Bridget Dowd

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Senior Field Correspondent

Senior field correspondent Bridget Dowd has a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. During her time there, she served as the station manager for Blaze Radio, ASU’s student-run radio station. She was also a finalist for a Hearst Journalism Award in the Radio News & Features category.

Dowd first came to KJZZ as an intern in 2017. Later that year, she became a weekend reporter. Dowd went on to produce KJZZ’s Morning Edition from 2019 to 2021. She also spent a year working as a reporter and host for KTOO in Juneau, Alaska.

Dowd grew up all over the West Coast, but came to Arizona for college and couldn’t stay away from the desert. She especially enjoys covering stories about education and answering questions from listeners through KJZZ’s Q&AZ project.

After work, she’s usually spending time with her three cats: Orlando, Grey and Georgie.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Peoria expands medical assisting program for high schoolers Bridget Dowd Feb. 27, 2024
Q&AZ: What is the oldest Arizona ranch that is still operating? Bridget Dowd Feb. 27, 2024
Tempe Union takes step toward improving educational outcomes for special needs students Bridget Dowd Feb. 23, 2024
Why Arizona needs more residents to get college degrees Bridget Dowd Feb. 22, 2024
High schoolers brainstorm solutions to some of Mesa's biggest problems Bridget Dowd Feb. 22, 2024
Bill advances to give support staff same due process rights as certified Arizona teachers Bridget Dowd Feb. 16, 2024
Tucson teacher fired over OnlyFans account Bridget Dowd Feb. 16, 2024
Paradise Valley Unified School District appoints interim superintendent Bridget Dowd Feb. 15, 2024
Senate committee kills bill intended to create transparency for families with special needs students Bridget Dowd Feb. 15, 2024
Paradise Valley to close 3 schools despite complaints about lack of transparency Bridget Dowd Feb. 9, 2024
Youth summit in Glendale encourages students from underrepresented groups to become doctors Bridget Dowd Feb. 9, 2024
Bill to change Arizona's school safety program advances, amendment removes psychologists Bridget Dowd Feb. 7, 2024
Phoenix school district rolls out new travel policy following student death Bridget Dowd Feb. 6, 2024
Bill could require AZ students to take financial literacy before graduating Bridget Dowd Feb. 2, 2024
Bill outlawing brass knuckles moves forward at AZ Capitol Bridget Dowd Feb. 2, 2024
ASU's Niedermayer brothers continue their dad's hockey legacy Bridget Dowd Feb. 2, 2024
Bill would outlaw brass knuckles in Arizona Bridget Dowd Jan. 28, 2024
Arizona bill would waive the $12 driver's license fees for unhoused people Bridget Dowd Jan. 28, 2024
ASU makes progress toward establishing new med school Bridget Dowd Jan. 29, 2024
UA searches for new budget model following $240M shortfall Bridget Dowd Jan. 25, 2024
ADOT plans 21 EV charging stations on interstates by 2025 Bridget Dowd Jan. 23, 2024
Mesa to pull 5 acres of turf, save 5 million gallons of water Bridget Dowd Jan. 23, 2024
Tucson Unified extends contract with UA mentorship program Bridget Dowd Jan. 22, 2024
19-year-old sentenced to prison for 2022 mass shooting at Glendale mall Bridget Dowd Jan. 19, 2024
Chandler district details training for 12 new SROs at middle, high schools Bridget Dowd Jan. 18, 2024

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