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Arizona Week

When to Watch


PBS 6 - Fridays, 9 p.m.; Sundays, 11:00 a.m.


Eight World, Phoenix - Fridays, 7:30 p.m.

About the Host

Lorraine Rivera

Lorraine Rivera
Producer and Host, Arizona Week

Rivera is a veteran broadcaster having worked in the Yuma and Tucson television markets for the last decade. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona School of Journalism with minors in English and Mexican-American Studies, and enjoys cheering on her beloved Wildcats. Rivera is product of Cochise County, born and bred along the U.S./Mexico border in Douglas. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to continue serving as a journalist in her home state.

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Latest Episode

Episode 215: Innovative Domestic Violence Program Attracts Attention

Pima County Sheriff's Department works with 'Emerge!', Tucson women's, children's shelter.

Recent Stories

AZ WEEK: Innovative Domestic Violence Program Attracts Attention
Mar 27, 2015

Pima County Sheriff's Department works with 'Emerge!', Tucson women's, children's shelter.

AZ WEEK: Legislators Aim to Adjourn in Two Weeks
Mar 20, 2015

Lawmakers hope to wind down session in record time; $9.1B budget still stirring controversy.

AZ WEEK EXTRA: Not Too Old to Learn to Read
Mar 16, 2015

Story of a 58-year old man who spent decades hiding illiteracy before deciding to turn his life around.

AZ WEEK: Tucson Festival of Books Grows, Promotes Literacy
Mar 13, 2015

Celebration of literature in its seventh year, features nationally knownn authors, including home-grown.

AZ WEEK: Common Core Standards Hit Classrooms
Mar 6, 2015

How one teacher uses the new curriculum approach to stimulate her high school freshmen.

AZ WEEK: American Journalists Abroad Face Increasing Peril
Feb 27, 2015

Parents of slain freelancer James Foley, former hostage Terry Anderson discuss dangers.

AZ WEEK: Will Congress Pass Immigration Reform?
Feb 20, 2015

McSally, pushing legislation; Grijalva wants comprehensive package; McCain seeks to end impasse.