Cronkite News: CN2Go

News & Politics Podcasts

Cronkite News is the news division of Arizona PBS, the world's largest media organization operated by a journalism school. With reporting bureaus in Phoenix, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, we deliver important, impactful Arizona news to residents and news organizations across the state.

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United States

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Cronkite News is the news division of Arizona PBS, the world's largest media organization operated by a journalism school. With reporting bureaus in Phoenix, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, we deliver important, impactful Arizona news to residents and news organizations across the state.

Language:

English


Episodes

Black farmers concerned about new loan program

12/2/2022
The American Rescue Plan Act, which was designed to address racial justice within the farming community and end decades of discriminatory lending practices, is entangled in lawsuits. A new program to help farmers took its place, but it’s not the targeted help minority farmers were promised.---Host: Damon Fairall Contributors: Athena Ankrah

Duration:00:13:08

Arizona among the first in the nation to build a major electric vehicle infrastructure

12/1/2022
The Federal Highway Administration approved ADOT’s plans for an EV charging network along interstate highways, and the U.S. beats Iran to face Netherlands later this week in World Cup action. --- Host: Emily Mai Producer: Autriya Maneshni Contributors: Autriya Maneshni, Damon Fairall

Duration:00:08:22

Arizona high school builds roadworthy electric vehicles

11/29/2022
Cactus High School in Glendale is one of the first high schools in the state to implement an EV curriculum into its more traditional automotive program. ---Host: Kenny Rasmussen Producer: Damon Fairall Contributors: Autriya Maneshni

Duration:00:06:37

Thanksgiving Edition: Voices from the Valley

11/24/2022
Phoenix residents share what they’re thankful for this holiday season. ---Host: Emily Mai Producer: Autriya Maneshni Contributors: Alexia Faith

Duration:00:04:01

Phoenix police, GCU are building a shoeprint database

11/23/2022
The crime lab at the Phoenix Police Department is developing a searchable database of shoeprints with the help of forensic science students at Grand Canyon University; and the World Cup opens with a tie for the U.S. men’s team. ---Host: Damon Fairall Contributors: Athena Ankrah, Damon Fairall

Duration:00:08:27

Election results still await certification in Cochise County

11/22/2022
The Cochise County election board delayed certifying election results amid claims that the voting machines weren’t certified. A report from the Arizona Department of Health Services found the number of child drownings doubled in 2021. Arizona’s child vaccination rate has declined significantly in recent years, especially after the pandemic. In Glendale, the Glendale Glitters holiday lights show is back up for another season. ---Host: Natalie Skowlund Producer: Damon Fairall Contributors:...

Duration:00:04:13

How do cities in Arizona do their recycling?

11/18/2022
In this special edition of CN2Go, Cronkite News’ Kenneth Rasmussen takes us across the Phoenix area to learn how different cities are tackling recycling. ---Host: Jordan L. Producer: Athena Ankrah Contributors: Kenneth Rasmussen

Duration:00:07:41

Progressives in Arizona celebrate election outcomes

11/17/2022
Proposition 308 grants “dreamers” in-state tuition; the progressive community helped get out the vote; Arizona’s economic outlook; Indian Gaming Association discusses online sports betting; and Arizona Snowbowl opens for skiing. ---Host: Emily Mai Producer: Autriya Maneshni Contributors: Conor Mcgill, Autriya Maneshni

Duration:00:07:25

Hobbs projected winner of tight Arizona governor’s race

11/16/2022
Democrat Katie Hobbs has defeated Republican Kari Lake in one of the most heated election battles in the country. Plus, another respiratory virus is on the rise, and a University of Arizona quarterback is looking for revenge against his former team. ---Host: Athena Ankrah Producer: Damon Fairall Contributors: Caroleina Hassett

Duration:00:03:20

Arizona officials fight off election misinformation

11/15/2022
Kari Lake is rebuffed after accusing Maricopa County election officials of “slow-rolling” the ballot count; electric vehicles will improve air quality in Phoenix; and Boys & Girls clubs in metro Phoenix are helping youngsters access mental health services.---Host: Chase DrumgooleContributors: Natalie Skowlund, Kenneth Rasmussen

Duration:00:08:37

Election Update + Veteran’s Day

11/11/2022
An update on elections in Arizona, plus some special features for Veterans Day. --- Host: Jordan Lavezzari Producer: Athena Ankrah Contributors: Sydnee Wilson, Mikenzie Hammel, Samantha Chow, Fernanda Galan Martinez, Alexia Stanbridge

Duration:00:06:26

Updated Election special: Where key races stand in Arizona

11/9/2022
Votes are still being counted in Arizona, including in the state’s largest county, Maricopa. With 67% of ballots counted, U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly leads over Republican challenger Blake Masters, while the governor’s race remains close. --- Host: Autriya Maneshni Producer: Autriya Maneshni Contributors: Conor McGill, Alexia Stanbridge, and Caroleina Hassett

Duration:00:04:23

Election special: Where key races stand in Arizona

11/8/2022
Votes are still being counted in Arizona, including in the state’s largest county, Maricopa. With 66% of ballots counted, U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly leads over Republican challenger Blake Masters, while the governor’s race remains close.---Host: Autriya ManeshniProducer: Autriya ManeshniContributors: Conor McGill, Alexia Stanbridge, Shane Brennan, Kaden Kleinschmidt, Nathan Collins, Laura Bargfeld and Caroleina Hassett

Duration:00:02:40

Election Day in Arizona: What to expect at the polls

11/4/2022
The midterm election is underway in Arizona, with polls opening at 6 a.m. In this episode of CN2Go, we look at how early voting promises a higher turnout this year. --- Host: Natalie Skowlund Producer: Damon Fairall Contributors: Autriya Maneshni, Damon Fairall

Duration:00:07:57

Special Edition: Traditional healing for mental health on the Navajo Nation

11/3/2022
We take an audio journey into traditional healing on the Navajo Nation, and why some people want federal reimbursements for those medical services under Medicaid. --- Host: Jordan Lavezzari Producer: Athena Ankrah Contributors: Natalie Skowlund

Duration:00:05:23

One Arizona county’s effort to hand count ballot faces legal challenge

11/2/2022
An Arizona county wants to hand count election ballots but the Secretary of State disagrees. Plus, a new report finds that transitioning to electric vehicles could save Arizonans millions of dollars. --- Host: Emily Mai Producer: Autriya Maneshni Contributors: Autiya Maneshni

Duration:00:03:18

Why climate change could make bright fall leaves lose color

11/1/2022
An update on armed watchers near ballot drop boxes, and why climate change could make fall leaves less colorful. Plus, a look at esports in one Valley high school. --- Host: Athena Ankrah Producer: Damon Fairall Contributors: Sara Blue, Tyler Bender

Duration:00:05:48

On the Navajo Nation, a horseback ride to the polls encourages people to vote

10/28/2022
Protect the Sacred is part of a nationwide effort to find new and creative ways to engage with young Indigenous voters. Earlier this year, they skated to the polls for the primary election, and recently they gathered on the Navajo Nation to ride horses to the polls ahead of Nov. 8. ---Host: Natalie Skowlund Producer: Damon Fairall Contributors: Athena Ankrah

Duration:00:06:17

Voter Edition: An inside look into how election materials are translated

10/27/2022
In this special edition of CN2Go, Cronkite News’ Autriya Maneshni takes us to the Hopi Reservation to learn how informational materials for the Nov. 8 election are translated into the Hopi language. --- Host: Jordan Lavezzari Producer: Athena Ankrah Contributors: Autriya Maneshni

Duration:00:05:26

Federal court hears voter intimidation case

10/26/2022
One of two lawsuits asking the U.S. District Court for Arizona to stop right-wing groups from intimidating voters at drop boxes was heard Wednesday. Plus, Maricopa County reports record heat deaths in 2021, and the governor plans to continue installing shipping containers along the border. --- Host: Emily Mai Producer: Autriya Maneshni Contributors: Yoori Han

Duration:00:04:59