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.
Debi Chess Mabie hosts AZ Illustrated Arts on Thursday. Debi holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and graduate degree in Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She currently works for the Tucson Pima Arts Council.
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.
Tucson Cactus Society; Sonoran Plant conference brings hundreds of species; rattlesnake encounters; diving in the ocean at Biosphere 2.
Biosphere 2 looking into a mini replica of Sea of Cortez; entomologist explains why roaches can be great pets.
New radio system improves first responders' communication; UA president discusses tuition stabilization; Roger Road wastewater facility improvements; special air show at Davis-Monthan.
Watercolor artists explore Tucson; chalk art festival offers temporary masterpieces; TUSD drama teacher named People Magazine's 'teacher of the year', music from Domingo DeGrazia