Will Stone

Senior Field Correspondent

Will Stone grew up with the sounds of public radio. As a senior field correspondent, he strives to tell the same kind of powerful stories that got him into the business — whether that means trudging through some distant corner of the Sonoran Desert or uncovering an unknown injustice right down the street.

Since joining the KJZZ newsroom in 2015, he has covered political scandals, fights over the future of energy, and efforts to care for some of Arizona’s most vulnerable communities. His pieces have also aired on national programs like Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Here & Now and Marketplace. Before coming to KJZZ, he reported for public radio stations in Nevada and Connecticut.

Stone received his degree in English literature from Haverford College, where he also wrote about the arts and culture scene in Philadelphia. After graduating, he interned at NPR West in Culver City, California, where he learned from some of the network’s veteran reporters and editors.

When he doesn’t have a mic in hand, Stone enjoys climbing mountains, running through his central Phoenix neighborhood and shamelessly promoting his cat, Barry.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Arizona's Opioid Death Rate Still Climbing Will Stone Aug. 8, 2018
More Arizona Parents Opting Out Of Vaccines Will Stone Aug. 1, 2018
Arizona Utilities See Huge Demand With Record Temps Will Stone Jul. 25, 2018
Renewable Energy Ballot Backers: Palo Verde Not In Jeopardy Will Stone Jul. 25, 2018
Possible Deal For Women Who Vandalized Tempe Mosque Will Stone Jul. 20, 2018
Lawsuit Filed To Block Arizona Renewable Energy Initiative Will Stone Jul. 19, 2018
Shade Is A Key Part Of Phoenix Plan To Combat Heat-Related Illness Will Stone Jul. 9, 2018
AZ Opioid Law Meant To Help A Crisis — But Who Is It Hurting? Will Stone Jun. 18, 2018
Concussions Often Overlooked In Domestic Violence Victims Will Stone May. 30, 2018
Arizona Lawsuit Could Test Limits Of Free Speech, Right To Boycott Will Stone May. 10, 2018
Needle Exchange Bill Stalls In Legislature, Despite Support Will Stone Apr. 20, 2018
Expert: More Arizona Children Dying From Guns Will Stone Apr. 11, 2018
CDC: Fentanyl Deaths Rise In Arizona, Nationally Will Stone Apr. 2, 2018
Arizona Republicans Push Competing Clean Energy Initiative Will Stone Mar. 27, 2018
Proposed Law: Medical Marijuana For Opioid Addiction? Will Stone Mar. 26, 2018
Proposal Could Let Utilities Easily Skirt Renewable Energy Requirements Will Stone Mar. 21, 2018
A Closer Look At Governor Ducey's School Safety Plans Will Stone Mar. 20, 2018
Arizona Could Be Next State To Add Medicaid Work Requirements Will Stone Mar. 8, 2018
Arizona Attorney General Reaches Settlement With General Motors Will Stone Mar. 7, 2018
Proposed Law: Better Data? Or AZ's Latest Attack On Abortion? Will Stone Mar. 1, 2018
Satanic Temple Sues Scottsdale, Alleges Religious Discrimination Will Stone Feb. 26, 2018
Clean Energy Initiative Files Language, Draws Opposition From APS Parent Company Will Stone Feb. 20, 2018
Rethinking Pain: One Woman's Journey Off Opioids Will Stone Feb. 16, 2018
No Charges Against Hamilton High Staff After Hazing, Assault Incidents Will Stone Feb. 14, 2018
Should Half Of Arizona's Energy Come From Renewables? Will Stone Feb. 13, 2018

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