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
Festival of Tales at PVCC promotes literacy for kids Tom Maxedon Dec. 1, 2023
Win a 'Tiny Library' of books from KJZZ's Word podcast Season 10 Tom Maxedon Dec. 1, 2023
Arizona will open a psilocybin research grant application window soon Tom Maxedon Nov. 27, 2023
Word S10.6 – Riyon Harding, Craig Santos Perez, Andrew Limbong Tom Maxedon Nov. 28, 2023
Over 100 teenagers have been arrested on human smuggling charges in Cochise County Tom Maxedon Nov. 20, 2023
Glendale residents sue city over tax benefits for VAI Resort Tom Maxedon, Matthew Casey Nov. 19, 2023
Flagstaff workshop explores past, present and future of Navajo homeland Tom Maxedon Nov. 17, 2023
Word S10.5 – Harper St. Clair, Diné poetry Tom Maxedon Nov. 14, 2023
Amalia Mesa-Bains has a new exhibit at Phoenix Art Museum Tom Maxedon Nov. 13, 2023
Fountain Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts begins Veterans Day weekend Tom Maxedon Nov. 9, 2023
ASU has a new curator at large for its museum Tom Maxedon Nov. 5, 2023
Steve Inskeep's new book takes a nuanced look at Abraham Lincoln Tom Maxedon Nov. 3, 2023
Dine’ poet Kinsale Drake to moderate free Indigenous author panel Tom Maxedon Nov. 1, 2023
Word S10.4 — Magic, Marvel and Lincoln with Roland Lazenby, Gavin Edwards and NPR's Steve Inskeep Tom Maxedon Oct. 31, 2023
After 2 road games, D-backs are back in Phoenix Tom Maxedon Oct. 29, 2023
AZ political analyst criticizes House GOP for failing to elect a speaker Tom Maxedon Oct. 23, 2023
Arizona arts and culture sector generates over $1 billion Tom Maxedon Oct. 23, 2023
‘CantoMundo’ comes to ASU's Virginia G. Piper Center for Writing Tom Maxedon Oct. 22, 2023
'Stories From The Stage' debuts and features Arizona residents Tom Maxedon Oct. 16, 2023
Stacey Kent brings world tour of her new jazz album to the MIM in Phoenix Tom Maxedon Oct. 16, 2023
Word S10.3 – Carew Papritz on banning books, plus murder with J.A. Jance, Chuck Palahniuk Tom Maxedon Oct. 17, 2023
'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill' offers intimate portrayal of singer Billie Holiday Tom Maxedon Oct. 13, 2023
Scottsdale art gallery hosting a women's art expo featuring live painting Tom Maxedon Oct. 12, 2023
Arizona State Fair concerts resume after 3-year hiatus Tom Maxedon Oct. 8, 2023
Phoenix and Tempe will observe Indigenous People's Day Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
Oct. 8, 2023