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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 12/13/2018: TUSD faces major challenges in 2019

12/13/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Dr. Mark Stegeman of the governing board of Tucson Unified School District. Then we talk with Tom Murphy, mayor of the Town of Sahuarita.

Duration:00:55:04

Buckmaster Show 12/12/2018: How to manage holiday stress

12/12/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Holiday stress and how to deal with it will be on the agenda when we talk with Victoria Maizes, MD, executive director of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine. Then our Travel Talk segment … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:35

Buckmaster Show 12/11/2018: Year-end tax tips

12/11/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – We talk with Dave Cosgrove, coach of the National Champion Pima Community College Soccer Team. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Also, Buckmaster Border Contributor Keith Rosenblum. Plus, year-end Tax … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:40

Buckmaster Show 12/10/2018: Tips for a scam-free holiday season

12/10/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – the Monday Political Face-off featuring Commentators John Munger and Vince Rabago. Then it’s the Better Business Bureau’s monthly Scam Alert with Susann Miller. Plus Buckmaster Education Contributor and former Arizona School Superintendent of the Year Dr. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:40

Buckmaster Show 12/7/2018: Will Tucson’s mayor seek a 4th term?

12/7/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Our Friday Focus interview spotlights Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. Joining me in the conversation will be Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of Tucson’s on-line news service TucsonSentinel.com. Weekend Watch features Matt Russell, Inside Tucson Business food … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:17

Buckmaster Show 12/6/2018: The new blueprint for the future for the University of Arizona

12/6/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – We begin with a newsmaker interview with Dr. Robert Robbins, president of the University of Arizona. Then we preview the Arizona Theatre Company production of “The Music Man.” Plus Buckmaster Legal Contributor Attorney Don Loose.

Duration:00:55:36

Buckmaster Show 12/5/2018: Tucson space venture aims high

12/5/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Jim Cantrell, CEO and co-founder of Tucson-based Vector Space Systems. Then Karen Cesare of the Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board. Plus, Dr. Ray Woosley, former University of Arizona College of Medicine dean, founder/ president emeritus … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:30

Buckmaster Show 12/4/2018: Can small arts venues survive in booming downtown Tucson?

12/4/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – We visit with Terry Bracy, Buckmaster contributor in Washington, DC. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Also, Comet Discoverer and former Parade Magazine Science Editor Dr. David Levy. Plus the … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:34

Buckmaster Show 12/3/2018: Remembering President George H. Bush

12/3/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Monday Political Face-off featuring commentators Dr. Don Jorgensen and Bruce Ash. Then the monthly visit with retired United States Army of Chief General John A. Wickham, Jr.

Duration:00:55:23

Buckmaster Show 11/30/2018: Pima County’s limited road repair options

11/30/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Our Friday Focus interview is with Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry. Our Friday Roundtable features Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of TucsonSentinel.com, and Joe Ferguson of the Arizona Daily Star. Matt Russell, Inside Tucson Business food … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:37

Buckmaster Show 11/29/2018: Tucson Unified enrollment challenge

11/29/2018
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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 Diane Quihuis of the Industrial Development Authority of Pima County. Plus newly elected State Representative Andres Cano (D-District … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:39

Buckmaster Show 11/28/2018: Climate changes becomes less controversial

11/28/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – University of Arizona Climate Scientist Dr. Zack Guido talks about 2018 in weather. Then a newsmaker interview with Pima County Supervisor Sharon Bronson (D-District 3).

Duration:00:55:11

Buckmaster Show 11/27/2018: The downside of distrust in government

11/27/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – How is all this distrust of government impacting efforts to make the government run more effectively? We will get an answer to that question Today at Noon on Buckmaster from Dr. Brint Milward, director of the School … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:12

Buckmaster Show 11/26/2018: The education challenges facing Arizona in 2019

11/26/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – the Monday Political Face-off with Commentators John Munger and Jeff Rogers. Then the exit interview with Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas.

Duration:00:55:11

Buckmaster Show 11/21/2018: Making Thanksgiving a daily part of your life

11/21/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – We begin with Jeff Scurran, one of the most successful football coaches in America whose announced retirement was very short lived. Then the real meaning of Thanksgiving as discussed with Rev. Robert Hendrickson, Rector at Tucson’s … Continue reading →

Duration:00:53:03

Buckmaster Show 11/20/2018: Why allergies are so common today

11/20/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – What’s the impact of U-S troops stationed in Nogales, AZ? We talk with Buckmaster Mexico contributor Keith Rosenblum. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Also, Victoria Maizes, MD, executive director … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:07

Buckmaster Show 11/19/2018: Humans to Mars in 25 years?

11/19/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – The Monday Political Face-off featuring commentators Dr. Don Jorgensen and Bruce Ash. Then we talk with University of Arizona Police Chief Brian Seastone. Plus Dr. Mark Sykes, CEO of the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute.

Duration:00:54:39

Buckmaster Show 11/16/2018: The TUSD blueprint for 2019

11/16/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Newly re-elected Tucson Unified School District Board Member Adelita Grijalva is our Friday Focus interview. The Friday Roundtable features Sarah Garrecht Gassen, editorial page editor and columnist for the Arizona Daily Star, and Jim Nintzel, executive … Continue reading →

Duration:00:53:54

Buckmaster Show 11/15/2018: Preparing for El Tour de Tucson

11/15/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Rachael Sedgwick, Tucson Unified School District board member. Then Travel Talk with Bon Voyage Travel’s Ryan Hansen. Plus John Hewko, the General Secretary of Rotary International talks about Rotary’s connection to El … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:28

Buckmaster Show 11/14/2018: Do Zoos have a future in the 21st century?

11/14/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Richard Elias, chairman of the Pima County Board of Supervisors joins me for a newsmaker interview. Then, Jason Jacobs, executive director and CEO of the Sacramento Zoo and former administrator of Tucson’s Reid Park Zoo, discusses … Continue reading →

Duration:00:53:42