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News from the Cronkite School

Catch up on what’s (and who’s!) new at the Cronkite School.

BEA Festival

Cronkite School wins top BEA Festival of Media Arts awards

Cronkite students won 31 awards, including four first place finishes and two “Best of Festival” awards.

Mike Wong

Mike Wong, alumni services director for the Cronkite School, retires after nearly 40 years with ASU

The director of alumni services at the Cronkite School marked the end of an era by announcing his retirement last month.

Andrew Lwowski, a December 2022 Cronkite graduate, won first place in the Hearst Sports Writing Competition.

Cronkite grad wins top Hearst Journalism Award

Andrew Lwowski has won a $3,000 first place prize for the Hearst Journalism Awards Program Sports Writing Competition.

020-2021 Shaufler Prize in Journalism

Cronkite School announces 2022 Shaufler Prize in Journalism contest winners

The Shaufler Prize is administered by the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

Cronkite School

Cronkite School partners with Grambling State University to research emergency management resources at HBCUs

The Cronkite School, in partnership with Grambling State University, are recipients of a FEMA grant to assess emergency management resources and needs at the nation’s 103 HBCUs.

“CBS Mornings” co-host Gayle King accepts 39th Cronkite Award

Gayle King reflected on her life, career and rise to prominence as she accepted the 39th Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Michael and Anthony Yero

Cronkite Contentpreneurs: Twin brothers establish popular social media brand to promote athletes

Michael and Anthony Yero manage 305 Sports and Yero Step, two popular social media imprints that offer sports news and updates.

Drake Presto, Hearts Award winner

Cronkite senior wins first place Hearst Award for Multimedia Narrative Storytelling

Cronkite senior Drake Presto won first place in the Multimedia Narrative Storytelling category for the 2023 Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

Olivia Eisenhauer, Super Bowl LVII, NFL

Cronkite School students will cover Super Bowl 57

The Cronkite School will send its own media contingent to cover the biggest sporting event of the year.

Trey Matthews

Cronkite graduate student makes history as hockey broadcaster

Trey Matthews just became the second African American man to serve as a play-by-play announcer in the Canadian Hockey League.

Can a journalist be trustworthy without being “objective?”

A new report from the Cronkite School asks news media leaders and experts — and what they say may surprise you.

Howard Fellows

Scripps Howard Foundation announces spring class of Roy W. Howard fellows

The Scripps Howard Foundation established the fellowship program in 2020 in honor of Roy W. Howard, legendary journalist and news executive of The E.W. Scripps Company.

Viva Kreis, Heisman Scholarship

Incoming Cronkite student wins Heisman High School Scholarship

The Heisman High School Scholarship program is administered by the Heisman Trophy to award the most esteemed male and female high school senior scholar-athletes.

Voices Listening Project

Cronkite News Co/Lab initiative spent a year researching how to bolster, improve news for small communities

An Arizona State University student-led project has developed ideas for local news organization Wick Communications on how to engage the community.

ASU’s McCain Institute and Cronkite School launch task force on Defeating Disinformation Attacks on U.S. Democracy

The task force includes experts on disinformation, members of the media, civil society, corporate leaders and policymakers.

Cronkite alumna Andrea Aker

Alumni Highlight: Cronkite experience motivates alumna to give back

Andrea Aker owes a lot of her entrepreneurial success to the connections and training she received at the Cronkite School.

Fall 2022 Cronkite Convocation

Cronkite Hall of Fame inductee encourages graduates to stay connected to ASU

The Cronkite School celebrated the accomplishments of almost 340 graduates while serving as a homecoming for one of its most supportive and successful alumni.

Veteran journalist Pauline Arrillaga to lead Carnegie-Knight News21 program

Cronkite professor Pauline Arrillaga will take over as executive editor of the Carnegie-Knight News21 program.

Nicole Macias and John Nicoletti

Cronkite school to launch new strategic communications agency

The Cronkite School is combining two of its award-winning programs to form a new integrated strategic communications agency.

Cronkite alumnus Justin Karp

Alumni Highlight: Cronkite experience prepared alumnus for career success

Although Justin Karp graduated from ASU’s Cronkite School about 15 years ago, the lessons he learned as a student have remained with him as he’s progressed through his career.