Ben Giles

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Senior Editor

Ben Giles is a senior editor at KJZZ. He was previously a senior field correspondent specializing in political coverage. Before that, Ben spent six years as a reporter at the Arizona Capitol Times, where he covered the Arizona state Senate, the Governor’s Office, and state and federal elections.

Giles came to Arizona by way of Washington, D.C., where he reported on the Maryland Legislature, crime and various news beats in the metro region for the Washington Examiner.

Giles lives in Phoenix with his wife and two dogs, Doris and Jules. In his free time, he’s probably chipping away at a never-ending list of home improvement projects.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Survey bucks the conventional wisdom about AZ voter divisions Ben Giles July 1, 2022
Former U.S. Rep. Salmon drops out of governor's race Ben Giles
Associated Press
June 28, 2022
Survey: Arizona's likely voters support a functioning border, not a wall Ben Giles June 30, 2022
Tear gas fired on protesters gathered at Arizona Capitol Ben Giles June 25, 2022
74% of AZ voters surveyed support early voting options Ben Giles June 25, 2022
Arizona leaders react to Supreme Court overturning Roe Greg Hahne, Ben Giles, Matthew Casey June 24, 2022
Lawmakers approve bipartisan $18B budget Ben Giles, Phil Latzman
Associated Press
June 23, 2022
Arizona voters' top environmental concerns include wildfires, air quality Ben Giles June 22, 2022
Survey finds bipartisan support for water preservation Ben Giles June 20, 2022
Survey: Voters prefer investing AZ's massive surplus over cutting taxes Ben Giles June 15, 2022
Pence stumps for GOP candidates, and potentially himself, at the southern border Ben Giles June 13, 2022
Poll: Strong support for increasing education funding Ben Giles June 13, 2022
Superintendent of public instruction race: The candidates Ben Giles June 9, 2022
2022 Arizona treasurer's race: The candidates Ben Giles June 8, 2022
GOP leaders shop $15.1B budget to Republican lawmakers Ben Giles June 7, 2022
Axon halts plans for Taser drone as 9 on ethics board resign Ben Giles
Associated Press
June 7, 2022
Grijalva: Jan. 6 select committee investigation vital to 'protect democracy' Ben Giles June 6, 2022
Maricopa County to eliminate drive-thru voting Ben Giles June 3, 2022
Trump endorses investor Masters in AZ Senate primary Ben Giles
Associated Press
June 2, 2022
Threat of government shutdown looms as Arizona Republicans fail to pass a spending plan Ben Giles May 26, 2022
More AZ GOP lawmakers tried to discredit election than any state Ben Giles May 23, 2022
Ginni Thomas' emails deepen her involvement in 2020 election Ben Giles
Associated Press
May 20, 2022
Republican Sen. T.J. Shope wants to investigate lawmaker with newborn who is avoiding Capitol Ben Giles May 19, 2022
Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko says a ban on abortions nationwide is unlikely — for now Ben Giles May 9, 2022
Panel to focus on Native American missing, slain cases Ben Giles
Associated Press
May 6, 2022