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News from the Cronkite School

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

Higuera Named Deputy Director of Reynolds Center

Jonathan Higuera, a veteran business reporter for The Arizona Republic, has been named deputy director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at the Cronkite School.

Arizona Republic, Cronkite School Launch Multimedia Reporting Project

The Arizona Republic and the Cronkite School are launching a multimedia reporting program that will prepare students for 21st century newsgathering while providing breaking news content for azcentral.com, the Republic’s news Web site.

Fellows Selected for Inaugural Business Journalism Program

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is designating 15 educators from major universities as fellows for its inaugural Business Journalism Professor Seminar.

Election Night Coverage Live on Cable

More than 60 Cronkite students, faculty and staff produced more than two hours of live Arizona election night coverage for local cable stations.

Radio Executive, Native American Journalist Join Hall of Fame

A national radio executive and a ground-breaking Native American journalist will be the newest inductees into the Cronkite School Alumni Hall of Fame. Susan Karis and Mary Kim Titla will be recognized Nov. 14 at the school’s 23rd Annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism Lunch.

student reporter Hailey Frances

TV Reports by Cronkite Students Featured on MSNBC

Top broadcast news students at the Cronkite School now have their best TV work featured on MSNBC under a new partnership with the national news network.

Award-Winning Editor Named Assistant Dean at Cronkite School

Kristin Gilger, an award-winning journalist who was a top editor at The Arizona Republic before directing student media at Arizona State University, will join the Cronkite School as assistant dean in charge of professional programs

Publisher Named Inaugural Gaylord Visiting Professor at Cronkite

James N. Crutchfield, a top editor who became one of the nation’s only African American publishers of a major metropolitan newspaper, will join the Cronkite School for the spring semester as the first Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Journalism Ethics.

PR Students Win Top NASA Award

Public relations students at the Cronkite School claimed victory at the NASA Means Business competition for the third year in a row.

ASU Launches Innovation Lab for New Media

A national leader in online news is leading a new lab that will help create multimedia products for Gannett and other news companies.

Reynolds Center Launches New Programs

The Reynolds Center launches new initiatives to improve business journalism training at the university level.

Cronkite Alum Named Diamondbacks President

Derrick Hall, a Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame member, is the new president of the Arizona Diamondbacks

Cronkite Students, Professor Win National Awards

Cronkite students won six national magazine awards while one of their teachers was named the nation’s top “promising professor” here at the annual meeting of journalism educators.

Meredith Corp. Starts Fellowship Program

Meredith Corp., CBS 5 and the Cronkite School are launching a nationwide fellowship program for minority broadcast journalism students.

Challenge from Fulton Nets $100,000 for Cronkite

The Cronkite School raised more than $100,000 from a fundraising challenge from philanthropists Ira and Mary Lou Fulton.

AP Exec to Lead Student-run News Service

Steve Elliott, former Phoenix bureau chief for The Associated Press, will be the founding director of the Cronkite News Service print program

Study Finds Little Coverage of Latinos in U.S. News Magazines

A new national study conducted by the Cronkite School for the National Association of Hispanic Journalists finds coverage of Latinos is sorely lacking in U.S. news magazines.

Top Phoenix Journalists Join Cronkite to Expand TV Programs

Two leading Phoenix journalists are joining the faculty to expand the Cronkite School’s award-winning TV newscast and create a new program to provide news packages to stations around the state.

Cronkite Students Dominate 'Best of the West,' Other Competitions

Cronkite newspaper students dominate the “Best of the West” journalism competition while students specializing in online, public relations and magazines all are winning national and regional accolades.

Reynolds Gives ASU $3.5M for Business Journalism Center

The Cronkite School is the new home of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, thanks to a $3.5 million grant that is the largest gift in school history.