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
Word S7:E2 — National Haiku Writing Month continues Tom Maxedon Feb. 15, 2022
Post-WWII Japanese photography on display at Phoenix Art Museum Tom Maxedon Feb. 6, 2022
Ducey criticizes Biden approach to spending COVID funds Tom Maxedon Feb. 1, 2022
KJZZ wants your poems for National Haiku Writing Month Tom Maxedon Feb. 1, 2022
Sky Harbor passengers increase by 77% in 2021 Tom Maxedon Jan. 30, 2022
Word S7:E1 — It’s National Haiku Writing Month Tom Maxedon Feb. 1, 2022
ASU coach Zak Hill resigns amid NCAA recruitment violation inquiry Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
Jan. 28, 2022
'Women in Jeopardy!' brings crime, wine and girlfriend time to the stage Tom Maxedon Jan. 30, 2022
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