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
Arizona arts and culture sector generates over $1 billion Tom Maxedon Oct. 23, 2023
‘CantoMundo’ comes to ASU's Virginia G. Piper Center for Writing Tom Maxedon Oct. 22, 2023
'Stories From The Stage' debuts and features Arizona residents Tom Maxedon Oct. 16, 2023
Stacey Kent brings world tour of her new jazz album to the MIM in Phoenix Tom Maxedon Oct. 16, 2023
Word S10.3 – Carew Papritz on banning books, plus murder with J.A. Jance, Chuck Palahniuk Tom Maxedon Oct. 17, 2023
'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill' offers intimate portrayal of singer Billie Holiday Tom Maxedon Oct. 13, 2023
Scottsdale art gallery hosting a women's art expo featuring live painting Tom Maxedon Oct. 12, 2023
Arizona State Fair concerts resume after 3-year hiatus Tom Maxedon Oct. 8, 2023
Phoenix and Tempe will observe Indigenous People's Day Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
Oct. 8, 2023
Free 'Tempe's Got Talent' event set for Sunday Tom Maxedon Oct. 7, 2023
A storytelling event that 'lives at the intersection of migration and music' Tom Maxedon Oct. 4, 2023
2022 set a record for attempts to censor books in libraries Tom Maxedon Oct. 2, 2023
Word S10.2 – ‘Tempe’s Got Talent’ with Austin Davis Tom Maxedon Sept. 26, 2023
Kelly continues to criticize Tuberville for holding up military promotions Tom Maxedon Sept. 18, 2023
2023 monsoon could be the driest on record for the Valley Tom Maxedon Sept. 17, 2023
ASU Art Museum to celebrate Mexican Independence Day with a free fiesta Tom Maxedon Sept. 14, 2023
The ASU Art Museum offers 'Arte para todos — Art for All' Tom Maxedon Sept. 10, 2023
Word contest: Send us your literary Halloween costumes Tom Maxedon Sept. 26, 2023
Word S10.1 – Anecdotes: Baseball, biography and Bob Dylan Tom Maxedon Sept. 12, 2023
Expert reacts to 14th Amendment arguments that may disqualify Trump in 2024 Jill Ryan, Tom Maxedon Sept. 4, 2023
Ride a train and watch a movie at Jerome Indie Film Fest Tom Maxedon Sept. 4, 2023
Maricopa County confirms 180 heat-associated deaths since April Tom Maxedon Sept. 3, 2023
Hunters in Arizona won't be barred from using lead ammo Tom Maxedon
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
Sept. 3, 2023
It's been a summer of economic girl power in the Valley Tom Maxedon Aug. 28, 2023
Arts commission awards $5.4M in grants across Arizona Tom Maxedon Aug. 28, 2023

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