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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.

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