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News from the Cronkite School

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

Randy Johnson with 2023 Crowder Award winners (L to R) Samantha Chow, Susan Wong and John Leos

‘The Big Unit’ still pitching memorable moments

MLB Hall of Famer Randy Johnson served as the guest speaker at Cronkite School’s Greg Crowder Memorial Photojournalism Award ceremony.

CronkiteLIVE: Only One Way Forward: The Vitality of a Democratic Ukraine. Photos by Paula Soria

Panel speaks of need for continued support of Ukraine

The Cronkite School marked the opening of the ‘Relentless Courage’ photo exhibit with a talk about war’s far-reaching consequences.

40th recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, David Muir

‘ABC World News Tonight’ anchor David Muir to receive 40th Cronkite Award

Muir, who is also co-anchor of ABC’s “20/20,” will be recognized during the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism luncheon on Feb. 8, 2024, at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown.

Justin Hodges

Alumni Highlight: Cronkite School helped prepare graduate for entrepreneurial success

Justin Hodge is the co-founder and president of Muscular Moving Men & Storage, one of the fastest growing companies in the Valley that is owned by a Sun Devil.

Cronkite students capture Student Production Awards

The Cronkite School won eight Student Production Awards from the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

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.

Shaufler Prize in Journalism recognizing reporting to advance understanding of issues related to culture and inclusion now accepting entries

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

Ashley Landrum

Accomplished media psychologist joins Cronkite School faculty

Asheley R. Landrum, a well-known scholar who studies how the public interacts with science communication, has joined the Cronkite School as an associate professor.

News21 America After Roe project

Carnegie-Knight News21 project investigates aftermath of U.S. Supreme Court abortion ruling

Carnegie-Knight News21 launched an in-depth look at the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. 

Cronkite School partners with The Diversity Pledge Institute, URL Media to host career development workshops

The Cronkite School has partnered with The Diversity Pledge Institute (DPI) and URL Media to host a comprehensive series of workshops geared towards helping students prepare for life after college.

World Trade Center Cough Syndrome

Cronkite professor researches media coverage of World Trade Center Cough Syndrome before, after COVID-19 pandemic

Cronkite Professor Sada Reed examined the media coverage of World Trade Cough Syndrome before and after the pandemic and kept track of the number and location stories published or aired.

Howard Center 'Constitutional Sheriffs'

Howard Center investigation examines increasing influence of ‘constitutional sheriffs’ group

The seven-month collaboration between the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism and the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting shows the sheriff’s group has been active in at least 30 states.

Humphrey Fellowship: A Fullbright Exchange Program

Cronkite School welcomes new Humphrey Fellowship cohort

The Cronkite School is hosting the prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship, a Fulbright Exchange program, with 11 experienced, mid-career professionals from emerging democracies.

Cronkite School nominated for 28 NATAS Student Production Awards

The Cronkite School received 28 nominations for the prestigious Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Student Production Awards.

2023 SUSI student leaders

SUSI program brings international students to the Cronkite School to study journalism, first amendment

The SUSI program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and funded by the U.S. Congress.

2022 SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards

Cronkite students win most top prizes in National SPJ contest

ASU students took home five national awards at the Society of Professional Journalists 2022 Mark of Excellence Awards, more than any other university in the nation.

Rachel Kane

Cronkite content creators ascend in ASU California Center

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University has launched a new signature professional immersion program based at ASU’s California Center in Los Angeles.

ASU California Center Downtown LA

Zócalo Public Square, ASU Cronkite School celebrate wins at SoCal Journalism Awards

Arizona State University's Zócalo Public Square and students from the Cronkite School brought home multiple wins from the 65th Annual SoCal Journalism Award Awards on June 25.

Cronkite students Peyton Gallaher and Jaden Taylor at control board.

Cronkite Contentpreneurs: Cronkite students launch streaming service to broadcast Phoenix Rising games

Three Cronkite School students have launched a streaming service that provides play-by-play for Phoenix Rising FC soccer games.

Visit to Radio Reloj, a news radio station in Havana.

Cronkite students gain new perspectives on media and government during study abroad trip to Cuba

Nineteen students traveled to the country to explore the media landscape in the country, its relationship with the government and the effect on society and Cuban citizens.


Scripps Howard Fund announces summer class of Roy W. Howard Fellows

The Scripps Howard Fund has chosen the 2023-2024 class of Roy W. Howard Fellows as well as the nonprofit newsrooms hosting the Fellows.