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
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
Horne, Gress want lawmakers to support bill on new school safety measures Bridget Dowd Jan. 16, 2024
PV schools, Honeywell partner up for STEAM education Bridget Dowd Jan. 15, 2024
Tonto fire officials plan fuel reduction project to improve forest health Bridget Dowd Jan. 15, 2024
Mesa Public Schools partners with local behavioral health provider, offering on-campus therapy Bridget Dowd Jan. 16, 2024
Hobbs, Horne clash over dual language programs Bridget Dowd Jan. 12, 2024
Schools to report compliance with Holocaust ed law Jill Ryan, Bridget Dowd Jan. 10, 2024
Meet KiddFriendly, the rapper who spreads positive messages outside Arizona Cardinals games Bridget Dowd Jan. 11, 2024
Pastor provides pitstop to migrants legally entering U.S. Bridget Dowd Jan. 8, 2024
Grant will provide nearly $5M to AZ for school facility improvements Bridget Dowd Jan. 5, 2024
Mesa rolls out its first electric fire truck Bridget Dowd Jan. 4, 2024
NYE fireworks lead to worst air quality since 2010 Bridget Dowd Jan. 2, 2024
Program registers people with disabilities to vote Bridget Dowd Dec. 26, 2023
New, free mental health resources headed to rural Arizona middle schools Bridget Dowd Dec. 20, 2023
Scottsdale Unified offers new work-based learning program for high schoolers Bridget Dowd Dec. 15, 2023
2.2 million Arizonans expected to travel for the holidays Bridget Dowd Dec. 15, 2023
Chandler OKs agreements for 12 school resource officers through 2026 Bridget Dowd Dec. 12, 2023
4 Paradise Valley schools could close due to decline in enrollment Bridget Dowd Dec. 12, 2023
Gila Bend celebrates milestone in rebuilding 2 years after floods Bridget Dowd Dec. 8, 2023
MAG seeks public input on improving air quality, reducing emissions Bridget Dowd Dec. 8, 2023