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Bill Buckmaster has interviewed more than five thousand newsmakers earning the reputation as Tucson’s most trusted voice for news and information. Beginning his career in 1969, he edited three monthly trade magazines based in Phoenix and went on to serve there as a broadcast editor for the Associated Press. Buckmaster moved on to news director spots in Sierra Vista, Arizona, Visalia, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada.

Bill Buckmaster has interviewed more than five thousand newsmakers earning the reputation as Tucson’s most trusted voice for news and information. Beginning his career in 1969, he edited three monthly trade magazines based in Phoenix and went on to serve there as a broadcast editor for the Associated Press. Buckmaster moved on to news director spots in Sierra Vista, Arizona, Visalia, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada.
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South Tucson, AZ

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Bill Buckmaster has interviewed more than five thousand newsmakers earning the reputation as Tucson’s most trusted voice for news and information. Beginning his career in 1969, he edited three monthly trade magazines based in Phoenix and went on to serve there as a broadcast editor for the Associated Press. Buckmaster moved on to news director spots in Sierra Vista, Arizona, Visalia, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada.

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790-2040


Episodes

Buckmaster Show 10/18/18: A Look At Domestic Violence On “Wear Purple Day”

10/18/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Guest Host Ray Alan has a conversation with Ray Lindstrum about his new book FEARLESS! Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur. Also, Bruce Jacobs and Chuck Sawyer promo the upcoming 11th Annual Rotary Club of Tucson’s Tucson … Continue reading →

Duration:00:57:25

Buckmaster Show 10/17/2018: A “Dive In” to a new restaurant on the south side

10/17/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – James Kelley guests hosts with a conversation with Blake Morlock, columnist for The Tucson Sentinel and author of “What The Devil Won’t Tell You.” Followed by a talk with restaurateur Linda Duran, owner of 420 Taco.

Duration:00:55:41

Buckmaster Show 10/15/2018: Will Stonegarden money be approved for 2019?

10/15/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – The Political Face-off welcomes John Munger and Vince Rabago discussing tonight’s long-anticipated debate between Senate candidates Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema. Then District 4 Pima County Supervisor Steve Christy joins Green Valley News/Sahuarita Sun editor Dan … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:46

Buckmaster Show 10/12/2018: Efforts to revive Arizona’s film industry

10/12/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Visit Tucson’s Dan Gibson takes a deep dive into the Arizona film industry. Then the Friday Roundtable features Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun, and Joe Ferguson, political writer for The … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:49

Buckmaster Show 10/11/2018: Tucson’s 45th Meet Yourself Festival

10/11/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Lea Marquez Peterson, Republican CD 2 candidate. Then Col. Wendy Rogers, Republican CD 1 nominee. Next, Kim Eisele of the Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival previews this weekend’s 45th event in downtown Tucson. Then we close … Continue reading →

Duration:00:01:01

Buckmaster Show 10/10/2018: Holiday Travel Ideas

10/10/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – We talk with Karyn Prechtel-Altman, deputy director of public services for the Pima County Public Library, and Mary Sanchez, manager for the Eckstrom-Columbus Library. Then a conversation with Arizona State Representation Dr. Randy Friese. Then it’s … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:41

Buckmaster Show 10/9/2018: Getting Veterans ready for the job market

10/9/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – We talk with Ellen Kirton, director of the Pima Community College based Small Business Development Center. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman will have the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Then we talk with Kathy Hoffman, Democratic … Continue reading →

Duration:00:01:01

Buckmaster Show 10/8/2018: The Monthly Scam Alert from the BBB

10/8/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – the Monday Political Face-off with commentators Dr. Don Jorgensen and Jim Kelley. Then it’s the Scam of the Month alert with Susann Miller of the Better Business Bureau. Also, Dr. Mark Sykes, CEO of the Tucson-based … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:48

Buckmaster Show 10/5/2018: What you need to know for AZ’s General Election

10/5/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriquez is our Friday Focus interview. Our Friday Roundtable features Dylan Smith, editor/publisher TucsonSentinel.com, and Joe Ferguson, political writer, The Arizona Daily Star. Matt Russell, Inside Tucson Business food and beverage … Continue reading →

Buckmaster Show 10/4/2018: AZ voters face full slate of propositions

10/4/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Ann Kirkpatrick, Democratic candidate for Congress in CD 2 joins us. Then Comet Discoverer and former Parade Magazine Science Editor Dr. David Levy. Then, we talk with Steve Gaynor, the Republican nominee for Arizona Sec. of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:47

Buckmaster Show 10/3/2018: How safe is Tucson’s water supply?

10/3/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – We hear from Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik (D-Ward 6). Also, Liz Pocock, interim CEO of Startup Tucson will talk about the upcoming 4th annual TENWEST Festival which is expected draw more than 5000 people to … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:42

Buckmaster Show 10/2/2018: What the “new NAFTA” means for the economy

10/2/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Terry Bracy, Buckmaster contributor on Washington D.C. starts the ball rolling. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Also, United States Representative Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ District 1).

Duration:00:55:28

Buckmaster Show 10/1/2018: New US-Canada Trace Pact Reached

10/1/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – The Political Face-Off featuring commentators Vince Rabago and James Kelley. Then our monthly visit with retired United States Army Chief of Staff General John A. Wickham, Jr.

Duration:00:55:50

Buckmaster Show 9/28/2018: Tucson moves to make home ownership more attainable

9/28/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Our Friday Focus interview is with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. Our Friday Roundtable features Joe Ferguson, political writer, and Tim Steller, columnist for the The Arizona Daily Star. Plus Matt Russell, food and beverage columnist for … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:50

Buckmaster Show 9/27/2018: Getting high school drop-out backs in school

9/27/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Dr. Gabriel Trujillo, superintendent of the Tucson Unified School District. Then we talk with Republican Shelley Kais, state senate candidate in Arizona’s 2nd legislative district. Plus a preview of the SAHBA Home … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:36

Buckmaster Show 9/26/2018: The importance of our physical environment indoors and our

9/26/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham (D-Ward 2). Then the Buckmaster Health Contributor Victoria Maizes, MD, executive director of the University of Arizona-based Center for Integrative Medicine.

Duration:00:55:49

Buckmaster Show 9/25/2018: How consumers will feel impact of trade war with China

9/25/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – We talk with Randy Serraglio, Southwest Conservation Advocate at the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity. Then it’s the Tuesday Money Maker Report with Shelly Fishman, certified financial planner. Also, State Representative Kristen Engel (D-District 10). Plus, … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:43

Buckmaster Show 9/24/2018: AZ is 2nd worst state for teachers, new study says

9/24/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – the Monday Political Face-off featuring commentators Dr. Don Jorgensen and Bruce Ash. Then Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Dr. David Garcia. Plus Ashley Janicki, Opportunity Youth Change Network Facilitator for United Way of Tucson.

Duration:00:55:43

Buckmaster Show 9/21/2018: Federal money for local law enforcement controversy

9/21/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – We made it to the end of the work week and now it’s time to wrap it all up with the Friday Focus interview with Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier. The Roundtable features Jim Nintzel, executive … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:35

Buckmaster Show 9/20/2018: Tucson prepares for Modernism Week

9/20/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Richard Elias, chairman of the Pima County Board of Supervisors. Then January Contreras, Democratic nominee for Arizona Attorney General. Plus historian Ken Scoville previews Tucson Modernism Week.

Duration:00:55:42