Tom Maxedon

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Tom Maxedon is the host of KJZZ’s Weekend Edition on Saturday and Sunday from 6-10 a.m. and All Things Considered on Monday from 3-6 p.m.

He reports on arts & culture in the Valley and state, while also hosting KJZZ’s Word podcast about literature.

Maxedon joined the KJZZ News team in September 2017, following his work as news director for KPRG, Public Radio Guam/Saipan — the U.S. Territories in the Western Pacific region — where he also worked as a freelance writer for the Guam Daily Post.

He’s a second-generation broadcaster with a wide vocational background in media, telecommunications and education.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Meet the director behind 'Bad Indian: Hiding in Antelope Canyon' documentary Tom Maxedon April 12, 2024
Veterans can now book benefits appointments online Tom Maxedon April 9, 2024
The Arizona Legislature will cut its floor sessions to 1 day per week Tom Maxedon April 8, 2024
County Attorney Mitchell says youth violence is on the rise in Arizona, U.S. Tom Maxedon April 8, 2024
Word S11.3 – It’s National Poetry Month; KJZZ reporter has a prize-winning debut crime novel Tom Maxedon April 9, 2024
The way some veterans receive their benefits is changing Tom Maxedon April 2, 2024
New Peoria budget includes 10% operating costs increase Tom Maxedon April 2, 2024
AZ Gives Day is Tuesday and you can still get a tax credit Tom Maxedon April 1, 2024
It could take $500M in upgrades to keep D-backs in AZ Tom Maxedon March 30, 2024
The Funky Latina Music Festival is a mix of sound and culture Tom Maxedon March 28, 2024
Ban on city-based traffic cameras dies in Arizona House Tom Maxedon March 23, 2024
Luke Days returns to the West Valley this weekend Tom Maxedon March 22, 2024
Dryout continues for Valley weather through late this week Tom Maxedon March 10, 2024
New book from NPR Science correspondent Nell Greenfieldboyce takes a personal turn Tom Maxedon March 9, 2024
The 2nd annual Tombstone Festival of Western Books rides into its namesake town Friday Tom Maxedon March 7, 2024
SRP will cut down trees near power lines, but will plant more around Phoenix Tom Maxedon March 3, 2024
Peoria arts festival showcases students in band, choir and dance Tom Maxedon March 1, 2024
CDC relaxes some of its COVID-19 safety protocols Tom Maxedon March 1, 2024
ADOT taking comments on multibillion-dollar projects Tom Maxedon March 3, 2024
M3F brings musicians, fans together to raise money for Arizona charities Tom Maxedon Feb. 29, 2024
MCC Art Gallery presents exhibits honoring Black and women's history Tom Maxedon Feb. 28, 2024
Read KJZZ's 2024 haiku winner: 'Sunny Arizona Vibes' Tom Maxedon Feb. 26, 2024
Word podcast: Science with NPR’s Nell Greenfieldboyce Tom Maxedon Feb. 26, 2024
It's film festival season in Arizona, and there are hundreds of offerings to see Tom Maxedon Feb. 23, 2024
Andrés Martínez y Ritmo Latino playing free Peoria concert Tom Maxedon Feb. 13, 2024