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So where do you go after winning a Polk Award at your internship?
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So where do you go after winning a Polk Award at your internship?

By on Mar 11, 2014

At only 22-years-old, one recent Arizona State University graduate has already accomplished what most professionals take years to achieve. Lauren Kyger has won the 2013 George Polk Award in Journalism for business reporting for her first major investigative project while interning with the Center for Public Integrity. “I was honestly shocked. I was really, really [...]

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Questions and answers about Cronkite’s online graduate certificate in business journalism
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Questions and answers about Cronkite’s online graduate certificate in business journalism

Starting in August 2014, Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication will offer the first online graduate certificate in business journalism through its Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. Below are answers to frequently asked questions about the certificate. To apply, visit bizjournalism.asu.edu.

Cronkite’s Reynolds Center offers 1st online graduate certificate in business journalism
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Cronkite’s Reynolds Center offers 1st online graduate certificate in business journalism

To meet the growing demand for skilled business journalists, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is offering the first online graduate certificate in business journalism through the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. Starting in August 2014, the Cronkite School will offer a five-course, 15-credit-hour certificate taught entirely online by experienced journalists. The graduate certificate, which can be completed within six months, is designed for journalists globally who seek expertise in business journalism. To apply, visit bizjournalism.asu.edu.

How an aspiring business journalist regained hope in the industry
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How an aspiring business journalist regained hope in the industry

I spent nights at movie premiers and advanced screenings. I met the hunky Shemar Moore, spoke to a former heroin addict turned celebrity tattoo artist and followed a medieval knight. This summer brought many adventures – all in the name of business journalism. For about two months, I covered the business of entertainment as part [...]

Are we seeing the start of the Greatest Generation of business journalists?
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Are we seeing the start of the Greatest Generation of business journalists?

The Greatest Generation of business journalists will come from today’s university students. A perfect storm of events, technology and globalization has equipped this generation to better understand and effectively report on the world of money than any that preceded it. Its words and visuals for financial issues that matter will also carry faster and further [...]

ASU graduates eligible for China journalism study fellowship
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ASU graduates eligible for China journalism study fellowship

Graduates (including spring 2011 graduates) of Arizona State University’s Cronkite School of Journalism are eligible for the newly created Kearny Alliance China Fellowship in Global Business Journalism at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. The two-year program, which is designed in part to strengthen US-China relations, allows the fellow to earn an MA in International Business [...]

Business Journalism Specialization, M.M.C
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Business Journalism Specialization, M.M.C

Former broker Carol Legg came to the Cronkite School last year for a master’s degree that reflects her passion for both journalism and business. Following her first year in the program, she landed an internship at CNBC, the cable network specializing in financial news and information. “Business is the most important story out there, which [...]

Business Journalism Specialization, B.A.
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Business Journalism Specialization, B.A.

During a time of financial crisis, the need for business reporters who can explain what’s happening is more important than ever. That fact hit home for Bill Hennigan when he began considering a specialty within the field of journalism. He discussed career opportunities in business journalism with Andrew Leckey, Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism, [...]

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