PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is awarding its 2019 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to Lester Holt, news anchor for NBC. Holt has anchored NBC’s flagship “Nightly News” broadcast since 2015, following eight years as anchor of the newscast’s weekend edition and 12 years as co-anchor of “Weekend Today.” The university’s Walter […]
Only 21 percent of U.S. adults say they have “a lot of trust” in information from national news sources, according to 2018 data from Pew Research Center. Local news fares only marginally better, at 28%. It’s not news that trust in news is low. The question is what to do about it. An innovative story format piloted by Cronkite News at Arizona State University suggests one path.
Arizona State University took top honors in a new contest aimed at showing broadcasters how younger viewers want to see TV news presented, and will accept the award at BEA’s annual convention during the NAB Show.
In a move to advance high-quality enterprise journalism, the Scripps Howard Foundation today announced a $6 million investment into the creation of two centers for investigative journalism. Arizona State University and the University of Maryland will each receive $3 million over three years from the Scripps Howard Foundation to establish a Howard Center for […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is awarding its 2018 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to CNN anchor Anderson Cooper. He will receive the award on Oct. 17 in Phoenix from the university’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Cooper says he’s honored and humbled to receive the award because Cronkite […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Charlie Rose, who was fired this week by CBS News and whose program was canceled by PBS in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women, had accolades from two universities rescinded Friday. Panels at both Arizona State University and the University of Kansas met this week and coincidentally came to […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Charlie Rose, anchor of “CBS This Morning” and host of a weekly interview show on PBS, will receive the 2015 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism from Arizona State University’s Cronkite School. The university announced Monday that Rose will receive the award during an Oct. 19 luncheon in Phoenix. Rose said […]
Students at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism are diving into coverage of Super Bowl XLIX, working side by side with the media now descending upon Phoenix. The Cronkite School will host the event’s Social Media Command Center, and students are producing content on all media and for news orgs inlcuding Sports Illustrated, NFL.com and AZCentral.
Every TV station and most radio outlets across Arizona will simultaneously air a 30-minute, commercial-free investigative report produced by Arizona State University student journalists on the growing perils of heroin and opioid use.
ournalism educators have advocated a hands-on, “teaching hospital” approach for the last couple of years, and few schools have embraced that concept more than the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University where students work alongside their professors and practicing journalists to produce stories for wire services, newspapers, TV news broadcasts and public radio stations.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts will receive the 2014 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism from Arizona State University’s Cronkite School. The university announced that Roberts will receive the award during an Oct. 6 luncheon in Phoenix. Cronkite School Dean Christopher Callahan says Roberts has made outstanding contributions to […]
In the spirit of BuzzFeed, here are 14 not-really-so-amazing things you need to know about the next generation of television journalists, based on my recent visit to Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
PHOENIX (AP) — ABC newswoman Diane Sawyer is expected to receive a journalism excellence award in Phoenix on Friday. Sawyer anchors ABC’s flagship newscast, “World News with Diane Sawyer” and for 10 years was the popular co-anchor of “Good Morning America.” She has traveled the world to cover breaking and in-depth news, and has reported […]