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 Grant Deadline Rapidly Approaching Tom Maxedon Aug. 21, 2021
Authorities Investigating Pipeline Explosion In Coolidge Tom Maxedon Aug. 16, 2021
Akimel O'odham Artist Unveils Exhibit In 'UNCONTAINED' Series Tom Maxedon Aug. 16, 2021
Poetry, Music Renew Attention On Homelessness In Metro Phoenix Tom Maxedon Aug. 16, 2021
Gila Bend Mayor Declares State Of Emergency Tom Maxedon Aug. 14, 2021
Redistricting Commission Wraps Up Public Meetings Tom Maxedon Aug. 8, 2021
Pascal Bokar Brings Afro Blue Grazz To The Valley Tom Maxedon Aug. 9, 2021
Judge Orders AZ Senate To Produce 2020 Audit Records Tom Maxedon
Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services
Aug. 3, 2021
Coronavirus Cases Climb; Local Health Professionals Urge Vaccines Tom Maxedon Aug. 1, 2021
Amtrak Proposes New Passenger Rail Service In AZ Tom Maxedon, Lauren Gilger July 27, 2021
Arizona Monsoon Activity Helps Extinguish Major Wildfires Tom Maxedon July 26, 2021
Former AG Woods Criticizes Election Audit, Sen. Sinema Tom Maxedon July 25, 2021
Stanton Votes For Additional U.S. Visas For Afghans Tom Maxedon July 25, 2021
Phoenix Officer Accused Of Assaulting Handcuffed Man Tom Maxedon July 24, 2021
AZ Independent Redistricting Commission Begins Public Meetings Friday Tom Maxedon July 21, 2021
Glendale Proposes Rate Hikes For Water And Sewer Tom Maxedon July 19, 2021
AZ Woman Blames Misinformation For Father's Death Tom Maxedon July 19, 2021
Valley Filmmaker Debuts 'Skinwalker' This Weekend Tom Maxedon July 12, 2021
Slight Cool Down In The Valley Expected By Mid-week Tom Maxedon July 11, 2021
Recent Humidity, Storms Slowing Wildfire Growth  Vaughan Jones, Jill Ryan, Jack Johnson, Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
July 4, 2021
$15 Minimum Wage Qualifies For Ballot In Tucson Tom Maxedon July 3, 2021
'Voodoo Macbeth' Wins Best Of Fest At 2021 Sedona Film Festival Tom Maxedon June 20, 2021
Roosevelt Row: Future Of Arts District Survey Garners Key Takeaways Tom Maxedon June 19, 2021
Excessive Heat For Much Of Arizona Continues Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
June 19, 2021
'Something To Be Celebrated By Everyone': Honoring The Importance Of Juneteenth Tom Maxedon June 18, 2021