Lindsey C. Riley

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Assistant News Director

Lindsey Collom Riley is assistant news director at KJZZ. She joined the team as a senior editor June 2022 after more than two decades of reporting and editing for print/digital news in metro Phoenix. 

Riley spent most of her journalism career with the Arizona Republic and was a go-to editor for breaking news in Gannett’s western region. As a staff writer, she won several awards for government reporting.

Riley enjoys live music, hiking and exploring her home state of Arizona. She lives in Phoenix with her husband, three bonus kids and their excitable wonderdog, Teddy.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Sex offender thought to be dead found living in Mesa Lindsey C. Riley May 19, 2024
No signs of foul play in truck driver's death at TSMC plant in Phoenix, police say Lindsey C. Riley May 17, 2024
Sandra Day O'Connor honored at Phoenix funeral Lindsey C. Riley Dec. 23, 2023
Ex-Phoenix officer acquitted of sex crimes alleges he was maliciously prosecuted Jill Ryan, Lindsey C. Riley Aug. 25, 2023
Arizona transgender athlete law blocked by federal judge Lindsey C. Riley, Tom Maxedon
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
July 20, 2023
Dangerous heat continues in Phoenix this week Lindsey C. Riley, Jill Ryan
Juliana Kim/NPR
July 10, 2023
Flying V Fire: The latest on the wildfire north of Globe Greg Hahne, Lindsey C. Riley July 6, 2023
Get free medical and dental care at this 'mega clinic' Sky Schaudt, Lindsey C. Riley June 27, 2023
Flagstaff moves forward on short-term rental regulations Lindsey C. Riley June 23, 2023
Records show how — and who helped — AZ felon circumvent gun laws Lindsey C. Riley June 14, 2023
4 mountain lions killed in Prescott due to safety threat Lindsey C. Riley May 27, 2023
Planned Parenthood AZ praises stay on mifepristone ban Lindsey C. Riley April 16, 2023
The wet winter means more mosquitos in Phoenix Lindsey C. Riley March 22, 2023
Maricopa County rejects water plan for Rio Verde Foothills Lindsey C. Riley March 3, 2023
Maricopa county attorney hopes for speedy, transparent review of death-penalty protocols Lindsey C. Riley Jan. 24, 2023
Flagstaff got 5 feet of snow this week, more coming Lindsey C. Riley Jan. 19, 2023
Poison Center: Increase in calls of kids ingesting edibles Lindsey C. Riley Jan. 12, 2023
Sheriff: Maricopa County detention officer tried to smuggle fentanyl, meth into jail Lindsey C. Riley Jan. 11, 2023
Grijalva says speaker stalemate shows GOP 'not ready to govern' Lindsey C. Riley Jan. 6, 2023
GOP attorney: Election denialism is hurting Republicans Lindsey C. Riley Dec. 16, 2022
Arizona leaders react to Sen. Sinema's move to independent Lindsey C. Riley Dec. 9, 2022
Townsend subpoenas election info from Maricopa County, despite it being available Jill Ryan, Lindsey C. Riley Nov. 25, 2022
Average fuel price dips below $4 in Arizona Lindsey C. Riley Sept. 2, 2022
Some migraine sufferers report more attacks during monsoon Lindsey C. Riley Aug. 22, 2022
Grand Canyon North Rim spots reopen after wildfire Scott Daniels, Lindsey C. Riley, Ron Dungan July 21, 2022