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News from the Cronkite School

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

Adrienne Washington

Award-winning Cronkite graduate receives prestigious Roy W. Howard fellowship

Cronkite alumna Adrienne Washington will spend the yearlong fellowship working at The Maine Monitor, a nonprofit news organization.

Cuba Study Abroad students

In Cuba study abroad, Cronkite students see intersection of media and government

Cronkite students visited Cuba in May as part of the “Media, Culture and Society in Cuba” class.

Sada Reed, Fulbright Scholar

Cronkite faculty member named Fulbright U.S. Scholar

Sada Reed will work at Aarhus University in Denmark, teaching and conducting research during the 2024-25 academic year to fulfill her Fulbright opportunity. 

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

Cronkite students win prestigious Hearst Awards

The Cronkite School ranked among the top universities in the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards Program.


Cronkite students take top honors at SPJ national competition

Arizona State University students captured three national Society of Professional Journalists 2023 Mark of Excellence Awards.

Cronkite Agency students

Cronkite Agency wins Communitas Award for partnerships with non-profit groups

The agency took the prize in the Leadership in Community Service category for a number campaigns its students completed during the spring 2023 and summer 2023 semesters.

Chelsea Julian Reynolds

First director named for ASU’s Center for Culture and Inclusion in Media

The Cronkite School has named Chelsea Reynolds as the inaugural director of the newly established Center for Culture and Inclusion in Media.

Hazel Kwon

ASU promotes Cronkite scholar to full professor

Dr. Hazel Kwon, a distinguished scholar in the field of digital media, has been promoted to the rank of full professor. 


Cronkite School to host international scholars, students for SUSI programs

The Cronkite School has welcomed almost 40 international media professionals, scholars and student leaders who will study media law, media literacy and journalism education.

News21 2024 Fellows

Award-winning Carnegie-Knight News21 welcomes fellows, launches project about American democracy

Carnegie-Knight News21 has launched a new reporting project examining the state of American democracy.

Three people smiling in a meeting

Business journalists continue to earn premium salaries; 70% report salary increases

Survey of front-line business journalists – reporters, correspondents, and freelancers conducted from April 15 to May 1, 2024, reported a median salary of $75,599.

Webby Awards

Carnegie-Knight News21 wins RFK Journalism Award Grand Prize for “America After Roe”

News21 joins past Grand Prize honorees that include The New York Times, The Washington Post, Frontline and The Associated Press.

Dow Jones News Fund

Cronkite School will host Dow Jones News Fund digital media students

The Cronkite School will host college students who received a summer internship through the Dow Jones News Fund.

Spring 2024 Convocation

Cronkite School honors graduates, retiring faculty at spring 2024 convocation

The Cronkite School convocation celebrated the achievements of nearly 370 graduates.

Angela Hill

Cronkite professor part of Pulitzer Prize-winning team

Cronkite School professor Angela M. Hill was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize for the Washington Post investigative series “American Icon.”

Retha Hill

Cronkite professor Retha Hill to be inducted into NABJ Hall of Fame

Retha Hill is an award-winning journalist, entrepreneur and professor at the Cronkite School.

Webby Awards

Carnegie-Knight News21 wins prestigious Webby Award

Carnegie-Knight News21 took home a “People’s Voice” Webby Award in the student video category for its national examination of the impact of the reversal of Roe v. Wade.

BEA School Rankings

Cronkite School tops BEA rankings for third consecutive year

The Cronkite School took the top spot in the Broadcast Education Association’s (BEA) ranking of schools based on the creative achievements of their students.

Hayden Cilley

Graduate student reflects on lessons learned at Cronkite School

Hayden Cilley will graduate with his master’s degree at the Cronkite School’s spring 2024 convocation.

Madison Young

Cronkite alumna thrives in Disneyland Resort internship

Madison Young graduated from the Cronkite School in spring 2023 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication.