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News from the Cronkite School

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

Bryan Pietsch

Cronkite Alum Returns to Native Country to Help Launch New WaPo Bureau

Bryan Pietsch, a 2019 Cronkite School graduate, has returned to his birth country, South Korea, as a reporter for The Washington Post.

Allison Barton Black Lives Matter Photo

Cronkite students dominate student awards at the Arizona Press Club Contest

Cronkite students captured 29 awards -- including four professional awards and all eight first- place awards in the student categories -- in the 2020 Arizona Press Club contest.


NCDJ at Cronkite Partners with Zero Project for Global Discussion on Disability

The National Center on Disability and Journalism at Arizona State University is partnering with the Zero Project, a non-profit disability rights organization based in Vienna, Austria, for a virtual discussion about how disability - and people with disabilities - are covered in the media, both in the U.S. and other countries.

Cronkite School and NAHJ Commit to Strengthening Partnership

The Cronkite School is actively assessing how we can best serve and reflect the communities we cover and the students we teach.

Ford Foundation to Support The New York Times Disability Journalism Fellowship

The nonprofit National Center for Disability and Journalism will serve as a training partner to the fellows and other members of The New York Times newsroom.

Arizona PBS Digital Transmitter.

Arizona PBS Expands Coverage in Yuma with New Digital Transmitter

The transmitter, which went online July 12 after a week-long installation process, offers expanded coverage to communities in and around Yuma.

Barlett & Steele awards

Reynolds Center Accepts Entries for Annual Barlett & Steele Awards in Investigative Business Journalism

The annual awards contest, named in honor of renowned investigative business journalists Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele, celebrates the best in investigative business journalism each year.


Q+A With New Director of Global Initiatives Juan Mundel

Juan Mundel, a researcher with deep connections in Latin America and Europe, brings a love of global travel to his new position as the Cronkite School’s director of Global Initiatives.

An Apology from the Cronkite School

The events of the past few weeks have prompted deep reflection within the Cronkite School of how to ensure that all students are supported and heard. We will strive to address student concerns immediately, substantively and effectively.


NEXTGEN TV Expands to 11 Phoenix Stations, Delivering the New Generation of Digital TV Broadcast Technology

Arizona PBS was the first public television station in the country to launch a Next Gen TV ATSC 3.0 program stream beginning in January 2019.

The Cronkite School Values Partnership with NAHJ, Seeks Additional Discussion About News21 Fellowship Program

We look forward to continuing our collaboration toward the shared goal of a more diverse and inclusive journalism industry.

Scripps Howard Foundation

Scripps Howard Foundation Announces Summer 2021 Class of Roy W. Howard Fellows

The fellowship program, established in 2020, underscores the Foundation’s commitment to the Howard Centers for Investigative Journalism and the professional development of emerging investigative journalists.

Workhouse Media CEO, Paul B. Anderson, Establishes Shaufler Prize at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University— an annual cash prizes to recognize journalism that advances understanding of marginalized communities.

Workhouse Media CEO Establishes Shaufler Prize at Cronkite

The gift will support four annual cash awards to honor journalism that promotes the understanding of issues related to marginalized communities including communities of color, immigrants and LGBTQ+.

Get to Know Incoming Dean Battinto Batts Jr.!

Incoming Dean Battinto Batts Jr. will share both big visions and small talk with #CronkiteNation as he prepares to move into the Dean’s Suite on July 1.

These 9 Cronkite students were accepted as summer fellows for the Carnegie-Knight News21 initiative

Carnegie-Knight News21 Accepts Nine Cronkite Students for Summer Fellowship

The ASU students will join top journalism students from 16 other universities across the country to produce an in-depth report on the toll of COVID-19 on marginalized communities in America.


Cronkite's Howard Center Takes Top Prize in National SPJ Competition

The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at the Cronkite School won the top collegiate prize from the Society of Professional Journalists for its 2020 investigation “Operation Agent Touch.”

Cronkite Summer Camps Make Virtual Return

The camps are being conducted virtually through Zoom, a departure from the typical in-person experience that accompanied the camps pre-pandemic.

Cronkite Summer Camps Return Virtually

Summer camps for high school students hosted by the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University have returned to action this year after the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of all three programs last year.

Cronkite News Photographer Alberto Mariani Wins Crowder Photojournalism Award

Alberto Mariani captured first place in the 2021 Greg Crowder Memorial Photojournalism Award for his images documenting the 2020 social justice protests triggered by George Floyd’s death, the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol and the effects of the deadly pandemic.


Six Cronkite Alumni Named to 2021 Sun Devil 100 List for Successful Entrepreneurs

The list recognizes ASU graduates who either own or lead the top 100 fastest-growing companies and who have applied to the Sun Devil 100.