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News from the Cronkite School

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

Cronkite students Final Four

Phoenix Cronkite students take advantage of multiple opportunities across the Valley during NCAA Men’s Final Four

Cronkite students covered the games, documented events on social media and engaged with fans during the Final Four.

Cronkite News spring training

Cronkite students publish work for several media outlets during spring training

The Cronkite News Phoenix Sports Bureau partnered with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Bay Area News Group, The Kansas City Star and The Denver Post to provide team coverage for those publications.

Distinguished filmmaker, scholar to join Cronkite School as Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor of Media and Indigenous Communities

Renowned documentary filmmaker Marcos Colón will join the Cronkite School as the school’s Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor of Media and Indigenous Communities

Adelaida Severson

When giving goes global: Cronkite graduate and family invests in students studying media abroad

Cronkite alum Adelaida Severson and her husband, Barry Severson, created the Severson Cronkite Media Global Experience Fund to fund study abroad trips at the Cronkite School.

Cronkite Content Creator Challenge

Glendale high school student wins Cronkite Content Creator Challenge

The Cronkite Content Creator Challenge provides an opportunity for high schoolers across Arizona to harness their video skills to create captivating content that promotes their community.

AP Howard Center Lethal Restraint Project Tirzah Christopher

Howard Centers, AP Global Investigations Team publish yearslong investigation into police use of force

The AP global investigations team, the Howard Centers for Investigative Journalism at ASU and the University of Maryland, and FRONTLINE (PBS) launched an investigation into police use of force.

Pulitzer on the Road

New podcast is a prize for journalism enthusiasts

The Cronkite School will help launch the new ‘Pulitzer on the Road’ series with a March 25 panel discussion.

Cronkite News Phoenix Sports Bureau students gain valuable experience covering major events

Cronkite News Sports Bureau students have reported on some of the country’s largest sporting events.

Cronkite Agency BIG Innovation Award

Cronkite Agency wins BIG Innovation Award 

The Cronkite Agency won the Business Intelligence Group's 2024 BIG Innovation Award.

Research Symposium provides sense of community for Cronkite scholars

Students at the Cronkite School showcased their research on artificial intelligence, cancel culture and other media-related topics during the 2024 Cronkite Research Symposium.

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2023 Shaufler Prize in Journalism winners announced

Hannah Dreier of the New York Times has been awarded first place in the 2023 Shaufler Prize in Journalism.

Elira Çanga

Former Humphrey Fellow returns to Cronkite to attain doctorate degree

Elira Canga is pursuing her Ph.D. at the Cronkite School with a focus on political and health communication.

BEA Festival

Cronkite students garner 23 awards in BEA Festival of Media Arts competition

The Cronkite School took 23 awards, including five first place finishes, at the 2024 Broadcast Education Association’s (BEA) Festival of Media Arts contest.

David Muir Q&A

David Muir encourages prospective journalists to pursue the truth and connect with their audience during Q&A event

David Muir reflected on his career journey, his hope for future journalists and how they can navigate polarizing times during a Q&A session with students at the Cronkite School.

Sonal Lal

Cronkite Global project manager chosen for prestigious Payne Fellowship

Sonal Lal is a project manager for Cronkite Global Initiatives, where she designs programs for international students and participants from different countries.

Photo by Izabella Hernandez

ABC’s David Muir accepts Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, sees ‘hope for future’ from inspiring Cronkite students

David Muir, the award-winning anchor and managing editor of “ABC World News Tonight with David Muir,” accepted the 40th Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Linda Williams

Cronkite Hall of Famer Linda Williams reflects on 42-year broadcast career

Linda Williams is retiring after a 42-year career at Fox 10 Phoenix where she worked as a reporter and anchor.

LA Media Reception

Reception at ASU California Center Broadway shows support for journalism

More than 100 Los Angeles journalists, elected officials and community leaders gathered Jan. 25 for the second annual media reception at the ASU California Center Broadway.

Ana Aragon Sierra

Aspiring physician uses Cronkite Mass Communication degree to advance medical career

Ana Aragon Sierra enrolled in the MD/MMC program, a partnership between the Cronkite School and the Mayo Clinic’s Alix School of Medicine.

A mentor for all seasons: ASU instructor inducted into Arizona Media Association Hall of Fame

Cronkite School alum and faculty associate Al Macias will be honored for his five decades in journalism.