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
Here's how to nominate someone for a Hands on Humanities Award Tom Maxedon March 12, 2023
KJZZ's 2023 haiku contest winner Tom Maxedon Feb. 28, 2023
Over 125K fans attended Cactus League opening weekend Tom Maxedon Feb. 28, 2023
Superintendent Horne backs bill to raise teacher salaries Tom Maxedon Feb. 27, 2023
Word S9.3 — Shakespeare, hiking, poetry on vinyl and a haiku share some thematic space Tom Maxedon Feb. 28, 2023
Griner and Taurasi return, but questions surround Mercury Mark Brodie, Tom Maxedon Feb. 21, 2023
Arizona lawmakers want to reduce the length of trains following Ohio derailment Tom Maxedon
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Feb. 19, 2023
Arizona Matsuri seeks 'harmony' in the Valley, in person, for the first time since COVID-19 Tom Maxedon Feb. 24, 2023
Word S9.2 – From prison to park, a festival of haiku Tom Maxedon Feb. 14, 2023
Tempe's Section 8 housing waitlist opens Feb. 28 Kirsten Dorman, Tom Maxedon Feb. 13, 2023
New exhibit explores baseball through lens of AZ's Japanese internment camps Tom Maxedon Feb. 3, 2023
How is Black History Month examined in Arizona? It depends who you ask Tom Maxedon Feb. 1, 2023
Word S9.1 — Sci-fi, Black history and haiku Tom Maxedon Feb. 1, 2023
Senate's transgender pronoun bill is DOA for Gov. Hobbs Tom Maxedon Jan. 17, 2023
People remember MLK in many ways, including an iconic speech in the Valley found at a thrift store Tom Maxedon Jan. 16, 2023
'Zonawood 2' — Arizona goes to the movies Tom Maxedon Jan. 19, 2023
Rain and snow expected in Arizona this weekend Tom Maxedon Jan. 14, 2023
These 3 bills would restrict when, where drag shows could be held Tom Maxedon Jan. 9, 2023
Chandler film fest offers movies from AZ and 35+ countries Tom Maxedon Jan. 8, 2023
Following pro football player Hamlin's cardiac arrest, AZ athletic officials discuss safety Tom Maxedon Jan. 8, 2023
AZ plays a prominent role in U.S. politics again as Gosar bucks McCarthy nomination Tom Maxedon Jan. 3, 2023
Grant will help a state arts education nonprofit maintain its VR program Tom Maxedon Jan. 8, 2023
Poets will gather for AZ State Poetry Society conference Tom Maxedon Jan. 2, 2023
U.S. life expectancy decreases for second year in a row Tom Maxedon Dec. 26, 2022
Sunshine attracts fans to AZ for college bowl games Tom Maxedon Dec. 25, 2022

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