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
Word S9.5 – National Poetry Month ‘Goes. So. Fast.’ Tom Maxedon April 18, 2023
UA announces new security measures following 2022 shooting Tom Maxedon April 16, 2023
Glendale's Water Awareness Day educates about conservation Tom Maxedon April 14, 2023
Invasive mudsnails shut down Arizona fish hatchery Tom Maxedon April 9, 2023
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is Maricopa County libraries' latest pre-K brain booster Tom Maxedon April 9, 2023
Crane flies look like massive mosquitoes but they're not bloodsuckers Tom Maxedon April 9, 2023
Mesa Arts Center’s Mobile Art-Based Engagement Lab gets a grant to continue arts outreach Tom Maxedon April 9, 2023
Word S9.4 – Country music and poetry Tom Maxedon April 4, 2023
Tempe giving out thousands of dollars in art grants Tom Maxedon April 1, 2023
Despite debris hazards, Lake Pleasant will remain open to boaters Tom Maxedon April 1, 2023
Cactus League, ASU team up for spring training economic impact study Tom Maxedon April 2, 2023
U.S. Senate bill would steer millions of dollars to conserve species in AZ Tom Maxedon April 2, 2023
Tempe Festival of the Arts gives art lovers a chance to meet makers Tom Maxedon March 31, 2023
Legislation permitting hand counts of ballots is moving through AZ Senate Tom Maxedon March 28, 2023
Mayes aligns with other states in support of U.S. 'right-to-repair' laws Tom Maxedon March 28, 2023
Report finds UA campus safety gaps in wake of fatal shooting Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
March 28, 2023
Tempe Town Lake reopens for boating activity Tom Maxedon March 27, 2023
Funds available for homes damage by wildfires Tom Maxedon March 26, 2023
A Phoenix police officer is recovering after being shot Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
March 25, 2023
368 affordable housing units coming to Glendale Tom Maxedon March 24, 2023
Lesko joins lawmakers calling for limits on TikTok in U.S. Tom Maxedon March 24, 2023
Biden and Gosar agree: Chinese owners should sell TikTok Tom Maxedon March 20, 2023
Feds, states want Supreme Court to end Navajo fight for Colorado River water Tom Maxedon
NPR, Associated Press
March 20, 2023
Maricopa County Attorney to host forum on fentanyl Tom Maxedon March 20, 2023
Cactus League attendance strong midway through season Tom Maxedon March 14, 2023