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
Word S6:E4 – Something thrilling comes this way Tom Maxedon Oct. 26, 2021
The Postal Service wants you to plan ahead this holiday season Tom Maxedon Oct. 24, 2021
Quarterback Kyler Murray looks to keep Cardinals undefeated Tom Maxedon Oct. 23, 2021
'Indiscernibles' tells the stories of Black Arizonans Tom Maxedon Oct. 21, 2021
AZ restaurants face increased traffic, labor shortage Tom Maxedon Oct. 11, 2021
AAA: Southwest passengers are entitled to fare refunds Tom Maxedon Oct. 11, 2021
Word S6:E3 — Wanderlust is our theme Tom Maxedon Oct. 12, 2021
Manhunt for suspect who escaped MCSO custody ends Tom Maxedon Oct. 10, 2021
Evictions in Maricopa County skyrocket in September Tom Maxedon Oct. 10, 2021
2 women with AZ roots nominated to lead endowments Tom Maxedon Oct. 6, 2021
Phoenix seeking artists for Hispanic heritage mural series Tom Maxedon Oct. 4, 2021
USDA loans could help AZ ranchers and farmers Tom Maxedon Oct. 4, 2021
Flagstaff wants feedback on affordable housing plan Tom Maxedon Oct. 4, 2021
Arizona Sen. Sinema explains why she's holding out on the infrastructure bill Tom Maxedon Oct. 2, 2021
Spores that cause Valley fever thrive after a wet monsoon, research finds Tom Maxedon Oct. 3, 2021
This town set a monsoon rain record this year — and Phoenix got close Tom Maxedon Oct. 1, 2021
You Might Be Surprised Which Books Are Banned Tom Maxedon Sept. 30, 2021
Some Mesa Residents May Have Cloudy Water Until January Tom Maxedon Sept. 27, 2021
Phoenix College Student's Poem Earns A Spot In Space Tom Maxedon Sept. 27, 2021
Justice O'Connor's Brother Remarks On 40th Confirmation Anniversary Tom Maxedon Sept. 24, 2021
Art Remains A Priority For The Roosevelt Row Community Tom Maxedon Sept. 22, 2021
Arizona Coyotes release renderings of newly proposed Tempe arena Tom Maxedon Sept. 20, 2021
Word S6:E2 — Breaking The Mold — Part 2 Tom Maxedon Sept. 21, 2021
Mesa Mask Festival Asks Attendees To Get Creative Tom Maxedon Sept. 18, 2021
Former Mesa Fire Chief Mourns Those Killed On 9/11 Tom Maxedon Sept. 11, 2021