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
You Might Be Surprised Which Books Are Banned Tom Maxedon Sept. 30, 2021
Some Mesa Residents May Have Cloudy Water Until January Tom Maxedon Sept. 27, 2021
Phoenix College Student's Poem Earns A Spot In Space Tom Maxedon Sept. 27, 2021
Justice O'Connor's Brother Remarks On 40th Confirmation Anniversary Tom Maxedon Sept. 24, 2021
Art Remains A Priority For The Roosevelt Row Community Tom Maxedon Sept. 22, 2021
Arizona Coyotes release renderings of newly proposed Tempe arena Tom Maxedon Sept. 20, 2021
Word S6:E2 — Breaking The Mold — Part 2 Tom Maxedon Sept. 21, 2021
Mesa Mask Festival Asks Attendees To Get Creative Tom Maxedon Sept. 18, 2021
Former Mesa Fire Chief Mourns Those Killed On 9/11 Tom Maxedon Sept. 11, 2021
AZ Climate Activists Urge Congress To Pass Biden's Plan Tom Maxedon Sept. 10, 2021
Sahuarita Pecan Processing Plant To Lay Off Half Its Workforce Tom Maxedon Sept. 10, 2021
20 Years After 9/11, America's Longest War Ends Tom Maxedon Sept. 10, 2021
Lawsuit Argues Ducey Violated Arizona Law In Cutting Unemployment Benefits Tom Maxedon
Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services
Sept. 5, 2021
Word S6:E1 — Breaking The Mold Tom Maxedon Sept. 7, 2021
Pima County Sees Strong Uptick In Parvovirus Cases Tom Maxedon Aug. 29, 2021
'Black Mexican' Playwright Wins 2021 National Latinx Playwrights Award Tom Maxedon Aug. 27, 2021
Job Recruiter Survey: Many Employees, Job Seekers Want Flexibility Tom Maxedon Aug. 27, 2021
Thunderbird's Artemis Project In Jeopardy In Afghanistan Tom Maxedon Aug. 22, 2021
Arizona Humanities Grant Deadline Rapidly Approaching Tom Maxedon Aug. 21, 2021
Authorities Investigating Pipeline Explosion In Coolidge Tom Maxedon Aug. 16, 2021
Akimel O'odham Artist Unveils Exhibit In 'UNCONTAINED' Series Tom Maxedon Aug. 16, 2021
Poetry, Music Renew Attention On Homelessness In Metro Phoenix Tom Maxedon Aug. 16, 2021
Gila Bend Mayor Declares State Of Emergency Tom Maxedon Aug. 14, 2021
Redistricting Commission Wraps Up Public Meetings Tom Maxedon Aug. 8, 2021
Pascal Bokar Brings Afro Blue Grazz To The Valley Tom Maxedon Aug. 9, 2021