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News from the Cronkite School

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

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Advising Advice from Cronkite Academic Success Coordinator Brad Longwell

The advising team at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is ready to help guide both new and returning students through their multi-year experience.

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Cronkite’s Southwest Health Reporting Initiative launches health newsletter

The Cronkite School’s Southwest Health Reporting Initiative has launched a new monthly health newsletter that aims to start a conversation about health disparities in underserved communities.

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Arizona PBS to air Sandra Day O’Connor documentary Sept. 13; premiere event and panel discussion for members scheduled for Sept. 8

Arizona PBS will honor the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor with the national premiere of “Sandra Day O’Connor: The First.”

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.

Deadline extended for Shaufler Prize for coverage of underserved communities

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is now accepting entries for the 2020-2021 Shaufler Prize in Journalism.

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ASU students receive top honors in National Native Media Awards

ASU students received more first-place prizes than any other student publication in the country. 

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Arizona PBS, Cronkite School nominated for 36 Rocky Mountain Emmy and Student Production Awards

Arizona PBS and the Cronkite School swept up a total of 36 Emmy and Student Production Award nominations.

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First-year Cronkite student wins Hawaii Student Journalist of the Year award

Savannah Rose Dagupion was honored as Hawaii’s 2021 Student Journalist of the Year after coaxing some of her fellow classmates to help her revive the journalism program at Kamehameha Schools, Maui.

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Harkavy Scholarship honors memory of former alt-weekly journalist

The Harkavy Scholarship for Investigative Reporting was established at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in 2020 to honor the memory of Valley reporter Ward Harkavy.

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NCDJ releases updated disability language style guide

The National Center on Disability and Journalism has released an updated version of its disability language style guide.

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Q+A with Reynolds Chair in Business Journalism Jeffrey Timmermans

Jeffrey Timmermans has been named Reynolds Chair in Business Journalism at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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Howard Center investigation examines child sexual abuse cases in Indian Country

A new project from the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism investigates how child sexual abuse cases in Indian Country may be falling through the cracks.

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PolitiFact partners with Arizona State University, expands footprint in nation’s capital

The Poynter Institute’s PolitiFact will move its offices to Arizona State University’s campus in the heart of Washington, D.C.

2021-22 Humphrey Fellows

Cronkite Welcomes Largest Ever Humphrey Fellowship Cohort

Several award-winning journalists from around the world are part of this year’s cohort of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows.

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APT and PBS Partner to Bring More Public Television Programming to PBS Passport through 2023

The first of seven planned release phases begins Sept. 1, 2021.

Cronkite News, a professional program that allows students to report and produce stories pertaining to Arizona on digital, broadcast and social media platforms, recently launched an auditory and phonetic visual pronunciation feature on its website.

Cronkite News Launches Tool to Help Readers, Viewers Pronounce Names of Reporters

Cronkite News recently launched an auditory and phonetic visual pronunciation feature on its website.

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Cronkite PR Lab Students Win Top Awards in International Contest

The PR Lab won top honors in the international dotCOMM awards, which honor excellence in web creativity and digital communication.

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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.

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Arizona PBS GM Among First-Ever Graduates of Public Media Diversity Leaders Initiative

Arizona PBS general manager Adrienne Fairwell was among the first group of public media leaders to participate in a program exploring opportunities and challenges related to diversity, equity and inclusion.


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.

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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.