Heather van Blokland joins KJZZ as a Host/Producer, having worked as an on-air Host/Producer at Oregon Public Broadcasting, Florida NPR affiliate WUFT-FM, and WYKS-FM. Prior to public media, van Blokland worked in the private sector as a financial analyst and team manager in commercial and investment banking.

van Blokland holds a Masters in Mass Communication from the University of Florida, where she worked as the local producer/editor for StoryCorps and as an agriculture and business news reporter. She also holds Bachelors degrees in Finance, Marketing and Multinational Business from Florida State University and a Diploma in Acting for Film and Television from Vancouver Film School in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

In her free time, van Blokland enjoys exploring the outdoors, everything from a hike on South Mountain to Vancouver's Butchart Gardens to a ride through Swaziland’s Mkhaya Game Reserve.

You can contact van Blokland at hvanblokland@kjzz.org.

Title Author Publication Date
PetSmart Raising Funds To Pay For April Acquisition Heather van Blokland May 23, 2017
Plant Additive Used To Slow Climate Change Found To Be Climate Dependent Heather van Blokland May 23, 2017
Former Arizona SEC Employee Charged With Securities Fraud Heather van Blokland May 22, 2017
Federal Appeals Court: Prison Officials Can't Read Outgoing Inmate Mail To Lawyers Heather van Blokland May 20, 2017
Study: Climate Change Forcing Trees To Move Westward Heather van Blokland May 18, 2017
Federal Appeals Court: Google Is Not A Generic Verb Heather van Blokland May 17, 2017
Mayo Clinic In Arizona Med School Starting By Late Summer Heather van Blokland May 17, 2017
Lithium Exploration Ongoing In Desert Southwest Heather van Blokland May 15, 2017
Cotton, Citrus Acreage In Arizona Declining Heather van Blokland May 12, 2017
As Jobs Move Online, Phoenix Co-Working Spaces Draw Remote Workers Heather van Blokland May 12, 2017
Arizona Increasingly A Tourism Destination For Chinese Heather van Blokland May 11, 2017
Arizona Cotton Output Increasing But Still Low Heather van Blokland May 11, 2017
Arizona Corp Comm Fines A Closed Software Startup Heather van Blokland May 10, 2017
UA Fraternity Loses Recognition Heather van Blokland May 10, 2017
Arizona-Based Medical Technology Company Wants To Share Patient Information Nationwide Heather van Blokland May 09, 2017
Chinese Students Accused Of Cheating On College Entrance Exams Heather van Blokland May 06, 2017
UA Vet School Denied Accreditation For Second Time Heather van Blokland May 05, 2017
Data Show Trends Among Unauthorized Immigrants In Phoenix, Metro Areas Heather van Blokland May 04, 2017
USDA: Arizona Is Second Largest Vegetable Producer In U.S. Heather van Blokland May 03, 2017
Cable One Completes Purchase Of NewWave Heather van Blokland May 02, 2017
American Realty Capital Indictment Will Move Forward Heather van Blokland May 01, 2017
UA Agriculture Team Works To Debunk Misinformation Heather van Blokland April 24, 2017
Southwest Airlines Union Dispute Case Moving From Arizona To Texas Heather van Blokland April 21, 2017
State Attorneys General, Including Arizona AG Brnovich, Protest An Exxon Mobil Investigation Heather van Blokland April 21, 2017
Arizona Job Growth In Arts Fields Among Fastest In The Nation Heather van Blokland April 19, 2017