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
'Feels Like Home' celebrates Linda Ronstandt's Mexican-American heritage, family recipes Tom Maxedon Nov. 24, 2022
RSV, COVID and flu cases are surging in Pima County, rest of AZ Tom Maxedon Nov. 22, 2022
Maricopa County voters nearly tie record in midterms Tom Maxedon Nov. 22, 2022
Word S8.6 – What does the NEA Big Read program, NaNoWriMo and Linda Ronstadt have in common? Tom Maxedon Nov. 22, 2022
AZ attorney general and superintendent races likely headed for a recount Tom Maxedon Nov. 18, 2022
Anime, manga have a new home at Phoenix Art Museum Tom Maxedon Nov. 20, 2022
Gas prices are trending down but there's still a wide swing depending where in AZ Tom Maxedon Nov. 18, 2022
The best of modern Romanian film is now showing in Arizona Tom Maxedon Nov. 18, 2022
Word S8.5 — What do an Old West mystery, a transgender firefighter and NaNoWriMo have in common? Tom Maxedon Nov. 8, 2022
Deadly avian virus found in bird around Arizona Tom Maxedon Oct. 30, 2022
New Chandler public housing will prioritize older adults Tom Maxedon Oct. 31, 2022
Black Theatre Troupe showcases 'Barbecue,' a comedy about intervention Tom Maxedon Oct. 25, 2022
Glendale wants feedback about a downtown campus Tom Maxedon Oct. 25, 2022
Word S8.4 — What do outlaws, dysfunctional family outings and a Scottish bookstore have in common? Tom Maxedon Oct. 25, 2022
Worldwide Women’s Film Festival entry deadline is fast approaching Tom Maxedon Oct. 22, 2022
Health officials worry about possible 'tripledemic' of viruses in kids Tom Maxedon Oct. 22, 2022
Play explores how a woman copes with being a caregiver Tom Maxedon Oct. 12, 2022
MCCCD students get free admission to the Phoenix Art Museum Tom Maxedon Oct. 9, 2022
'Modern Latina' celebrates culture, family and art Tom Maxedon Oct. 7, 2022
Word S8.3 — What does kid lit and the courage of journalist have in common? Tom Maxedon Oct. 4, 2022
Goodyear approves new short-term rental regulations Tom Maxedon Sept. 25, 2022
Peoria has a new plan to expand market for local artists and makers Tom Maxedon Sept. 20, 2022
What do vampires, poetry and Agatha Christie have in common? Tom Maxedon Sept. 20, 2022
UA starts a microcampus to serve Pascua Yaqui Tribe Tom Maxedon Sept. 17, 2022
MLB adopts pitch clock, shift limits and bigger bases for 2023 Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
Sept. 11, 2022

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