Tom Maxedon

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Previous to joining the KJZZ staff in September 2017, Tom lived on the island of Guam in the Western Pacific where he was news director for KPRG, Public Radio Guam and Saipan and also worked as a freelance writer for the Guam Daily Post.

He is the Weekend Edition host, as well as a reporter and producer for KJZZ. He is a second-generation broadcaster with a wide vocational background in media, telecommunications and education.

Tom is a 1996 graduate of Ball State University with a M.A. in English and also hosts KJZZ's "Word," a podcast about literature in Arizona and the region which he created.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
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
Here's how to nominate someone for a Hands on Humanities Award Tom Maxedon March 12, 2023
KJZZ's 2023 haiku contest winner Tom Maxedon Feb. 28, 2023
Over 125K fans attended Cactus League opening weekend Tom Maxedon Feb. 28, 2023
Superintendent Horne backs bill to raise teacher salaries Tom Maxedon Feb. 27, 2023
Word S9.3 — Shakespeare, hiking, poetry on vinyl and a haiku share some thematic space Tom Maxedon Feb. 28, 2023
Griner and Taurasi return, but questions surround Mercury Mark Brodie, Tom Maxedon Feb. 21, 2023
Arizona lawmakers want to reduce the length of trains following Ohio derailment Tom Maxedon
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
Feb. 19, 2023
Arizona Matsuri seeks 'harmony' in the Valley, in person, for the first time since COVID-19 Tom Maxedon Feb. 24, 2023
Word S9.2 – From prison to park, a festival of haiku Tom Maxedon Feb. 14, 2023
Tempe's Section 8 housing waitlist opens Feb. 28 Kirsten Dorman, Tom Maxedon Feb. 13, 2023
New exhibit explores baseball through lens of AZ's Japanese internment camps Tom Maxedon Feb. 3, 2023
How is Black History Month examined in Arizona? It depends who you ask Tom Maxedon Feb. 1, 2023
Word S9.1 — Sci-fi, Black history and haiku Tom Maxedon Feb. 1, 2023