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: 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
2022 Arizona U.S. Senate race: The candidates Ben Giles May 6, 2022
New records reveal Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko attended meetings about overturning election Ben Giles April 25, 2022
Brnovich sues Hobbs in dispute over election procedures Ben Giles
Associated Press
April 22, 2022
AZ Supreme Court says voters won't get a say on flat tax Ben Giles
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
April 21, 2022
Lawyers for Biggs, Finchem, Gosar fight ballot challenges Ben Giles April 20, 2022
Bill banning COVID vaccine mandates heads to Ducey's desk Ben Giles April 18, 2022
Trump statement indicates he won't endorse Brnovich for U.S. Senate Ben Giles April 18, 2022
A $5B budget surplus has lawmakers scrambling to choose priorities Ben Giles
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
April 18, 2022
Critics accuse Arizona AG Mark Brnovich of playing politics with election investigation Ben Giles April 7, 2022