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
Free 'Tempe's Got Talent' event set for Sunday Tom Maxedon Oct. 7, 2023
A storytelling event that 'lives at the intersection of migration and music' Tom Maxedon Oct. 4, 2023
2022 set a record for attempts to censor books in libraries Tom Maxedon Oct. 2, 2023
Word S10.2 – ‘Tempe’s Got Talent’ with Austin Davis Tom Maxedon Sept. 26, 2023
Kelly continues to criticize Tuberville for holding up military promotions Tom Maxedon Sept. 18, 2023
2023 monsoon could be the driest on record for the Valley Tom Maxedon Sept. 17, 2023
ASU Art Museum to celebrate Mexican Independence Day with a free fiesta Tom Maxedon Sept. 14, 2023
The ASU Art Museum offers 'Arte para todos — Art for All' Tom Maxedon Sept. 10, 2023
Word contest: Send us your literary Halloween costumes Tom Maxedon Sept. 26, 2023
Word S10.1 – Anecdotes: Baseball, biography and Bob Dylan Tom Maxedon Sept. 12, 2023
Expert reacts to 14th Amendment arguments that may disqualify Trump in 2024 Jill Ryan, Tom Maxedon Sept. 4, 2023
Ride a train and watch a movie at Jerome Indie Film Fest Tom Maxedon Sept. 4, 2023
Maricopa County confirms 180 heat-associated deaths since April Tom Maxedon Sept. 3, 2023
Hunters in Arizona won't be barred from using lead ammo Tom Maxedon
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
Sept. 3, 2023
It's been a summer of economic girl power in the Valley Tom Maxedon Aug. 28, 2023
Arts commission awards $5.4M in grants across Arizona Tom Maxedon Aug. 28, 2023
Dry conditions spark worry for more Arizona wildfires Tom Maxedon Aug. 25, 2023
Puppet theater designs musical show for ESL students Tom Maxedon Aug. 26, 2023
Arizona law professor reacts to the latest indictment against Trump Tom Maxedon Aug. 21, 2023
MCC music prof honored with lifetime achievement award Tom Maxedon Aug. 20, 2023
Grants offset the cost of performances at Mesa Arts Center Tom Maxedon Aug. 21, 2023
Books and movies on sale for cheap at Glendale Public Library Tom Maxedon Aug. 18, 2023
Arizona Gov. Hobbs declares a state of emergency due to extreme heat Sky Schaudt, Katherine Davis-Young, Tom Maxedon
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
Aug. 11, 2023
Arizona's only Latino governor is the subject of YA book Tom Maxedon Aug. 11, 2023
Some athletes concerned about ASU, UA move to Big 12 Tom Maxedon Aug. 7, 2023