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
Arizona Theatre Company Eyes New Year For Live Performances Tom Maxedon Oct. 10, 2020
O'Halleran, Shedd Debate COVID-19 Spending, Broadband Tom Maxedon Oct. 9, 2020
Arizona Voter Registration Deadline Extended Bridget Dowd, Jimmy Jenkins, Tom Maxedon, Steve Goldstein, Lauren Gilger
Associated Press
Oct. 6, 2020
Word S4 E3: Young Poets, Old Poets And Indian Fantasy Fiction Tom Maxedon Oct. 9, 2020
MCC Student Wins National Literary Competition Tom Maxedon Oct. 2, 2020
Grijalva, Wood Draw Sharp Distinctions For Candidacies In Debate Tom Maxedon Sept. 29, 2020
Trump, Biden Try To Win Voters In First Debate Tom Maxedon Sept. 29, 2020
Stage 1 Restrictions Continue As Sears Fire Burns Over 12,000 Acres Tom Maxedon Sept. 28, 2020
Word S4 E2: Puppets, Children's Literature And Zoomoetry Tom Maxedon Sept. 29, 2020
How The Pandemic Is Impacting The Arts Community Tom Maxedon Sept. 25, 2020
Nez: Navajo Nation Curfews Likely Continue Until Vaccine Available Tom Maxedon Sept. 16, 2020
Kingman Regional Medical Center To Launch Antibody Testing Study Tom Maxedon Sept. 15, 2020
What Herd Immunity Is, Why It Isn't A Strategy For Handling COVID-19 Tom Maxedon Sept. 29, 2020
California Condors Released In Virtual Event This Year Tom Maxedon Sept. 13, 2020
Kelly Apologizes For Insensitive Joke He Made 2 Years Ago Tom Maxedon Sept. 12, 2020
DPS Officials Urge Patience And Caution Over Labor Day Weekend Tom Maxedon Sept. 4, 2020
EPA Announces Rio Reimagined–Rio Salado Project As 20th Member Of Urban Waters Federal Partnership Tom Maxedon, Mark Brodie Sept. 1, 2020
'Herd Immunity' Isn't Smart Strategy For Fighting COVID-19 Tom Maxedon Sept. 1, 2020
Homeless Life In Phoenix: In And Out Of 'The Zone' Tom Maxedon Sept. 1, 2020
Late Sen. McCain's Chief Of Staff: GOP Must Change Or Face Extinction Tom Maxedon Aug. 25, 2020
'Dream Hou$e' Wins 2020 National LatinX Playwriting Award Tom Maxedon Aug. 23, 2020
McDowell Mountain Regional Park Closes Due To Brush Fire Tom Maxedon Aug. 21, 2020
AZ Democrats Hold Online Forum As Trump Visits Yuma Tom Maxedon Aug. 18, 2020
Word S4 E1: Stages & Screens Tom Maxedon Sept. 1, 2020
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Rules Against Health Care Ballot Initiative Tom Maxedon Aug. 16, 2020