Tom Maxedon

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Tom Maxedon is the host of KJZZ’s Weekend Edition on Saturday and Sunday from 6-10 a.m. and All Things Considered on Monday from 3-6 p.m.

He reports on arts & culture in the Valley and state, while also hosting KJZZ’s Word podcast about literature.

Maxedon joined the KJZZ News team in September 2017, following his work as news director for KPRG, Public Radio Guam/Saipan — the U.S. Territories in the Western Pacific region — where he also worked as a freelance writer for the Guam Daily Post.

He’s a second-generation broadcaster with a wide vocational background in media, telecommunications and education.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
AZ lawmaker hopes GOP can work closer with Hobbs Tom Maxedon June 13, 2023
Desert Botanical Garden hosting Juneteenth festival Tom Maxedon June 15, 2023
Word S9.8 —Travels and travails take us into summer Tom Maxedon June 13, 2023
The median home price in metro Phoenix has fallen $56K Tom Maxedon June 12, 2023
Trump forced the DOJ's hand in latest indictment, says consultant Tom Maxedon June 10, 2023
Arizona restaurant revenue surpasses pre-COVID levels Tom Maxedon June 10, 2023
Word S9.7 – My cousin wasn't a murderer Tom Maxedon May 30, 2023
Phoenix Suns fire coach Monty Williams Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
May 13, 2023
New data: 17% of future AZ HS students will pursue a four-year degree Tom Maxedon May 14, 2023
Report: Antisemitic incidents up in U.S. over last 2 years Tom Maxedon May 9, 2023
Chandler Museum showcases students' responses to Dust Bowl images Tom Maxedon May 9, 2023
17% of the U.S. GDP is immigrant wages, report says Tom Maxedon May 7, 2023
Fed raises interest rates to highest point in 16 years Tom Maxedon May 7, 2023
Vaccines still important even as COVID-19 emergency ends, expert says Tom Maxedon May 8, 2023
U.S. to control land sales to foreigners near 8 military bases Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
May 8, 2023
Word S9.6 – Lizzo, language and love usher in May Tom Maxedon May 9, 2023
Arizona officials want more money to run the 2024 elections Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
May 1, 2023
Hobbs criticizes state of prisons during oversight commission meeting Tom Maxedon April 29, 2023
New 'Arcturus' variant of coronavirus linked to uptick in pink eye symptoms Tom Maxedon April 30, 2023
How reliable is cloud seeding to reduce AZ's water woes? Tom Maxedon April 30, 2023
New rules for fishermen after New Zealand mudsnail infestation Tom Maxedon April 25, 2023
This beetle can cause a poison ivy-like rash if you swat it Tom Maxedon April 24, 2023
Water permits revoked for Saudi Arabia-owned alfalfa farm in western Arizona Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
April 22, 2023
Intersection of art and biology occurs in new exhibit at Valley gallery Tom Maxedon April 21, 2023
Scottsdale Community College will host 'Friends & Neighbors' for those who want to study arts Tom Maxedon April 21, 2023