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News from the Cronkite School

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

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.

Cronkite alumnus Wyatt Myskow

Award-winning Cronkite graduate ready to take next step in career

Wyatt Myskow was named an Outstanding Undergraduate Student for the fall 2022 convocation.

Cronkite alumnus Red Miller

Student highlight: Online degree allows Cronkite student to pursue increased opportunities

After 16 years of working as a journalist, Paul “Red” Miller wanted to finally get a degree in the career that he considered his calling, so he enrolled at the Cronkite School.

alumna Laura Bargfeld

Cronkite graduate finds new ways to tell stories after career change

Laura Bargfeld’s academic achievements led to them being named Outstanding Graduate Student for the fall 2022 convocation.

Joseph Russomanno, The Stench of Politics book

Cronkite professor’s new book examines increased politicization of the Supreme Court

Professor Joseph Russomanno's new book, “The Stench of Politics: Polarization and Worldview on the Supreme Court," discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's growing partisanship.

Alumni Highlight: Cronkite alumna charts own path in her career

Samantha Melbourneweaver used her love of modern media to create a path for herself at the Cronkite School and in her career.

Christine Devine

ASU Trustee and Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame inductee Christine Devine to give convocation speech

ASU Trustee and Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame inductee Christine Devine will deliver the keynote address at the Cronkite School's Fall 2022 Convocation.

NCDJ, National Center for Disability Journalism

Winners announced for National Center on Disability and Journalism 2022 awards

The Schneider and Corcoran prizes are the only journalism contests devoted exclusively to the coverage of people with disabilities and disability issues.

The Role of Collegiate Investigative Programs in Professional Journalism

Investigative editors, journalists discuss the benefits of collegiate investigative journalism programs

The panel, “The Role of Collegiate Investigative Programs in Professional Journalism,” examined the importance of programs that allow students to delve into investigative work.

study abroad, Argentina

Seven students travel to Argentina for Cronkite’s first internship abroad program

Cronkite students visited Argentina as the first cohort of a study abroad internship program implemented by the Cronkite Global Initiatives and the Career and Professional Development teams.