Jimmy Jenkins

Senior Field Correspondent - East Valley

Jimmy Jenkins is a senior field correspondent at KJZZ and a reporter for NPR’s National Criminal Justice Desk. His work has been featured on All Things Considered, Marketplace, Here and Now, The Takeaway and NPR Newscasts.

Originally from Terre Haute, Indiana, Jenkins has a B.S. in criminology from Indiana State University and a master’s degree in journalism from Indiana University.

Law enforcement runs in Jenkins’ family, and much of his reporting has focused on the criminal justice system. Jenkins has reported on Tasers, body cameras, use of force, jail privatization, prison health care and the criminal contempt trial of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Title Author Publication Date
Stanton Files Paperwork For 2018 Secretary Of State Run Jimmy Jenkins November 01, 2016
Both Parties Spend Big To Get Out The Vote In Arizona Jimmy Jenkins October 28, 2016
Donald Trump Jr. Rallies Supporters In Final Push To The Polls Jimmy Jenkins October 27, 2016
Early Arizona Ballot Returns Show Equal Breakdown By Party Affiliation Jimmy Jenkins October 26, 2016
Moonlighting Police Officers Can Complicate What It Means To Be Full-Time Public Servant Jimmy Jenkins October 25, 2016
5 Candidates Vie For 2 Seats On Maricopa Community College Governing Board Jimmy Jenkins October 21, 2016
Chelsea Clinton Speaks On College Debt At ASU Jimmy Jenkins October 19, 2016
Heavy Storms Shut Down Schools In Safford Jimmy Jenkins October 10, 2016
Arms Manufacturer Looks To Expand Operations Near Maricopa Jimmy Jenkins October 05, 2016
Arizona Campus Safety Report Shows Uptick In Sexual Assault Reports At ASU Jimmy Jenkins October 03, 2016
Penzone Calls Sheriff Arpaio's Ad 'Unethical And Irresponsible' Jimmy Jenkins September 30, 2016
Penzone Files Defamation Lawsuit Against Arpaio For Attack Ad Jimmy Jenkins September 29, 2016
Jarrett Maupin Arrested During 'Moral Monday' March In Tempe Jimmy Jenkins September 26, 2016
Donald Trump Ramps Up Ground Campaign In Arizona Jimmy Jenkins September 26, 2016
Mike Pence Campaigns In Mesa Jimmy Jenkins September 23, 2016
CD5 Republican Primary Recount Confirms Biggs Wins Jimmy Jenkins September 16, 2016
Judge Orders Recount In Arizona’s 5th Congressional District Primary Jimmy Jenkins September 13, 2016
DNC Settles Portion Of Lawsuit With Arizona Secretary Of State Jimmy Jenkins September 12, 2016
Recorder's Office, Arizona Secretary Of State To Certify CD5 Results Jimmy Jenkins September 11, 2016
Judge Orders 18 Rejected Ballots Be Counted In Arizona CD5 Race Jimmy Jenkins September 09, 2016
Judge Hears Arguments On Rejected Ballots In Arizona CD5 Race Jimmy Jenkins September 08, 2016
Arizona's 5th Congressional District Primary Race In Court Steve Goldstein September 08, 2016
Arizona’s 5th Congressional District Race Heads Back To Court Jimmy Jenkins September 06, 2016
Andy Biggs Leads Christine Jones By 9 Votes In Arizona's 5th Congressional District Jimmy Jenkins September 04, 2016
Former GoDaddy Exec Christine Jones Posting Slight Lead In CD-5 GOP Primary Jimmy Jenkins August 31, 2016