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
Pinal County Sheriff Launches Citizens Posse Program Tom Maxedon, Steve Goldstein July 31, 2020
Boiling Point: Race And Policing Long Connected In Arizona Tom Maxedon July 28, 2020
UA Requires COVID Testing For Some Students Tom Maxedon July 25, 2020
Gov. Ducey Pleads With Arizonans To 'Mask Up' Tom Maxedon July 17, 2020
Phoenix Superintendent: High School Isn't Home Depot Tom Maxedon July 12, 2020
AZ Rolls Out New Initiative To Address Surge In COVID-19 Patients Filling Up Hospital Beds Tom Maxedon July 10, 2020
Mother Of Slain Airman Says Daughter A Victim Of Domestic Violence Tom Maxedon July 6, 2020
Gov. Doug Ducey Bends On Arizona Arts Funding Tom Maxedon July 5, 2020
Gallego: Trump's Love Of Putin 'Causing Really Bad Decisions From This White House' Tom Maxedon June 30, 2020
Pence Pushes Back Visit To AZ, Will Be Accompanied By Dr. Birx Tom Maxedon June 30, 2020
Trump May Quit? Nah, Says Arizona Political Insider Tom Maxedon June 30, 2020
COVID-19 Creates Lingering Health Problems Tom Maxedon June 29, 2020
Federal Judge Rules Against Democrats' Ballot Order Suit Tom Maxedon
Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services
June 28, 2020
Lack Of Arts Funding Threatens Important Voices, Economic Growth Tom Maxedon June 10, 2020
Lack Of Arts Funding In AZ Comes With Hard Costs To Economy Tom Maxedon June 2, 2020
Trump To Nation's Governors: 'You Have To Dominate' Tom Maxedon June 1, 2020
Black Mothers Forum Joins Worldwide Chorus Denouncing Floyd Death Tom Maxedon May 31, 2020
Mostly Peaceful Protests End Early Following Statewide Curfew Scott Bourque, Michel Marizco, Tom Maxedon, Harry Croton, Tim Agne, Steve Goldstein, Lauren Gilger
Associated Press
May 30, 2020
Poll: 20% Of Teachers Unlikely To Return To Classrooms Tom Maxedon June 1, 2020
Word S3 E10: Ecopoetry And Asian And Pacific Islander American Heritage Month — Part 2 Tom Maxedon May 27, 2020
VA Continues Telework For Benefits Processing Tom Maxedon May 25, 2020
Ducey Orders Flags To Fly At Half-Staff On Memorial Day Tom Maxedon May 23, 2020
Lake Havasu Sees Uptick In Visitors For Memorial Weekend Tom Maxedon May 23, 2020
Voting On HEROES Act Paused; AZ Delegation Reacts Tom Maxedon May 18, 2020
COVID-19 Testing Everywhere In AZ, But Which Is Best To Take? Tom Maxedon May 19, 2020