Alumni news

Madison Young

Cronkite alumna thrives in Disneyland Resort internship

Madison Young graduated from the Cronkite School in spring 2023 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication.

Linda Williams

Cronkite Hall of Famer Linda Williams reflects on 42-year broadcast career

Linda Williams is retiring after a 42-year career at Fox 10 Phoenix where she worked as a reporter and anchor.

Ana Aragon Sierra

Aspiring physician uses Cronkite Mass Communication degree to advance medical career

Ana Aragon Sierra enrolled in the MD/MMC program, a partnership between the Cronkite School and the Mayo Clinic’s Alix School of Medicine.

Al Macias

A mentor for all seasons: ASU instructor inducted into Arizona Media Association Hall of Fame

Cronkite School alum and faculty associate Al Macias will be honored for his five decades in journalism.

Fall convocation

Cronkite School convocation recognizes accomplishments of nearly 300 graduates

Louis Carr, president of media sales at Black Entertainment Television (BET), served as the keynote speaker for the ceremony. 

ASU Online graduate set sights on media production, advocacy

Colton Cagle graduated from the Cronkite School through the Starbucks College Achievement Plan.

Rebecca Striffler

Cronkite grad discovers passion for public relations

Rebecca Striffler will serve as the student convocation speaker at the Cronkite School’s fall 2023 convocation ceremony.

Albert Serna

Cronkite School graduate ready to pursue investigative journalism career

Albert Serna Jr. graduated with his Master of Arts in investigative journalism from ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Justin Hodges

Alumni Highlight: Cronkite School helped prepare graduate for entrepreneurial success

Justin Hodge is the co-founder and president of Muscular Moving Men & Storage, one of the fastest growing companies in the Valley that is owned by a Sun Devil.

Cronkite alumni find success in public service

Four Cronkite alumni have leveraged their journalism experience into political careers.

Mike Wong

Mike Wong, alumni services director for the Cronkite School, retires after nearly 40 years with ASU

The director of alumni services at the Cronkite School marked the end of an era by announcing his retirement last month.

Cronkite alumna Andrea Aker

Alumni Highlight: Cronkite experience motivates alumna to give back

Andrea Aker owes a lot of her entrepreneurial success to the connections and training she received at the Cronkite School.

Fall 2022 Cronkite Convocation

Cronkite Hall of Fame inductee encourages graduates to stay connected to ASU

The Cronkite School celebrated the accomplishments of almost 340 graduates while serving as a homecoming for one of its most supportive and successful alumni.

Cronkite alumnus Justin Karp

Alumni Highlight: Cronkite experience prepared alumnus for career success

Although Justin Karp graduated from ASU’s Cronkite School about 15 years ago, the lessons he learned as a student have remained with him as he’s progressed through his career.

Cronkite alumnus Wyatt Myskow

Award-winning Cronkite graduate ready to take next step in career

Wyatt Myskow was named an Outstanding Undergraduate Student for the fall 2022 convocation.

alumna Laura Bargfeld

Cronkite graduate finds new ways to tell stories after career change

Laura Bargfeld’s academic achievements led to them being named Outstanding Graduate Student for the fall 2022 convocation.

Alumni Highlight: Cronkite alumna charts own path in her career

Samantha Melbourneweaver used her love of modern media to create a path for herself at the Cronkite School and in her career.

Christine Devine

ASU Trustee and Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame inductee Christine Devine to give convocation speech

ASU Trustee and Cronkite Alumni Hall of Fame inductee Christine Devine will deliver the keynote address at the Cronkite School's Fall 2022 Convocation.

Alumni Highlight: Lessons learned at Cronkite School guides alumnus through 40-year Army career

More than 60 years after Warren Field graduated from ASU’s Cronkite School, he hasn’t forgotten the lessons he learned as a student.

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.