Tom Maxedon

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Previous to joining the KJZZ staff in September 2017, Tom lived on the island of Guam in the Western Pacific where he was news director for KPRG, Public Radio Guam and Saipan and also worked as a freelance writer for the Guam Daily Post.

He is the Weekend Edition host, as well as a reporter and producer for KJZZ. He is a second-generation broadcaster with a wide vocational background in media, telecommunications and education.

Tom is a 1996 graduate of Ball State University with a M.A. in English and also hosts KJZZ's "Word," a podcast about literature in Arizona and the region which he created.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
National security adviser: 'Brittney Griner is wrongfully detained' Tom Maxedon June 28, 2022
The 2022 Arizona legislative session ends Tom Maxedon June 25, 2022
Tempe's YETi presents its first youth theater production since the pandemic Tom Maxedon June 22, 2022
Maricopa County will present new maps at redistricting meeting Tom Maxedon June 20, 2022
Gas prices in AZ differ by nearly $1 depending where you fill up Tom Maxedon June 17, 2022
Coyotes are one step closer to a new home in Tempe Tom Maxedon
Associated Press
June 19, 2022
Juneteenth in the Valley is honored in diverse ways Tom Maxedon June 17, 2022
March for Our Lives movement holding a protest at Capitol on Saturday Greg Hahne, Tom Maxedon June 10, 2022
A Coconino High School graduate places 3rd in finals of Poetry Out Loud Tom Maxedon June 7, 2022
Word S7:E8 — Birds, murder and swingers Tom Maxedon June 7, 2022
If you’ve felt like 2022 has been windier than years past, you’re not alone Tom Maxedon June 5, 2022
Arizona will see triple digit high temperatures this week Tom Maxedon May 31, 2022
Word S7:E7 — AZ teen advances in 'Poetry Out Loud;' anthology raises money for Ukraine Tom Maxedon May 24, 2022
'Celebration of Women' book spotlights women of color in arts, culture Tom Maxedon May 21, 2022
Phoenix Symphony will close out season with 2 local teen musicians Tom Maxedon May 20, 2022
Pima County sets aside $180K for public art at medical examiner's office Tom Maxedon May 15, 2022
Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum showcases new exhibitions Tom Maxedon May 11, 2022
Valley Metro searches for artists to paint wall at Roosevelt/Central stop Tom Maxedon May 6, 2022
50 Peoria students receive State Seal of Arts Proficiency Tom Maxedon May 8, 2022
'Dancing With The Universe | Native Style' debuts this weekend Tom Maxedon May 3, 2022
'Desert Rider' exhibit examines transportation, landscape, and Latinx and Indigenous identity Tom Maxedon May 3, 2022
Word S7:E6 — Ghostwriting proves lucrative; summer reading season kicks off soon Tom Maxedon May 3, 2022
Arizona food banks struggle to meet demand amid rising inflation Tom Maxedon April 23, 2022
Word S7:E5 — Explore the fight to organize labor and National Poetry Month Tom Maxedon April 19, 2022
Phoenix is urging artists to apply for projects Tom Maxedon April 16, 2022