Jimmy Jenkins

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Senior Field Correspondent - East Valley

Jimmy Jenkins is a senior field correspondent at KJZZ and a contributor to NPR’s Election 2020 and Criminal Justice station collaborations. His work has been featured on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Marketplace, Here and Now, The Takeaway and NPR Newscasts.

Originally from Terre Haute, Indiana, Jenkins has a B.S. in criminology from Indiana State University and a master’s degree in journalism from Indiana University.

Much of his reporting has focused on the criminal justice system. Jenkins has reported on Tasers, body cameras, use of force, jail privatization, prison health care and the criminal contempt trial of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Glendale Provides Temporary Rental Assistance With Voucher Program Jimmy Jenkins July 21, 2021
Brnovich Asks SCOTUS To Overturn Death Penalty Ruling Jimmy Jenkins July 19, 2021
I-10 Widening Will Be ADOT's Largest Urban Freeway Reconstruction Project Jimmy Jenkins July 19, 2021
Federal Judge Rescinds Arizona Prison Health Care Settlement, Orders New Trial Jimmy Jenkins, Lauren Gilger July 16, 2021
Audit Finds Most Children In Arizona’s Youth Prison Spend Time In Isolation Cells Jimmy Jenkins July 16, 2021
Woman Indicted In Voting With Deceased Mother's Name Jimmy Jenkins July 13, 2021
AZ Supreme Court Postpones Executions Sought By AG Jimmy Jenkins July 12, 2021
Attorneys For Death Row Prisoner Request AZ Supreme Court Stay Briefing Schedule Jimmy Jenkins July 7, 2021
AZ Man Arrested In Utah On Human Trafficking Charges Jimmy Jenkins July 6, 2021
Family Blames Correctional Health Care For Son's Killing Jimmy Jenkins July 2, 2021
Mesa Asks Citizens To Conserve Electricity Jimmy Jenkins June 30, 2021
'Dignity For Incarcerated Women' Bill Passes Arizona Legislature Again Jimmy Jenkins, Steve Goldstein June 29, 2021
Eight Prisoner Crews Fighting Wildfires Across AZ Jimmy Jenkins June 28, 2021
Dept. Of Corrections Renews Prison Health Care Contract Jimmy Jenkins June 28, 2021
State License Plate Production Back On Schedule Jimmy Jenkins June 25, 2021
Diego Rodriguez Announces Run For Attorney General Jimmy Jenkins June 24, 2021
Arizona Backtracks On Expiration Date For Death Penalty Drugs Jimmy Jenkins June 23, 2021
Mesa Adopts Climate Action Plan With Aspirational Goals Jimmy Jenkins, Mark Brodie June 22, 2021
Forest Service Announces Closure Of AZ National Forests Jimmy Jenkins June 21, 2021
Fire Evacuation Orders Expand Near Flagstaff Jimmy Jenkins, Jack Johnson, Vaughan Jones
Associated Press
June 21, 2021
Former Hacienda HealthCare CEO Pleads Guilty To Fraud Jimmy Jenkins June 21, 2021
American Airlines: Unprecedented Weather Led To Flight Cancellations Jimmy Jenkins June 21, 2021
Forest Service Chief Commits To Resources For AZ Wildfires Jimmy Jenkins June 17, 2021
AZ Will Pay Prisoners $1.50 An Hour To Fight Wildfires Jimmy Jenkins June 16, 2021
Arizona Utilities Confident In Energy Supply Amid Record High Usage Jimmy Jenkins June 15, 2021