tool to identify audience interests and mine story ideas.

Beyond Sexual Harassment: What It Takes for Women to Succeed in Media Today

April 10, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Women, the Media and the Workplace

A discussion on important issues such as pay equity, balancing life at work and home, and making sure you’re taken seriously in the workplace. Panelists include:

  • Karen Bordeleau, former senior vice president and executive editor of The Providence Journal, who was named one of the most powerful women in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly
  • Kristin Gilger, senior associate dean at Cronkite and longtime newspaper editor, who is working on a book on women leaders in journalism
  • Rashida Jones, senior vice president for specials at NBC and MSNBC, who has quickly moved through the ranks at one of the country’s top news organizations
  • Jennifer Kaplan, owner of Evolve PR and Marketing, who says focusing on relationships is the key to success.
  • Mike Wong, director of career services at Cronkite, who places and tracks the school’s alumni

90-Minute Mastery: Advanced Video Editing

April 13, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Director of Studio Production Jim Jacoby walks through next-level video and motion graphics editing in Adobe Premiere and After Effects.

Spring 2018 Convocation

May 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

The Cronkite School's spring 2018 convocation ceremony is held on Tuesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. at Comerica Theatre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

The processional begins promptly at 7 p.m. Degree candidates' names are read as they cross the stage to receive personal congratulations from Dean Christopher Callahan.

For details on ASU’s university-wide commencement ceremonies, visit

Summer Journalism Institute 2018

June 3, 2018 - 8:00am to June 15, 2018 - 12:00pm

For two weeks every summer, the Cronkite School brings high school students to ASU for intensive, hands-on experiences in broadcast and print journalism. The students come from Arizona and several other states for the residential program.

The SJI experience includes hands-on experience in reporting, social media, Web production, shooting and editing video and photos, and producing and directing a student newscast. Students report and produce original stories and create an SJI website or news broadcast. They are housed in an ASU Downtown Phoenix campus residence hall under the supervision of ASU students who serve as counselors.

Registration is open for this program. For more information, visit

High School Media Innovation Camp 2018

June 17, 2018 - 8:00am to June 29, 2018 - 12:00pm

A special summer program for high school students interested in experimenting with the latest technology used by journalists and media professionals.

This on-campus residential experience gives participants the opportunity to learn about game development, 360-degree video, virtual reality technology and other tools used by media companies throughout the world.

Registration is open for this program. For more information, visit

Cronkite Sports Broadcast Boot Camp 2018

July 15, 2018 - 8:00am to July 28, 2018 - 12:00pm

A special summer program designed exclusively for high school students interested in sports journalism.

This on-campus residential experience puts participants in the middle of the action, covering professional sports teams such as the Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Cardinals and Phoenix Mercury.

Registration is open for this program. For more information, visit