Tom Maxedon

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Tom Maxedon is the host of KJZZ’s Weekend Edition on Saturday and Sunday from 6-10 a.m. and All Things Considered on Monday from 3-6 p.m.

He reports on arts & culture in the Valley and state, while also hosting KJZZ’s Word podcast about literature.

Maxedon joined the KJZZ News team in September 2017, following his work as news director for KPRG, Public Radio Guam/Saipan — the U.S. Territories in the Western Pacific region — where he also worked as a freelance writer for the Guam Daily Post.

He’s a second-generation broadcaster with a wide vocational background in media, telecommunications and education.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Vanessa Nygaard is the new head coach of the Phoenix Mercury Tom Maxedon Jan. 25, 2022
AZ concert promoter remembers Meat Loaf's daily ritual Tom Maxedon Jan. 23, 2022
'Bandit' car is for sale at this year's Barrett-Jackson Tom Maxedon Jan. 21, 2022
Marchers remember MLK, speak against efforts to curb voting Tom Maxedon Jan. 18, 2022
Tonto Forest project expected to reduce wildfire risk Tom Maxedon Jan. 16, 2022
Judge rules against Biden vaccine mandate for Head Start workers Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
Jan. 3, 2022
Trump returning to Arizona for Jan. 15 rally Tom Maxedon Jan. 2, 2022
Supply-chain issues didn't really affect the holidays as expected Tom Maxedon Dec. 28, 2021
Arizona sports fans get Suns, Cardinals games for Christmas Tom Maxedon Dec. 25, 2021
Word S6:E7 — Seasons endings bring reflection Tom Maxedon Jan. 1, 2022
ASU professor and 1st African American confirmed as NEA chair Tom Maxedon Dec. 20, 2021
Doc spotlights unsolved murdered, missing Indigenous women cases Tom Maxedon Dec. 20, 2021
Southern Arizona artists and nonprofits can apply for grants Tom Maxedon Dec. 12, 2021
Word S6:E6 — Friends make the holidays memorable Tom Maxedon Dec. 7, 2021
What has four strings and starts with 'u'? You probably know the ukulele but maybe not its history Tom Maxedon Nov. 23, 2021
Exploring the human condition is a past, present and future endeavor Tom Maxedon Nov. 9, 2021
Arts For A Change workshop expands Black history in AZ Tom Maxedon Nov. 3, 2021
Humble expects approval of Pfizer vaccine for kids 5-11 this week Jill Ryan, Tom Maxedon Nov. 1, 2021
One Arizona company has more outdoor events than it can handle Tom Maxedon Nov. 1, 2021
Ducey prepares for fight over COVID-19 money for schools Tom Maxedon
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
Oct. 29, 2021
Republican Rep. Becky Nutt resigns from Arizona House Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
Oct. 29, 2021
Cindy McCain and Jeff Flake are now U.S. ambassadors Tom Maxedon Oct. 27, 2021
Word S6:E4 – Something thrilling comes this way Tom Maxedon Oct. 26, 2021
The Postal Service wants you to plan ahead this holiday season Tom Maxedon Oct. 24, 2021
Quarterback Kyler Murray looks to keep Cardinals undefeated Tom Maxedon Oct. 23, 2021