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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.

2021 Fall Convocation Dean Batts

Cronkite School celebrates first in-person convocation in two years

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication celebrated its Fall 2021 convocation ceremony at the Arizona Federal Theatre in downtown Phoenix.

Prince James Story

Sports journalism graduate wants to give a voice to underrepresented communities

Prince James Story wants to explore the intersection of sports and culture and tell the stories of those in underrepresented communities.

Jordan Spurgeon

Cronkite graduate wants to tell deeper stories about athletes

Jordan Spurgeon will graduate this month with his bachelor's degree in sports journalism. He wants to delve deeper into the lives of athletes.

Zoha Tunio

Cronkite School graduate will apply journalism skills in her native Pakistan

Cronkite Outstanding Graduate Student will apply journalism skills to covering environmental justice in her native Pakistan.

2021 Cronkite School Scripps Howard fellows

Scripps Howard Foundation announces spring class of Roy W. Howard Fellows

The latest class of Roy W. Howard Investigative Fellows will begin yearlong, post-graduate assignments at five nonprofit news organizations with deep commitments to investigative journalism.

Cronkite PR Lab students

Award-winning Cronkite PR Lab celebrates 10-year anniversary

The Cronkite PR Lab has won numerous industry awards throughout the years while competing against professional public relations agencies and Fortune 500 companies.

The Cronkite Public Relations Lab took home two top prizes at the annual MarCom Awards

PR Lab students capture gold and platinum awards at the annual MarCom Awards

The Cronkite Public Relations Lab took home two top prizes at the annual MarCom Awards.

NBC Nightly News Anchor Lester Holt

Lester Holt broadcasts NBC Nightly News from Cronkite School as part of “Across America” Tour

Lester Holt, NBC Nightly News anchor and award-winning journalist, broadcast the network’s evening news show from the rooftop of the Cronkite School.

William Rhoden Cronkite Visiting Professional 2021 National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame inductee

Award-winning sports journalist William Rhoden to give convocation address

William C. Rhoden, an award-winning national sports writer and visiting professional at the Cronkite School, will deliver the keynote address.

Cronkite captures eight EPPY awards in collegiate division

Cronkite students took home eight awards in the collegiate division of Editor & Publisher magazine’s prestigious national 2021 EPPY Award contest. 

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.

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.

Cronkite News LA Press Club winners

Cronkite News captures six awards in record showing at LA Press Club contest

Cronkite News students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication took home six awards at the 63rd annual Southern California Journalism Awards.

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Cronkite School launches series of Mexico initiatives

The Cronkite School is is launching several initiatives this fall with its Mexican partners to deepen the school’s engagement with our neighboring country and its dynamic media environment.

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. 

Unmasking America

News21 fellows from 17 universities investigate pandemic’s impact on underrepresented communities

The Carnegie-Knight News21 program has released “Unmasking America,” an investigation into the long-term effects  of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

A group of new graduates wear maroon caps and gowns while holding their ASU diplomas.

Advising Advice from Cronkite Academic Success Coordinator Brad Longwell

The advising team at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is ready to help guide both new and returning students through their multi-year experience.

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Cronkite’s Southwest Health Reporting Initiative launches health newsletter

The Cronkite School’s Southwest Health Reporting Initiative has launched a new monthly health newsletter that aims to start a conversation about health disparities in underserved communities.