Jimmy Jenkins

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Senior Field Correspondent - East Valley

Jimmy Jenkins is a senior field correspondent at KJZZ and a contributor to NPR’s Election 2020 and Criminal Justice station collaborations. His work has been featured on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Marketplace, Here and Now, The Takeaway and NPR Newscasts.

Originally from Terre Haute, Indiana, Jenkins has a B.S. in criminology from Indiana State University and a master’s degree in journalism from Indiana University.

Much of his reporting has focused on the criminal justice system. Jenkins has reported on Tasers, body cameras, use of force, jail privatization, prison health care and the criminal contempt trial of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Arizona Prisons Change Kosher Food Offering To 'Common Fare Meal' Jimmy Jenkins Aug. 7, 2020
Gunnigle Leads In Democratic Nomination For County Attorney Jimmy Jenkins Aug. 5, 2020
Republican Nomination For Maricopa County Sheriff Too Close To Call Jimmy Jenkins Aug. 5, 2020
More Than 500 Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19 Jimmy Jenkins Aug. 5, 2020
Record Primary Turnout In Maricopa County Jimmy Jenkins Aug. 3, 2020
4 Republicans In Maricopa County Sheriff Primary Jimmy Jenkins Aug. 3, 2020
Boiling Point: Police Reform Efforts Gaining Strength And Support Jimmy Jenkins July 31, 2020
AZ Woman Arrested After Attempting To Support al-Qaida Jimmy Jenkins, Scott Bourque July 25, 2020
Ducey's Executive Order Pledges State Resources For Elections Jimmy Jenkins July 22, 2020
Q&AZ: What Happened To The Lawsuit Regarding Inmate Health Care? Jimmy Jenkins July 20, 2020
DOC Policy Restricts Communications With Inmates, Staff Jimmy Jenkins July 16, 2020
AG Again Asks Governor For Help Attaining Death Penalty Drugs Jimmy Jenkins, Steve Goldstein July 16, 2020
Embry Women's Health Offering Free COVID-19 Testing Jimmy Jenkins July 15, 2020
Family Seeks Compassionate Release Of Incarcerated Man Stricken With MS, COVID-19 Jimmy Jenkins July 14, 2020
45 In Juvenile Detention Have Tested Positive For COVID Jimmy Jenkins July 13, 2020
Maricopa, Pima Counties Reaching Morgue Capacity Jimmy Jenkins July 10, 2020
Phoenix Police Department Submits Fatal DPS Shooting Investigation Jimmy Jenkins July 9, 2020
Phoenix Police Shoot And Kill Man In Maryvale Jimmy Jenkins July 6, 2020
Monday Is The Deadline To Register For August Primary Scott Bourque, Jimmy Jenkins July 6, 2020
Maricopa Superior Courts Suspend Jury Trials And Other In-Person Proceedings Until August Jimmy Jenkins July 1, 2020
Mesa, Phoenix Officers Facing Felony Charges In Separate Incidents Jimmy Jenkins June 25, 2020
President Donald Trump Visits Yuma Border, Phoenix Student Event Jimmy Jenkins, Ben Giles, Mark Brodie, Lauren Gilger, Bridget Dowd, Chad Snow, Sky Schaudt
Associated Press
June 23, 2020
President Trump To Visit Phoenix Tuesday Jimmy Jenkins June 22, 2020
Arizona Prison Director Mandates Face Masks For The Staff But Not For The Inmates Jimmy Jenkins June 18, 2020
Mesa To Vote On Transportation Bond In November Election Jimmy Jenkins June 17, 2020