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News from the Cronkite School

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

Blaze Radio ranked no. 1 in country

Princeton Review names ASU’s Blaze Radio number one college radio station in the US

The Princeton Review rated Blaze Radio as the 2021 Best College Radio Station in the country.

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Cronkite professor Len Downie Jr.’s historical documents available at The Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has archived and made available to the public Cronkite Professor Len Downie Jr.'s papers.

CronkiteLIVE events celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The Cronkite School is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with two upcoming events.

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Arizona PBS partnering with PBS Kids program ‘Nature Cat’ to host a two-day event September 22-23

Arizona PBS is partnering with “Nature Cat,” a PBS Kids program, to bring nature- and STEM-focused, curriculum-based media to kids in the Grand Canyon Village community.

Paul B. Anderson, the principal & CEO of Workhouse Media of Seattle, Washington, has established The Shaufler Prize in Journalism, named after his late friend Ed Shaufler.

2022 Shaufler Prize recognizing reporting to advance understanding of underserved communities now accepting entries

Entries are now being accepted for the 2022 Shaufler Prize in Journalism administered by the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Arizona PBS to host general election debates

Arizona PBS will partner with the Citizens Clean Elections Commission, the state's nonpartisan voter education agency, to host a series of election debates in the coming weeks.

Gayle King, co-host of CBS Mornings, editor-at-large of Oprah Daily, and host of the live, weekly radio show titled “Gayle King in the House” on SiriusXM

‘CBS Mornings’ anchor Gayle King to receive 39th Cronkite Award

Gayle King, the award-winning co-host of “CBS Mornings,” has been chosen to receive the 39th annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

The Diversity Pledge Institute Partners with ASU

Cronkite School to partner with The Diversity Pledge Institute to launch DEI programs

The Cronkite School is partnering with The Diversity Pledge Institute (DPI) to launch a series of initiatives to help improve diversity, inclusion and retention in the news industry.

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Cronkite/ICT fellowship welcomes first student

Noel Lyn Smith has been selected to participate in a new graduate partnership between the Cronkite School, the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) and ICT, formerly Indian Country Today.

Arizona PBS will host a preview of ‘The U.S. and the Holocaust’

Arizona PBS will host a screening of “The U.S. and the Holocaust,” the latest film from directors Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein.

Humphrey Fellows

Cronkite Humphrey Fellowship welcomes new cohort of international professionals

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship is welcoming 13 journalists from around the globe and the second largest cohort in its 13-year history into the program at the Cronkite School.

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Cronkite News podcast wins Murrow Award

Cronkite News has won a Student Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Audio Newscast for its Cronkite News 2Go podcast.

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Arizona PBS, Cronkite School collectively nominated for 36 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

Arizona PBS and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication collectively received 36 Emmy® and Student Production Award nominations.

Alumni Highlight: Lifetime connections inspires Cronkite School alumnus to give back

Dave Neibergall continues to give back to his alma mater through his time as a mentor to current students, as well as continuing to donate to both ASU and the Cronkite School.

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Cronkite School leads the way with TikTok launch

The Cronkite School is now one of the newest additions to the TikTok space, as well as one of the first colleges at ASU to debut on the platform.

Alumni Highlight: Documentary marks latest accomplishment in Ron Kellum’s trailblazing career

Ron Kellum has built a groundbreaking career as an award-winning producer, director, artist, and choreographer. His latest project deals with systemic racism in healthcare.

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Arizona PBS partnering with The Heard Museum to host free ‘Molly of Denali’ event

Arizona PBS and The Heard Museum are collaborating to bring Molly Mabray, the title character from the popular PBS Kids series, “Molly of Denali,” to the museum for a free event on Aug. 27.

Solutions Based Journalism Hub

Four leading journalism schools announce inaugural solutions journalism hubs

The Cronkite School will join three other leading journalism schools to become inaugural solutions journalism hubs.

Cronkite School Wins Top Honors at the 2021-2022 Hearst Journalism Awards

Cronkite School wins top honors at the 2021-2022 Hearst Journalism Awards

ASU’s Cronkite School placed third overall in the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards program and scored in the top five in writing, photojournalism and television categories.

College athlete NIL market to be studied by joint research initiative

The non-profit NIL Education and Information Center, headed by sports industry veterans Oliver Luck and Bill Squadron, will partner with the Cronkite School to study the emerging NIL marketplace.