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News from the Cronkite School

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

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.

Noel Lyn Smith

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.

Murrow Award

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.

Arizona PBS

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.

Abby Zufelt and Andrea Estrada

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.

Heard Museum

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.

Malcolm Holmes to lead strategic initiatives and diversity at Cronkite School

Malcolm Holmes, an accomplished marketing and public affairs professional, will join the Cronkite School to serve as its executive director of strategic initiatives and diversity.


Cronkite School will host first CronkitePro session on Sept. 15-16

CronkitePro will host “Strategic Communication for Uncertain Times” on Sept. 15-16 at the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Month of the Desert

Arizona PBS celebrating ‘Month of the Desert’ throughout July with trio of events around new programs with local ties

Arizona PBS today will host “Month of the Desert” – a series of community engagement opportunities planned around three new programs featuring local ties.

David Rodish

Cronkite News students win three awards at LA Press Club contest

The Cronkite School captured three awards — including two first place prizes — at the 64th annual SoCal Journalism Awards hosted by the Los Angeles Press Club.

spj award, society of professional journalists, mark of excellence

Cronkite students win most top honors at national SPJ collegiate awards

The Cronkite School and The State Press, ASU’s independent student news outlet, won the most first place awards, and most awards overall, taking top honors in seven categories.

Alex Gould

Cronkite senior wins Crowder Photojournalism Award

Alex Gould took home first place in the 2022 Greg Crowder Memorial Photojournalism Award contest.

Cronkite School Hall of Fame alumna receives President’s Award from LA Press Club

Cronkite School alumna and Hall of Fame inductee Christine Devine received the 2022 President’s Award for Impact on Media from the Los Angeles Press Club.