Tom Maxedon

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Previous to joining the KJZZ staff in September 2017, Tom lived on the island of Guam in the Western Pacific where he was news director for KPRG, Public Radio Guam and Saipan and also worked as a freelance writer for the Guam Daily Post.

He is the Weekend Edition host, as well as a reporter and producer for KJZZ. He is a second-generation broadcaster with a wide vocational background in media, telecommunications and education.

Tom is a 1996 graduate of Ball State University with a M.A. in English and also hosts KJZZ's "Word," a podcast about literature in Arizona and the region which he created.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Word S9.7 – My cousin wasn't a murderer Tom Maxedon May 30, 2023
Phoenix Suns fire coach Monty Williams Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
May 13, 2023
New data: 17% of future AZ HS students will pursue a four-year degree Tom Maxedon May 14, 2023
Report: Antisemitic incidents up in U.S. over last 2 years Tom Maxedon May 9, 2023
Chandler Museum showcases students' responses to Dust Bowl images Tom Maxedon May 9, 2023
17% of the U.S. GDP is immigrant wages, report says Tom Maxedon May 7, 2023
Fed raises interest rates to highest point in 16 years Tom Maxedon May 7, 2023
Vaccines still important even as COVID-19 emergency ends, expert says Tom Maxedon May 8, 2023
U.S. to control land sales to foreigners near 8 military bases Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
May 8, 2023
Word S9.6 – Lizzo, language and love usher in May Tom Maxedon May 9, 2023
Arizona officials want more money to run the 2024 elections Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
May 1, 2023
Hobbs criticizes state of prisons during oversight commission meeting Tom Maxedon April 29, 2023
New 'Arcturus' variant of coronavirus linked to uptick in pink eye symptoms Tom Maxedon April 30, 2023
How reliable is cloud seeding to reduce AZ's water woes? Tom Maxedon April 30, 2023
New rules for fishermen after New Zealand mudsnail infestation Tom Maxedon April 25, 2023
This beetle can cause a poison ivy-like rash if you swat it Tom Maxedon April 24, 2023
Water permits revoked for Saudi Arabia-owned alfalfa farm in western Arizona Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
April 22, 2023
Intersection of art and biology occurs in new exhibit at Valley gallery Tom Maxedon April 21, 2023
Scottsdale Community College will host 'Friends & Neighbors' for those who want to study arts Tom Maxedon April 21, 2023
Word S9.5 – National Poetry Month ‘Goes. So. Fast.’ Tom Maxedon April 18, 2023
UA announces new security measures following 2022 shooting Tom Maxedon April 16, 2023
Glendale's Water Awareness Day educates about conservation Tom Maxedon April 14, 2023
Invasive mudsnails shut down Arizona fish hatchery Tom Maxedon April 9, 2023
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is Maricopa County libraries' latest pre-K brain booster Tom Maxedon April 9, 2023
Crane flies look like massive mosquitoes but they're not bloodsuckers Tom Maxedon April 9, 2023