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
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
Trump returning to Arizona for Jan. 15 rally Tom Maxedon Jan. 2, 2022
Supply-chain issues didn't really affect the holidays as expected Tom Maxedon Dec. 28, 2021
Arizona sports fans get Suns, Cardinals games for Christmas Tom Maxedon Dec. 25, 2021
Word S6:E7 — Seasons endings bring reflection Tom Maxedon Jan. 1, 2022
ASU professor and 1st African American confirmed as NEA chair Tom Maxedon Dec. 20, 2021
Doc spotlights unsolved murdered, missing Indigenous women cases Tom Maxedon Dec. 20, 2021
Southern Arizona artists and nonprofits can apply for grants Tom Maxedon Dec. 12, 2021
Word S6:E6 — Friends make the holidays memorable Tom Maxedon Dec. 7, 2021
What has four strings and starts with 'u'? You probably know the ukulele but maybe not its history Tom Maxedon Nov. 23, 2021
Exploring the human condition is a past, present and future endeavor Tom Maxedon Nov. 9, 2021
Arts For A Change workshop expands Black history in AZ Tom Maxedon Nov. 3, 2021
Humble expects approval of Pfizer vaccine for kids 5-11 this week Jill Ryan, Tom Maxedon Nov. 1, 2021
One Arizona company has more outdoor events than it can handle Tom Maxedon Nov. 1, 2021
Ducey prepares for fight over COVID-19 money for schools Tom Maxedon
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
Oct. 29, 2021
Republican Rep. Becky Nutt resigns from Arizona House Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
Oct. 29, 2021
Cindy McCain and Jeff Flake are now U.S. ambassadors Tom Maxedon Oct. 27, 2021
Word S6:E4 – Something thrilling comes this way Tom Maxedon Oct. 26, 2021
The Postal Service wants you to plan ahead this holiday season Tom Maxedon Oct. 24, 2021
Quarterback Kyler Murray looks to keep Cardinals undefeated Tom Maxedon Oct. 23, 2021
'Indiscernibles' tells the stories of Black Arizonans Tom Maxedon Oct. 21, 2021
AZ restaurants face increased traffic, labor shortage Tom Maxedon Oct. 11, 2021
AAA: Southwest passengers are entitled to fare refunds Tom Maxedon Oct. 11, 2021

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