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Ben Giles is a senior editor at KJZZ. He was previously a senior field correspondent specializing in political coverage. Before that, Ben spent six years as a reporter at the Arizona Capitol Times, where he covered the Arizona state Senate, the Governor’s Office, and state and federal elections.

Giles came to Arizona by way of Washington, D.C., where he reported on the Maryland Legislature, crime and various news beats in the metro region for the Washington Examiner.

Giles lives in Phoenix with his wife and two dogs, Doris and Jules. In his free time, he’s probably chipping away at a never-ending list of home improvement projects.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
House Panel Approves Faster Vote Counting Process Ben Giles Jan. 22, 2020
Blackman Sponsors Bill To Limit Travel Expenses Ben Giles Jan. 14, 2020
Ducey Touts Economy, Slams Bureaucracy In State Of The State Ben Giles Jan. 14, 2020
Tax Hike On Wealthy Proposed To Fund Education In AZ Ben Giles, Steve Goldstein
Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services
Jan. 14, 2020
What To Expect From The 2020 Arizona Legislature Mark Brodie, Ben Giles Jan. 13, 2020
Q&AZ: Why Do Only Certain Valley Freeways Have Billboards? Ben Giles Jan. 13, 2020
Top Lawmakers Agree On Issues With Short-Term Rentals Ben Giles Jan. 13, 2020
Unclaimed Lottery Winnings Mean Prizes Doubled Ben Giles Jan. 7, 2020
Attorney General Brnovich Sues E-Cigarette Makers Ben Giles, Steve Goldstein, Mark Brodie Jan. 7, 2020
Rep. Nancy Barto Threatens Phoenix Ahead Of Uber, Lyft Vote Ben Giles Dec. 13, 2019
Maricopa County Plans To Speed Up Ballot Counting In 2020 Ben Giles Dec. 16, 2019
Arizona Board Of Education Approves School Safety Grants Ben Giles Dec. 13, 2019
Maricopa County Officials Approve 2020 Election Plans Ben Giles Dec. 11, 2019
ACLU: Marijuana Patients Denied Work Release From Jail Ben Giles Dec. 10, 2019
Mesa Bans Vaping In Public Places Ben Giles, Lauren Gilger Dec. 9, 2019
Lawsuit Claims GOP Lawmakers Violating Open Meeting Laws Ben Giles, Steve Goldstein
Associated Press
Dec. 5, 2019
Multimillion-Dollar Arizona Lottery Prize Goes Unclaimed Ben Giles Dec. 4, 2019
AZ Police Ramp Up Holiday DUI Enforcement Ben Giles Dec. 3, 2019
Q&AZ: What's The Deal With Those Letters On Arizona Mountains? Ben Giles Nov. 29, 2019
Arizona School Boards Association Hires New Director Ben Giles Nov. 26, 2019
Complaint Filed Against Mesa Public Schools Ben Giles Nov. 25, 2019
GOP Senator Claims Secretary Of State Overstepped Authority Ben Giles
Howard Fisher, Capital Media Services
Nov. 22, 2019
Paul Petersen's Attorneys Claim Investigators Are Biased Ben Giles Nov. 19, 2019
Effort To Treat Vaping Like Tobacco In Arizona Revived Ben Giles Nov. 19, 2019
Lyft Threatens Exit From Sky Harbor If Fees Increase Ben Giles Nov. 18, 2019