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Elira Çanga

Former Humphrey Fellow returns to Cronkite to attain doctorate degree

Elira Canga is pursuing her Ph.D. at the Cronkite School with a focus on political and health communication.

David Muir Q&A

David Muir encourages prospective journalists to pursue the truth and connect with their audience during Q&A event

David Muir reflected on his career journey, his hope for future journalists and how they can navigate polarizing times during a Q&A session with students at the Cronkite School.

LA Media Reception

Reception at ASU California Center Broadway shows support for journalism

More than 100 Los Angeles journalists, elected officials and community leaders gathered Jan. 25 for the second annual media reception at the ASU California Center Broadway.

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.

Spring 2024 Howard Fellows

Scripps Howard Fund announces spring 2024 class of Roy W. Howard Fellows 

Five investigative journalists will receive hands-on training working with major nonprofit media outlets as part of the Scripps Howard Fund’s Roy W. Howard Fellowship program. 

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. 

Louis Carr 2023 convocation speaker

BET’s president of media sales to deliver keynote address at Cronkite School fall convocation

Louis Carr, president of media sales at Black Entertainment Television (BET), will serve as the keynote Fall 2023 convocation speaker.

Howard Center executive director Mark Greenblatt

Award-winning investigative journalist Mark Greenblatt to give annual Schatt lecture

Mark Greenblatt’s lecture, “Disrupting Emerging Hate and Violence in 2024,” will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m in the Cronkite School’s First Amendment Forum.

CronkiteLIVE: Only One Way Forward: The Vitality of a Democratic Ukraine. Photos by Paula Soria

Panel speaks of need for continued support of Ukraine

The Cronkite School marked the opening of the ‘Relentless Courage’ photo exhibit with a talk about war’s far-reaching consequences.

News21 America After Roe project

Carnegie-Knight News21 project investigates aftermath of U.S. Supreme Court abortion ruling

Carnegie-Knight News21 launched an in-depth look at the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. 

Cronkite School partners with The Diversity Pledge Institute, URL Media to host career development workshops

The Cronkite School has partnered with The Diversity Pledge Institute (DPI) and URL Media to host a comprehensive series of workshops geared towards helping students prepare for life after college.

Howard Center 'Constitutional Sheriffs'

Howard Center investigation examines increasing influence of ‘constitutional sheriffs’ group

The seven-month collaboration between the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism and the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting shows the sheriff’s group has been active in at least 30 states.

Rachel Kane

Cronkite content creators ascend in ASU California Center

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University has launched a new signature professional immersion program based at ASU’s California Center in Los Angeles.


Scripps Howard Fund announces summer class of Roy W. Howard Fellows

The Scripps Howard Fund has chosen the 2023-2024 class of Roy W. Howard Fellows as well as the nonprofit newsrooms hosting the Fellows.

Business journalists report widespread salary increases in annual Reynolds Center survey

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism released its annual survey examining business journalist salaries.

2023 Study of the United States Institute (SUSI) cohort

Cronkite School welcomes 18 journalists, scholars for SUSI program

The Cronkite School is hosting 18 international scholars, journalists and media educators from across the world.

Dow Jones News Fund Digital Training Program

Cronkite School will host Dow Jones News Fund digital media residency

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University's Downtown Phoenix campus will host the Dow Jones News Fund digital media residency.

Christine Dotts, president of the Cronkite Endowment Board

Brodeur Senior Vice President named president of ASU’s Cronkite Endowment Board

Christine "Chris" Dotts has been named the new president of the Cronkite Endowment Board of Trustees.

Human Rights Press Awards

Human Rights Press Awards announce 2023 winners

Stories focusing on Covid and the Myanmar Military took top prizes in the 2023 Human Rights Press Awards.

Joseph Russomanno

Cronkite professor discusses shakeups at major TV networks

The landscape of television news changed abruptly after three of the most prominent figures in the industry were either fired or separated from their positions within a 24-hour span.