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, Giles 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 three dogs. In his free time, he’s probably chipping away at a never-ending list of home improvement projects.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Abortion rights run through AZ, from the U.S. Senate race to a statewide ballot measure Ben Giles Feb. 28, 2024
'No peace' between Meghan McCain and U.S. Senate hopeful Kari Lake Ben Giles Feb. 23, 2024
Mayes sues to block federal taxes on AZ rebate Ben Giles Feb. 21, 2024
Early voting is underway for AZ Presidential Preference Election Ben Giles Feb. 21, 2024
Feb. 20 is the last day to pick a party for the Arizona Presidential Preference Election Ben Giles Feb. 20, 2024
Kelly, Senate leaders back slimmed-down aid package for Ukraine, Israel Ben Giles
Associated Press
Feb. 12, 2024
What Kari Lake doesn't like about the border deal Ben Giles Feb. 7, 2024
Arizona Rep. Gallego criticizes Trump for panning bipartisan border deal Ben Giles Jan. 26, 2024
Trump backs out of Arizona GOP fundraiser event on Friday night Ben Giles Jan. 25, 2024
Head of Arizona GOP resigns after seeming to try to bribe Kari Lake to skip U.S. Senate race Ben Giles Jan. 24, 2024
Who made ballot in 2024 Presidential Preference Election Ben Giles Dec. 12, 2023
KJZZ News reporter covering Tucson protest among several people arrested Ben Giles Nov. 30, 2023
2023 election results for bonds and overrides Ben Giles, Sky Schaudt Nov. 7, 2023
Tucson Republican Masters wants to represent this West Valley district Ben Giles Oct. 26, 2023
U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko won't seek reelection Ben Giles
Associated Press
Oct. 17, 2023
How bond and override elections work in Maricopa County Ben Giles Oct. 13, 2023
Lake enters the race for U.S. Senate with support from Trump Ben Giles Oct. 10, 2023
U.S. House Speaker chaos continues; Lesko supports Scalise for role Ben Giles Oct. 9, 2023
Voter registration deadline Tuesday for Nov. elections Ben Giles Oct. 9, 2023
Lake set to enter 3-way race for U.S. Senate seat Ben Giles Oct. 3, 2023
Biggs, Crane voted to remove U.S. House speaker Ben Giles
Oct. 3, 2023
Kari Lake to launch Senate campaign on Oct. 10 Greg Hahne, Ben Giles
Associated Press
Sept. 28, 2023
Leaked memo details unorthodox Sinema reelection path Ben Giles Sept. 26, 2023
Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health director resigns Ben Giles Sept. 24, 2023
2 groups pushing for open primary system in Arizona Ben Giles Sept. 24, 2023