Bret Jaspers

Senior Field Correspondent - West Valley

Bret reports on the West Valley (and elsewhere) for KJZZ. He was previously the Managing Editor for News at WSKG in upstate New York. Before that, he was a producer at WYPR in Baltimore and at Wisconsin Public Radio. His stories have aired on NPR’s Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and Here & Now. Way back when, he started as an intern and fill-in producer at WNYC’s On the Media, and then helped out on The Brian Lehrer Show and Soundcheck.

Bret's 2016 story on insurance coverage for addiction treatment won a First Place New York AP Association award for Enterprise Reporting. When he's not covering the news, he's probably running, reading, or eating. Bret is also a member of Actors' Equity Association, the union for professional stage actors.

Title Author Publication Date
Minority Owner Of Chinese Cultural Center To Appeal County Judge Ruling Bret Jaspers December 04, 2017
Why Wildfire Funding Is Such A Hot Topic Bret Jaspers December 04, 2017
Perdue Hopes To Fill Key Agriculture Position In Arizona 'Very Quickly' Bret Jaspers December 01, 2017
LED Streetlights To Shine On All Of Phoenix By 2019 Bret Jaspers November 27, 2017
Phoenix-Area Mall Patrols To Continue Under Paul Penzone Bret Jaspers November 23, 2017
In Mohave, Arizona’s Most Conservative County, Republicans Clash Over Local Party's Future Bret Jaspers November 22, 2017
EPCOR Stepping Back From Plan For Water Hauling Station For New River, Desert Hills Bret Jaspers November 17, 2017
After Dismal Start, Should The Phoenix Suns Tank? Bret Jaspers November 17, 2017
ADOT To Hold Public Meeting On Location Of I-10 Alternative Bret Jaspers November 14, 2017
Lake Havasu City Set To Borrow $13M To Make Pension Payment Bret Jaspers November 13, 2017
Brewers To Stay In Maryvale For 25 Years Under New Deal Bret Jaspers November 11, 2017
Phoenix-Area Nonprofit Completes Another Mission Ahead Of Veterans Day Bret Jaspers November 10, 2017
Microsoft's Bill Gates Spends $80M On Majority Stake In West Valley Property Bret Jaspers November 08, 2017
Arizona Corporation Commission Approves Water Rates For New River Bret Jaspers November 08, 2017
Arizona Gov. Ducey Wants To Revamp Rest Stops Using Private Sector Bret Jaspers November 06, 2017
Tonto National Forest Seeking Public Comment As It Revises Forest Plan Bret Jaspers November 06, 2017
Phoenix Approves Water Management Deals With Avondale Bret Jaspers November 02, 2017
Sexual Orientation Not Mentioned In Arizona House’s New Policy Against Sexual Harassment Bret Jaspers October 31, 2017
Sun City Posse Will Leave County Sheriff Program Bret Jaspers October 30, 2017
Get Your Christmas Tree At The Tonto National Forest Bret Jaspers October 30, 2017
AZ Game And Fish Offering Reward For Poaching Information Bret Jaspers October 27, 2017
Natural Disasters Cause St. Mary’s Food Bank To Cut Back In Arizona Bret Jaspers October 26, 2017
New River Residents Want A Fix For Water And Development Troubles Bret Jaspers October 25, 2017
Suns' Josh Jackson Fined For 'Menacing' Gesture Bret Jaspers October 24, 2017
Valley Metro New Or Expanded Bus Service Starts Monday Bret Jaspers October 23, 2017