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
U.S. to control land sales to foreigners near 8 military bases Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
May 8, 2023
Word S9.6 – Lizzo, language and love usher in May Tom Maxedon May 9, 2023
Arizona officials want more money to run the 2024 elections Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
May 1, 2023
Hobbs criticizes state of prisons during oversight commission meeting Tom Maxedon April 29, 2023
New 'Arcturus' variant of coronavirus linked to uptick in pink eye symptoms Tom Maxedon April 30, 2023
How reliable is cloud seeding to reduce AZ's water woes? Tom Maxedon April 30, 2023
New rules for fishermen after New Zealand mudsnail infestation Tom Maxedon April 25, 2023
This beetle can cause a poison ivy-like rash if you swat it Tom Maxedon April 24, 2023
Water permits revoked for Saudi Arabia-owned alfalfa farm in western Arizona Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
April 22, 2023
Intersection of art and biology occurs in new exhibit at Valley gallery Tom Maxedon April 21, 2023
Scottsdale Community College will host 'Friends & Neighbors' for those who want to study arts Tom Maxedon April 21, 2023
Word S9.5 – National Poetry Month ‘Goes. So. Fast.’ Tom Maxedon April 18, 2023
UA announces new security measures following 2022 shooting Tom Maxedon April 16, 2023
Glendale's Water Awareness Day educates about conservation Tom Maxedon April 14, 2023
Invasive mudsnails shut down Arizona fish hatchery Tom Maxedon April 9, 2023
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is Maricopa County libraries' latest pre-K brain booster Tom Maxedon April 9, 2023
Crane flies look like massive mosquitoes but they're not bloodsuckers Tom Maxedon April 9, 2023
Mesa Arts Center’s Mobile Art-Based Engagement Lab gets a grant to continue arts outreach Tom Maxedon April 9, 2023
Word S9.4 – Country music and poetry Tom Maxedon April 4, 2023
Tempe giving out thousands of dollars in art grants Tom Maxedon April 1, 2023
Despite debris hazards, Lake Pleasant will remain open to boaters Tom Maxedon April 1, 2023
Cactus League, ASU team up for spring training economic impact study Tom Maxedon April 2, 2023
U.S. Senate bill would steer millions of dollars to conserve species in AZ Tom Maxedon April 2, 2023
Tempe Festival of the Arts gives art lovers a chance to meet makers Tom Maxedon March 31, 2023
Legislation permitting hand counts of ballots is moving through AZ Senate Tom Maxedon March 28, 2023