Sports Journalism, BA

Why study sports journalism at the Cronkite School?

Build skills for success

Learn hands-on skills in reporting, broadcast and podcast production, campaign creation, multimedia projects, media innovation and beyond, using the equipment and technique the pros use (because pros teach the classes!).

Award-winning experiences

With immersive programs in digital media, public affairs reporting, broadcast news, digital innovation, public relations, sports reporting, Spanish-language news and more, Cronkite offers a real-world education for the digital media world of today and tomorrow.

Learn coast to coast, and beyond!

Students can spend semesters working in Cronkite News, our sports bureau or our strategic communications agencies in Phoenix, Washington and Los Angeles, or travel internationally on Study Abroad experiences just for Cronkite Students!

The “teaching hospital” model

The Cronkite School’s acclaimed “teaching hospital” model of education offers students real-world training in live newsroom and agency environments under the supervision of top professionals. The school is home to Arizona PBS, the largest media outlet operated by a journalism school in the world.

Cronkite’s career services

Each year, the Cronkite Career Services team places nearly 500 students in internships at more than 225 companies across the country. In addition to hosting recruiters and networking events, the team also provides comprehensive professional branding and career planning services.

Get sought-after digital marketing skills

Students may add a minor in digital audiences and learn key digital marketing skills in social media, search engines, analytics platforms, digital strategy and more.