Awards news

NCDJ, National Center for Disability Journalism

Winners announced for National Center on Disability and Journalism 2022 awards

The Schneider and Corcoran prizes are the only journalism contests devoted exclusively to the coverage of people with disabilities and disability issues.

Barlett & Steele awards

Winners of the 16th Annual Barlett & Steele Awards announced

The Barlett & Steele Awards are administered by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at the Cronkite School.

Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

Arizona PBS, Cronkite win Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

Arizona PBS and the Cronkite School won a total of 10 Emmys® and Student Production Awards at the 2022 Rocky Mountain Emmy® Awards.

Paul B. Anderson, the principal & CEO of Workhouse Media of Seattle, Washington, has established The Shaufler Prize in Journalism, named after his late friend Ed Shaufler.

2022 Shaufler Prize recognizing reporting to advance understanding of underserved communities now accepting entries

Entries are now being accepted for the 2022 Shaufler Prize in Journalism administered by the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Gayle King, co-host of CBS Mornings, editor-at-large of Oprah Daily, and host of the live, weekly radio show titled “Gayle King in the House” on SiriusXM

‘CBS Mornings’ anchor Gayle King to receive 39th Cronkite Award

Gayle King, the award-winning co-host of “CBS Mornings,” has been chosen to receive the 39th annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Murrow Award

Cronkite News podcast wins Murrow Award

Cronkite News has won a Student Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Audio Newscast for its Cronkite News 2Go podcast.

Cronkite School Wins Top Honors at the 2021-2022 Hearst Journalism Awards

Cronkite School wins top honors at the 2021-2022 Hearst Journalism Awards

ASU’s Cronkite School placed third overall in the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards program and scored in the top five in writing, photojournalism and television categories.

David Rodish

Cronkite News students win three awards at LA Press Club contest

The Cronkite School captured three awards — including two first place prizes — at the 64th annual SoCal Journalism Awards hosted by the Los Angeles Press Club.

spj award, society of professional journalists, mark of excellence

Cronkite students win most top honors at national SPJ collegiate awards

The Cronkite School and The State Press, ASU’s independent student news outlet, won the most first place awards, and most awards overall, taking top honors in seven categories.

Alex Gould

Cronkite senior wins Crowder Photojournalism Award

Alex Gould took home first place in the 2022 Greg Crowder Memorial Photojournalism Award contest.

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.

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.

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.

Human Rights winning photo from their website

Cronkite School to administer Human Rights Press Awards starting in 2023

The Cronkite School is proud to mark World Press Freedom Day by announcing it will take over the administration of the Human Rights Press Awards from 2023 onward.

Hearst Awards

Cronkite students win Hearst Awards for explanatory writing

Cronkite student Mikenzie Hammel and Cronkite alum Christopher Howley each placed among the top winners in the Explanatory Reporting Competition of the 2021-2022 Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism’s investigation, “little victims everywhere,”

Cronkite’s Howard Center for Investigative Journalism honored with two prestigious awards

The Cronkite School's Howard Center for Investigative Journalism was honored as a finalist in this year’s prestigious IRE Awards and won third place in the 2022 Best of the West journalism awards.

2022 BEA's recognition of excellence in media

Broadcast Education Association Ranks Cronkite School First in Overall Programs

The Cronkite School ranked as the top overall school in the Broadcast Education Association’s (BEA) first ranking of schools based on the creative achievement of their students. 

Al Roker speaking during student Q&A

Al Roker encourages future journalists to remain open minded as they navigate college, career

Al Roker shared the ups and downs of his journey, as well as career advice with Cronkite students during a Q&A session.

Cronkite senior wins Hearst Award for feature writing

Cronkite senior Kiera Riley took home second place in the Feature Writing Competition of the 2021-2022 Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

2021 Holidays

Celebrating 2021: A Milestone Year

2021 proved to be a milestone year for the Cronkite School and Arizona PBS. Here are the most popular website and social media stories for Cronkite and Arizona PBS in 2021.