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The News Desert Challenge

January 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
Must See Mondays

Penelope Muse Abernathy, Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics at the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, talks about America’s growing “news deserts” in a discussion moderated by Mi-Ai Parrish, the Sue Clark-Johnson Professor in Media Innovation and Leadership.

New Opportunities in Sports Journalism

February 4, 2019 - 7:00pm
Must See Mondays

Bailey Mosier, an on-air personality at the Golf Channel who graduated from the Cronkite School in 2009, explores the growing opportunities in sports journalism with moderator Brett Kurland, director of Cronkite Sports Programs and the Cronkite News Phoenix Sports Bureau.

Covering the Uncovered: Native American Journalism

February 11, 2019 - 7:00pm
Must See Mondays

Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today, discusses the need for more news coverage in Indian country in this talk moderated by Assistant Dean Rebecca Blatt.

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Downtown Devil and Career Paths

February 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
Must See Mondays

Cronkite graduates from 2012 Dan Neligh, producer at Bloomberg, Salvador Rodriguez, technology reporter at CNBC, Stephanie Snyder, engagement consultant at Hearken, and Dustin Volz, cybersecurity and intelligence reporter at The Wall Street Journal, share their paths from the Downtown Devil to some of the country’s leading media organizations. The talk is moderated by Senior Associate Dean Kristin Gilger, Reynolds Professor in Business Journalism.

Women in Sports Media

February 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
Must See Mondays

Sarah Spain, ESPN writer, radio host and TV personality, talks about the growth of women in sports media with moderator Paola Boivin, digital director of the Cronkite News Phoenix Sports Bureau.

Investigative Reporting and the New Howard Center

March 11, 2019 - 7:00pm
Must See Mondays

Maud Beelman, the founding executive editor of the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at the Cronkite School, discusses the state of investigative reporting and the new center with moderator Walter V. Robinson, Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor.

The Young Researchers

March 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
Must See Mondays

Assistant Professors Monica Chadha, Syed Ali Hussain, K. Hazel Kwon and Sada Reed examine the latest journalism and communications research and its impact on the profession with moderator Marianne Barrett, the Louise Solheim Professor.

Borderlands: Reporting from Peru

March 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
Must See Mondays

Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor Rick Rodriguez moderates a discussion with Cronkite students working on a depth reporting project from Peru.

Visual Storytelling in the Digital Age

April 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
Must See Mondays

Jessica Yu, Doodle team lead at Google, discusses the company’s popular changes to the Google logo to celebrate holidays and the lives of newsmakers as well as the importance of visual storytelling in this talk moderated by Innovation Chief Eric Newton.

Untold Stories Around the World

April 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
Must See Mondays

Jenna Krajeski, a freelance journalist and writer whose work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Nation and The New Republic, shares her experiences reporting from around the world in this talk moderated by Assistant Dean B. William Silcock, director of Cronkite Global Initiatives.

Covering Health: A New Cronkite Professional Program

April 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
Must See Mondays

Christina Leonard, executive editor of Cronkite News, moderates a discussion on health journalism with the new Robert Wood Johnson Professor in Healthcare Journalism.