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Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

Arizona PBS, Cronkite earn Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

Arizona PBS and the Cronkite School swept up a total of 10 Emmys® and Student Production Awards at the Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards.

Arizona PBS launches new digital music show to highlight Arizona music scene

Arizona PBS will launch a new digital music show “Playlist 48” to spotlight local artists and bands of all genres with connections to Arizona, the 48th state. 

Cronkite Dean Battinto L. Batts Jr.

Cronkite dean shares vision for global expansion at open house

Cronkite Dean Battinto L. Batts Jr. shared his vision for expanding the Cronkite School’s reach and influence during a discussion at the school's Open House.

2021 ASU Family Weekend

Cronkite/PBS will host family reception for ASU Family Weekend

The Cronkite School and Arizona PBS will host a family reception on Nov. 5 for students and families to celebrate ASU Family Weekend.

Celena Ambrose of Holbrook serves as an early Head Start teacher and Pyramid Model staff facilitator for Holbrook Head Start, where she has worked for more than four years

Northern Arizona educator recognized as PBS KIDS Early Learning Champion

Celena Ambrose of Holbrook was named one of 11 honorees nationwide for the PBS KIDS Early Learning Champions program.

The Cronkite School building.

Cronkite School, Arizona PBS to celebrate Media Literacy Week with events, programs, outreach

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Arizona PBS will join colleges and universities across the country to celebrate U.S. Media Literacy Week beginning Oct. 25.

Check, Please!

“Check, Please! Arizona” returns to Arizona PBS

Arizona PBS is issuing a call for nominations of local and independently owned Arizona restaurants to be featured on new episodes of returning fan-favorite series “Check, Please! Arizona.”

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New strategic plan for Arizona PBS charts a roadmap for station’s future

Arizona PBS has released its three-year strategic plan, which highlights how the station will strengthen its relationship with the community and solidify its position in the Arizona market.

Alexandre Rukashaza

Alexandre Rukashaza to join Arizona PBS as head of digital media and broadcast operations

Rukashaza has been named the new director of digital media and broadcast operations for Arizona PBS.

Ted Simons

Arizona PBS’ Simons named ‘Best TV Host’ by Phoenix New Times

Arizona Horizon’s Ted Simons was recently named “Best TV Host” by the Phoenix New Times. 

PBS Newshour West scouting new set. Photo by Ellen O'Brien

New class will give Cronkite students behind the scenes look at Arizona PBS

Arizona PBS and the Cronkite School have partnered to launch the first-ever class to introduce students to the state’s largest public television station. 

Allison Otu

Cronkite hires Allison Otu to lead expanded marketing and communications team

Allison Otu has been named the first executive director of marketing and communications at the Cronkite School and Arizona PBS.

Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Sandra Day O'Connor

Arizona PBS to air Sandra Day O’Connor documentary Sept. 13; premiere event and panel discussion for members scheduled for Sept. 8

Arizona PBS will honor the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor with the national premiere of “Sandra Day O’Connor: The First.”

Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

Arizona PBS, Cronkite School nominated for 36 Rocky Mountain Emmy and Student Production Awards

Arizona PBS and the Cronkite School swept up a total of 36 Emmy and Student Production Award nominations.