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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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Arizona PBS premiering two-part, Ken Burns-produced documentaryon youth mental health crisis June 27 and 28 at 8 p.m.

The station also received a grant award to support future community engagement efforts related to the youth mental health crisis.

Cronkite students Madison Thomas, Andrea Villalobos and recent alumna Marcella Baietto spoke with U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken

Cronkite students, alumna reflect on opportunity to lead Media Summit of the Americas panel with Secretary Blinken

Cronkite students Madison Thomas, Andrea Villalobos and recent alumna Marcella Baietto sat down with U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken at the Media Summit of the Americas.

Reynolds Center survey shows U.S. business journalists command 37% salary premium; median 2022 salary of $66,204

The Reynolds Center has revived its annual salary survey of business journalists, last published in 2012, and expanded the survey this year to include demographic data.

Scripps Howard Foundation announces newest class of Roy W. Howard fellows

Two Cronkite graduates were selected to participate in the yearlong Roy W. Howard fellowship for emerging investigative journalists.

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, students Marcella Baietto, Madison Thomas and Andrea Villalobos discuss a Commitment to Journalistic Freedom at the Media Summit of the Americas

Media professionals, Civil Society Leaders work toward media sustainability at first-ever Media Summit of the Americas

Journalists and civil society leaders from across the Americas gathered at the ASU California Center to participate in the first-ever Media Summit of the Americas.

Title IX

Cronkite School to partner with The 19th* for “The 19th Represents, 50 Years of Title IX” hybrid summit

The Cronkite School will serve as an academic partner for the event, collaborating with The 19th* to produce content about the 50th anniversary of Title IX.

Study of the United States Institute (SUSI)

Cronkite School to host 15 international scholars for summer residency program

The scholars will participate in the Journalism, Technology and Democracy program, part of the Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI).

AZ PBS new website

Arizona PBS launches new, user-friendly website as part of “Your Arizona Connection Starts Here” campaign

The redesigned website launches the start of “Your Arizona Connection Starts Here” Arizona PBS brand elevation campaign.

Media Summit of the Americas — Department of State, United States, ASU Walter Cronkite School and Equis

Media Summit of the Americas: Disrupting the Information Crisis & Building Media Sustainability

#CronkiteGlobal connects media professionals, faculty and students across the world.

Dow Jones News Fund Digital Training Program

College interns return to Cronkite School for Dow Jones News Fund Digital Training Program

For the first time since 2019, the Cronkite School hosted an in-person digital residency program for the Dow Jones News Fund.

The America Amplified initiative empowers voters.

Arizona PBS joins public media initiative to inform participation in 2022 elections

Arizona PBS today will join America Amplified’s Election 2022 initiative, which will look to empower voters ahead of the 2022 mid-term elections and promote community engagement journalism.

National Center on Disability and Journalism award call for entries

Entries now being accepted for the NCDJ 2022 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability

The NCDJ is now accepting entries for the 2022 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability.

New MIDAS Lab at the Cronkite School to study misinformation, led by K Hazel Kwon

New MIDAS Lab at the Cronkite School to study misinformation

The Cronkite School will look to help combat misinformation and disinformation with its newly launched academic research Media, Information, Data and Society (MIDAS) Lab.

Spring 2022 convocation. Photo by Harshith Godishala

Cronkite students, alumni celebrate milestones at convocation ceremony

The Cronkite School’s spring 2022 convocation ceremony featured a number of special achievements for the graduates, alumni and faculty.

Arizona PBS Educational Outreach will receive a grant from the Arizona Department of Education to fund an early literacy program based on the popular SUPER WHY television series.

PBS Kids SUPER WHY Camp receives funding from the Arizona Department of Education

Arizona PBS Educational Outreach will receive a $961,000 grant from the Arizona Department of Education to fund an early literacy program for preschool-age children.

Barlett & Steele awards

Annual Barlett and Steele Awards announce 2022 categories

The Barlett & Steele Awards will expand recognition of investigative business journalism at regional and local news organizations, and honor outstanding young journalists.

Arizona PBS Election Debates

Arizona PBS will host debates for federal and state offices

Arizona PBS is partnering with the Citizens Clean Elections Commission to host a series of primary debates for the 2022 election cycle. 

Battinto L. Batts Jr., Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. gives behind-the-scenes look at popular PBS show during Q&A

Henry Louis Gates discussed the origins of his show and other topics during a discussion on April 30 at ASU Gammage.

Samantha Chow

Cronkite School graduate wants to find unique, overlooked stories

Samantha Chow was named an Outstanding Undergraduate Student for the Cronkite School's spring 2022 convocation ceremony.

Fatma Abid

Cronkite graduate wants to improve news anchor diversity

Fatma Abid will be recognized as an Outstanding Graduate Student at the Cronkite School's spring 2022 convocation ceremony.