June 2012 ENews

June 01, 2012

KJZZ Enews





You're Still the One

Thanks to you, KJZZ has been leading the way as one of the top radio stations in the Valley and one of the top 10 public radio stations in the country-- and you’re the number one reason for that success. (read more)

KJZZ Election 2012: News and Analysis You Can TrustDistrict 9 Forums
The race for Arizona’s new 9th Congressional District is one of the most competitive in the state. KJZZ is hosting community forums so you can hear what Democratic and Republican candidates have to say about the issues that matter to you, and ask them about what’s on your mind. (read more)

Photo of Mexican flag being carried by citizensMexico Election Coverage
A team of Fronteras: the Changing America Desk reporters traveled along the U.S.-Mexico border last week to investigate how elections south of the border affect the U.S., especially the Southwest. (read more)

Terry Ward PhotoNorthern Exposure
KJZZ’s long-time host, reporter and friend Terry Ward is gearing up for a new adventure in broadcasting. After 26 years with KJZZ, he’s heading north to serve as KNAU’s All Things Considered host. (read more)

SPOT 127 images under constructionFreshly painted, eye-catching colors that evoke energy and creativity coat the walls of KJZZ’s SPOT 127 Youth Media Center, which is under construction in preparation for the launch of two summer sessions and an after-school program. (read more)

Photo of John McDonald, Julie Johnson and Adam Issacs







John McDonald, Julie Johnson and Adam Issacs

The Friends of Public Radio Arizona added three new board members to its team last month: John McDonald, vice president, Corporate Communications for US Airways; Julie Johnson, executive vice president of GPE Commercial Advisors; and Adam Issacs, director of communications and sustainability for Sun Orchard. (read more)

Al Macias PhotoSilver Key
Congratulations to KJZZ Managing Editor Al Macias for 25 years of broadcast excellence and his recent induction into the Society of Professional Journalists Order of the Silver Key Society. (read more)

Michele Marizco photoNational Headliner
The National Headliner Awards recognized KJZZ Senior Correspondent Michel Marizco for his June 2011 investigative report, Drug War and Cartels Lead to an Exodus in Northern Mexico. (read more)

Solar Power Forum photo

KJZZ and Greater Phoenix Mensa hosted a community forum to discuss the future of solar power in Arizona. If you missed the event, you can watch it now online. Video courtesy of MTCV.

GPS Deivice - Next Stop 91.5 Jazz in AZ

Wondering where to hear live Jazz? Check out KJZZ.org Jazz Venues and Organizations and Venues Map.

Fronteras Vote 2012

Election 2012 -
Tell Your Story
KJZZ listeners participated in Fronteras Vote 2012 on May 23-- a live, call-in talk show to gauge what Southwestern voters have on their minds. KJZZ reporters are counting on you to tell them more between now and Nov. 6. (read more)

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