Heyward, Andrew

Heyward, Andrew

Senior Research Professor at Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University

Andrew Heyward directs the research arm of the Knight-Cronkite News Lab, a unique project at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at ASU to promote local TV news innovation.

Heyward also serves as a visiting scholar at the Laboratory for Social Machines at the MIT Media Lab, where he is working on artificial intelligence tools to strengthen local journalism.

Heyward worked at CBS News for nearly 25 years and was president of CBS News from January 1996 through November 2005. He began his career working in local news at WNEW-TV and WCBS-TV in New York.