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 Humanities awards over $75,000 in grants Tom Maxedon March 13, 2022
AZ Commission on the Arts encourages artists to apply for grants in May Tom Maxedon March 15, 2022
Arts businesses rebound as patrons worry less about the pandemic Tom Maxedon March 18, 2022
Bill would let businesses use deadly force against vandals Tom Maxedon
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
March 6, 2022
Ukrainian born resident of Kingman checks in with family, friends Tom Maxedon March 6, 2022
Phoenix Symphony's mix of Brahms and Radiohead more than a mashup Tom Maxedon March 2, 2022
Sedona International Film Festival wraps up Tom Maxedon Feb. 28, 2022
Read the winning KJZZ haiku contest poem Tom Maxedon Feb. 28, 2022
Sedona Film Festival rolls cameras starting this weekend Tom Maxedon Feb. 19, 2022
Maricopa County Attorney's Office leaders ask County Attorney Allister Adel to resign Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
Feb. 15, 2022
Union Pacific pays Tempe over $480K for train derailment Tom Maxedon Feb. 13, 2022
Word S7:E2 — National Haiku Writing Month continues Tom Maxedon Feb. 15, 2022
Post-WWII Japanese photography on display at Phoenix Art Museum Tom Maxedon Feb. 6, 2022
Ducey criticizes Biden approach to spending COVID funds Tom Maxedon Feb. 1, 2022
Send us poems of hope for National Haiku Writing Month Tom Maxedon Feb. 1, 2022
Sky Harbor passengers increase by 77% in 2021 Tom Maxedon Jan. 30, 2022
Word S7:E1 — It’s National Haiku Writing Month Tom Maxedon Feb. 1, 2022
ASU coach Zak Hill resigns amid NCAA recruitment violation inquiry Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
Jan. 28, 2022
'Women in Jeopardy!' brings crime, wine and girlfriend time to the stage Tom Maxedon Jan. 30, 2022
Vanessa Nygaard is the new head coach of the Phoenix Mercury Tom Maxedon Jan. 25, 2022
AZ concert promoter remembers Meat Loaf's daily ritual Tom Maxedon Jan. 23, 2022
'Bandit' car is for sale at this year's Barrett-Jackson Tom Maxedon Jan. 21, 2022
Marchers remember MLK, speak against efforts to curb voting Tom Maxedon Jan. 18, 2022
Tonto Forest project expected to reduce wildfire risk Tom Maxedon Jan. 16, 2022
Judge rules against Biden vaccine mandate for Head Start workers Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
Jan. 3, 2022