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
Word S7:E8 — Birds, murder and swingers Tom Maxedon June 7, 2022
If you’ve felt like 2022 has been windier than years past, you’re not alone Tom Maxedon June 5, 2022
Arizona will see triple digit high temperatures this week Tom Maxedon May 31, 2022
Word S7:E7 — AZ teen advances in 'Poetry Out Loud;' anthology raises money for Ukraine Tom Maxedon May 24, 2022
'Celebration of Women' book spotlights women of color in arts, culture Tom Maxedon May 21, 2022
Phoenix Symphony will close out season with 2 local teen musicians Tom Maxedon May 20, 2022
Pima County sets aside $180K for public art at medical examiner's office Tom Maxedon May 15, 2022
Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum showcases new exhibitions Tom Maxedon May 11, 2022
Valley Metro searches for artists to paint wall at Roosevelt/Central stop Tom Maxedon May 6, 2022
50 Peoria students receive State Seal of Arts Proficiency Tom Maxedon May 8, 2022
'Dancing With The Universe | Native Style' debuts this weekend Tom Maxedon May 3, 2022
'Desert Rider' exhibit examines transportation, landscape, and Latinx and Indigenous identity Tom Maxedon May 3, 2022
Word S7:E6 — Ghostwriting proves lucrative; summer reading season kicks off soon Tom Maxedon May 3, 2022
Arizona food banks struggle to meet demand amid rising inflation Tom Maxedon April 23, 2022
Word S7:E5 — Explore the fight to organize labor and National Poetry Month Tom Maxedon April 19, 2022
Phoenix is urging artists to apply for projects Tom Maxedon April 16, 2022
Persistent drought is preventing trout stocking in Arizona Tom Maxedon April 17, 2022
Gas prices are high and so are complaints about being gouged Tom Maxedon April 11, 2022
Flagstaff shelter will soon place people in new property Tom Maxedon April 10, 2022
A Valley architect and artist creates detailed sketches on ordinary napkins Tom Maxedon April 4, 2022
Word S7:E4 – People’s best friend, National Poetry Month spring into action Tom Maxedon April 5, 2022
Sports betting in AZ doesn't generate a lot of revenue Tom Maxedon March 26, 2022
Record high temps in the Valley this weekend Tom Maxedon March 25, 2022
Chandler arts center will host economic impact forum Tom Maxedon March 22, 2022
Arizona car insurance rates are rising after COVID Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
March 20, 2022