Cronkite School receives $150,000 grant

Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation (EEJF) has awarded $150,000 to Arizona State University for News21, providing fellowships for advanced journalism students at the University of Oklahoma’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication and ASU’s Cronkite School.

“At EEJF, our mission is to invest in the future of journalism by supporting organizations around the nation who produce principled, probing news and information,” said Bob Ross, president and CEO of Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. “We strive to partner with organizations that are entrepreneurial in spirit, and we are proud to partner with all of our current grant recipients, each displaying this type of innovation.”

News21 is a collaborative newsroom experience under the guidance of top journalism professionals. The program is based in Tempe, Ariz.