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Cronkite Welcomes International Journalists and Communicators as Humphrey Fellows

August 26, 2016
A TV anchor from Nigeria, an investigative journalist from Bulgaria and a public relations specialist from the Kyrgyz Republic are among the 10 global journalists and communicators studying at ASU's Cronkite School as part of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.

Apply for Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute at Cronkite School

August 23, 2016
College journalism professors who want to introduce entrepreneurial concepts and practices into their courses are invited to apply for fellowships to attend the Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute at ASU's Cronkite School.

Carnegie-Knight News21 Students Investigate Voting Rights

August 22, 2016
The Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multi-university reporting initiative headquartered at ASU's Cronkite School, released a major investigation Saturday into the issues surrounding voting rights in America.

Top Journalists, Communicators to Take Part in Cronkite Lecture Series

August 19, 2016
Leading professional journalists and communicators will explore the upcoming presidential election and the future of news media, among other topics, as part of a speaker series at ASU's Cronkite School.

Cronkite Professor Emeritus Joe W. Milner Dies

August 16, 2016
Joe W. Milner, a pioneering ASU journalism professor who laid the foundation for what would become the Cronkite School, died Sunday at his home in Tempe. He was 87.

Cronkite School to Launch Spanish-language Journalism Platform

August 5, 2016
ASU students at the Cronkite School will soon have a new digital Spanish-language platform for reporting issues critical to Arizonans thanks to an investment from the Raza Development Fund (RDF).

Reynolds Business Journalism Week Fellowships Available

August 5, 2016
Business journalists and journalism educators are invited to apply for fellowships to take part in the 11th annual Reynolds Business Journalism Week at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Cronkite School Wins NABEF Innovation Award for Virtual Reality Apps

August 4, 2016
ASU's Cronkite School has won a prestigious innovation award from the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation for student-designed virtual reality apps that explore the U.S.-Mexico border.

Boston Globe Spotlight Editor Named Reynolds Visiting Professor at Cronkite School

August 3, 2016
Walter V. Robinson, the longtime Boston Globe investigations editor who led the newspaper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning report on the Roman Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal, is coming to teach at ASU's Cronkite School.

Cronkite Students to Cover Olympic Games in Brazil

August 1, 2016
Twenty-five ASU students from the Cronkite School are heading to Rio de Janeiro today to cover the 2016 Olympic Games.

Major US-Mexico Border Poll Finds Opposition to Wall, Says Election Politics Damaging

July 18, 2016
The Cronkite School's Cronkite News has released a major poll with Univision News and The Dallas Morning News on important election issues involving the U.S.-Mexico border.

Cronkite School Students to Cover Republican and Democratic National Conventions

July 15, 2016
ASU students at the Cronkite School are traveling to the Republican and Democratic national conventions this month to cover important election issues.

CBS News, Cronkite School to Remember Walter Cronkite at Centennial Celebration at Newseum

July 6, 2016
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Walter Cronkite, a large-scale public celebration featuring some of the nation’s top journalists will be held this fall at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Top Media Executive to Join Cronkite Faculty as Russell Chair

June 29, 2016

Julia Wallace, a top Cox Media Group executive and a leading editor of newspapers in Atlanta and Phoenix, is joining ASU's Cronkite School as the Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism.

High School Students Experience Sports Broadcasting at Cronkite School

June 21, 2016
Twenty-seven high school students from 13 states are taking part in a rigorous sports journalism camp this week at ASU's Cronkite School.

Cronkite School Teams Up with Google News Lab to Spread Innovation

June 13, 2016
ASU's Cronkite School is teaming up with Google News Lab to help test new tools and training and encourage their use throughout journalism education.

Arizona Republic Establishes News21 Fellowship in Memory of Slain Reporter Don Bolles

June 10, 2016
The Arizona Republic has created a fellowship for students at ASU's Cronkite School in honor of reporter Don Bolles, who was mortally wounded in a car explosion 40 years ago.

Cronkite Professor Alfredo Corchado to Receive CCNMA Lifetime Achievement Award

June 10, 2016
Alfredo Corchado, a Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor at ASU's Cronkite School, is receiving one of the highest honors from the region’s leading Latino journalism organizations.

Cronkite Hosts Top National Graduates for NABEF Media Sales Institute

June 6, 2016
Top college graduates from across the country are training at ASU's Cronkite School this week as part of an intensive media sales boot camp through the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation.

Cronkite Hosts Summer Journalism Institute for High School Students

June 3, 2016

Twenty-eight high school students from across the country will learn multimedia reporting skills this month as part of the annual Summer Journalism Institute at ASU's Cronkite School.

2016 Barlett & Steele Awards Contest Open for Entries

June 2, 2016

The Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at the Cronkite School is accepting entries for the annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism.

Reynolds Center Launches Innovative Email Course on Covering Financials

May 27, 2016

Journalists interested in sharpening their coverage of public companies can sign up for a free in-depth email course through the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU.

Cronkite PIN Bureau Wins APME College Innovator of the Year Award

May 23, 2016

A cutting-edge journalism program at ASU's Cronkite School has received a prestigious innovation award from a leading association of some of the nation’s top journalists.

Cronkite School Provides Multimedia Training to Dow Jones News Fund Interns

May 19, 2016

Top college student journalists from across the country are receiving intensive digital media training this week at ASU's Cronkite School as part of a prestigious Dow Jones News Fund program.

Cronkite Students Win Professional Honors in Arizona Press Club Awards

May 18, 2016

Cronkite School students won eight professional awards and three student awards in the 2016 Arizona Press Club competition.

Cronkite Professor Tim McGuire Encourages Graduates to Dream Big

May 10, 2016

On the day he retired from ASU's Cronkite School, Tim McGuire challenged the school’s newest graduates to unabashedly chase their dreams.

Cronkite Wins Regional SPJ Contest for 16th Straight Year

May 6, 2016

For the 16th consecutive year, ASU's Cronkite School has finished as the top school in the regional Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards competition.

18 Universities Join Carnegie-Knight News21 Voting Rights Investigation

May 5, 2016

Top journalism students from 18 universities will lead an investigation into voting rights as part of the 2016 Carnegie-Knight News21 national multimedia investigative reporting initiative.

NCDJ Opens 2016 Schneider Award Disability Reporting Contest

May 4, 2016

Journalists who have reported on the disability community in the past year are encouraged to submit entries to a national journalism contest that recognizes the best coverage of disability issues.

Cronkite Students Win Big in Regional AP Broadcast Contest

April 28, 2016

ASU students at the Cronkite School won more than half of the student categories at a regional Associated Press broadcast contest.

Cronkite School Opens Alumni Applications for Knight Innovation Grant

April 26, 2016

Journalists seeking to innovate in their newsrooms can find support in a grant program sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for graduates of the Cronkite School at ASU. 

Top Public Relations Executive to Teach Strategic Communications at ASU

April 26, 2016

Mark Hass, a leading strategic communications executive and entrepreneur, is joining ASU as a strategic communications professor.

SPJ Awards Cronkite School Heroin Documentary Prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award

April 22, 2016

A Cronkite student-produced documentary on the scourge of heroin that was broadcasted on 93 radio stations statewide has won a top professional honor from one of the nation’s oldest journalism organizations.

Cronkite Professor Emeritus Bruce Merrill Dies

April 12, 2016

Bruce Merrill, a nationally known pollster and researcher who taught at ASU for four decades, died Saturday from complications due to cancer. He was 78.

Cronkite Heroin Documentary Wins NABEF President’s Special Award

April 11, 2016

“Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona,” a statewide TV special produced by ASU students at the Cronkite School in association with the Arizona Broadcasters Association, will receive a top honor from the nation’s leading broadcaster organization.

Former Washington Post Editor Joins Cronkite as Gaylord Professor

April 4, 2016

Milton Coleman, a former senior editor at The Washington Post, is joining the Cronkite School as the Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at ASU.

Cronkite Student Takes Top Collegiate Honor at Arizona Photojournalism Awards

March 31, 2016

For the fourth consecutive year, an ASU student at the Cronkite School has won the highest collegiate honor in the state’s top photojournalism contest.

‘CBS Evening News’ Anchor Scott Pelley to Receive 2016 Cronkite Award

March 28, 2016

Scott Pelley, anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News,” will be the 2016 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Cronkite Alumnus Wins Prestigious National Visual Journalism Award

March 24, 2016

Aaron Lavinsky, a 2014 graduate of ASU's Cronkite School, won a prestigious honor from one of the nation’s top visual journalism organizations.

Wattpad Executive to Present Prestigious Aspire Award to Cronkite PR Student

March 16, 2016

The head of content at Wattpad, an innovative storytelling app creating new paths at the intersection of literature and technology, is the featured speaker of the annual Public Relations Lab Mentorship Lecture at ASU's Cronkite School.

New Grant Brings Journalism Innovation Opportunities for Cronkite Students

March 14, 2016

The Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation has awarded ASU's Cronkite School an $800,000 grant for students to learn and experience news innovation and to spread new ideas across journalism.

Cronkite Innovation Chief to Receive Freedom of the Press Award

March 11, 2016

Cronkite Innovation Chief Eric Newton is receiving one of the nation’s highest press freedom honors for his work at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Cronkite Student Takes 1st Place in Hearst Radio Regional Competition

March 3, 2016

An ASU student at the Cronkite School placed first among 50 students from 30 different universities in the radio news competition at the annual Hearst Journalism Awards.

ASU Drives Continued Mexico Engagement with Journalism Conference

March 1, 2016

ASU's Cronkite School recently led a conference in Mexico City on training for the 21st-century journalist, featuring acclaimed journalists and other experts from both sides of the border.

Cronkite School, Arizona PBS Reach Borderlands Crowdfunding Campaign Goal

February 29, 2016

ASU's Cronkite School successfully completed a $50,000 crowdfunding initiative to help Cronkite News students expand coverage of border and immigration issues during this election year.

Cronkite Students Win BEA Awards Competition

February 25, 2016

ASU students at the Cronkite School collected more awards in news categories in the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts competition than any other school in the country.

Arizona Republic Journalist Named Cronkite News – Phoenix Bureau Director

February 19, 2016

Venita Hawthorne James, a veteran Arizona Republic journalist, is a new director in the Phoenix bureau at Cronkite News, a multiplatform daily news enterprise at Arizona PBS operated by ASU's Cronkite School.

John McCain to Speak at Arizona State University on Feb. 19

February 12, 2016

U.S. Sen. John McCain will share his thoughts on politics, security and the media as part of an interview series at ASU's Cronkite School and Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Cronkite’s Eric Newton Explores Journalism Innovation at ASU

February 11, 2016

Eric Newton, innovation chief at ASU's Cronkite School, explores journalism innovation in a three-part series of articles for MediaShift. 

International Journalists to Speak on Global Media Issues at Cronkite Speaker Series

February 8, 2016

International journalists from nine countries will explore important issues impacting journalism at the annual “Cronkite Global Conversations” speaker series at ASU's Cronkite School.

Pulitzer-winning Journalist Thomas E. Ricks to Give Schatt Memorial Lecture

February 2, 2016

Thomas E. Ricks, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, best-selling author and national security expert, is the featured speaker of the 10th annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture at ASU's Cronkite School.

Cronkite ‘Hooked’ Heroin Documentary to Make National Broadcast Premiere

February 1, 2016

“Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona,” a duPont Award-winning investigative report by students at ASU's Cronkite School, is making its national television debut this week.

Cronkite School, Arizona PBS Launch Crowdfunding Campaign to Expand Coverage of Immigration, Border

January 26, 2016

The Cronkite School and Arizona PBS kick off a crowdfunding campaign to help Cronkite News students increase coverage of border and immigration issues during this election year.

Cronkite School Lecture Series Brings Leading Journalists and Communicators to ASU

January 21, 2016

Kevin Merida, the former Washington Post managing editor who is the editor-in-chief of ESPN’s new site “The Undefeated,” headlines a showcase of top-flight communications professionals speaking this spring at ASU's Cronkite School.

Cronkite Innovation Day Introduces Next Wave of Journalism

January 21, 2016

The Cronkite School showcases storytelling possibilities at the inaugural Innovation Day, featuring drones, telepresence robots and more.

ASU Creates Dual Master’s Degrees in Journalism and Legal Studies

January 11, 2016

ASU is establishing a dual master’s degree program in which students can earn degrees in both journalism and law within two years.

Cronkite School to Launch Innovation Day at ASU

January 7, 2016

ASU's Cronkite School this month will host its first-ever expo of new technologies with the potential to improve journalism.

Cronkite Welcomes Professors for Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute

January 4, 2016

Fifteen professors from across the U.S. and Canada are participating in a rigorous five-day workshop as part of the annual Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute at ASU's Cronkite School this week.

ASU’s Cronkite School Receives Prestigious DuPont Award for ‘Hooked’ Heroin Documentary

December 15, 2015

ASU’s Cronkite School on Tuesday won an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award, which has recognized the very best in broadcast journalism for more than 70 years.

Arizona Republic President Stresses the Importance of Courage to Cronkite Graduates

December 14, 2015

Mi-Ai Parrish, the new president and publisher of The Arizona Republic, reminded the newest graduates of ASU's Cronkite School that inspiration is possible, even in the most challenging of times.

Arizona Republic President/Publisher to Address Cronkite School Graduates

December 9, 2015

Mi-Ai Parrish, the new president and publisher of The Arizona Republic, will give the keynote convocation speech to the fall 2015 graduates of ASU's Cronkite School next week.

Summer Institute at ASU to Prepare Recent Graduates for Media Sales Careers

December 7, 2015

ASU's Cronkite School is hosting an all-expenses-paid workshop this summer for recent college graduates interested in launching careers in media sales.

Univision Partners with Cronkite PIN Bureau for Election Outreach Project

December 4, 2015

ASU students at the Cronkite School are collaborating with Univision Arizona KTVW-TV and Univision Los Angeles KMEX-TV to broaden the television stations’ coverage for next year’s presidential elections.

National Center on Disability and Journalism Releases New, Comprehensive Style Guide

December 3, 2015

The National Center on Disability and Journalism at ASU has released a one-of-a-kind style guide for journalists and professionals who report or write about people living with disabilities.

Cronkite School Innovation Chief Eric Newton Addresses UN Group on Hate Speech in Media

December 3, 2015

Eric Newton, innovation chief at ASU’s Cronkite School, spoke to the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Wednesday at U.N. headquarters in New York on hate speech in the media.

ProPublica Reporter Accepts Schneider Disability Journalism Award at Cronkite School

December 1, 2015

ProPublica reporter Heather Vogell accepted top honors at ASU Monday in the nation’s only journalism contest dedicated to disability coverage.

Reynolds Center President Andrew Leckey Named Fulbright Specialist to Uganda

November 18, 2015

Andrew Leckey, president of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU's Cronkite School, has been named a Fulbright Specialist to Uganda.

Cronkite School’s ‘Hooked’ Heroin Documentary Wins EPPY Award

November 5, 2015

For the fourth consecutive year, a major multimedia investigation led by ASU's Cronkite School has received a prestigious EPPY Award from Editor & Publisher magazine.

International Journalists Visit Cronkite for Edward R. Murrow Program

October 29, 2015

Nineteen international journalists are at ASU's Cronkite School examining the responsibilities of a free press as part of the U.S. State Department’s Edward R. Murrow Program.

Cronkite School to Support SPJ, RTDNA’s Efforts for Walter Cronkite Postage Stamp

October 26, 2015

ASU’s Cronkite School is joining the efforts of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Radio Television Digital News Association to honor Walter Cronkite with a postage stamp.

Charlie Rose Accepts Cronkite Award from ASU

October 19, 2015

Charlie Rose, the award-winning anchor of “CBS This Morning” and host of the respected late-night talk show on PBS, emphasized the power of curiosity and confrontation in storytelling as he accepted the 2015 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism Monday from ASU.

ProPublica Wins Disability Reporting Award

October 7, 2015

A ProPublica story that uncovered the shocking ways children with intellectual disabilities are physically disciplined in schools across the country has won top honors in the 2015 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability.

Carnegie-Knight News21 Wins ONA Online Journalism Award

October 5, 2015

For the second consecutive year, a national investigation by Carnegie-Knight News21 at ASU's Cronkite School has received one of the nation’s top digital journalism awards. 

Cronkite School Heroin Documentary Wins Top Honors at Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

October 2, 2015

A statewide TV special exploring the deadly rise of heroin use in Arizona, created by ASU's Cronkite School, received two of the region’s top professional honors at the Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards. 

Cronkite Accepting Applicants for Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute

October 2, 2015

ASU's Cronkite School and the Scripps Howard Foundation are offering fellowships to journalism professors across the country to empower them to teach media entrepreneurship courses.

Reynolds Center Announces 2015 Barlett & Steele Award Winners

September 28, 2015

The Associated Press, Minneapolis Star Tribune and The Palm Beach Post won gold, silver and bronze awards, respectively, in the ninth annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism.

Watergate Whistleblower to Participate in Cronkite School Lecture

September 21, 2015

John W. Dean, the former counsel to President Richard Nixon and a key figure in the Watergate scandal, will explore the cover-up’s influence on American politics and journalism during a lecture at ASU's Cronkite School.

Cronkite School Heroin Documentary Nominated for Prestigious Rocky Mountain Emmy

September 16, 2015

A statewide TV special exploring the escalating and deadly problem of heroin use in Arizona, created by ASU's Cronkite School, has been nominated for a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award – the region’s premier professional television award.

Cronkite Alumni Introduce Innovations with Support of Knight Foundation Grants

September 10, 2015

ASU graduates working at The Wall Street Journal and USA Today are among five recipients of the Knight-Cronkite Alumni Innovation Grant, a special journalism innovation fund for alumni of the Cronkite School.

Award-winning Journalists Launching Bilingual Border Reporting Specialty at ASU

September 3, 2015

Two award-winning journalists specializing in coverage of Mexico, the U.S.-Mexico border and Latino issues are joining ASU to launch a new bilingual border and Latino reporting program at the Cronkite School.

ASU Adds Dual Master’s Degrees in Journalism and Sustainability

August 25, 2015

The Cronkite School and the School of Sustainability are launching a new dual degree program leading to master’s degrees in journalism and sustainability.

Cronkite School Lecture Series to Feature Top Journalists and Media Professionals

August 24, 2015

A Pulitzer Prize-winning data journalism editor of The New York Times, the former editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News and a senior faculty member of the Poynter Institute are among the media professionals headlining a speaker series this fall at ASU's Cronkite School.

Cronkite School and Arizona Broadcasters Association’s ‘Hooked’ Heroin Documentary to Receive Prestigious Governors’ Award

August 17, 2015

For the first time, a journalism school will receive the highest honor given by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) for an ASU documentary on heroin that reached more than 1 million Arizonans.

News21 Students Investigate Marijuana Legalization

August 16, 2015

The Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multi-university reporting initiative headquartered at ASU's Cronkite School, released a major investigation Sunday into the issues surrounding the legalization of marijuana in America.

Cronkite Welcomes International Journalists for Humphrey Fellowship Program

August 12, 2015

A multimedia journalist from Nepal, a television executive from the Philippines and a public relations expert from Russia are among the nine global journalists and communicators selected for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program at ASU's Cronkite School.

Denver Post News Director to Lead Cronkite News at Arizona PBS

August 2, 2015

Kevin Dale, a senior editor who helped lead The Denver Post to a Pulitzer Prize and drive the newspaper’s digital transformation, has been named executive editor of Cronkite News at Arizona PBS, a multiplatform daily news operation and innovation hub operated by the Cronkite School at ASU.

High School Students Experience Sports Broadcasting at Cronkite Camp

July 22, 2015

Thirty high school students from across the country are visiting the Cronkite School this week to participate in a special sports broadcasting summer camp, which includes baseball play-by-play sessions in the press box at Arizona Diamondbacks games.

Cronkite Students Win Numerous National and Industry Awards in 2014-2015

July 19, 2015

ASU students at the Cronkite School took home a diverse array of awards and recognition in reporting, photojournalism and entrepreneurship, among other areas, for work done during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Reynolds Visiting Professors to Teach Business Journalism at University of Georgia and University of North Texas

July 16, 2015

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is creating visiting business journalism professorships at the University of Georgia and the University of North Texas.

ADOT to Display Cronkite News Headlines in Motor Vehicle Division Offices

July 12, 2015

The Arizona Department of Transportation is displaying local news headlines produced by ASU students at the Cronkite School on waiting room monitors at select Motor Vehicle Division locations.

High School Teachers to Visit Cronkite for Reynolds Institute

June 18, 2015

Thirty-five high school journalism teachers from across the country will enhance their digital and teaching skills at ASU this summer during a training program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and administered by the American Society of News Editors through its Youth Journalism Initiative.

Cronkite Students Take Home Most 1st Place Awards at SPJ Competition

June 16, 2015

ASU students at the Cronkite School scored the most first-place finishes at the Society of Professional Journalists’ prestigious national Mark of Excellence Awards.

NCDJ Opens Schneider Disability Reporting Contest

June 14, 2015

Entries are now being accepted for the Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability, administered by the National Center on Disability and Journalism at ASU's Cronkite School.

Cronkite Grad Wins Student Murrow Award for News21 Investigation

June 9, 2015

A recent Cronkite graduate has won the first Edward R. Murrow award honoring a college student for work in video journalism.

Cronkite School Secures Historic Win at Hearst National Championships

June 8, 2015

For an unprecedented fourth consecutive year, a student from ASU’s Cronkite School has won the national television championship at the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards.

Cronkite to Host NABEF Media Sales Institute

June 7, 2015

Top college graduates from across the country are visiting ASU's Cronkite School this week as part of an intensive media sales training boot camp through the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation.

Former Oregonian Editor to Lead Reynolds Center at Cronkite School

June 4, 2015

Peter Bhatia, the former editor and vice president of Oregon’s largest news organization, has been named the new director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU’s Cronkite School.

Charlie Rose to Receive 2015 Cronkite Award

May 31, 2015

Charlie Rose, the award-winning anchor of “CBS This Morning” and host of the respected late-night talk show on PBS that bears his name, is the 2015 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, ASU announced today.

Knight Foundation Executive Named Innovation Chief at Cronkite

May 26, 2015

Eric Newton, a global leader in championing transformational digital innovation in the news media as an executive of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, is joining ASU as the innovation chief of the Cronkite School.

Dow Jones News Fund Interns to Train at Cronkite School

May 21, 2015

ASU’s Cronkite School is welcoming top student journalists from across the country for intensive digital media training as part of a prestigious Dow Jones News Fund program.

Cronkite Students Shine at Hearst Journalism Awards

May 18, 2015

ASU students at the Cronkite School placed third among the 108 accredited journalism schools at the annual Hearst Journalism Awards.

Cronkite Students Make History at Arizona Press Club Awards

May 13, 2015

For the first time in the history of the Arizona Press Club, students came out on top against professional journalists in the 91-year-old organization’s awards contest.

‘PBS NewsHour’ Anchor Judy Woodruff Urges Cronkite Graduates to Be Bold

May 12, 2015

Judy Woodruff, co-anchor and managing editor of the “PBS NewsHour” challenged the newest graduates of ASU’s Cronkite School to embrace the changing media landscape and produce impactful journalism.

Cronkite School to Offer MOOC on Media and News Literacy

May 7, 2015

The Cronkite School is launching ASU’s first-ever Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), which gives people anywhere in the world the opportunity to study media and news literacy.

Society for American Baseball Research Moves to ASU

May 5, 2015

The Society for American Baseball Research, a nonprofit organization dedicated to baseball scholarship, is relocating its headquarters to ASU's Cronkite School.

Cronkite Students Develop Transit App for Apple Watch

April 23, 2015

As Apple launches its new smartwatch today, ASU students at the Cronkite School have developed an innovative light rail transit app for the high-profile gadget.

Cronkite School Wins SPJ Contest for 15th Consecutive Year

April 22, 2015

For the 15th year in a row, ASU’s Cronkite School is the top school in the regional Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards competition.

PBS NewsHour Anchor to Address Cronkite School Graduates

April 19, 2015

Judy Woodruff, the co-anchor and managing editor of the “PBS NewsHour,” will deliver the keynote convocation speech next month for graduates of ASU's Cronkite School.

ASU Launches Dual Degree in Journalism and Meteorology

April 15, 2015

ASU’s Cronkite School and School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning are offering a new dual degree for students interested in careers as meteorologists at news and weather organizations.

Cronkite Public Insight Network Bureau to Receive ASU President’s Award for Innovation

April 9, 2015

An innovative professional program at the Cronkite School designed to help news organizations strengthen community engagement is receiving a prestigious award from ASU.

19 Universities Join Carnegie-Knight News21 Marijuana Investigation

April 6, 2015

Top journalism students from 19 universities will lead an investigation into the issues surrounding the legalization of marijuana as part of the 2015 Carnegie-Knight News21 national multimedia investigative reporting initiative.

Cronkite School to Exhibit Iraq, Afghanistan War Photos

March 25, 2015

The Cronkite School will display a national exhibition of photographs from the Afghanistan and Iraq wars that will include a discussion by one of the featured photographers.

Cronkite School Accepting Proposals for Knight Foundation Innovation Grant

March 22, 2015

The Cronkite School is taking applications for the Knight-Cronkite Alumni Innovation Grant, a fund for Cronkite graduates looking to pioneer cutting-edge technologies and practices in journalism.

Cronkite School Alumni Win Knight Foundation Innovation Grant

March 18, 2015

Four ASU graduates working at news organizations across the country are recipients of the Knight-Cronkite Alumni Innovation Grant, a special journalism innovation fund for alumni of the Cronkite School.

Schatt Memorial Lecture to Examine US-Mexico Drug War

March 16, 2015

Alfredo Corchado and Angela Kocherga, two award-winning journalists who cover the U.S.-Mexico border, will deliver the ninth annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture at ASU’s Cronkite School.

ASU’s Transborder and Journalism Schools Unveil New Dual Degrees

March 15, 2015

ASU’s Cronkite School and School of Transborder Studies are launching new dual degrees in journalism and U.S.-Mexico borderland studies starting in fall 2015.

Cronkite Students Continue Dominance at BEA Festival of Media Arts

March 12, 2015

ASU’s Cronkite School took home 15 awards at the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts.

PBS MediaShift J-School Hackathon at Cronkite Encourages Entrepreneurship

March 10, 2015

Top journalism students and faculty from across the country traveled to ASU last week to envision cutting-edge media products to help underserved communities as part of PBS MediaShift’s Journalism School Hackathon.

Morrison-Cronkite Quarterly Poll: Arizonans Still See Illegal Immigration as Major Problem

March 2, 2015

Arizonans largely continue to see illegal immigration as a major problem but believe undocumented immigrants should be treated humanely, according to a poll by ASU’s Morrison Institute and Cronkite School.

Morrison-Cronkite Quarterly Poll: Education and Water Should be Arizona’s Top Priorities

February 23, 2015

Education and water rank as Arizonans’ top two priorities among state residents, according to a new poll by ASU’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy and the Cronkite School.

Cronkite School Opens Registration for NABEF Media Sales Institute

February 22, 2015

The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation and ASU's Cronkite School are accepting applications for an intensive 10-day media sales training program this summer for recent college graduates.

Morrison-Cronkite Quarterly Poll to Launch Feb. 24

February 19, 2015

Morrison Institute for Public Policy and Cronkite School today announced a partnership for quarterly statewide poll results on key issues, with the initial survey’s release scheduled for next week.

Cronkite Professor Retha Hill to Receive Prestigious Journalism Honor

February 18, 2015

Retha Hill, a professor at ASU's Cronkite School, is being honored today for her achievements as an educator, journalist and media entrepreneur.

Cronkite Professor Tim McGuire to Host Webinar on Disability Journalism

February 15, 2015

ASU journalism professor Tim McGuire will share lessons from his new memoir on living with a physical disability and raising a child with Down syndrome during a webinar hosted by the National Center on Disability and Journalism.

Buffett Headlines New ASU Speaker Series

February 12, 2015

Leading business figures, including Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, are participating in a new speaker series at Arizona State University.

Cronkite Welcomes 40-plus International Professionals for Borderlands Study

February 12, 2015

ASU's Cronkite School is taking 47 international professionals from 31 countries to the U.S.-Mexico border to study borderlands issues and human rights today.

ASU’s Engineering and Journalism Schools Announce Innovative Dual Degree Program

February 11, 2015

ASU’s Cronkite School and Fulton Schools of Engineering will begin offering dual degrees in journalism and graphic information technology in fall 2015.

Arizona Republic Journalist to Head Reynolds Business Bureau at Cronkite

February 2, 2015

Christina Leonard, a reporter and editor at The Arizona Republic for the past 17 years, has been named founding director of an innovative business reporting program at ASU's Cronkite School.

International Journalists to Share Global Experiences in Speaker Series

February 1, 2015

ASU’s Cronkite School this week kicks off its annual “Cronkite Global Conversations” speaker series, featuring international journalists’ firsthand accounts from some of journalism’s most dangerous frontiers.

Cronkite Opens Registration for Sports Broadcasting Camp for High School Students

January 29, 2015

High school students who are interested in sports broadcasting can cover professional teams and learn from top journalists through a high-impact summer camp at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Cronkite Professor Susan Clark-Johnson Remembered

January 27, 2015

Susan Clark-Johnson, former executive director of Morrison Institute for Public Policy, a professor of journalism at ASU and a longtime news executive who capped her storied career as president of the Gannett Newspaper Division, has died at age 67.

Eight, Arizona PBS Launches Expanded News and Public Affairs Lineup

January 25, 2015

Eight, Arizona PBS, part of ASU’s Cronkite School, is debuting a dramatically expanded pre-prime time news and public affairs focus, featuring in-depth news and analysis covering Arizona, the nation and the world.

Cronkite School ‘Hooked’ Documentary Reaches 1 Million Viewers

January 22, 2015

An estimated 1 million Arizonans tuned in last week to a documentary produced by ASU students at the Cronkite School on the growing perils of heroin and opioid use in Arizona.

Cronkite Students to Play Important Role in Super Bowl XLIX

January 20, 2015

More than 200 ASU students at the Cronkite School are assisting the NFL and major media outlets, providing critical support and news coverage for Super Bowl XLIX.

National Sports Journalists Headline Super Bowl Lecture Series at Cronkite School

January 19, 2015

As the media descends upon the Valley in the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX, some of the country’s leading figures in sports journalism will take part in a special speaker series at ASU’s Cronkite School.

Knight-Cronkite Alumni Innovation Grant Application Deadline Is Feb. 15

January 15, 2015

ASU’s Cronkite School is taking applications for the Knight-Cronkite Alumni Innovation Grant, which awards up to $15,000 to Cronkite graduates who are professional journalists looking to pioneer cutting-edge technologies and practices in their newsrooms.

Cronkite Speaker Series Features International Media Professionals

January 14, 2015

The president of Al Jazeera America, a top anchor at CNN en Español and the CEO of an international public relations agency are among the journalists and communicators taking part in a lecture series at the Cronkite School.

Cronkite School’s Heroin Report Expected to be Ratings Boon

January 6, 2015

Next week, every broadcast TV station and most radio outlets in Arizona that are used to competing will unite and simultaneously air a 30-minute, commercial-free documentary produced by ASU journalism students.

Meredith Fellows Receive Broadcast Training at CBS 5, Cronkite

January 5, 2015

Ten of the nation’s top broadcast journalism students from underrepresented groups are participating in the Meredith-Cronkite Fellowship Program at CBS 5, KPHO-TV, and ASU’s Cronkite School this week.

Scripps Howard Institute at Cronkite Trains Professors in Journalism Entrepreneurship

January 1, 2015

Fifteen professors from across the country will study entrepreneurial journalism at the fifth annual Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute at the Cronkite School.

Reynolds Business Journalism Seminar Brings Journalists, Professors to Cronkite

December 29, 2014

Journalists and professors from around the country will participate in a rigorous business journalism institute at the Cronkite School next month.

Former Oregonian Editor Encourages Cronkite Grads to ‘Change the World’

December 14, 2014

Peter Bhatia, the former award-winning editor of The Oregonian newspaper and the Cronkite’s Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics, urged the newest graduates of the Cronkite School to invent the future of journalism.

Cronkite School Announces New Sports Journalism Degrees

November 24, 2014

The Cronkite School at ASU will offer two new degrees in the fast-growing field of sports journalism beginning in fall 2015.

Emmy-winning Sports Television Producer to Lead Cronkite Sports Bureau in Phoenix

November 24, 2014

Brett Kurland, an Emmy-winning sports producer and multimedia entrepreneur, is the director of a new Phoenix sports reporting bureau at ASU’s Cronkite School.

Cronkite Taps Digital Media Leader for New Digital Production Bureau

November 17, 2014

The Cronkite School has selected digital media innovator Mike Reilley to direct a new professional program in which ASU students will produce dynamic multimedia content.

Cronkite School Professor Establishes Scholarship in Memory of Wife

November 16, 2014

ASU professor Tim McGuire has established a new endowed scholarship at the Cronkite School to honor his late wife, Jean McGuire.

Carnegie-Knight News21 Wins 3rd Straight EPPY Award

November 13, 2014

For the third consecutive year, a major national investigation by Carnegie-Knight News21 at ASU has received a prestigious EPPY Award from Editor & Publisher magazine.

Cronkite Professor Edward J. Sylvester Dies

November 10, 2014

Edward J. Sylvester, an award-winning journalist who taught at ASU for more than 30 years, died Saturday from complications due to cancer. He was 72.

Cronkite Announces Inaugural Winners of Alumni Innovation Grant

November 6, 2014

Cronkite graduates working at the National Journal and the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting are the first recipients of the Knight-Cronkite Alumni Innovation Grant, a special fund to support accelerating innovation in newsrooms across the country.

Cronkite Professor Creates Endowed Scholarship

October 30, 2014

ASU alumna and faculty member Jacquee Gaillard Petchel has established a new endowed scholarship at the Cronkite School.

Arizona PBS General Manager Named to Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame

October 29, 2014

Kelly McCullough, who leads one of the nation’s largest PBS stations, is this year’s inductee into the Alumni Hall of Fame at ASU’s Cronkite School.

Edward R. Murrow Program Journalists to Study at Cronkite

October 27, 2014

The U.S. State Department’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists is sending a group of international media professionals to ASU’s Cronkite School to witness media coverage of the American electoral process.

CNN Senior Media Correspondent to Give Schatt Memorial Lecture

October 22, 2014

CNN Senior Media Correspondent Brian Stelter is the featured speaker of the eighth annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture at ASU’s Cronkite School.

Leonard Downie Remembers Ben Bradlee

October 21, 2014

Former Washington Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr., the Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School, recalls working for the late Ben Bradlee at the Post.

Cronkite School, Arizona PBS Shine at Rocky Mountain Emmys

October 20, 2014

ASU’s Cronkite School and Eight, Arizona PBS took home a combined 10 awards at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Emmys.

Cronkite Chief Broadcast Engineer to Receive Prestigious Rocky Mountain Emmy

October 16, 2014

After leading ASU’s Cronkite School to new technological heights, Jim Dove, who recently retired as the school’s chief broadcast engineer, will receive the highest honor given at the Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards.

All Arizona TV Stations to Simulcast ASU-Produced Special Report on Heroin

October 15, 2014

In a highly unusual collaboration, every broadcast TV station and most radio outlets across Arizona will air simultaneously a 30-minute commercial-free investigative report produced by ASU student journalists on the growing perils of heroin and opioid use.

New York Times Wins Disability Reporting Award

October 12, 2014

A New York Times story about a group of men with intellectual disabilities who worked in servitude for decades has won top honors in the 2014 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability.

Robin Roberts Accepts Cronkite Award

October 5, 2014

Award-winning journalist Robin Roberts of ABC’s “Good Morning America” extolled the importance of living life with optimism and faith as she accepted the 2014 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism Monday from ASU.

Reynolds Center Announces 2014 Barlett & Steele Award Winners

October 2, 2014

ProPublica, Reuters and The Huffington Post won gold, silver and bronze awards, respectively, in the eighth annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism.

Cronkite Day Alumni Celebration Scheduled for Oct. 31

October 2, 2014

The Cronkite School is hosting Cronkite Day, an annual large-scale alumni celebration, on Friday, Oct. 31, as part of ASU’s Homecoming 2014.

Carnegie-Knight News21 Takes Home Online Journalism Award

September 28, 2014

A national investigation by Carnegie-Knight News21 into the fate of veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan has received the Online News Association’s top award for student reporting in 2014.

Cronkite Students Capture 22 Rocky Mountain Emmy Nominations

September 24, 2014

ASU students at the Cronkite School amassed 22 Student Production Award nominations in the 2014 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards — seven more than the rest of the field combined.

ASU Faculty, Staff Create 17 New Endowed Scholarships

September 18, 2014

Seventeen new scholarships have been created for ASU students under a unique incentive matching program for faculty, staff and administrators.

Cronkite Launches New Digital Solutions Lab

September 16, 2014

ASU's Cronkite School is opening the doors of its New Media Innovation Lab to the public, offering expert advice and support on entrepreneurial and technological endeavors.

Cronkite Accepting Applicants for Knight Innovation Grant

September 8, 2014

ASU's Cronkite School is now accepting applications for the Knight-Cronkite Alumni Innovation Grant, which awards up to $15,000 to Cronkite graduates who are professional journalists looking to pioneer cutting-edge technologies and practices in their newsrooms.

NPR TV Critic to Examine Race and Media at Cronkite Lecture

September 7, 2014

Eric Deggans, one of the nation’s top television critics, will give a free public lecture at ASU's Cronkite School this fall on race in the modern media through the Provost’s Office of Academic Excellence and Inclusion.

Filmmaker Peter Bergen to Discuss National Geographic Documentary on War

August 27, 2014

Peter Bergen, an award-winning journalist, author, film producer and CNN’s national security analyst, will screen and discuss his new National Geographic Channel documentary “American War Generals” at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Cronkite Students Report on Global Sustainability in California

August 26, 2014

Two ASU students at the Cronkite School participated in a new fellowship, shining a light on important global sustainability issues for Zócalo Public Square, a cutting-edge media outlet in California.

Cronkite School Lecture Series Spotlights Leading Journalists and Media Professionals

August 21, 2014

The senior media correspondent for CNN, an award-winning White House correspondent, NPR's media critic and a documentary photographer from National Geographic will headline a speaker series this fall at ASU’s Cronkite School.

Poynter and Cronkite Pioneer Certificate Program for Adjunct Faculty

August 19, 2014

The Poynter Institute and the Cronkite School at ASU will launch an innovative online certificate program for adjunct faculty and others who teach journalism and mass communications classes at universities and colleges around the country.

News21 Students Investigate Gun Rights and Regulation in America

August 17, 2014

The Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multi-university reporting initiative headquartered at the Cronkite School at ASU, today released a major investigation into the polarizing issues of gun rights and regulation in America.

10 International Journalists and Communicators Arrive at Cronkite

August 10, 2014

A newspaper reporter from Uganda, a film producer from Armenia and a communications director from Afghanistan are among the 10 global journalists and communicators selected to the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Penn State Dean Returns to ASU Cronkite Faculty

July 29, 2014

Doug Anderson, who led the nation’s largest accredited communications program for the past 15 years as dean of Penn State’s College of Communications, is returning to ASU, where he built the foundation for the Cronkite School.

Cronkite Students Win Numerous Awards in 2013-2014

July 27, 2014

ASU students at the Cronkite School earned awards and recognition in reporting, photography and public relations, among other areas, for work done during the 2013-2014 academic year.

New Grant Brings Latest Broadcast Technology to Cronkite

July 17, 2014

Starting this fall, ASU students at the Cronkite School will report live from across the state using cutting-edge technology, thanks to a new grant from Women & Philanthropy, a program of the ASU Foundation for A New American University.

Arizona Republic Panel to Discuss Child Immigration Crisis

July 13, 2014

Five veteran journalists from The Arizona Republic will explore issues surrounding the child immigration crisis during a special online panel discussion at the Cronkite School at ASU next week.

Cronkite Graduate Named Fulbright Scholar

July 7, 2014

Kyle Renick, a recent graduate from the Cronkite School at ASU, won a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in Taiwan.

Arizona PBS Moves to Cronkite School, Becomes ‘Teaching Hospital’ and Innovation Hub

June 25, 2014

Arizona PBS, the 53-year-old public television station based at ASU with more than 1 million viewers, will become part of the Cronkite School, continuing to provide quality PBS programming while serving as a national hub for news innovation and reinvention, the university announced Thursday.

USA Today Highlights Arizona PBS Joining the Cronkite School

June 24, 2014

USA Today columnist Rem Rieder discusses how Arizona PBS joining the Cronkite School could be game-changing to journalism education and lead to much-needed innovation in the profession.

Schneider Disability Reporting Contest Is Now Open

June 22, 2014

The National Center on Disability and Journalism at ASU is accepting entries for the second annual Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability.

High School Students Receive Journalism Training at Cronkite

June 22, 2014

Twenty-six high school students, many from underrepresented communities, received journalism training through the Summer Journalism Institute at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Cronkite Dean to Chair Hearst Awards Steering Committee

June 15, 2014

Christopher Callahan, dean of the Cronkite School at ASU, will be the new chair of the Hearst Journalism Awards Steering Committee, which offers guidance and counsel, keeping the Hearst Journalism Awards Program abreast of changes in journalism education.

High School Teachers to Participate in Reynolds Institute at Cronkite

June 11, 2014

Thirty-five high school journalism teachers from across the country will enhance their digital and teaching skills at ASU this summer during a training program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and administered by the American Society of News Editors through its Youth Journalism Initiative.

ASU Downtown Campus Transforms Phoenix

June 7, 2014

Ten years later, Cronkite School Dean and University Vice Provost Christopher Callahan recounts the extraordinary development of the ASU Downtown Phoenix Campus in an article for The Arizona Republic.

Cronkite Student Wins Hearst Championship

June 5, 2014

For the third consecutive year, a student from the Cronkite School at ASU has won the national television championship in the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

Robin Roberts to Receive 2014 Cronkite Award

June 3, 2014

Robin Roberts, the award-winning anchor of “Good Morning America” on ABC News, will be the 2014 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, ASU announced today.

Cronkite Hosts Training for Dow Jones News Fund Interns

May 22, 2014

Top journalism students from across the country will receive intensive digital journalism training this summer as part of a Dow Jones News Fund program at ASU's Cronkite School.

Knight Foundation President Cautions Cronkite Grads on Online Freedom of Speech

May 15, 2014

The president of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation warned the newest ASU graduates at the Cronkite School that online freedom of speech is at risk.

Knight Foundation President Unveils New Grant for Cronkite Alumni

May 15, 2014

The president of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced the establishment of a special $250,000 grant for ASU journalism graduates to accelerate innovation in newsrooms across the country.

Former NY Times Journalist Named Director of Reynolds Center

May 14, 2014

Micheline Maynard, a former New York Times senior business correspondent, will be the new director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU’s Cronkite School.

Cronkite PIN Bureau Drives Innovation, Entrepreneurship

May 13, 2014

ASU students in the Cronkite School’s new Public Insight Network Bureau, supported by American Public Media and Knight Foundation, are discovering how to develop a sustainable business model for journalistic collaboration and engagement.

Cronkite Tops Other Schools in SPJ National Contest

May 11, 2014

For the eighth time in nine years, ASU students at the Cronkite School finished with the best record in the Society of Professional Journalists’ prestigious national Mark of Excellence competition.

Knight Foundation President to Speak to Cronkite Graduates

May 7, 2014

Alberto Ibargüen, president and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will be the keynote convocation speaker next week for graduates of the Cronkite School at ASU.

Five Years After Obama’s Visit to ASU, Cronkite Class Reflects on Professional Success

May 4, 2014

Five years after President Barack Obama addressed ASU graduates, the Cronkite class of 2009 is making a notable impact in the world around them, succeeding at new jobs and opportunities – some that did not even exist five years ago.

Cronkite School Grad Wins ASU Alumni Association Award

May 1, 2014

Mauro Whiteman, who will graduate with a master’s in mass communication and a bachelor of arts in journalism, has been named the 2014 ASU Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate at the Cronkite School.

New York Times Columnist to Discuss Disability Reporting

April 28, 2014

New York Times columnist Dan Barry will discuss reporting on disability issues at a free webinar hosted by the National Center on Disability and Journalism headquartered at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Former Forbes Magazine Publisher Named Professor at ASU

April 20, 2014

Jeff Cunningham, the former publisher of Forbes magazine and founder of Directorship Magazine, is joining ASU as a faculty member at the W. P. Carey School of Business and the Cronkite School.

ASU Honors Cronkite Assistant Dean with Faculty Achievement Award

April 17, 2014

Mark Lodato, assistant dean at the Cronkite School, is a recipient of this year’s Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Curricular Innovation at ASU.

ASU Public Affairs VP to Join Cronkite School Faculty

April 16, 2014

Virgil Renzulli, who has led ASU’s communications and outreach for more than a decade, is joining the Cronkite School as a professor of strategic communications.

Cronkite Wins Challenge Grant to Hack Journalism Education

April 3, 2014

The Cronkite School at ASU is one of 12 select schools to win a grant to seed collaborative news experiments, the Online News Association announced today.

Cronkite Wins SPJ Contest for 14th Straight Year

April 1, 2014

For the 14th consecutive year, the Cronkite School at ASU is the top school in the regional Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards competition.

CPJ and Bloomberg to Host Press Freedom Discussion at Cronkite

March 31, 2014

The Committee to Protect Journalists and Bloomberg News are hosting a panel discussion at the Cronkite School at ASU on the threats to press freedom posed by the Obama administration and the National Security Agency.

Cronkite Alumnus and Family Create Endowed Scholarship

March 23, 2014

ASU alumnus TJ Sokol and his mother Dorothy J. Sokol are establishing a new endowed scholarship for undergraduates at the Cronkite School.

Reynolds Selects School to Host Visiting Business Journalism Professor

March 11, 2014

The Pennsylvania State University will host a visiting business journalism professor in spring 2015 under an ASU program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

Cronkite Offers Sports Broadcasting Camp for High School Students

March 9, 2014

High school students from across the country who are interested in sports broadcasting can cover professional teams and learn from top journalists through a new summer camp at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Oregonian Editor Joins Cronkite School as Gaylord Professor

March 5, 2014

Peter Bhatia, the award-winning editor of The Oregonian in Portland, is joining the Cronkite School as the Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at ASU.

Veteran TV Sports Executive to Lead Cronkite Sports Bureau in Southern California

March 4, 2014

An Emmy-winning sports television executive is joining the Cronkite School at ASU to head its new Southern California sports program.

Cronkite's Reynolds Center Offers 1st Online Graduate Certificate in Business Journalism

March 3, 2014

To meet the growing demand for skilled business journalists, the Cronkite School at ASU is offering the first online graduate certificate in business journalism through the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Cronkite Bureau to Help News Organizations Connect with Audiences

March 2, 2014

ASU’s Cronkite School will establish an engagement and education hub for American Public Media’s Public Insight Network, a community of tens of thousands of citizen sources who help journalists create deeper stories by sharing their experiences.

Cronkite School Leaders Establish Endowed Scholarships

February 25, 2014

Four leaders of the Cronkite School are establishing new permanent scholarships to assist ASU undergraduates pursuing journalism and digital communications careers.

Cronkite Alumna Wins Polk Award

February 23, 2014

Less than a year after graduating, an alumna of the Cronkite School at ASU is part of a reporting team that has won the prestigious George Polk Award for Business Reporting.

ASU Downtown Hosts March 1 Open Door Event

February 20, 2014

ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus is inviting the public to the largest open-door event in its seven-year history with numerous interactive attractions for the community.

Hack Day Connects ASU Students from Different Disciplines

February 19, 2014

ASU students will collaborate across disciplines to envision new digital products as part of a Hack Day organized by the Cronkite School and the College of Technology & Innovation.

Cronkite Continues Dominance in National Broadcast Awards Competition

February 18, 2014

The Cronkite School at ASU has won more awards in the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts competition than any other school in the country for the fifth year in a row.

Cronkite Partners with NAB Education Foundation on Media Sales Institute Program

February 9, 2014

The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation and the Cronkite School at ASU are offering recent graduates from across the country an intensive 10-day media sales training program this summer.

Cronkite's Humphrey Fellows to Share Global Experiences with Yavapai College

February 5, 2014

Ten international journalists and communicators at the Cronkite School are visiting students and faculty at Yavapai College in central Arizona Friday for a daylong event on globalization and international cooperation.

Cronkite Hosts International Journalist Speaker Series

February 3, 2014

The Cronkite School at ASU is holding a series of discussions featuring international journalists giving firsthand accounts from some of journalism’s most dangerous frontiers.

Cronkite Kicks Off Super Bowl Reporting Class

February 2, 2014

As the Valley of the Sun prepares to host next year’s Super Bowl, ASU students will cover news and events leading up to the big game for professional media outlets as part of a special sports journalism experience at the Cronkite School.

National Media Veterans Headline Speaker Series

January 26, 2014

The president of the world’s largest public relations agency, the former president of NBC News and the host of ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight” are part of the spring “Must See Mondays” lecture series at ASU’s Cronkite School.

Cronkite Names New Assistant Professor of Digital Media

January 20, 2014

A former international journalist for BBC World Service in India is joining the Cronkite School at ASU as an assistant professor of digital media in fall 2014.

Cronkite Faculty Explore Evolution of News Media

January 16, 2014

Leonard Downie Jr., vice president at large of The Washington Post and Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School, and Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan will address the evolution of the news media.

16 Universities Join Carnegie-Knight News21 Investigation

January 14, 2014

Top journalism students from 16 universities will conduct an investigation into state gun control efforts and gun rights issues as part of the 2014 Carnegie-Knight News21 national multimedia reporting initiative.

Cronkite Hosts Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute

January 1, 2014

Fifteen journalism professors from around the country will participate in a five-day program on teaching entrepreneurial journalism through the annual Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Poynter Institute Names Cronkite Dean to National Advisory Board

December 26, 2013

The founding dean of the Cronkite School at ASU is a new member of the National Advisory Board of The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism education.

Cronkite School Acquires Historic Arizona Highways Magazine Printing Press

December 22, 2013

ASU students can see how publications, such as Arizona Highways magazine, were made before the advent of computers through a printing press exhibit at the Cronkite School.

Republic Media COO Congratulates Cronkite Grads on Crossing the Finishing Line

December 16, 2013

The chief operating officer of Republic Media told the newest graduates of the Cronkite School at ASU that accuracy and integrity are critical in the new era of digital communications.

Former NY Times, CNN Journalists Named Reynolds Visiting Professors

December 10, 2013

A former New York Times senior business correspondent and a former CNN Wall Street correspondent will be the Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professors in Business Journalism for the spring semester at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Cronkite New Media Academy Offers Digital Training to Arizonans

December 2, 2013

Arizonans interested in developing digital media skills and strategies are invited to participate in a series of hands-on workshops taught by multimedia experts at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Cronkite Professor of Practice Part of National Science Foundation Study

December 1, 2013

A faculty member at the Cronkite School at ASU is part of a National Science Foundation-funded study examining how computer science is developing in sub-Saharan Africa and impacting innovation in the region.

CIR Reporter Accepts Award, Urges Coverage of Disabilities

November 25, 2013

Ryan Gabrielson, a reporter for The Center for Investigative Reporting’s California Watch, expressed concern over the scarcity of disability coverage as he accepted the inaugural Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability Monday.

Student Radio Station Moves to Cronkite Building

November 24, 2013

After 30 years on the Tempe campus, ASU’s student-run radio station, The Blaze, has moved to a fully digital radio studio in the Cronkite Building on the Downtown Phoenix campus.

Cronkite Names New Endowment Board President

November 20, 2013

David J. Bodney, partner at Phoenix law firm Steptoe & Johnson LLP, is the new president of the Cronkite Endowment Board of Trustees at the Cronkite School at ASU.

Cronkite School to Screen Namesake’s Coverage of Kennedy Assassination

November 20, 2013

To mark the 50th anniversary of Walter Cronkite’s historic four-day coverage of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, ASU is showing the CBS News broadcast in its entirety at the legendary journalist’s school.

Reynolds Center Selects Fellows for Journalism Training

November 19, 2013

The Donald W. Reynolds Center for Business Journalism selects 30 fellows for four days of intensive study in business journalism at the Cronkite School in January.

Cronkite National Board of Advisors Chair Named ASU Trustee

November 13, 2013

Craig A. Newman, chair of the National Board of Advisors at the Cronkite School, has been appointed a member of the newly established Trustees of ASU.

Cronkite to Host Female Veteran Panel Discussion

November 5, 2013

In honor of Veterans Day, the Cronkite School and Carnegie-Knight News21 at ASU are hosting a special panel discussion examining the unique issues and challenges that female veterans face when they return home from war.

Cronkite Hosts Edward R. Murrow Program Journalists

October 31, 2013

Twelve international journalists are visiting the Cronkite School at ASU as part of the U.S. State Department’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.

Carnegie-Knight News21 Wins 2nd Consecutive EPPY Award

October 30, 2013

For the second year in a row, a major national investigation by Carnegie-Knight News21 has received an EPPY Award from Editor & Publisher magazine in the best college/university investigative or documentary report category.

Bob Schieffer Receives Cronkite Award

October 28, 2013

Award-winning newscaster Bob Schieffer discussed the dangers and hope of digital journalism as he accepted the 2013 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism Tuesday from ASU.

Chicago Tribune Editorial Writer Named to Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame

October 27, 2013

Marie Dillon, a prize-winning editorial writer at the Chicago Tribune, is this year's inductee to the Cronkite School Alumni Hall of Fame at Arizona State University.

ASU Students to Cover Global Sustainability Issues in California

October 23, 2013

ASU students will report on important global sustainability issues for an innovative media outlet in California, the latest effort by the Cronkite School to create a cadre of young journalists with expertise in effectively communicating complex sustainability stories.

Cronkite Launches Major New Sports Journalism Program

October 23, 2013

The Cronkite School is launching a major new sports journalism program, featuring a Southern California bureau, that will give ASU students unparalleled preparation for careers in sports media and communications through courses, internships and immersive professional programs.

Cronkite Students Featured on 'TODAY' Show

October 22, 2013

A viral tweet from Cronkite and ASU students at Taylor Place leads to NBC's "TODAY" featuring them on air with a surprise visit from Al Roker disguised as Sparky, the ASU mascot.

Y Race and Fitness Fest Draw 1,000-plus People

October 21, 2013

More than 1,000 people from across the Valley and ASU participated in the 45th annual Y Race Phoenix and the inaugural Y Race Fitness Fest during Homecoming weekend.

Committee to Protect Journalists Releases Report on US Government Treatment of Reporters

October 9, 2013

The Committee to Protect Journalists releases a major investigation, led by Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School, on U.S. government attacks on press freedoms.

Center for Investigative Reporting Wins Inaugural Award Recognizing Disability Coverage

October 7, 2013

A series exposing the routine failure on the part of police to protect the developmentally disabled at California care institutions is the inaugural winner of the Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability.

Business School Deans Rank Business Coverage

October 1, 2013

Business school deans rank the quality of U.S. business and economic news coverage in a survey by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU.

Downtown Phoenix Fitness Complex Hosts Grand Opening

September 30, 2013

Student and community health took a major stride with the grand opening of ASU’s Sun Devil Fitness Complex, a $24.1 million student recreation center in the heart of Downtown Phoenix.

Reynolds Center Announces Barlett & Steele Award Winners

September 30, 2013

A Tampa Bay Times/Center for Investigative Reporting joint project, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal won gold, silver and bronze awards respectively in the seventh annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism.

Committee to Protect Journalists Probe US Government Treatment of Reporters

September 29, 2013

For the first time, the Committee to Protect Journalists is conducting a major investigation, led by Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School, on attacks to press freedoms by the U.S. government.

Cronkite and KJZZ Partner on Radio Reporting Course

September 25, 2013

ASU students are producing in-depth news radio stories for NPR member station KJZZ under a new partnership between the radio station and the Cronkite School.

ASU and YMCA to Host the Y Race Fitness Fest

September 18, 2013

The Valley of the Sun YMCA and ASU are hosting the inaugural Y Race Fitness Fest, an interactive community health event and expo, on Oct. 18 at Civic Space Park on ASU’s downtown Phoenix campus.

Renewed Foundation Grant Supports News21 Program

September 17, 2013

Eighteen journalism students will be able to participate in the Carnegie-Knight News21 program over the next three years, thanks to the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.

Cronkite Day Alumni Celebration Scheduled for October

September 12, 2013

The Cronkite School is hosting the second annual Cronkite Day, a large-scale alumni celebration, on Oct. 18 as part of ASU’s Homecoming Weekend.

Lecture Series Features Top Journalists and Media Professionals

September 5, 2013

The president of the world’s largest public relations firm, a staff writer for The New Yorker and three Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists will be part of a public lecture series this fall at ASU’s Cronkite School.

Symposium Addresses Reliable News in a Digital World

August 26, 2013

Leading media figures from the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland will discuss who can create media in a digital world in a one-day symposium hosted by ASU on Sept. 16 at Dublin City University.

Global Journalists and Communicators Arrive at Cronkite

August 25, 2013

A documentary filmmaker from Pakistan, a communications coordinator from Brazil and a public relations professional from Croatia are among the 10 new Humphrey Fellows at the Cronkite School at ASU this year.

News21 Students Investigate Plight of Veterans

August 24, 2013

The Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multi-university reporting initiative, today released a major national investigation into the enduring battles facing post-9/11 veterans.

News21 Wins NABJ Award for Excellence

August 19, 2013

A Carnegie-Knight News21 investigation into voting rights produced at ASU was honored as the top online news project of the year by the National Association of Black Journalists.

Reynolds Center Names Visiting Biz Journalism Profs

August 7, 2013

Two veteran journalists have been named Reynolds Visiting Business Journalism Professors at California State University, Fullerton and the University of Oklahoma under a $1.67 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. They are Dick Weiss and Joe Winski.

Sports Fans Get Inside Look at Baseball

August 5, 2013

Azcentral sports is teaming up with the Cronkite School to offer sports enthusiasts a behind-the-scenes look at Major League Baseball and baseball coverage in the Valley.

Scripps Institute Teaches J-Entrepreneurship to Educators

August 4, 2013

Twelve professors from journalism schools across the country will come to ASU in January to learn to teach entrepreneurship at the third annual Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute.

ASU Partners with YMCA to Host Arizona’s Oldest Running Event

July 25, 2013

ASU is joining with the Valley of the Sun YMCA to host the 45th edition of the Grand Canyon State’s oldest running event – the Y Race Phoenix.

Native American Students Get Digital Training at Cronkite

July 11, 2013

Native American students from nine states will participate in a digital journalism program this week at the Cronkite School.

Disability Reporting Contest Accepts Entries

July 10, 2013

The National Center on Disability and Journalism at ASU is accepting submissions for a new national journalism awards contest recognizing excellence in reporting on disability issues and people with disabilities.

Leckey named Fulbright Scholar to China

July 8, 2013

The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has announced the selection of ASU Professor Andrew Leckey as a Fulbright Scholar to China for the 2014 spring term. He will teach business journalism at Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou, China.

Cronkite professor receives NAACP 2013 Educator Award

July 2, 2013

The Maricopa County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has recognized Sharon Bramlett-Solomon, an associate professor at ASU’s Cronkite School, for outstanding teaching and exemplary community leadership service.

E-publishing and Social Media Training Offered

June 30, 2013

Registration is now open for two day-long training programs at the Cronkite School for people interested in how to self-publish on e-books and who want to learn to use social media in a strategic way.

Cronkite Student Named Hearst Champion

June 18, 2013

An ASU senior from Scottsdale has won the national television championship in the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

High School Students Learn Journalism at Cronkite School

June 15, 2013

Thirty-four high school students, many from underrepresented communities, are learning journalism this summer through two residential programs at Cronkite.

34 HS Teachers Participating in Reynolds Institute at Cronkite

June 13, 2013

Thirty-four high school journalism teachers from around the country will enhance their skills at ASU this month in a training program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and operated by the American Society of News Editors.

Cronkite Launches Science and Medical Program

June 13, 2013

ASU is launching a program designed to bring together the worlds of journalism and medical science.

Cronkite Students Win Recognition, Awards

June 5, 2013

Cronkite students earned recognition this spring for accomplishments in reporting, producing, photography, entrepreneurship and digital innovation.

PR Faculty, Students Win Honors

June 4, 2013

Associate Professor Fran Matera, director of the Public Relations Lab at Cronkite, was recognized this spring as one of ASU’s outstanding faculty members.

Cronkite Students Top National SPJ Contest

May 28, 2013

Arizona State University students won 12 awards in the Society of Professional Journalists’ prestigious national Mark of Excellence competition, more than double the number of any other university in the country.

Cronkite Professor Critiques Obama's War on Leaks

May 23, 2013

Leonard Downie Jr., vice president at large of The Washington Post and Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School, makes the case in a Post opinion piece that the Obama administration is undermining investigative journalism in the U.S.

Bob Schieffer to Receive Walter Cronkite Award

May 20, 2013

Bob Schieffer, the award-winning CBS News correspondent and longtime anchor of “Face the Nation,” will be the 2013 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, ASU announced.

National Voting Rights Project Wins SPJ First Amendment Award

May 19, 2013

The Society of Professional Journalists presented a special First Amendment Award to the Cronkite School for a national multimedia investigative reporting project on voter rights and voting fraud.

Radio Host to Join Cronkite School as Ph.D. Student

May 16, 2013

National media personality and noted author Ian Punnett will join the Cronkite School at Arizona State University this fall as a doctoral student.

Cronkite Grads Urged to 'Pay It Forward'

May 10, 2013

The national director of the Carnegie-Knight News21 program urged graduates of the Cronkite School to "pay it forward," giving back to their professions and others as they embark on their careers.

Journalism Major Awarded Scholarship to Study Women in Kuwait

April 30, 2013

Brittany Morris, a junior in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has been awarded a research scholarship from the Center for Religion and Conflict to travel to Kuwait to study the participation of Muslim women in civil society.

Reynolds visiting professors awarded to University of Oklahoma and Cal State Fullerton

April 22, 2013

Journalism programs at the University of Oklahoma and California State University, Fullerton will receive visiting business journalism professors next spring under an ASU program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

ASU grad wins Pulitzer for fiction

April 21, 2013

For his story of a North Korean man with a rough past, ASU alumnus Adam Johnson has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The award for his novel, "The Orphan Master's Son," was announced April 15.

ASU Appoints Leading Documentary Filmmaker, Sustainability Expert as Professor of Practice

April 16, 2013

Arizona State University has appointed documentary filmmaker Peter Byck to jointly serve as professor of practice for the Global Institute of Sustainability’s School of Sustainability and for the Cronkite School.

Cronkite Tops SPJ Contest for 13th Consecutive Year

April 15, 2013

For the 13th consecutive year, students of the Cronkite School took first in the regional Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence student awards competition.

12 Universities Join Carnegie-Knight News21 Veterans Investigation

April 9, 2013

Top journalism students from 12 universities around the country will conduct a national investigative reporting project on post-9/11 veterans as part of the Carnegie-Knight News21 in-depth journalism program.

ASU, Yavapai Bring International Journalists and Educators Together

April 2, 2013

Two dozen journalists and educators from 16 countries come together for a discussion about globalization and international cooperation with students and faculty at Yavapai College in central Arizona.

Gwen Ifill Speaks to Capacity Crowd at Cronkite School

April 1, 2013

Gwen Ifill, one of the nation's most recognizable and seasoned television journalists, said that diversity is not only important in newsrooms it is what makes society strong.

Cronkite’s Spring Training Reporting Program Expands

March 28, 2013

Cronkite students spent the past six weeks covering Major League Baseball teams for major media outlets as part of the school’s expanding sports-journalism program.

’11 Grad Wins Prestigious Peabody Award for ABC15 Investigative Series

March 27, 2013

Lauren Gilger, a 2011 Cronkite graduate, won a prestigious George Foster Peabody Award for an ABC15 investigative series exposing a deadly acceleration defect in Ford Escapes that led to a massive recall of the SUVs.

Cronkite Students Cover Business of Entertainment

March 24, 2013

Students in a business journalism reporting course at the Cronkite School spent their spring break in Los Angeles tracking the money side of entertainment.

Cronkite Students Win 16 Broadcast Awards

March 18, 2013

For the fourth year in a row, the Cronkite School has won more awards in the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts competition than any other school in the country.

2.0 Version of Urban Devil Released

March 18, 2013

A new version of Urban Devil, a mobile app that lists events happening on and near ASU's Downtown Phoenix Campus, is now available in app stores and online.

Dean Urges IRS Action on Nonprofit News Outlets

March 10, 2013

Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan joins the leaders of 10 other leading journalism schools in support of tax-exempt status for nonprofit news organizations.

Cronkite School Announces Online Degree Program in Media Studies

March 4, 2013

The Cronkite School announces plans to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications and Media Studies entirely online.

Cronkite to Operate Dow Jones News Fund Digital Program

February 27, 2013

The Cronkite School has been selected as the Dow Jones News Fund’s newest digital journalism training center.

ASU Hosts First News Game Development Workshop

February 21, 2013

The New Media Innovation Lab and the Center for Games & Impact hold ASU’s first news game development workshop March 22 on the ASU Downtown Campus.

Gwen Ifill Speaks on News Diversity at Cronkite School

February 13, 2013

Gwen Ifill, one of the nation’s most recognized and respected television journalists, gives a free public lecture on diversity in the news at ASU.

Cronkite Professor Named to Defense Information School Hall of Fame

February 12, 2013

Stephen Doig, the Knight Chair in Journalism in the Cronkite School, was recently selected as a member of the inaugural class of the Defense Information School (DINFOS) Hall of Fame in Fort Meade, Md.

Opinion Writing Topic of Seventh Schatt Lecture

February 6, 2013

Award-winning journalist and foreign policy analyst Carla Robbins is the featured speaker at the seventh annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture at ASU.

Cronkite Students Contribute to Award-winning USA Today Multimedia Series

January 27, 2013

Two ASU students were part of a USA Today multimedia team that received an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, one of journalism’s highest honors.

ASU Hosts Knight News Challenge Event

January 16, 2013

The winners of the Knight News Challenge: Mobile present their projects for the first time at an ASU gathering on the future of mobile media.

Spring Speaker Series Kicks Off

January 13, 2013

The moderator of PBS’s “Washington Week” is among those headlining a spring speaker series at ASU.

Former ABC15 News Director Named Gaylord Visiting Professor

January 10, 2013

Joe Hengemuehler, former news director at KNXV-TV, Phoenix’s ABC affiliate, is the newest Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at ASU.

Politics and the Press Focus of First Community Conversations

January 8, 2013

ASU's Cronkite School teams up with The Arizona Republic to present “Politics and the Press,” the first in a series of community conversations.

Cronkite School to Host AP Photojournalism Exhibit

January 7, 2013

ASU hosts an Associated Press exhibit of photojournalism chronicling American presidents at Cronkite.

Scripps Howard Journalism Institute Teaches Entrepreneurship

January 1, 2013

Fifteen professors from U.S. universities come to Cronkite to learn principles of journalism entrepreneurship through the five-day Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute.

AZ Republic Executive Editor Tells Cronkite Grads to Be ‘Dreamers Who Do’

December 23, 2012

The executive editor of The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com told the newest graduates of the Cronkite School that though the journalism industry is changing rapidly, they can look forward to a bright future.

Former Visiting Business Journalism Professor Returns to ASU

December 20, 2012

Former CNN correspondent Susan Lisovicz is the Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor in Business Journalism for the spring semester at the Cronkite School.

Cronkite Professor Urges Rejection of Proposed Law to Stop Intelligence Leaks

December 6, 2012

In a Dec. 6 op-ed for The Washington Post, Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of the Post and Weil Family Professor Journalism at the Cronkite School, urges the rejection of proposed legislation to stop intelligence leaks.

Pulitzer-winning Alumna Returns to ASU to Lead Carnegie-Knight News21

December 5, 2012

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and ASU alumna Jacquee Petchel will join ASU to lead the Carnegie-Knight News21 multimedia investigative reporting initiative.

Cronkite School to Launch Leadership Development Program

November 29, 2012

The Cronkite School will launch a leadership development program for high-performing freshmen in fall 2013.

Carnegie-Knight News21 Voting Rights Investigation Wins EPPY Award

November 28, 2012

A major national investigation into voting rights in the U.S. by Carnegie-Knight News21 has received a 2012 EPPY Award from Editor & Publisher magazine.

Student Reporting Project Published in Major Media Outlets

November 27, 2012

An ASU student reporting project on Puerto Rico is getting international distribution through BBC Mundo and the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting.

Reynolds Center Picks 31 Fellows for Intensive Business Journalism Training

November 14, 2012

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism has selected 31 fellows – 16 journalists and 15 professors – for four days of intensive study in business journalism.

Scripps and Arizona State Join Forces to Create Innovative Career Initiative

November 12, 2012

With the objective of strengthening the content it delivers in one of its new markets, The E.W. Scripps Company is embarking on a ground-breaking program with Arizona State University that will place top-tier journalism students in a Scripps newsroom.

Cronkite Students Cover Elections

November 7, 2012

Student journalists from Cronkite provided multimedia coverage of the 2012 elections Tuesday for audiences across Arizona.

Cronkite Hosts Edward R. Murrow Program for 3rd Year

November 4, 2012

The Cronkite School is hosting a group of international journalists as part of the U.S. State Department’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.

ASU Launches Cronkite Nation at Inaugural Cronkite Day Celebration

October 30, 2012

ASU is launching Cronkite Nation, an interactive online network for graduates of the Cronkite School.

Costas Accepts Cronkite Award

October 29, 2012

Award-winning sportscaster Bob Costas praised the “timeless virtues” exemplified by Walter Cronkite as he accepted the 2012 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism at ASU Tuesday.

CNN Anchor Inducted Into Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame

October 28, 2012

CNN International anchor and host Becky Anderson is the 2012 Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame inductee.

Sports Journalism Focus Expanding at Cronkite

October 25, 2012

ASU, responding to an increase in both student and industry interest in sports media, is expanding its sports journalism programs and opportunities at the Cronkite School.

News21 Voting Rights Series Available as e-Book

October 23, 2012

A major national investigation into voting rights in the U.S. is now available in e-book form.

Student Productions Honored at Rocky Mountain Emmys

October 8, 2012

Cronkite students won five Student Achievement Awards at the 2012 Rocky Mountain Emmys, including best student newscast for Cronkite NewsWatch.

Craft Recognized at Rocky Mountain Emmys

October 7, 2012

The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences inducted Cronkite Professor John Craft into its Gold Circle Society.

Reynolds Center Announces 2012 Barlett & Steele Award Winners

October 3, 2012

The New York Times, USA Today and a joint project by The Charlotte Observer and The (Raleigh) News & Observer won gold, silver and bronze awards respectively in the sixth annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announced.

Leaders of CBS, Slate Headline Cronkite Speaker Series

October 2, 2012

The chairman of CBS News, a New York Times bureau chief, the editor of Slate Magazine and an award-winning author and historian are among those headlining a speaker series this fall at ASU.

News 21 Voting Rights Investigation Headlines Downtown Lecture Series

October 2, 2012

A News21 student-led investigation on voting rights in the U.S. is the subject of the next fall 2012 Humanities Lecture Series at ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus.

Inaugural Cronkite Day Celebration Set for October

September 19, 2012

ASU journalism alumni are invited back to the Cronkite School for the school’s first-ever large-scale alumni celebration Oct. 26.

Reynolds Foundation Awards ASU $8.21 Million for Business Journalism

September 17, 2012

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, the nation’s leader in philanthropic support of professional development and education in business journalism, has awarded two grants totaling $8.21 million to ASU to improve coverage of complex business and economic issues.

News21 Student Journalists Discuss Voting Rights at New America Foundation Event

September 16, 2012

Student journalists from the national Carnegie-Knight News21 program will participate in a panel discussion about voting rights Tuesday at the Washington, D.C.-based New America Foundation.

Cronkite Professor Speaks at Conference on Open Data Movements

September 5, 2012

Retha Hill, director of the New Media Innovation Lab at the Cronkite School, conducts a workshop at a conference in Mexico City on international open data movements.

Pop Up Park Comes to Downtown Phoenix Campus

August 29, 2012

The Downtown Phoenix Partnership and ASU have collaborated to bring a weekly Pop Up Park event to the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus.

Veteran Journalists Named Reynolds Visiting Business Journalism Professors at CMU, Elon and LSU

August 22, 2012

Three veteran journalists have been named the Reynolds Visiting Business Journalism Professors at Central Michigan, Elon and Louisiana State universities under a $1.67 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

Discover Phoenix Returns for 2nd Year

August 20, 2012

ASU is offering the “Discover Phoenix” series on the Downtown Phoenix campus to help students engage with the thriving community that surrounds them.

Downtown Phoenix Campus Launches Urban Devil App

August 16, 2012

A new smartphone application will help students on ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus find things to do on campus and in the surrounding area.

News21 Students Investigate Voting Rights

August 12, 2012

Student journalists participating in the national Carnegie-Knight News21 program have produced a major national investigation into voting rights in the U.S.

Cronkite Hosts Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute for 2nd Year

August 7, 2012

Journalism professors from around the country will learn about teaching entrepreneurship at the second annual Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute at ASU in January.

Cronkite Welcomes 3rd Class of Humphrey Fellows

August 6, 2012

Ten international journalists and communicators are starting their yearlong studies at the Cronkite School as part of the prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.

California Latino Journalist Organization Relocates to ASU

August 2, 2012

CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California is relocating to ASU’s newly opened California offices in affiliation with the Cronkite School.

Cronkite Recognized for Commitment to Diversity

August 1, 2012

The Cronkite School has received ASU's inaugural Institutional Inclusion Award in recognition of its efforts to advance diversity and inclusion at the institutional level.

New Journalism Award to Recognize Disability Coverage

July 31, 2012

A new national journalism awards program at the Cronkite School will recognize excellence in reporting on disability issues and people with disabilities.

Cronkite Establishes AAJA Student Group

July 30, 2012

Students at the Cronkite School have founded the first university-based organization affiliated with the Asian American Journalists Association.

New Gifts Support Public Relations at Cronkite

July 26, 2012

The Cronkite School has received two gifts to support the school’s public relations program.

Cronkite Students to Cover 2012 Olympics

July 24, 2012

Nineteen students from the Cronkite School are in London to cover the 2012 Olympic Games for Cronkite News Service and other news organizations.

Foundation Grants Support National News21 Program

June 28, 2012

Nine journalism students are participating in the Carnegie-Knight News21 program this summer thanks to support from Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation and the Hearst Foundations.

Downie Calls on Government to Grant 501(c)3 Status to Nonprofit News Startups

June 21, 2012

The federal government needs to remove roadblocks to granting nonprofit status to startup news organizations that provide increasingly important accountability journalism in communities around the nation, the former top editor of The Washington Post, now an ASU professor, said in a new report.

Cronkite Hosts Village Voice Fellows

June 19, 2012

Six college journalism students from around the country will enhance their digital media skills at ASU this summer in the Village Voice Digital Media Fellowship Program.

HS Journalism Teachers Enhance Skills at Cronkite

June 17, 2012

Thirty high school journalism teachers from around the country will grow their skills at ASU this summer in a training program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and operated by the American Society of News Editors.

Cronkite Grads Earn Honors at Hearst Championships

June 12, 2012

Three May graduates of the Cronkite School received honors in the national championships of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program.

Cronkite Hosts Summer Journalism Institutes for High School Students

June 4, 2012

Thirty-eight high school students will learn digital and broadcast journalism skills this summer at the Cronkite School.

Gangplank Workspace Pops up at Downtown Phoenix Campus

May 31, 2012

Gangplank, an Arizona nonprofit that fosters creative, collaborative and entrepreneurial working environments, has partnered with Arizona State University to provide a popup workspace on ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus.

Cronkite School Sends 15 Business Journalism Interns into Newsrooms

May 23, 2012

Fifteen business journalism students from the Cronkite School will intern this summer at major news organizations around the country.

Cronkite Graduate Wins Fulbright Award

May 14, 2012

Cronkite graduate Dustin Volz has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Indonesia through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Cronkite Students Win Third RFK Award in Four Years

May 13, 2012

For the third time in four years, Cronkite students have won the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.

Three Schools to Receive Reynolds Visiting Business Journalism Professors

May 10, 2012

Journalism programs at Central Michigan University, Elon University and Louisiana State University will receive visiting business journalism professors next spring under a $1.67 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

Carnegie-Knight News21 Food Safety Probe Wins National Awards

May 7, 2012

A major investigation of food safety conducted by the Carnegie-Knight News21 digital news team from five universities is being recognized nationally in journalism competitions.

CBS News President Tells Graduates to Stay True to Cronkite’s Values

May 6, 2012

The president of CBS News encouraged the newest graduates of the Cronkite School to stay true to the values embodied by the school’s namesake as they embark on their journalism careers.

Former Cronkite Professor Ben Silver Dies

May 2, 2012

Ben Silver, an award-winning correspondent for CBS News who later taught broadcast journalism at ASU for nearly 20 years, died Wednesday from complications of Parkinson’s disease at his home in St. Louis Park, Minn. He was 85.

Bob Costas to Receive 2012 Cronkite Award

April 30, 2012

Emmy Award-winning sportscaster Bob Costas will be the 2012 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, ASU announced today.

Cronkite Earns Top Honors in SPJ National Awards

April 26, 2012

Cronkite students have won seven awards in the Society of Professional Journalists’ prestigious national Mark of Excellence competition, including best student newscast and best online in-depth report.

Cronkite Global Initiatives Suite Named in Honor of Seversons

April 24, 2012

The international program headquarters at the Cronkite School was named today in honor of alumna Adelaida Severson and her husband, Barry.

CBS News President to Keynote Cronkite School Graduation

April 16, 2012

CBS News President David Rhodes will deliver the keynote graduation address next month at the Cronkite School.

Cronkite Students Take 1st in SPJ Region 11 Awards for 12th Year

April 12, 2012

For the 12th consecutive year, Cronkite students took first place in the regional Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence competition.

Cronkite Students Win First Amendment Awards

April 11, 2012

The Society of Professional Journalists is honoring two watchdog projects by student journalists at the Cronkite School with First Amendment Awards.

Cronkite Student Wins Collegiate Reporting Prize

March 29, 2012

Cronkite student Jack Highberger is one of nine journalism students from across the country to win the 2012 Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition.

Washington Post Political Editor Discusses Media Coverage of the 2012 Presidential Election

March 29, 2012

The national political editor of The Washington Post discussed how the new media landscape is changing the coverage of the 2012 presidential election Thursday night at Arizona State University.

12 J-Schools Participate in News21 Voter Rights Investigation

March 25, 2012

Top journalism students from 12 universities around the country will conduct a national investigative reporting project on voting rights as part of the Carnegie-Knight News21 in-depth journalism program.

Washington Post Political Editor to Give Schatt Lecture

March 18, 2012

Steven Ginsberg, the national political editor of The Washington Post, will be the featured speaker at the sixth annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture.

Cronkite School Wins 1st Place in Hearst Broadcast Competition

February 28, 2012

For the second time in three years, ASU has won first place in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s prestigious intercollegiate broadcast competition.

Cronkite Students Top National Broadcast Competition

February 21, 2012

Cronkite students won more awards at the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts competition than any other school in the country for the third consecutive year.

Knight Chair Wins Polk Award

February 20, 2012

Steve Doig, Knight Chair in Journalism at the Cronkite School, has won a prestigious George Polk Award for his work with California Watch, a nonprofit investigative journalism organization.

Cronkite Students Cover Spring Training for Major News Outlets

February 19, 2012

Cronkite students are producing daily multimedia news coverage of Major League Baseball spring training for four major news organizations.

Cronkite Graduate Wins 'Best in Business' Award

February 16, 2012

Recent Cronkite School graduate Elvina Nawaguna-Clemente has received the award for the nation’s top student-publication business story from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

Cronkite Hosts Symposium on Philanthropy and Local Accountability Journalism

February 1, 2012

Journalists, philanthropists and community leaders will gather at ASU this week to discuss the role of philanthropy in the future of local accountability journalism.

Speaker Series Brings Prominent Media Professionals to Cronkite

January 29, 2012

A national public radio host, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, two Poynter Institute faculty members, a group of baseball writers and the former editor of The (Portland) Oregonian are among those headlining a speaker series this spring at the Cronkite School.

Comedy Night Kicks off Student Series

January 19, 2012

Comedy headliner Steve Rannazzisi of FX’s hit show “The League” will kick off a spring semester event series for ASU students at the Downtown Phoenix campus.

Cronkite School Announces American Public Media Partnership

January 11, 2012

A new partnership between American Public Media and ASU will help foster collaborative reporting and innovative storytelling in public affairs journalism.

Cronkite School Hosts Inaugural Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute

January 2, 2012

The Cronkite School will host the inaugural Scripps Howard Journalism Entrepreneurship Institute this week, welcoming 15 college journalism professors to a five-day seminar on entrepreneurial journalism.

Poynter, Cronkite Partner on Faculty Exchange

January 1, 2012

The Poynter Institute and the Cronkite School have formed an alliance to improve the teaching and training of journalists in the digital media age.

Cronkite School and CBS 5 Host Meredith Fellows

December 31, 2011

The Cronkite School will host 10 of the nation’s top broadcast journalism students from underrepresented groups as part of the school’s Meredith Fellowship Program.

Former LA Times Journalist Named Reynolds Visiting Professor

December 20, 2011

Sharon Bernstein, an award-winning editor and reporter with more than 20 years of experience at the Los Angeles Times, has been named the Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor in Business Journalism for the spring 2012 semester at the Cronkite School.

American Public Media Chief Urges Cronkite Grads to Make an Impact

December 18, 2011

The president and CEO of American Public Media encouraged the newest Cronkite School graduates to make a conscious effort to have an impact on society as they embark on their journalism careers.

Cronkite Student Wins 1st Place in National Hearst Awards

December 8, 2011

A Cronkite student has won first place in the feature writing competition of the national Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

ASU Unveils New Solar Project on Cronkite Roof

December 6, 2011

Arizona State University on Tuesday unveiled a 77-kilowatt solar project on the Cronkite School's roof that will help provide renewable energy to ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus.

News21 Food Safety Series Available as e-Book

November 30, 2011

A major national investigation into food safety in America is now available in e-book form.

Hearst Foundations Grant Supports News21 Initiative

November 20, 2011

The Cronkite School has received a grant from the Hearst Foundations to support the national Carnegie-Knight News21 program.

Amanpour Accepts Cronkite Award

November 16, 2011

Award-winning journalist Christiane Amanpour on Thursday called journalism worldwide a “sacred endeavor” as she accepted the 2011 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism at ASU.

Visiting Business Journalism Professors Named

November 14, 2011

The Reynolds Center for Business Journalism has named four veteran business journalists as its inaugural visiting business journalism professors.

Cronkite News Offered on Mobile Devices

November 13, 2011

A mobile news app for smartphones such as iPhones and Androids is now available for Cronkite News, the multimedia daily news site produced by the Cronkite School.

AEJMC/Knight Grant Funds Work on Light Rail Mobile App

November 9, 2011

Two Cronkite School professors are receiving a grant from AEJMC and the Knight Foundation to support further development of a student-created mobile app.

Award-winning Oregonian Editor Named Gaylord Visiting Professor

November 3, 2011

Sandra Mims Rowe, former editor of The (Portland) Oregonian and chairman of the Committee to Protect Journalists, will be the newest Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at ASU.

Cronkite School Hosts Edward R. Murrow Fellows for Second Year

November 2, 2011

The Cronkite School is hosting a group of international journalists as part of the U.S. State Department’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.

Cronkite School Partners With Chyron Corp. to Bring State-of-the-Art Graphics to Newsroom

October 31, 2011

ASU is partnering with Chyron Corp., a pioneer of innovative digital broadcast graphics products and services, to bring a new graphics management system to the Cronkite School.

Cronkite Faculty Associate Named ‘Giant of Broadcasting’

October 20, 2011

John Dille, a faculty associate at the Cronkite School, has been named a “Giant of Broadcasting” by the Library of American Broadcasting.

Cronkite School Receives Grant to Support News21

October 17, 2011

The Cronkite School has received a grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation to support the News21 initiative.

Career Services Director to Be Honored at Emmys

October 12, 2011

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter will induct Cronkite Career Services Director Michael Wong into its Silver Circle Society.

Cronkite's Dan Gillmor Looks at Life of Steve Jobs

October 6, 2011

In his column for The Guardian, Kauffman Professor of Digital Media Entrepreneurship Dan Gillmor looks at the life and legacy of Steve Jobs in a piece titled, "Steve Jobs: a man of contradiction and genius."

FCC Hearing Draws Nearly 350 to Cronkite School

October 4, 2011

Nearly 350 people gathered at the Cronkite School this week for a Federal Communications Commission hearing to discuss the future of U.S. media.

Arizona Republic Reporter Wins Barlett & Steele Award

October 3, 2011

Craig Harris of The Arizona Republic wins the Reynolds Center's Barlett & Steele gold award, which recognizes the best in investigative business reporting.

News21 Students Investigate Food Safety

October 1, 2011

The Washington Post and msnbc.com this week are publishing a major national investigation into food safety in America, conducted by student journalists from five universities participating in the national Carnegie-Knight News21 program.

Cronkite School to Host FCC Hearing on the Future of American Media

September 28, 2011

The Cronkite School will host a Federal Communications Commission hearing Monday on the future of American media.

Cronkite Student Productions to be Recognized at 2011 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

September 22, 2011

Eleven students from the Cronkite School have been nominated for the 2011 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Student Achievement Awards.

Four Universities Selected for Inaugural Reynolds Visiting Business Journalism Professor Program

September 14, 2011

Journalism programs at Colorado State University, Grambling State University, Texas Christian University and the University of South Carolina will receive visiting business journalism professors next spring under a $1.67 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

Best-selling Author to Headline Schatt Lecture

September 6, 2011

An award-winning investigative journalist and author of a New York Times bestseller will be the featured speaker at the fifth annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture at Arizona State University this fall.

New Program Helps Students Discover Downtown

September 5, 2011

A new ASU program will expose students to a wide range of cultural, sports and entertainment options near the Downtown Phoenix Campus and introduce them to downtown personalities and leaders.

Students' Stories Run in Major Media Outlets

September 2, 2011

A Cronkite student reporting project in the Dominican Republic is getting national distribution through The Washington Post and the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting.

Arizona Anchorwomen Headline Speaker Series

August 26, 2011

Five TV news anchorwomen, two best-selling authors and experts on the future of journalism are headlining a fall speaker series at theCronkite School.

Cronkite School Welcomes 10 International Journalists

August 24, 2011

Ten international journalists and communicators are studying at the Cronkite School as part of the prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.

Cronkite School Welcomes First Ph.D. Class

August 18, 2011

The Cronkite School this week welcomes its first class of doctoral students in a program designed to transform communication professionals into media researchers and scholars.

Reynolds Center Releases New Study

August 14, 2011

A new study by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU finds business journalists are optimistic about the economy.

News21 Transportation Safety Series Published as e-Book

August 10, 2011

An investigative series on the dangers of traveling in America is now available in e-book form.

McCormick, Cronkite Offer Census Online Training

August 7, 2011

In partnership with the McCormick Foundation, the Cronkite School is offering free online training for journalists reporting on the U.S. census.

Alum pens book on adoption, earns 15th Emmy

August 7, 2011

Former Sun Devil and TV adoption advocate Christine Devine ('87), an anchor for KTTV Fox 11 in Los Angeles, earns her 15th Emmy.

Cronkite School Professors Develop Multimedia Textbook for Broadcast Journalists

August 4, 2011

Professors from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University have developed a new textbook for college students pursuing broadcast journalism.

Major National News Service to Distribute Cronkite News Service Stories

August 2, 2011

McClatchy-Tribune News Service is partnering with Arizona State University to distribute Cronkite News Service stories worldwide.

Cronkite Students, Faculty Receive Prestigious Honors

July 28, 2011

Students and faculty of the Cronkite School are the recipients of a string of recent awards honoring their work in radio, television, multimedia and entrepreneurship.

SmartPHX App Featured in News Stories

July 26, 2011

SmartPHX, the new smartphone app developed by students to help visitors and natives alike navigate downtown Phoenix is garnering media attention across the state.

Cronkite School to Train Journalism Educators in Entrepreneurship

July 24, 2011

Selected journalism professors will learn about teaching entrepreneurship under a new fellowship program by the Cronkite School and the Scripps Howard Foundation.

Cronkite Students Win Awards for Public Relations Projects

July 20, 2011

Student teams from the Cronkite School, led by Associate Professors Fran Matera and Xu Wu, win top awards in national PR competitions.

SmartPHX App Helps Visitors Navigate Downtown Phoenix

July 3, 2011

A new smartphone application created by Arizona State University digital media students is now available to help people discover restaurants, night life and other attractions in downtown Phoenix.

Pulitzer-winning Journalist Joins ASU to Lead Carnegie-Knight News21

June 26, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winner William K. Marimow will join the Cronkite School to lead the Carnegie-Knight News21 in-depth digital journalism program.

ABC’s Christiane Amanpour Named 2011 Cronkite Award Winner

June 19, 2011

Christiane Amanpour, the award-winning foreign correspondent and anchor of ABC’s “This Week with Christiane Amanpour,” is the 2011 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, Arizona State University announced today.

Knight, Carnegie Fund News21 for Next Decade at ASU

June 14, 2011

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York are funding Arizona State University to operate the News21 in-depth digital journalism program for the next decade, the foundations announced today.

Cronkite School Hosts Reynolds Institute for High School Teachers

June 13, 2011

Thirty-five high school journalism teachers will grow their skills at ASU this summer in a training program funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and operated by the American Society of News Editors.

Cronkite Hosting McCormick Reporting Institute on Census

June 13, 2011

In partnership with the McCormick Foundation, the Cronkite School produces a McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute training session focusing on census coverage.

Cronkite Students Top Multimedia Awards

June 2, 2011

Students of the Cronkite School finish first and third in a major multimedia journalism competition.

Cronkite Scholarship Honors KEZ Radio's Bill Austin

June 1, 2011

Clear Channel Radio and Digital Media establishes a new scholarship for students of the Cronkite School in memory of the late radio personality Bill Austin.

Cronkite Hosts High School Summer Journalism Institutes

May 30, 2011

Thirty-eight high school students learn digital and broadcast news skills this summer at the Cronkite School.

Cronkite Dean Named Vice Provost of ASU's Phoenix Campus

May 19, 2011

Christopher Callahan, who has led the dramatic transformation of the Cronkite School into one of the nation’s top and most innovative journalism schools, is named vice provost of ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus.

Cronkite Offers Digital Training in New Media Academy

May 16, 2011

The Cronkite School offers a series of hands-on workshops this summer for Arizonans of all ages seeking 21st-century digital media skills and strategies.

Editor Tells Students to 'Take Charge' of Their Careers

May 12, 2011

The former executive editor of the Detroit Free Press urges the newest graduates to take charge of their careers and create their own roles as they enter fast-changing media industries.

Cronkite Student Wins Fulbright Award in Journalism

May 10, 2011

A Cronkite student is the recipient of this year’s Alistair Cooke Award in Journalism to the United Kingdom.

Cronkite School Outperforms All Others in National SPJ Awards

May 8, 2011

For an unprecedented sixth consecutive year, Cronkite students outperform all other schools in the Society of Professional Journalists’ prestigious Mark of Excellence national awards competition.

Cronkite Business Journalism Students Intern Around Country

May 2, 2011

Thirteen business journalism students of the Cronkite School will intern this summer at major news organizations around the country.

Cronkite Students Take 1st in SPJ Region 11 Awards

May 1, 2011

For the 11th consecutive year, students of the Cronkite School take first place in the regional Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence awards.

Cronkite School Granted Re-accreditation

April 28, 2011

The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication voted unanimously Friday to grant full re-accreditation to the Cronkite School.

New Cronkite Podcast Series is No. 1 on iTunesU

April 26, 2011

A new podcast series produced by the Cronkite School is the most popular selection of Apple’s iTunesU.

Cronkite Dean Appointed to ASNE Board of Directors

April 25, 2011

Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan becomes the first dean named to the Board of Directors of the American Society of News Editors.

Professor Thornton Wins Educator of Year Award

April 20, 2011

A Cronkite professor who transformed from a veteran newspaper editor to a national leader in digital media education wins an Educator of the Year Award from the nation’s premier journalism education association.

Cronkite Students Cover Brewers' Spring Training

April 13, 2011

Seven Cronkite students spent the spring semester covering the Milwaukee Brewers’ spring training for JSOnline, the website of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Interactive News Show to be Produced at Cronkite

April 7, 2011

Three of the nation’s top television station groups produce a new interactive daily news show from the state-of-the-art media complex at the Cronkite School.

Cronkite Student Reporters Win First Amendment Awards

March 23, 2011

The Society of Professional Journalists honors two watchdog projects by Cronkite News Service, a professional program operated by the Cronkite School.

Cronkite Graduates Win 'Best in Business' Awards

March 22, 2011

Two recent graduates of the Cronkite School win national business reporting awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

Cronkite Students Report from Dominican Republic

March 14, 2011

Seventeen students from the Cronkite School spend their spring break in the Dominican Republic reporting on immigration issues.

Cronkite Professor Wins McGruder Award

March 4, 2011

Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics Caesar Andrews receives the 2011 Robert G. McGruder Award for fostering diversity in the field of journalism.

Panel Explores Covering Communities in Crisis

March 2, 2011

The Cronkite School hosts a national panel on ethical considerations for journalists who cover violence and tragedies in communities.

Cronkite Students Dominate BEA Awards Competition

February 27, 2011

The Cronkite School won more Broadcast Education Association student journalism awards this year than any other school in the country.

Cronkite School Names Broadcast Center in Tobins’ Honor

February 23, 2011

The Cronkite School dedicates its sixth-floor broadcast center in honor of the late Stanley and Erika Tobin, longtime supporters of public-service journalism.

Cronkite Students Take 1st in National Multimedia Competition

February 9, 2011

A multimedia project by new graduate students of the Cronkite School wins the highest honors in the interactive multimedia competition of the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts.

Cronkite School Hosts Global Conversations

January 31, 2011

The Cronkite School will host a new series of discussions led by international journalists speaking on global media issues.

Live from Egypt: Cronkite Grad Reports on Protests

January 31, 2011

Cronkite graduate Ian Lee reports from Cairo on the protests, working for The Daily News Egypt and Reuters and contributing to CNN reports.

Cronkite Students Cover MLB Spring Training

January 30, 2011

Cronkite students will produce multimedia news coverage of the Milwaukee Brewers' spring training for Wisconsin’s largest news organization.

New Clubs at Cronkite Add Student Opportunities

January 26, 2011

Two new journalism clubs will advance opportunities for students interested in African-American media issues or expanding their photojournalism skills.

Speaker Series Brings Leading Journalists to Cronkite

January 17, 2011

Brian Storm, founder and executive producer of MediaStorm, will kick off a speaker series this spring at the Cronkite School.

Times of London Story Features Cronkite School

January 12, 2011

The Times of London features the Cronkite School in a story about the future of U.S. journalism education in the digital age.

Reynolds Foundation Creates Visiting Business Journalism Professor Program

January 11, 2011

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation has awarded a five-year, $1.67 million grant to Arizona State University to establish a visiting business journalism professors program.

Reynolds Business Journalism Week Takes Place at Cronkite

January 2, 2011

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at the Cronkite School hosts 30 journalists and professors for its annual Strictly Financials and Business Journalism Professors seminars.

Dean Warns About Role of News Media in Rumors

December 31, 2010

Major news organizations are playing a growing role in the dissemination of rumors, Dean Christopher Callahan writes in The Arizona Republic.

Cronkite Students Place in Awards Contests

December 27, 2010

Students from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication have been honored for their work in multimedia, newspapers, television and public relations in a series of recent national and regional competitions.

Cronkite News Service to Launch Washington Bureau

December 20, 2010

Cronkite News Service, a multiplatform daily news operation providing Arizonans with critical public policy stories, is opening a year-round Washington news bureau, Arizona State University announced today.

CNN Editor Addresses Cronkite Graduates

December 17, 2010

CNN Senior Latin American Affairs Editor Rafael Romo encouraged graduates of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication to “give journalism all you’ve got,” saying anything is possible with the education they received from Arizona State University.

Rafael Romo Inducted Into Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame

December 15, 2010

Rafael Romo, senior Latin American affairs editor of CNN Worldwide, is the 2010 inductee to the Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame.

12 News Broadcasts Weather from Cronkite School Facilities

December 8, 2010

For two weeks in December, 12 News/KPNX-TV will broadcast the station’s weather segments from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

CNN Correspondent Named Visiting Professor

December 5, 2010

Susan Lisovicz, a longtime CNN Wall Street reporter who covered the 2008 financial debacle and bailout, has been named the Reynolds Visiting Professor in Business Journalism for the spring 2011 semester at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

Cronkite News21 Team Tells Stories of Immigration

November 21, 2010

Top journalism students at Arizona State University have produced a series of in-depth, multimedia stories on immigrants and immigration issues facing the United States.

Cronkite School to Host Seminar for Reynolds Business Journalism Fellows

November 18, 2010

Thirty fellows -- 15 journalists and 15 professors -- have been selected by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism to attend four days of intensive study in business journalism Jan. 4-7 at the Cronkite School.

Sawyer Meets with Students, Accepts Cronkite Award, Anchors "World News"

November 14, 2010

Diane Sawyer met with nearly 200 Arizona State University students, accepted the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism and anchored ABC’s “World News with Diane Sawyer” twice from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication during an extraordinary two-day visit.

Diane Sawyer to Anchor ABC "World News" Two Evenings from Cronkite School

November 10, 2010

Diane Sawyer is anchoring the ABC News national newscast “World News with Diane Sawyer” two days from the rooftop of the Cronkite School.

Cronkite School Covers Election Night Live on TV and Online

October 31, 2010

Cronkite students will produce three hours of live election coverage Tuesday night on Arizona PBS and provide continuous online coverage of local and state election results on cronkitenewsonline.com.

ABC Election Town Hall Hosted at Cronkite

October 31, 2010

ABC News, Facebook and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University will host an election night town hall that will be streamed live on the network and on Facebook.

Cronkite Alum Receives ASU Distinguished Alumni Service Award

October 28, 2010

Don Dotts, an alumnus of the Cronkite School, received Arizona State University’s Alumni Service Award at halftime of the ASU Homecoming football game at Sun Devil Stadium.

MediaStorm Founder to be Visiting Cronkite Professor

October 27, 2010

Brian Storm, a leading figure in digital storytelling and founder of the multimedia production studio MediaStorm, will be a visiting professor at the Cronkite School next semester.

Cronkite School to Host Edward R. Murrow Fellows

October 24, 2010

The Cronkite School is hosting a group of international journalists as part of the U.S. State Department’s prestigious Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.

Cronkite School Announces NBC Partnership

October 18, 2010

A new partnership with NBC News will provide students in the Cronkite School with professional internship opportunities at top network properties in New York City, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Atlanta and Burbank, Calif.

Reynolds Center Announces 2010 Barlett & Steele Award Winners

October 4, 2010

Reuters received the gold award and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel received the silver award in the 2010 Barlett & Steele Awards.

Carnegie-Knight News21/Center for Public Integrity Investigation of Transportation Safety Published by The Washington Post and msnbc.com

September 26, 2010

A major investigation into transportation safety in America, conducted by journalism students from 11 universities participating in the Carnegie-Knight Journalism Initiative in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity, will be published this week by msnbc.com and The Washington Post.

Cronkite School Builds Campaign Finance Database for Gannett

September 22, 2010

The New Media Innovation Lab at Arizona State University has built a Web-based campaign finance database that will be integrated into about 100 U.S. news sites owned by Gannett Co.

Dean Talks About Cronkite News on Eight's "Horizon"

September 18, 2010

Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan talks about Cronkite News on Eight, Arizona’s PBS station, with host Ted Simons.

Cronkite School Dedicates Wall Commemorating Crowder

September 16, 2010

The Cronkite School dedicated a memorial photo wall today in memory of 1980 Arizona State University graduate and longtime photojournalist Greg Crowder, who died in 2005 after a career at the Riverside Press-Enterprise in California.

Cronkite News Offers Arizonans Daily Coverage of Critical Issues

September 6, 2010

Arizona State University today launches Cronkite News, a news website providing Arizonans original multimedia stories each day about critical public policy issues facing the state.

Cronkite Welcomes Visiting Scholar Pam Johnson

September 2, 2010

Pam Johnson, who led the award-winning School of Journalism & Broadcasting at Western Kentucky University for the past seven years, will spend her fall sabbatical at the Cronkite School to study digital media.

Cronkite School Welcomes New Student Clubs

September 2, 2010

Two new clubs for journalism students at the Cronkite School foster diversity within the Arizona State University community and beyond.

Cronkite Speaker Series Features Prominent Media Professionals

August 24, 2010

Prominent media professionals will speak to students Monday evenings this fall at the Cronkite School.

New Online Store Helps Cronkite Fans Show School Spirit

August 19, 2010

A new online store enables students, alumni, family and fans of the Cronkite School to wear their pride in the school on their sleeve—literally.

Campaign Statements to Get Scrutiny at AZ Fact Check

August 15, 2010

The Cronkite School is partnering with The Arizona Republic and 12 News to provide Arizonans a new public service that evaluates the accuracy of claims made by politicians running for office this fall.

Cronkite Dean Says Award is a Team Honor

August 5, 2010

Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan, accepting the Scripps Howard Journalism Administrator of the Year Award, said the recognition is “much more of a team award than an individual honor.”

Village Voice Offers Fellowships at Cronkite

August 3, 2010

Village Voice Media is partnering with the Cronkite School to offer summer fellowships in digital media for college journalism students from underrepresented groups.

Website Offers Resources for Journalism Educators

August 2, 2010

News21, a program of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education, is offering a new Web-based resource center to help colleges and universities advance the way they teach journalism.

International Journalism Fellows Arrive at Cronkite

August 1, 2010

Ten international journalists and professional communicators will start a new 10-month residential fellowship program today at the Cronkite School.

Diverse Magazine Profiles Carnegie Professor Rodriguez

July 31, 2010

Carnegie Professor Rick Rodriguez is profiled in the latest edition of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education for his work teaching students how to cover immigration issues.

Former Detroit Editor Named Gaylord Visiting Professor

July 28, 2010

Caesar Andrews, former executive editor of the Detroit Free Press, will be the new Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at Arizona State University.

New Scholarship Fund to Honor Former AZ Republic Editor

July 25, 2010

The Arizona Republic has established a memorial scholarship at Arizona State University in honor of the paper’s recently retired managing editor Jeffrey “Doz” Dozbaba.

Cronkite School Wins International Architecture Award

July 20, 2010

The Cronkite School building has been awarded an International Architecture Award, Arizona State University announced.

New Media Innovation Lab studies Gen Y mobile news habits

July 15, 2010

A study conducted by the New Media Innovation Lab at Cronkite for the Newspaper Association of America Foundation examines young people’s smart-phone usage to help newspapers reach the next generation.

Cronkite Professor Develops Social Media Course

July 11, 2010

Cronkite professor Dawn Gilpin teaches a newly developed class, Media 2.0: Social Media, to students throughout Arizona State University.

Cronkite Professor Wins New Media Women Entrepreneurs Grant

July 5, 2010

Cronkite professor Retha Hill wins a McCormick Foundation New Media Women Entrepreneurs grant to create a mobile application that enables users to learn about black history from their smart phones.

Cronkite Finishes Second Nationally in Hearst Awards

June 23, 2010

The Cronkite School finished second nationally in the Hearst Journalism Awards for the 2009-2010 school year.

Reynolds Study: Business Journalists Optimistic

June 22, 2010

Business journalists express job satisfaction and confidence in journalism's future in a survey commissioned by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Reynolds Fellows Learn Journalism Fundamentals

June 21, 2010

Thirty-four high school teachers from around the country are participating in an intensive journalism boot camp at the Cronkite School.

Cronkite Student, Professor Win Knight News Challenge Grant

June 17, 2010

A student and a professor at the Cronkite School won a $90,000 Knight News Challenge grant to develop a mobile application that enables citizens to propose and collaborate on ways to better their communities.

Knight Center Director Joins Salon.com as Blogger

June 1, 2010

Dan Gillmor, director of the Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the Cronkite School, will be joining Salon.com as a regular blogger.

Carnegie-Knight News21 Schools Honored in Contests

June 1, 2010

Journalism students in the national Carnegie-Knight News21 program, headquartered at the Cronkite School, have been recognized with more than 40 awards for reporting, design, multimedia and photojournalism.

ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer Is 2010 Cronkite Award Recipient

May 30, 2010

Diane Sawyer, the award-winning anchor of ABC’s flagship newscast “World News with Diane Sawyer,” is this year’s recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Cronkite Lab Creates App Connecting Citizens, Elected Officials

May 19, 2010

The Cronkite School's New Media Innovation Lab has developed an innovative iPhone application that makes it easier for citizens to connect with their elected officials.

NBC News President Addresses Cronkite Graduates

May 13, 2010

NBC News President Steve Capus urged graduates of the Cronkite School to uphold the time-honored news values for which the school’s namesake is remembered.

Cronkite Students Compete in National Hearst Championships

May 9, 2010

Four Cronkite students will travel to New York in June to compete in the national Hearst Journalism Awards championships for radio, television and print.

Cronkite Students Dominate National and Regional SPJ Contests

May 3, 2010

For an unprecedented five years in a row, Cronkite students win more awards than any other school in the country in the Society of Professional Journalists’ competition.

Cronkite Students Bring Home Awards

April 29, 2010

Journalism students win a series of national awards in television, radio, online and public relations. Awards recognize work ranging from a documentary to multimedia packages.

Cronkite Alumni Form New National Board of Advisors

April 25, 2010

The Cronkite School names nine alumni to a new national board of advisors whose members will provide leadership and support for the school.

Cronkite Student Wins International RFK Award

April 20, 2010

A Carnegie-Knight News21 reporter from the Cronkite School wins a prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for a story about immigration.

Knight Center Wins ASU Innovation Award

April 15, 2010

The Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the Cronkite School is awarded the 2010 President’s Award for Innovation from Arizona State University.

Cronkite Student Wins Edward R. Murrow Award

April 6, 2010

Colton Shone wins an Edward R. Murrow Award, one of the most prestigious honors in professional broadcast journalism.

Cronkite Broadcast Students Best in Country

March 30, 2010

Cronkite broadcast students finish first in two major news competitions: the Hearst Journalism Awards and the Broadcast Education Association Awards.

NBC News President to Speak to Graduates

March 22, 2010

Steve Capus, president of NBC News, will be the Cronkite School’s spring 2010 convocation speaker. The ceremony will be held May 14 on ASU’s Tempe campus.

Sue Clark-Johnson Joins Cronkite Faculty

March 14, 2010

Sue Clark-Johnson, former head of the nation’s largest newspaper group and now director of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy, is joining the Cronkite faculty.

Fellowships Offered for Green Economy Seminar

March 13, 2010

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is offering 20 fellowships for an all-expenses-paid seminar on “Covering the Green Economy” June 28-30 in Phoenix.

Cronkite Dean Named Journalism Administrator of the Year

March 11, 2010

Christopher Callahan, founding dean of the Cronkite School, is named the Scripps Howard Foundation Journalism Administrator of the Year.

Photo Students Produce Documentaries on Immigration, Poverty

March 5, 2010

Cronkite photojournalism students are documenting immigration and poverty in Arizona and along the U.S.-Mexico border under a grant from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation.

Mayo Medical Students to Study Journalism at Cronkite School

February 24, 2010

Two leading institutions in their respective fields – Mayo Clinic and the Cronkite School – are joining forces to give future physicians journalism training.

Cronkite Professor named Fulbright Chair in Portugal

February 3, 2010

Cronkite Professor Steve Doig will teach precision journalism and computer assisted reporting in Portugal this fall as a Fulbright Distinguished Chair.

Knight Chair at Cronkite Honors Investigative Work

February 2, 2010

The Cronkite School’s Knight Chair in Journalism and IRE announce the Philip Meyer Journalism Award for investigative reporting that uses social science research

Cronkite NewsWatch Airs Live on PBS Across Arizona

February 1, 2010

Cronkite NewsWatch now airs live on Eight World, a digital channel of Eight-Arizona PBS that reaches more than 1 million homes across Arizona.

Schatt Lecture to Feature Pulitzer Reporter Who Uncovered Walter Reed Story

January 31, 2010

The Washington Post reporter who uncovered mistreatment of wounded veterans at Walter Reed will be the featured speaker at this year’s Paul J. Schatt Lecture.

Cronkite Students Take First, Third in Hearst Editorial Writing Contest

January 24, 2010

Two Cronkite students take first and third places in the Hearst competition for editorial writing while six others are honored for their feature writing.

Politico Founder, 3TV Anchor and Student Inventors Headline Speakers Series

January 20, 2010

The co-founder of Politico, a TV news anchor, a Google marketing expert and student digital inventors will headline the Must See Monday speaker series this semester.

"Best of News21" Showcases Innovative Student Journalism

January 19, 2010

News21, a national initiative to educate the next generation of journalists, is showcasing the best work produced by student journalists at 12 leading universities.

NY Times Journalist Named First Reynolds Visiting Professor Under New Grant

January 18, 2010

Award-winning New York Times business writer Leslie Wayne is the first Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor, thanks to a new grant from the Reynolds Foundation.

Cronkite to Host Reynolds Institute for H.S. Journalism Teachers for Next Five Years

January 11, 2010

The Cronkite School will help train high school journalism teachers from around the country for the next five years through a new grant by the Reynolds Foundation.

Cronkite New Media Academy Teaches Web Building

January 9, 2010

Registration is open for the third Cronkite New Media Academy, offering 10 Saturday sessions to develop multimedia Web skills.

Downie Delivers Keynote at Cronkite Graduation

December 18, 2009

Longtime Washington Post editor Leonard Downie Jr. delivers the keynote address at the Cronkite School’s December 2009 convocation. Ninety-six students received degrees.

Cronkite Dean Comments on Sheriff Interview

December 6, 2009

Dean Christopher Callahan writes about the Cronkite School’s interview with controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in The Arizona Republic.

Brian Williams' Special Airs on "Horizon"

December 6, 2009

KAET/Eight, Arizona’s PBS station, airs a “Horizon” special on Brian Williams winning Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Reynolds Chair Discusses Comcast Purchase of NBC

December 3, 2009

Andrew Leckey, the Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Business Journalism at the Cronkite School, discusses Comcast’s purchase of NBC on the PBS “NewsHour.”

Reynolds Center Fellowships Announced

November 30, 2009

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism awards a total of 23 fellowships to journalists for seminars to be held at Cronkite next year.

Perk Rankin, Former Cronkite Professor and Newsweek Ad Executive, Dies

November 28, 2009

Perk Rankin, professor emeritus, founding member of the Cronkite Endowment Board and former Newsweek executive, died at his Tempe home. He was 92.

Arpaio "Meet the Press" Interview to Air Live on Taylor Mall, Streamed on Internet

November 25, 2009

Three Cronkite professors interviewing Sheriff Joe Arpaio will air live on a big video screen outside the school and on the Internet to accommodate heavy public interest.

National Coverage of NBC Anchor Receiving Cronkite Award

November 18, 2009

Read the coverage of Brian Williams receiving the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, and watch the NBC News anchor’s acceptance speech and a special video tribute.

"NBC Nightly News" Broadcast from Cronkite School

November 17, 2009

Brian Williams hosts the “NBC Nightly News” live from the rooftop of the Cronkite School Tuesday. Williams is the recipient of this year’s Walter Cronkite Award of Excellence in Journalism.

Brian Williams Receives Cronkite Award

November 17, 2009

The anchor and managing editor of the “NBC Nightly News” receives the 26th annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism from the Cronkite School before an audience of more than 1,200 in Phoenix.

Cronkite School Honors ESPN Director

November 13, 2009

Chip Dean, award-winning director of ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” and a 1977 ASU graduate, is the newest member of the Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame.

Author Says U.S. Policy "Breeding Bio Insecurity"

November 11, 2009

A new book by Cronkite Professor Ed Sylvester argues that government biodefense policies are really making Americans more vulnerable to terrorism.

Downie Reports on Future of Journalism

November 11, 2009

Leonard Downie Jr., the former Washington Post editor and newest Cronkite professor, writes about the future of journalism in a powerful new study.

Cronkite Building Gets Green Certification

November 8, 2009

The Cronkite School’s new downtown Phoenix building earns a silver certification for sustainability citation from the U.S. Green Building Council. The award will be given during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix.

Cronkite Student Productions Recognized in Emmys

October 29, 2009

Cronkite students are honored in the 2009 Emmy Awards given by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Five Cronkite School productions are nominated in the Student Production category and one in a professional category.

Cronkite Students Produce FOX Sports Arizona Show

October 22, 2009

Broadcast students are producing a new magazine-style show about ASU sports, “Sun Devils 101,” that will air on FOX Sports Arizona. The show is believed to be the first produced by journalism students for a commercial sports network.

Freedom of Speech Week Panel Considers Extreme Speech

October 15, 2009

The Cronkite School hosts a discussion on "Extreme Speech and Democracy" Oct. 22 as part of National Freedom of Speech Week. The event is hosted by Cronkite School Associate Professor Joseph Russomanno.

2009 Barlett & Steele Awards Announced

October 5, 2009

The Miami Herald wins the gold award and Bloomberg Markets the silver award in the 2009 Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announces.

Disability Center Comes to Cronkite School

October 3, 2009

The Cronkite School is the new home for the National Center on Disability & Journalism, providing resources for journalists and a forum for journalists and people with disabilities to share and comment on news coverage.

Cronkite School Honors Namesake

September 29, 2009

Walter Cronkite’s life, work and dedication to journalism are remembered during a daylong tribute at the school that bears his name. A satellite interview with renowned journalists and a special video tribute are part of the event.

Newsroom Leader Assumes Gaylord Professorship

September 24, 2009

Sharon Rosenhause, a longtime newspaper editor who has been a champion of newsroom diversity, is the new Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at the Cronkite School.

Broadcast Students' Work Opens Local Show

September 15, 2009

Cronkite students are producing news and weather reports for “The Pat McMahon Show” on AZTV7/Cable13. Their pieces will open the popular morning talk show four days a week beginning Oct. 5.

Next-Generation Reporters Innovate on the Web

August 31, 2009

News21, a national investigative reporting project with the nation’s top journalism schools, is making available a record amount of content to Web sites, broadcasters and newspapers around the country.

Multimedia Projects Showcase Cronkite Work

August 31, 2009

ASU students produce multimedia reports on “Latino America” that demonstrate how journalism can be done in innovative and in-depth ways on the Web. The projects look at the social, economic, cultural and political impact of the surging Latino population in the United States.

Pulitzer Winners, News Anchors and Arpaio Headline Cronkite Speakers Series

August 29, 2009

Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, a National Public Radio correspondent, three TV news anchors, the former editor of The Washington Post and Sheriff Joe Arpaio will headline a Monday night speakers series this fall at the Cronkite School.

Second Cronkite New Media Academy Open for Registration

August 23, 2009

The Cronkite School’s second New Media Academy is offering 10-day, five-day and one-day registrations for an innovative training program in digital media this fall.

Cronkite School Brings in Record Freshman Class

August 21, 2009

The Cronkite School is welcoming the strongest freshman class in the school’s history. This year’s incoming class of 264 is 45 percent larger than last year’s cohort.

Walter Cronkite School Plans Daylong Tribute to Namesake

August 16, 2009

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is planning a daylong tribute next month to honor the late CBS News anchor.

Cronkite Supporters Establish New Fund to Commemorate School's Namesake

August 11, 2009

A group of supporters of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is creating a fund to honor the school’s namesake and educate future generations about the importance of the journalistic values his work embodied.

Reynolds Center Gets New Web Managing Editor

August 2, 2009

Robin J. Phillips, a journalist with a rich background in business news and online journalism, joins the Cronkite School’s Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism as Web managing editor.

New Blogs Offer Tips for Business Journalists

July 30, 2009

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU launches two new blogs to help business journalists stay ahead of the news and polish their skills. The blogs are available at www.businessjournalism.org.

Cronkite School Offers New Media Training

July 23, 2009

The Cronkite School is hosting its second Cronkite New Media Academy this fall, offering professional training for those who want to learn new media skills.

ASU Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Cronkite

July 18, 2009

Flags at ASU are lowered in tribute to the late Walter Cronkite, and the Cronkite School offers special tributes to the school's namesake.

Students Win Recognition for PR, News Efforts

July 9, 2009

Cronkite students win recognition for work that includes a Webby honor, a multimedia reporting project that is being showcased by the Online News Association and a presentation that helped win Phoenix an All-American City designation.

Students Win National Magazine Awards

July 7, 2009

For the third year in a row, Cronkite students top a national student magazine contest. Students won a total of seven awards in the 2009 contest sponsored by the Magazine Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Cronkite Professor Aaron Brown Hosts PBS Series "Wide Angle"

June 30, 2009

Aaron Brown, the Walter Cronkite Professor of Journallism at ASU and former CNN anchor, hosts the PBS international affairs weekly magazine "Wide Angle" this summer.

Cronkite Hosts IRE's National CAR Conference

June 29, 2009

Journalists from all over the country will gather at the Cronkite School in 2010 for the Investigative Reporters and Editors’ Computer Assisted Reporting Conference. The annual event offers hands-on training and expert insight into cutting-edge developments.

Cronkite Students Sweep International News Awards

June 25, 2009

Cronkite students sweep a national intercollegiate journalism competition that honors the best of global news coverage. The winners were all students of Associate Professor Carol Schwalbe, who specializes in multimedia journalism and magazine writing.

Cronkite Student Project Wins Knight News Challenge

June 16, 2009

An innovative news project, developed by two students at Cronkite’s Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship, wins a Knight News Challenge grant.

High School Teachers Learn Journalism Basics

June 13, 2009

Thirty-five high school teachers from 14 states are participating in an intensive journalism boot camp at the Cronkite School this month. The program is sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation and administered by the American Society of News Editors.

Cronkite Student Wins National Radio Championship

June 8, 2009

Cronkite sophomore Colton Shone is this year’s national champion in the Hearst Journalism Awards program for his work in radio reporting.

Young Adults Turn to Internet for Economic News

May 31, 2009

Young adults rely heavily on the Internet for economic news, according to a new nationwide study by the Reynolds Center for Business Journalism.

Cronkite Finishes First in Hearst for Second Time in Three Years

May 25, 2009

The Cronkite School is first in the nation in the Hearst Journalism Awards, considered the Pulitzers of college journalism. Cronkite has won the competition twice in the past three years and finished first or second in four of the past five years.

Eight/KAET Features Cronkite South Africa Project

May 23, 2009

A television special goes behind the scenes of a Cronkite School student reporting project in South Africa. The news magazine airs on Eight/KAET’s “Eight World” program and is featured on the KAET Web site.

Women's Commission Honors Cronkite Dean

May 21, 2009

The Commission on the Status of Women at Arizona State University honors Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan for his work to advance the status of women at ASU.

Cronkite Students Top SPJ Awards for Fourth Consecutive Year

May 17, 2009

For a remarkable fourth consecutive year, Cronkite students finish first nationally in the Society of Professional Journalists' intercollegiate news contest.

CBS 5 Anchor Urges Graduates to be "Fearless"

May 14, 2009

CBS 5 News anchor Catherine Anaya urges graduating Cronkite students to be fearless and preserve their integrity as they step into an ever-changing field.

Cronkite School Launches Doctoral Program

May 10, 2009

The Cronkite School is launching a doctoral program designed for professional journalists and communicators seeking to enter the world of scholarship and research. It will be the only mass communication Ph.D. program in Arizona and one of the few in the western U.S.

Business Journalism Association Moving to Cronkite School

April 27, 2009

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers is moving its national headquarters to the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism.

Cronkite Alumna Wins Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting

April 19, 2009

Julie Cart, a 1980 journalism graduate of ASU and member of the Cronkite School Alumni Hall of Fame, wins the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for a powerful Los Angeles Times series on fighting wildfires.

Cronkite School Partners on High School Convention

April 19, 2009

Thousands of aspiring young journalists and their teachers gather in downtown Phoenix for the Journalism Education Association and the National Scholastic Press Association convention, the largest high school journalism conference in the country.

New York Times Story Features Cronkite School

April 17, 2009

The New York Times features the Cronkite School and its focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and the digital future in a major story about journalism education.

Cronkite Students Win International RFK Award

April 12, 2009

A Cronkite student project on families divided by the U.S.-Mexico border wins a prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for college print journalism.

NBC News Anchor Brian Williams Next Cronkite Award Recipient

April 5, 2009

“NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams will be this year’s recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

News21 Fellows Attend Digital News Symposium at ASU

April 3, 2009

More than 60 journalism students and professors from 12 of the nation’s top journalism programs gather ASU for an intensive digital media symposium, part of the Carnegie-Knight News21 initiative.

Cronkite School Launches New Media Academy

April 2, 2009

The Cronkite School is opening the Cronkite New Media Academy this summer in response to a growing demand for multimedia and Web training. Participants will learn how to set up and maintain fully functional, multimedia-rich Web sites.

PBS Highlights New Spanish-Language Newscast

April 1, 2009

Eight/KAET features “Cronkite NewsWatch en Espanol,” the school's new Spanish-language newscast, on the station’s “Horizonte” program.

Apple Features Cronkite School in Video

March 30, 2009

The Cronkite School is featured in a new video by Apple highlighting the unique relationship between the journalism school and the technology giant.

Cronkite Students Dominate Regional SPJ Awards

March 29, 2009

For the ninth consecutive year, Cronkite students dominate the Society of Professional Journalists' regional student awards competition, capturing 39 awards — almost four times the number won by the second-place school.

Editor Named New Director of Reynolds Business Journalism Center

March 22, 2009

Linda Austin, editor and vice president of the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader and former business editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer, will be the new executive director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at ASU.

Grant Supports Ethics Professorship

March 17, 2009

A new grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation supports a visiting professorship at the Cronkite School. The Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics honors pioneering newswoman Edith Kinney Gaylord.

Broadcast Students Second in Country

March 11, 2009

Cronkite students finish second in the nation in the broadcast news portion of the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards program. The school has placed in the top six in the broadcast competition every year for the past six years, including three first-place finishes.

Foreign Correspondent to Give Schatt Lecture

March 9, 2009

Babak Dehghanpisheh, Newsweek’s Baghdad bureau chief and a prize-winning journalist who has extensively covered the Middle East, is the featured speaker at the third annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture at the Cronkite School March 23.

Sunshine Week Panel Features Goddard

February 26, 2009

The Cronkite School marks Sunshine Week, a national initiative encouraging dialogue about open government and freedom of information, with a March 18 panel featuring Attorney General Terry Goddard and other leading voices from media, government and public relations.

McGuire Discusses Journalism Future on KAET

February 11, 2009

Cronkite Professor Tim McGuire comments on new business models as journalism shifts from print to online during an interview on Eight/KAET’s HORIZON program.

Reynolds Study Links TV, Economic News

February 9, 2009

A report commissioned by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at the Cronkite School finds that more Americans get their economic news from television than daily newspapers, the Internet and radio combined.

Cronkite Professor Subject of Poynter Interview

February 7, 2009

Rick Rodriguez, the Cronkite School’s Carnegie Professor of Journalism, talks about teaching students to cover Latino issues in an interview with Gregory Favre of the Poynter Institute.

HORIZON Interviews Leonard Downie Jr.

February 3, 2009

Ted Simons, host of HORIZON on Eight/KAET, interviews the newest member of the Cronkite School faculty, former Washington Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr. about his decision to join the Cronkite School and his new fiction book, “The Rules of the Game.”

Cronkite School Showcases Speakers, Movies

January 25, 2009

A Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, two leading journalists from Newsweek, the former editor of The Washington Post and local television news anchors are among the speakers who will be featured at the Cronkite School this spring.

Knight Chair, IRE Honor Investigative Work

January 21, 2009

The Knight Chair in Journalism at the Cronkite School and Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc. announce the winners of the 2009 Philip Meyer Journalism Award for investigative reports that use social science research methods.

Cronkite Professor Counts Inauguration Crowd

January 20, 2009

Stephen Doig, professor and Knight Chair in Journalism at the Cronkite School, is at the center of a debate over how large the crowds were at President Barack Obama’s inauguration. Doig used a GeoEye-1 image, plus TV footage and photos from Flickr to come up with his count.

High Schools Join Stardust Program

January 15, 2009

Five Arizona high schools have been selected for the Stardust High School Journalism Program, bringing to 10 the number of schools that are part of a unique initiative to create newsrooms in underserved Arizona high schools.

Cronkite First in Broadcast Features

January 8, 2009

A first-place finish and two other top five performances propel the Cronkite School into first place in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s national broadcast competition.

Washington Post Editor to Deliver ASU's Centennial Lecture

December 31, 2008

Leonard Downie Jr., who led The Washington Post to 25 Pulitzer Prizes during his 17 years as executive editor, will be the Flinn Foundation Centennial Lecturer this fall at ASU. Downie will deliver the lecture and visit with students and professors.

Spanish-Language Newscast Airs

December 20, 2008

A Spanish-language version of Cronkite NewsWatch is now being aired on Univision’s TeleFutura network in Phoenix. NewsWatch Espanol is produced by top bilingual students in the Cronkite School.

KAET Airs Student Newscast

December 20, 2008

For the first time, Cronkite NewsWatch, the Cronkite School’s award-winning student newscast, is airing on Eight/KAET, Arizona’s public television station. The show has a prime-time slot on KAET digital (Cox Cable Channel 88) and over the air on digital channel 8.3.

Diamondbacks President Delivers Keynote

December 18, 2008

Arizona Diamondbacks President Derrick Hall delivers the keynote address for the Cronkite School’s December 2008 convocation. A total of 86 students were awarded degrees during the ceremony, the first held in downtown Phoenix.

Student Wins National PSA Contest

December 14, 2008

Cronkite Junior Christie Roshau wins first place in a national public service announcement contest that spotlights the importance of free speech.

Washington Post Editor Joins Cronkite School Faculty

December 7, 2008

Leonard Downie Jr., the longtime executive editor of The Washington Post who led his newspaper to more Pulitzer Prizes than any editor in American journalism history, is joining the faculty of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

Cronkite Students Place in Hearst Awards

December 5, 2008

Two Cronkite students are among the winners in the feature writing competition of the national Hearst Journalism Awards Program. The wins put the Cronkite School in second place nationally after the first round of the prestigious writing competition.

HORIZON Interviews Cronkite Dean

November 22, 2008

Ted Simons, host of HORIZON on Eight/KAET, interviews Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan about the school’s new building and new programs during a week-long celebration marking the school’s grand opening and the 25th anniversary of the Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Lehrer and MacNeil Receive Cronkite Award

November 20, 2008

Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil, the PBS news anchor duo, receive the 25th annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Cronkite School Celebrates Opening

November 19, 2008

The Cronkite School celebrates the official grand opening of its new home in the hub of downtown Phoenix with local and state dignitaries lauding the building as the most technologically advanced journalism school in the country.

Panelists Advocate Investigative Business Reporting

November 19, 2008

David Heath, an investigative reporter at The Seattle Times, and Brian Grow, a senior writer at BusinessWeek, the winners of the 2008 Barlett and Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, discuss their work as part of a business journalism panel during Cronkite Week.

Reynolds Foundation Gives ASU $5.34 Million for Business Journalism

November 19, 2008

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation announced two grants totaling $5,336,360 to make ASU a global hub of business journalism education by endowing a faculty chair and expanding the work of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. With the grant, the Cronkite School will create the Donald W. Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism and build a specialization in business and economics journalism.

New Clifford Gallery Honors Journalism History

November 18, 2008

The Marguerite and Jack Clifford Gallery, housing hundreds of artifacts that honor the career of Walter Cronkite and the history of journalism, is now open at the Cronkite School.

Arizona Republic Spotlights School on Eve of Cronkite Week

November 15, 2008

The Arizona Republic highlights the past, present and future of the Cronkite School on the eve of Cronkite Week, an historic and unprecedented five-day celebration.

Cronkite Students Win Emmy Honor

October 30, 2008

Three students in the Cronkite School are among the honorees in the Emmy Awards given by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In all, six students and one recent graduate were nominated for 2008 Emmy honors.

Cronkite School to Serve as Election Night Center

October 26, 2008

The new home of the Cronkite School will serve as an election night hub, with top analysts providing commentary, students and community members watching the returns in the First Amendment Forum and advanced students producing three hours of live TV election coverage.

Fox10 Features Cronkite School on "Newsmaker Sunday"

October 25, 2008

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University was the focus of a recent “Newsmaker Sunday,” the 30-minute public affairs show on Fox10.

Cronkite Senior Named Top Ten Scholar

October 22, 2008

For the second year in a row, a Cronkite senior is one of the Scripps Howard Foundation’s top 10 journalism students in the country. Deanna Dent of Tempe won a $10,000 scholarship for her academic and journalistic achievements.

Washington Post Editor Discusses Media’s Future

October 20, 2008

Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of the Washington Post, talks about his career, the future of the news business and what makes good journalism during a visit to ASU and the Cronkite School.

Craft Named Broadcast Educator of the Year

October 9, 2008

Professor John Craft, the senior member of the Cronkite faculty, is the winner of the first Jack Clifford Broadcast Educator of the Year Award, given by the Arizona Broadcasters Association. He will be honored Oct. 16 at the association 19th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner.

Second Annual Barlett & Steele Awards Announced

September 29, 2008

BusinessWeek magazine is first and The Seattle Times is runner-up in the second annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, given by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Dedication of New Cronkite Home Set

September 29, 2008

The Cronkite School will host a week of special events Nov. 17-21 celebrating the school’s 25th anniversary and the dedication of its new building in downtown Phoenix.

Republic Editor Named to Alumni Hall of Fame

September 23, 2008

The executive editor of The Arizona Republic, Nicole Carroll, is the newest member of the Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame. Carroll, who graduated from the Cronkite School in 1991, was named to the Republic’s No. 2 newsroom position earlier this year. At age 40, she is one of the youngest executive editors of a major metropolitan newspaper.

Art Adds Light, Motion to Cronkite Building

September 21, 2008

A five-story light sculpture is attracting attention at the new Cronkite School building in downtown Phoenix. The artwork, designed by Paul Deeb of Vox Arts, Baltimore, replaces what would be ordinary windows in the main stairwell on the south side of the building.

SABEW Conference Comes to Cronkite

September 9, 2008

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers announces that it will hold its 2010 annual conference at the Cronkite School’s new facility in downtown Phoenix. The SABEW, a not-for-profit organization of business journalists, promotes business journalism through education.

Students Top National Magazine Contest

September 4, 2008

For the second year in a row, Cronkite students dominated the national AEJMC student magazine contest, winning more awards than students from any other university in the country.

Donors Recognized in New Building

August 23, 2008

The Cronkite School has raised more than $2.6 million to help fund digital equipment and specialized student programs in the school’s newly opened home on ASU’s downtown Phoenix campus.

Cronkite Opens New Home in Downtown Phoenix

August 23, 2008

The new Phoenix home of the Cronkite School officially opens Monday, a spectacular 21st century learning center designed to teach and inspire digital media innovation while capitalizing on a premier location in the heart of the nation’s fifth-largest city.

Cronkite School Hosts Daily Events in New Phoenix Home

August 23, 2008

The Cronkite School is hosting special programs every day for students and the general public during the inaugural semester of the school’s new downtown Phoenix home.

Cronkite Names First Entrepreneur in Residence

August 4, 2008

Digital media innovator CJ Cornell is named Entrepreneur in Residence at the new Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the Cronkite School. He will help students plan, develop and launch new media products.

Digital Media Leader to Direct Carnegie-Knight News21 Initiative

July 31, 2008

Digital media leader Jody Brannon is the new national director of a 12-university, $7.5 million project funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to explore new ways to produce in-depth multimedia journalism.

Washington Press Corps Diversity Remains Low, Study Finds

July 23, 2008

Only about 13 percent of the Washington daily newspaper press corps are journalists of color, according to a study on diversity by UNITY: Journalist of Color, Inc. and the Cronkite School.

UNITY/McCormick News Diversity Database Launched

July 23, 2008

A digital clearinghouse for news diversity research was unveiled at UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc.’s national convention in Chicago. The database contains more than 400 references related to diversity in journalism, provided in an easily searchable online database.

Rodriguez Named Carnegie Professor at Cronkite

July 21, 2008

Rick Rodriguez, the former executive editor at the Sacramento Bee who joined the Cronkite School faculty earlier this year, is named the school’s first Carnegie Professor specializing in Latino and transnational news coverage.

Cronkite School Takes Journalism on the Road

July 20, 2008

The Cronkite School recently equipped a hybrid SUV with the tools of journalism, including a television camera, microphones, audio recorders and backdrops, and is taking it to high schools around the state in an attempt to interest students in journalism.

First Stardust Schools Chosen

July 20, 2008

Five Arizona high schools will get fully equipped multimedia newsrooms this fall as part of the Stardust High School Journalism Program, a unique initiative to create newsrooms in high schools.

Cronkite School Added to Carnegie-Knight Journalism Initiative

July 6, 2008

Seeking to change the way journalism is taught in the United States, the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation are investing more than $11 million in the expansion of a national initiative to adapt journalism education to the challenges of a struggling news industry. Three new journalism schools – including the Cronkite School – are joining the effort of redefining journalism education and training a new generation of journalists capable of reshaping the news industry.

Cronkite School Secures $7.5M Grant to Lead Digital Media Program

July 6, 2008

The Carnegie Corporation of New York and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation are giving the Cronkite School a $7.5 million grant to direct a bold, experimental digital media program at 12 leading U.S. universities.

Two Cronkite Graduates Win Fulbrights

June 26, 2008

Ian Lee and Emily Falkner are among 12 ASU graduates who have been named 2008 Fulbright Scholars. Lee will be studying in Cairo, Egypt, and Falkner will be a teaching assistant in the Slovak Republic.

Students Report From South Africa

June 23, 2008

Cronkite students are documenting the lives of immigrants in South Africa during a two-week reporting trip supported by a grant from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation. The 10 Cronkite students are joined by students from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Cronkite Professor Assists with China’s Quake Response

June 18, 2008

Assistant Professor Xu Wu, who teaches public relations in the Cronkite School, is in China advising media organizations, government agencies and research institutes on China’s response to the catastrophic earthquake that struck the country last month. Wu is a specialist in crisis communications.

Documentary Wins Recognition for Students

June 17, 2008

A Cronkite student documentary on Muslim students at ASU has won two awards for excellence in national and international competitions. “Holy Hunger in the Midst of Plenty,” won a Telly Award and a Videographer Award of Distinction.

Cronkite Students Place in Hearst Top 10

June 12, 2008

The Cronkite School placed in the top 10 in the national Hearst Journalism Awards program for 2007-2008 – the seventh consecutive year that the school has finished in the top 10. Students placed in every category -- broadcast news, multimedia, photography and writing.

Post.com Political Editor to Lead Student Media

June 3, 2008

Jason Manning, political editor of washingtonpost.com, one of the nation’s leaders in digital media, is moving west to become director of Student Media at Arizona State University.

Cronkite Finishes First in SPJ for Third Straight Year

May 21, 2008

For the third consecutive year, Cronkite students have finished first in the Society of Professional Journalists’ highly competitive intercollegiate news contest.

Newspaper Publisher Named Edith Gaylord Professor

May 13, 2008

N. Christian Anderson III, who led the Orange County Register to two Pulitzer Prizes as editor and later became the newspaper’s award-winning publisher, will join ASU this fall as the Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics.

Soeteber Keynotes Convocation for 187 New Cronkite Graduates

May 7, 2008

Former St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editor Ellen Soeteber, the school’s Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics, delivered the keynote convocation address to the 187 newest Cronkite graduates.

ABC News Launches New Partnership with Cronkite

May 6, 2008

ABC News announced the launch of ABC News on Campus, a partnership with the Cronkite School and four other top journalism schools across the country to educate and mentor talented college students.

Cronkite Professor Named Top Teacher at ASU

May 4, 2008

Newly promoted Associate Professor Carol Schwalbe is the recipient of this year’s ASU Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Classroom Performance.

Cronkite Professor Aaron Brown to Host PBS “Wide Angle” on PBS

April 30, 2008

Aaron Brown will continue his teaching role as the first Walter Cronkite Professor of Journalism while he returns to TV as the new host of the PBS series “Wide Angle.”

Lehrer, MacNeil Named 2008 Cronkite Award Winners

April 24, 2008

Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil, the PBS news anchor tandem who epitomize the best of thought-provoking and in-depth broadcast journalism, will be this year’s recipients of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Arizona’s PBS Station Airs Two Cronkite Projects

April 23, 2008

Eight/KAET-TV, the Arizona PBS station that reaches 1.3 million viewers each week, will air two specials created by Cronkite School.

Cronkite Students Take Home 51 SPJ Awards

April 19, 2008

For the eighth consecutive year, the Cronkite School dominated the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional student competition, winning a remarkable 51 awards – nearly half of all the awards given in the Region 11 SPJ Mark of Excellence competition.

Cronkite Students Part of National Gannett Award

April 17, 2008

Five Cronkite School students were part of a team from The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com that won first place in this year’s Best of Gannett national award for breaking news coverage. The team was recognized for coverage of the July 27 crash of two TV news helicopters that killed four.

Longtime Cronkite Teacher Dies

April 10, 2008

Norm Ginsburg, a longtime CBS executive who taught part time at the Cronkite School for more than 20 years, died Thursday after a short illness. He was 83.

Cronkite Student Wins Reporting Prize

March 30, 2008

Deanna Dent, a senior in the Cronkite School, is one of nine journalism students from across the country to win the 2008 Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition. She will travel to Japan and South Korea for a 13-day journalism study tour in June, sponsored by the Scripps Howard Foundation.

Cronkite School Conducts UNITY Diversity Research

March 30, 2008

The Cronkite School will unveil two major journalism diversity projects at the UNITY: Journalists of Color convention in Chicago this summer. The projects, funded by the McCormick Foundation, consist of a Web-based clearinghouse for research on news diversity issues and a census of ethnicity of the Washington press corps.

Publisher Named President of Cronkite Board

March 17, 2008

Win Holden, publisher of Arizona Highways magazine, has been named president of the Cronkite Endowment Board for 2008, replacing Ron Bergamo, general manager of AZ-TV, who was killed in car accident in January.

Top Documentary Award Goes to Cronkite Graduate

March 13, 2008

A Cronkite graduate has won an award for best student documentary from the Broadcast Education Association. Ray Gonzales’ documentary tells the story of one Japanese-American whose family was moved to an internment camp near Phoenix during World War II.

Cronkite Students Finish First in BEA Awards

March 6, 2008

The Cronkite School won more awards than any other school in the nation in the latest Broadcast Education Association annual news reporting and interactive media contests, including two of the BEA’s top honors.

Reynolds Institute Awards Business Journalism Scholarships

February 27, 2008

Eight university students from around the country who have shown promise in the field of business journalism have been awarded $4,000 scholarships from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

Cronkite School Hosts ALMA High School Workshop

February 19, 2008

The Cronkite School is hosting 90 high school students from across the state for a daylong workshop on journalism sponsored by the Arizona Latino Media Association. This year’s workshop will focus on multimedia skills.

Godfrey Receives BEA Education Service Award

February 5, 2008

Cronkite School Professor Donald Godfrey is the recipient of the Broadcast Education Association’s 2008 Distinguished Education Service Award, the group’s highest honor for an individual who has contributed to electronic media education.

Rick Rodriguez Named Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor

February 5, 2008

Rick Rodriguez, former executive editor of the Sacramento Bee and the first Latino president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, is joining the faculty of the Cronkite School as the school’s Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor.

High School Educator Heads Stardust Program

January 31, 2008

Dave Cornelius, a longtime Valley educator who built the state’s premier high school broadcast education program, has joined the Cronkite School as director of the Stardust High School Journalism program. Cornelius will oversee a new initiative to create multimedia newsrooms at underserved Arizona high schools.

Nation’s Top Broadcast Students Participate in Meredith Fellowship

January 30, 2008

Twelve of the nation’s top minority broadcast students spent a week in Phoenix learning from local television professionals as part of an annual fellowship sponsored by the Meredith Corp., KPHO CBS 5 in Phoenix and the Cronkite School.

Women News Leaders Speak at Annual Schatt Lecture

January 27, 2008

Four leading women journalists will discuss the gains women have made in journalism and the challenges they still face at the second annual Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture, held in memory of Paul J. Schatt, longtime editor at The Arizona Republic and instructor at the Cronkite School.

Goldwater Lecture Features Aaron Brown on Press and Politics

January 23, 2008

Aaron Brown, former CNN anchor and the Walter Cronkite Professor of Journalism at ASU, is giving this year’s Goldwater Lecture, offering his insights on press coverage and the 2008 presidential campaign

Weather Central, Cronkite School Enter Unprecedented Partnership

January 17, 2008

Weather Central Inc., a leader in state-of-the-art weather, news, traffic and sports digital broadcast technologies, announces an unprecedented partnership with the Cronkite School. Weather Central will provide the school with cutting-edge satellite, graphics and mapping technologies that will enable students to produce professional weather reports.

Cronkite Board Chairman Killed in Car Accident

January 6, 2008

Longtime media executive Ron Bergamo, chairman of the Cronkite School Endowment Board of Trustees and general manager of AZ-TV in Phoenix, was killed in a car accident Sunday.

Cronkite Institute for High School Journalism Formed

December 18, 2007

The Cronkite School has announced the creation of the Cronkite Institute for High School Journalism, a consortium of programs reaching out to high school journalism students and their teachers. The institute includes long-standing Cronkite programs as well as several new ones.

Cronkite Graduate Honored at Emmy Awards

December 16, 2007

A recent Cronkite graduate was honored for best student production in the Emmy Awards given by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

News Leader Gives Graduates Message of Hope

December 13, 2007

Rick Rodriguez, former executive editor of The Sacramento Bee and one of the nation’s most prominent Latino journalists, told Cronkite School graduates that massive changes in the journalism profession mean opportunity for them. Rodriguez delivered the keynote speech at the Cronkite School’s fall convocation ceremony.

TV Reports by Cronkite Students Now Air on ABC15

December 2, 2007

Cronkite students are now appearing weekly on a network television affiliate in one of the nation’s largest media markets.

Bob Petty Newest Member of Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame

December 1, 2007

Longtime Chicago television journalist Bob Petty is the newest member of the Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame.

Business Stories on Sustainability Up Dramatically

November 13, 2007

Business stories on environmental sustainability published in the nation’s 10 largest newspapers have increased dramatically, a new Reynolds study shows.

Walter Cronkite Presents Award to Jane Pauley

November 11, 2007

With nearly 1,100 in attendance, Walter Cronkite presented the annual award in his name to television journalist Jane Pauley.

Journalists, Profs Named Reynolds Fellows

November 11, 2007

Twelve journalists and 12 journalism educators are awarded Reynolds Center fellowships to focus on business journalism, to be held concurrently in January at the Cronkite School.

Former Top Editor to Deliver Cronkite Graduation Address

November 5, 2007

Rick Rodriguez, the former executive editor of The Sacramento Bee and one of the nation’s most prominent Latino journalists, will deliver the keynote address at the fall 2007 convocation for graduates of the Cronkite School.

Digital Media Leader Named Knight Center Director, Kauffman Professor at ASU

November 5, 2007

Dan Gillmor, an internationally recognized author and leader in new media and citizen-based journalism, will be the founding director of the new Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship at the Cronkite School.

Callahan on New Times Subpoenas and Arrests

October 18, 2007

Dean Christopher Callahan calls the subpoenas of New Times records a “grotesque and unprecedented” abuse of government powers.

Former St. Louis Editor Named Edith Gaylord Professor at Cronkite School

October 17, 2007

Ellen Soeteber, an award-winning journalist and former top editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, will join Arizona State University as the Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics at the Cronkite School.

Cronkite Student Named Top 10 Scripps Howard Scholar

October 11, 2007

Cronkite student Ryan Kost has been named one of the top 10 journalism students in the country by the Scripps Howard Foundation. He was awarded a $10,000 scholarship through the foundation’s Top Ten Scholarship Program.

Cronkite Students Dominate National Magazine Contest

October 8, 2007

Cronkite students won more awards than students from any other university in the country in the 2007 Student Magazine Contest, sponsored by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Times, Sun Win New Award in Business Journalism

October 8, 2007

Reporters at The New York Times and The Sun in Baltimore have been awarded the inaugural Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announced.

Cronkite School Scores Fourth Win in NASA Contest

September 30, 2007

For the fourth year in a row, public relations students in the Cronkite School placed first in the NASA Means Business Competition. The year-long competition promotes science, technology, engineering and math education to middle and high school students.

Scholarship to Honor Arizona Republic Film Critic

September 19, 2007

The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com are creating an endowed scholarship at the Cronkite School in the name of Republic film critic Bill Muller, who died Sept. 6. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a deserving journalism student.

Stardust Foundation Partners with ASU to Create H.S. Newsrooms

September 17, 2007

The Stardust Foundation is making a $510,000 grant to the Cronkite School to fund a groundbreaking initiative to develop high school journalism programs in Arizona. The Scottsdale-based foundation will invest in multimedia classrooms at 10 selected high schools.

McGuire Launches Blog on Journalism and Business Ethics

September 16, 2007

Tim J. McGuire, the Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism in the Cronkite School, is launching a blog on the business of journalism and media ethics. He will write two to three times a week on trends in the rapidly changing news industry.

ANA Convention Features Cronkite Speakers

September 12, 2007

Tim McGuire, the Frank Russell Chair in the Business of Journalism at the Cronkite School, will deliver the keynote address for the Arizona Newspapers Association annual meeting and fall convention. Other Cronkite faculty will lead sessions on topics ranging from computer-assisted reporting to managing a newsroom.

Forum Focuses on Media Coverage of Latino Issues

September 12, 2007

Media coverage of Latino issues will be the topic of a forum at Arizona State University Sept. 22. Gilbert Bailon, president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors and editor of Al Dia, the leading Spanish-language daily newspaper in North Texas, will kick off the program, entitled “Media Coverage of Latino Issues – It’s Not Only Immigration.”

Former CNN Lead Anchor Named ASU Walter Cronkite Professor of Journalism

August 8, 2007

Aaron Brown, the former lead anchor for CNN, has been appointed the inaugural Walter Cronkite Professor of Journalism at Arizona State University. Brown will join the full-time faculty of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in January.

Survey: Asian American Journalists Worry about Commitment to Newsroom Diversity

August 1, 2007

Most members of the Asian American Journalists Association have positive feelings about the work they do, but they worry that media consolidation and newsroom cutbacks will weaken the profession’s commitment to diversity, according to a new survey conducted by the Cronkite School on behalf of the Asian American Journalists Association.

Most Newspapers Now Devote Less to Stock Tables, Study Finds

July 31, 2007

Two-thirds of the nation’s daily newspapers still print stock market tables in some form, but virtually none offers a complete listing of market results, according to a study by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

School Mourns Deaths of Four Killed in News Copter Crash

July 29, 2007

Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan releases a statement following the news helicopter crash in Phoenix on July 27 that claimed four lives, including that of Jim Cox, a photojournalist for Channel 3 who was a 1993 Cronkite graduate.

L.A. Anchor Donates to New Cronkite Home

July 22, 2007

Christine Devine, the Emmy Award-winning Los Angeles news anchor and 1987 graduate of the Cronkite School, is making a $50,000 gift to her alma mater to help kickoff a fund-raising campaign for the school’s new home.

Cronkite School Professor Named Outstanding Educator

July 15, 2007

Associate Professor Sharon Bramlett-Solomon has been named Outstanding Educator for 2007 by the newspaper division of the nation’s leading journalism education organization.

Family Establishes Photojournalism Endowment in Honor of Late Son

July 8, 2007

Troy and Betsy Crowder of Chandler are honoring the life and spirit of their late son, a photojournalist and Arizona State University graduate, by creating a photojournalism endowment in his name at the Cronkite School.

Jane Pauley Named 2007 Winner of Cronkite Award

June 24, 2007

Jane Pauley, the long-time popular anchor of NBC’s “Today” show and founding co-host of “Dateline NBC,” will be this year’s recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism

Cronkite Student Finishes First in Hearst Championships

June 21, 2007

Elias Johnson, a recent Cronkite School graduate, took first place in television reporting at the 2006-2007 Hearst National Championships in San Francisco.

BET Executive to Direct New Media Innovation Lab

June 21, 2007

Retha Hill, a senior executive at BET and digital media leader who helped launch The Washington Post’s first Internet news operation, will join the Cronkite School as director of the New Media Innovation Lab.

Cronkite School Names First Director of High School Programs

June 11, 2007

Anita Luera, a long-time journalist and past president of the Arizona Latino Media Association, is the first director of high school journalism programs for the Cronkite School.

Knight Grant to Launch Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship

May 22, 2007

The Cronkite School will receive a major grant from the Knight Foundation to establish a new center devoted to the development of new media entrepreneurship and the creation of innovative digital media products.

Cronkite Students Dominate SPJ Nationals For Second Consecutive Year

May 17, 2007

Cronkite students finished first in the Society of Professional Journalists national Mark of Excellence awards contest for the second consecutive year.

PBS Airs Primetime Special Featuring Cronkite Students TV News Stories

May 15, 2007

A 30-minute primetime special on Eight/KAET, Arizona’s public television station, showcased the work of advanced television news students at the Cronkite School.

Cronkite School Primary Sponsor of IRE Conference

May 14, 2007

The Cronkite School is one of the primary sponsors of this year’s Investigative Reporters and Editors conference to be held in Phoenix in June.

More Than 200 Graduate at Cronkite Convocation

May 10, 2007

With former CNN anchor Aaron Brown delivering the keynote address, the Cronkite School graduated 196 bachelor’s degree candidates and 15 master’s degree candidates at its spring convocation.

Cronkite Students Win 35 SPJ Awards

May 8, 2007

Cronkite School students swept the Society of Professional Journalists regional awards for the seventh year in a row and the ninth time in 10 years, taking home 35 awards.

Former CNN Anchor to Give Convocation Address

April 30, 2007

Award-winning broadcast journalist Aaron Brown will deliver the keynote address at the spring convocation for graduates of the Cronkite School.

Reynolds Center Study Explores Business Blogs

April 23, 2007

Three-fourths of the nation’s largest newspapers now offer blogs on business-related topics, according to a study released by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at Arizona State University.

Cronkite School Places First in Nation in Hearst Competition

April 15, 2007

The Cronkite School finished first in the nation in the annual Hearst Journalism Awards, often called the Pulitzer Prizes of college journalism. This year’s victory follows two consecutive second-place finishes and marks the school’s sixth consecutive Top 10 finish in the prestigious competition.

Cronkite Professor Receives NATAS Silver Circle Award

April 14, 2007

Professor Donald Godfrey, a long-time member of the Cronkite faculty, has been named a recipient of the 2007 Silver Circle Award by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Cronkite Students Finish First Again in Broadcast Competition

April 3, 2007

The Cronkite School is first in the nation for broadcast news in the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards program.

Former Publisher Named Student Media Director, Weil Professor

March 22, 2007

James N. Crutchfield, a former major newspaper publisher and editor, will become director of Student Media at Arizona State University and the Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Cronkite School.

Cronkite to Host New Reynolds Institute for H.S. Journalism Teachers

March 18, 2007

The Cronkite School will help train high school journalism teachers from around the country through a new program created by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

McGuire: Ethics Key to News Future

March 17, 2007

Professor Tim McGuire, the Frank Russell Chair in the Business of Journalism, writes in The Arizona Republic that journalism ethics hold the key to the future of daily newspapers.

Pair Win Top Photojournalism Awards

March 8, 2007

Two Cronkite students sweep the first collegiate awards given by the National Press Photographers Association.

Cronkite Student Again Named Nation’s Best Collegiate TV Reporter

March 8, 2007

For the first time ever, a student has won back-to-back awards as the nation’s best collegiate TV news reporter.

Cronkite Dean Discusses School’s Future on New Podcast

March 5, 2007

Dean Christopher Callahan talks about the future of the Cronkite School on a new podcast produced by the ASU Office of the President.

Dean: New Technology, Traditional Values Key to New Future

February 20, 2007

Dean Christopher Callahan writes in The Arizona Republic that the future of journalism education must focus on both emerging media technologies and traditional journalism values.

Cronkite Building Fact Sheet

February 20, 2007

The Cronkite School’s new home in downtown Phoenix will be a six-story communications center with five newsrooms, eight digital labs, two TV studio, a public forum and a student resources center.

Walter Cronkite Breaks Ground for New Building

February 20, 2007

Former CBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite joined Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon and ASU President Michael Crow to break ground on the new $71 million building that will house his journalism school in downtown Phoenix.

Reynolds Center Sponsors Business Journalism Interns Nationally

February 11, 2007

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is placing top business journalism students from universities around the country at major newspaper internships this summer.

Cronkite News Service off to Fast Start

January 30, 2007

The Cronkite School has launched a professional news service that is serving as a new source of in-depth stories on critical public policy issues for daily newspapers, TV stations and Web sites around the state.

Cronkite Joins Mayor, ASU President for Groundbreaking Ceremony

January 30, 2007

Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, ASU President Michael Crow and former CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new building that will house the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and KAET/Eight, the ASU-operated public television station.

Knight Chair, IRE Honor Three News Organizations

January 23, 2007

The Knight Chair in Journalism at Arizona State University and Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc. are honoring three news organizations for their use of social science research methods in investigative reporting.

Students Complete First Meredith/Cronkite Fellowship

January 23, 2007

The Cronkite School, the Meredith Corp. and KPHO CBS 5 hosted 12 top minority journalism students from around the country as part of a new fellowship program designed to train the next generation of TV journalists.

Cronkite Student Takes First in National TV News Competition

December 21, 2006

A portfolio of television stories produced by an Arizona State University journalism student was judged the best in the nation in the prestigious Hearst Broadcasting Awards competition.

TV Executive Receives Outstanding Service Award

December 14, 2006

Jack Clifford, a television industry leader for more than 50 years and an ardent supporter of the Cronkite School, is the recipient of this year’ Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service.

Scripps Chief Urges Grads to be “Risk Takers”

December 14, 2006

The head of the E.W. Scripps Co. urged graduating Cronkite students to be risk takers and help mold the future of a fast-changing media industry. “Our traditional media businesses are undergoing fundamental change,” Kenneth W. Lowe, president and chief executive officer of the Cincinnati-based media corporation, said during his fall convocation keynote address.

Republic Editor to Lead New Multimedia Program

December 10, 2006

An Arizona Republic editor will serve as a visiting journalism professor at Arizona State University next year, directing a new multimedia reporting program at the Cronkite School sponsored by The Republic.

Cronkite Students Win National Photojournalism Awards

December 7, 2006

Two Cronkite School students have won top honors in a national photojournalism competition.

Reynolds Center Creates Awards for Investigative Reporting

December 4, 2006

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is starting two new awards celebrating the best in print and online investigative business journalism. They will be named in honor of Don Barlett and Jim Steele, the Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporting team.

McGuire: J Educators Need to Help News Industry

November 30, 2006

Tim J. McGuire, the former Minneapolis Star-Tribune editor who now holds the Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism at the Cronkite School, says cynical journalism educators who mock the beleaguered news industry should instead help media leaders seek innovative solutions to ensure quality journalism.

Lecture Series Created in Honor of Longtime Instructor

November 19, 2006

The Cronkite School is launching a lecture series in honor of Paul J. Schatt, the veteran Arizona Republic editor who taught at the school for more than 30 years.

Phoenix City Council Approves $71 Million for New Cronkite Building

November 15, 2006

The Phoenix City Council approved a $71 million plan to design and build a six-story building that will house the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and KAET-TV, the public television station operated by Arizona State University.

Tom Brokaw Receives Walter Cronkite Award

November 13, 2006

More than 1,200 invited guests joined Walter Cronkite in honoring one of the most revered journalists in American history, Tom Brokaw, at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s 23rd annual luncheon in Phoenix.

TV Executive Creates Broadcast News Endowment

November 13, 2006

Jack Clifford, a veteran TV executive who created the Food Network, is giving $500,000 to the Cronkite School to create an endowment for the school’s award-winning broadcast journalism program. In addition, Clifford will spearhead a $5 million fund-raising campaign for the program.

Higuera Named Deputy Director of Reynolds Center

November 8, 2006

Jonathan Higuera, a veteran business reporter for The Arizona Republic, has been named deputy director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at the Cronkite School.

Arizona Republic, Cronkite School Launch Multimedia Reporting Project

November 7, 2006

The Arizona Republic and the Cronkite School are launching a multimedia reporting program that will prepare students for 21st century newsgathering while providing breaking news content for azcentral.com, the Republic’s news Web site.

Election Night Coverage Live on Cable

November 6, 2006

More than 60 Cronkite students, faculty and staff produced more than two hours of live Arizona election night coverage for local cable stations.

Fellows Selected for Inaugural Business Journalism Program

November 6, 2006

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is designating 15 educators from major universities as fellows for its inaugural Business Journalism Professor Seminar.

Radio Executive, Native American Journalist Join Hall of Fame

October 30, 2006

A national radio executive and a ground-breaking Native American journalist will be the newest inductees into the Cronkite School Alumni Hall of Fame. Susan Karis and Mary Kim Titla will be recognized Nov. 14 at the school’s 23rd Annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism Lunch.

TV Reports by Cronkite Students Featured on MSNBC

October 22, 2006

Top broadcast news students at the Cronkite School now have their best TV work featured on MSNBC under a new partnership with the national news network.

Award-Winning Editor Named Assistant Dean at Cronkite School

October 18, 2006

Kristin Gilger, an award-winning journalist who was a top editor at The Arizona Republic before directing student media at Arizona State University, will join the Cronkite School as assistant dean in charge of professional programs

Publisher Named Inaugural Gaylord Visiting Professor at Cronkite

October 8, 2006

James N. Crutchfield, a top editor who became one of the nation’s only African American publishers of a major metropolitan newspaper, will join the Cronkite School for the spring semester as the first Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics.

PR Students Win Top NASA Award

September 24, 2006

Public relations students at the Cronkite School claimed victory at the NASA Means Business competition for the third year in a row.

ASU Launches Innovation Lab for New Media

September 24, 2006

A national leader in online news is leading a new lab that will help create multimedia products for Gannett and other news companies.

Reynolds Center Launches New Programs

September 12, 2006

The Reynolds Center launches new initiatives to improve business journalism training at the university level.

Cronkite Alum Named Diamondbacks President

September 5, 2006

Derrick Hall, a Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame member, is the new president of the Arizona Diamondbacks

Cronkite Students, Professor Win National Awards

August 14, 2006

Cronkite students won six national magazine awards while one of their teachers was named the nation’s top “promising professor” here at the annual meeting of journalism educators.

Challenge from Fulton Nets $100,000 for Cronkite

August 8, 2006

The Cronkite School raised more than $100,000 from a fundraising challenge from philanthropists Ira and Mary Lou Fulton.

Meredith Corp. Starts Fellowship Program

August 8, 2006

Meredith Corp., CBS 5 and the Cronkite School are launching a nationwide fellowship program for minority broadcast journalism students.

AP Exec to Lead Student-run News Service

July 17, 2006

Steve Elliott, former Phoenix bureau chief for The Associated Press, will be the founding director of the Cronkite News Service print program

Study Finds Little Coverage of Latinos in U.S. News Magazines

June 13, 2006

A new national study conducted by the Cronkite School for the National Association of Hispanic Journalists finds coverage of Latinos is sorely lacking in U.S. news magazines.

Top Phoenix Journalists Join Cronkite to Expand TV Programs

June 11, 2006

Two leading Phoenix journalists are joining the faculty to expand the Cronkite School’s award-winning TV newscast and create a new program to provide news packages to stations around the state.

Cronkite Students Dominate 'Best of the West,' Other Competitions

June 7, 2006

Cronkite newspaper students dominate the “Best of the West” journalism competition while students specializing in online, public relations and magazines all are winning national and regional accolades.

Reynolds Gives ASU $3.5M for Business Journalism Center

June 1, 2006

The Cronkite School is the new home of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, thanks to a $3.5 million grant that is the largest gift in school history.

Arizona Republic Publishes Cronkite Students’ Don Bolles Project

May 28, 2006

The Arizona Republic and its Web site, azcentral.com, published a nine-story package created by a Cronkite School class that explores the slaying of investigative reporter Don Bolles on the 30th anniversary of his murder.

Cronkite Students Top Nation in National SPJ Competition

May 25, 2006

Students from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication won more national awards in this year’s Society of Professional Journalist’s intercollegiate journalism competition than any other school in the nation.

Ex-CNN Anchor Aaron Brown to Be Rhodes Chair at Arizona State

May 15, 2006

Aaron Brown, the former lead anchor for CNN, will join the Cronkite School faculty for Spring ’07 as the Barrett Honors College’s John J. Rhodes Chair.

News Executive Tells Graduates about “New World Order”

May 11, 2006

Top newspaper executive Sue Clark-Johnson told graduating Cronkite School students that the media world is in the midst of a “wild-fire transition” that presents both great challenges and unparalleled opportunities.

Tom Brokaw Next Cronkite Award of Excellence Recipient

April 9, 2006

Tom Brokaw, who anchored NBC’s nightly newscast for more than 20 years, will be this year’s recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Associate Dean Barrett Named Louise Solheim Professor

April 7, 2006

Cronkite School Associate Dean Marianne Barrett is named the Solheim Professor, thanks to a generous gift from philanthropist Louise Solheim.

Top TV Executives Look at Future of Television at Cronkite Forum

April 6, 2006

The general managers of eight major television stations in Phoenix met at a Cronkite School forum to discuss the future of local television in the wake of the digital technological revolution. Read Laura Newpoff’s story from the Business Journal of Phoenix.

Cronkite Student Named Top Collegiate TV Reporter

March 31, 2006

A student from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has been named the top collegiate television reporter in the United States.

Cronkite/Mayo Study Discovers Faulty Medical News Coverage

March 15, 2006

Twenty percent of all examined newspaper articles about common neurological conditions had medical errors or exaggerations, according to a new study by Mayo Clinic physicians and Cronkite School researchers.

Cronkite Student Wins First NLGJA Leroy Aarons National Scholarship

March 15, 2006

Dennis Shane Mitchell, a Cronkite School sophomore who was Arizona’s high school journalist of the year two years ago, was named the inaugural recipient of the Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship from the National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association.

Phoenix Vote Will Help Build New Cronkite Building

March 14, 2006

The Cronkite School will be housed in a new, state-of-the-art journalism complex in downtown Phoenix by 2008 thanks to voters’ overwhelming approval of $223 million in bond money to help fund ASU’s new Downtown Phoenix campus.

New Visiting Professorship in Honor of Pioneering Newswoman

March 7, 2006

A top journalist will join the Cronkite School each spring semester as the Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor of Journalism Ethics thanks to a generous gift from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.

Professor Wins National Award for Web Site

February 27, 2006

Carol Schwalbe won the Broadcast Education Association’s Best of Competition for an innovative and in-depth Web site she created for her Online Media class.

School Commissioned to Conduct Analysis of Latino Coverage

February 2, 2006

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists selected the Cronkite School to conduct an in-depth analysis of coverage of Latinos by the nation’s three leading news magazines.

Cronkite Board Member Joins B-School Faculty

January 31, 2006

Ray Artigue, a longtime member of the Cronkite Endowment Board and a member of the Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame, is stepping down from his job as senior vice president of the Phoenix Suns to join ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business as executive director of its MBA Sports Business program.

Photo Team to Explore “Children of the Borderlands”

January 13, 2006

A team from the Cronkite School will conduct an in-depth photojournalism project in Mexico exploring the plight of children living in the borderlands region thanks to a generous gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation.

Cronkite Student Takes First in National Radio Competition

January 12, 2006

Michiko Howlett, a Cronkite student and news director of the campus radio station, won first place for radio feature reporting in the nation’s most prestigious intercollegiate journalism competition, the Hearst Awards.

Cronkite Students Team With Arizona Republic on Web Experiment

January 12, 2006

Cronkite School students spent part of their Christmas holiday participating in an experimental collaboration between the school and the Arizona Republic. Students equipped with laptops provided azcentral.com users with real-time reports about traffic at the airport and area malls. Republic editors declared the experiment a success in this story in Gannett News Watch.

School Takes First in National Feature Writing Contest

January 11, 2006

The Cronkite School took first place for newspaper feature writing in the nation’s most prestigious intercollegiate journalism competition, with students taking first and 16th place.

Ulrich Receives Inaugural Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service

December 15, 2005

Dean Christopher Callahan presented former Regent Donald Ulrich the first-ever Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service in recognition of Ulrich’s years of advocacy on behalf of the Cronkite School.

Former Top Newspaper Editor to Join Cronkite Faculty

December 8, 2005

Tim J. McGuire, the former editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune and a leading voice in newspapers for more than 20 years, will join the Cronkite School as the Frank Russell Chair in August.

Fellner Earns Fulbright Honors

December 4, 2005

Dan H. Fellner, a Cronkite School faculty associate, has received a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach journalism and public relations at Moldova State University in Chisinau, Moldova, for five months beginning in January.

Longtime Associate at Cronkite School Dies

November 20, 2005

Paul Schatt, an Arizona Republic editor who taught news reporting to hundreds of journalism students at Arizona State University over the past 30 years, died at the age of 60.

Recent Graduate Wins Top Award for In-Depth Reporting

November 3, 2005

William Pitts won the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence award for in-depth radio reporting for his examination of military training in a Phoenix suburb.

Anchors Latest Inductees to Hall of Fame

November 2, 2005

Two major-market television news anchors are the newest members of the Cronkite School Alumni Hall of Fame. Ellen Leyva, a 1986 graduate of the school, is a 5 p.m. co-anchor on KABC-TV in Los Angeles. Katie Raml, a 1999 graduate, is a 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. co-anchor on ABC15 in Phoenix.

Pulitzer Winner to Receive Cronkite Award

October 23, 2005

Dave Barry, the Pulitzer Prize-winning humor columnist for the Miami Herald, will receive the 2005 Walter Cronkite Award for journalistic excellence.

ASU Names Callahan Founding Dean of Cronkite School

May 25, 2005

Christopher Callahan, who helped lead the University of Maryland’s journalism program to national prominence as the school’s associate dean, will become the founding dean of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University in August 2005. The Cronkite School, which has been part of ASU’s College of Public Programs, will become a separate unit on July 1.