Fall 2019 Luncheon Events

Welcome to the Cronkite School’s student event blog. This is where you can record your impressions and thoughts and converse with other students about events held at the Cronkite School.

Students who attend any of the events below and comment on them here will have a chance to win tickets to the annual Cronkite Award Luncheon, held in on Monday, November 4, 2019. Note that first event that counts towards the 2019 Luncheon is the Oct. 5, 2018: 90-Minute Mastery. The last event to count towards the 2019 Luncheon is the Oct. 21 Must See Mondays: The Future of Premium News.

The more events you attend and comment on, the better your chances of getting a seat at the luncheon. To comment, simply select the event you attended from the list below and write at least 150 words about something you learned or something that resonated with you. You must enter your comment within 48 hours of the event. Feel free to read and comment on other students’ comments.

When commenting, keep in mind the school’s academic integrity policy. Students who misrepresent their attendance at an event or submit someone else’s work will be subject to expulsion from the school. Also please remember to include your full name in the comment so that we can accurately record your attendance.

If you are commenting on a speaker for extra credit for one of your Cronkite classes, it is permissible to post the same comment for your class and for Cronkite Conversations.

Remember: the more events you attend and comment on, the better your chances are!

Aug. 26: Must See Mondays – Women Leaders in News

Sept. 4: Cronkite Night at the Movies: ‘Good Night, and Good Luck’

Sept. 9: Must See Mondays -After Cronkite: Launching Your Career

Sept. 11: Cronkite Night at the Movies: ‘Walter Cronkite: Witness to History’

Sept. 13: 90-Minute Mastery: Seeking & Sourcing Scholarly Research

Sept. 16: Must See Mondays – Inside the Huddle with Herm Edwards

Sept. 18: Cronkite Night at the Movies: ‘The Social Network’

Sept. 20: Journalism Inclusion and Diversity Workshop

Sept. 23: Must See Mondays – The Press, the President and the Future of the First Amendment

Sept. 25: Cronkite Night at the Movies: ‘All the President’s Men’

Sept. 27: 90-Minute Mastery: Speak Up! Improving Your Vocal Delivery

Sept. 30: Must See Mondays -Surging Opportunities in Spanish-Language Media

Oct. 2: Cronkite Night at the Movies: ‘The Post’

Oct. 4: 90-Minute Mastery: Animate It!

Oct. 7: Must See Mondays – Professional Programs: Making the Most of Your Cronkite Experience

Oct. 16: Cronkite Night at the Movies: ‘The Paper’

Oct. 18: 90-Minute Mastery: Hard-Hitting Facts: How to Report on Concussions

Oct. 21: Must See Mondays – The Future of Premium News

Oct. 23: Cronkite Night at the Movies: ‘Live From Baghdad’

Oct. 28: Must See Mondays – Free Speech at 100

Oct. 30: Cronkite Night at the Movies: ‘Spotlight’

Nov. 1: 90-Minute Mastery: Step Up Your Digital Security

Nov. 4: Lester Holt Special Cronkite Student Event

Nov. 6: Cronkite Night at the Movies: ‘Morning Glory’

Nov. 13: Cronkite Night at the Movies: ‘Anchorman’

Nov. 15: 90-Minute Mastery: Advanced Video Editing & Graphics

Nov. 18: Must See Mondays – The Prescription for Better Health Care Coverage

Nov. 25: Must See Mondays – The Best in Investigative Business Journalism

Dec. 2: Must See Mondays – The Best in Disability Reporting