Southern Arizona’s nightly news magazine series airs at 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The lineup:
MONDAY: Environmental news and issues unique to the Sonoran Desert landscape
TUESDAY: Issues and advances in health care, scientific research and technology
WEDNESDAY: Government, economics, education: news and public policies affecting your life
THURSDAY: The vibrant arts and culture community that is distinctly Southern Arizona
FRIDAY: In-depth debate and analysis of the week’s local, state and national political news
Georgia Davis hosts AZ Illustrated Nature on Monday. She comes to AZPM with experience as a journalist and social scientist. She has worked more than a decade in commercial and public radio and TV. Georgia is a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Arizona School of Geography and Development
Alan Fischer hosts AZ Illustrated Science on Tuesday. Fischer is the public information officer at Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute, a private nonprofit corporation. He is a former reporter for the Tucson Citizen and the Arizona Daily Star, and he holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Arizona.
Maria Parham, host of AZ Illustrated Metro on Wednesday, is editorial page editor of the Arizona Daily Star. She has four decades of experience as a writer and editor at the newspaper. Born in Florida, Maria grew up in Albuquerque and graduated from the University of New Mexico.
Elizabeth Burden hosts AZ Illustrated Arts on Thursday. Elizabeth is a visual and media artist, working in traditional and non-traditional media. She holds bachelor’s degrees in journalism from the University of Nebraska and in studio art from the University of Arizona.
Having covered politics in Southern Arizona for two decades at the Tucson Weekly, Jim Nintzel hosts AZ Illustrated Politics on Friday. He is senior writer for the Weekly and an adjunct faculty member who has taught government reporting at the University of Arizona School of Journalism since 2001.
Second look at growing aquaponics movement in Tucson, including new businesses; natl. parks honors dinner this weekend; the arboretum at the UA.
Mental health crises intervention team; understanding Lyme disease; artificial heart technology; pacemaker power generator.
Study shows funding for women assistance program down; Common Core update; proposed A-10 elimination; rare look at Davis-Monthan aircraft 'boneyard.'
Unscrewed Theater improve; Christian Youth Theater presents "Shrek - The Musical;" aerial photography.