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Tucson's Most Trusted Voice for News and Information 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.

Tucson's Most Trusted Voice for News and Information 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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Local News

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Tucson's Most Trusted Voice for News and Information 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.

Language:

English

Contact:

520-790-2040


Episodes

Buckmaster Show 2/21/2020: The very competitive race for Pima County Sheriff

2/21/2020
The Friday Focus interview is with former Pima County Sheriff Chris Nanos, who is looking for a rematch against Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier. The Friday Roundtable features Dan Shearer, editor, Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun and editorial director … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:43

Buckmaster Show 2/20/20: History of Tucson’s Rodeo Week

2/20/2020
We continue with our candidate conversations as part of “2020 Your Vote Your Voice series.” In the spotlight today is Oro Valley Town Councilmember Rhonda Pina, Republican candidate for Pima County Supervisor in District 1. Also, Historian Ken Scoville on … Continue reading →

Duration:00:10:15

Buckmaster Show 2/19/2020: Tucson tries to improve emergency response times

2/19/2020
A newsmaker interview with Jamie O’Leary, the new City of Tucson director of public safety. Then we continue with our “2020 Your Vote, Your Voice” candidate conversations. In the spotlight today is Mark Diebolt, Democratic hopeful for Pima County Attorney. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:52:49

Buckmaster Show 2/18/2020: Christianity decline continues at rapid pace

2/18/2020
A newsmaker interview with Marana Mayor Ed Honea. Then Financial Consultant & Commentator Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Also, the rapid pace in the decline of Christianity in the United States. Father Mark Schultz of St. Philip’s … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:04

Buckmaster Show 2/14/2020: Blasting Along the Border

2/14/2020
The Friday Focus Interview features Kevin Dahl, Arizona Senior Program Manager in the Southwest region for the National Parks Conservation Association. Joining us in the conversation will be Tim Steller, columnist for the Arizona Daily Star. Then Inside Tucson Business … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:55

Buckmaster Show 2/13/2020: Previewing Sunday’s Bon Voyage Travel Showcase

2/13/2020
We preview this Saturday’s feral cats Trap Neuter Return free workshop with Jessica Shuman of Tucson CARES. Then we talk with Bon Voyage Travel’s Ryan Hansen about this Sunday’s Travel Showcase at the Hilton El Conquistador Resort in Oro Valley. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:07

Buckmaster Show 2/12/2020: How Tucson became home to the gem and mineral show

2/12/2020
We have a newsmaker interview with Pima County Supervisor Steve Christy (R-District 4).

Duration:00:52:42

Buckmaster Show 2/11/2020: Tucson Springs Arts Preview

2/11/2020
We talk about the Arizona teacher shortage with Brian Stewart, Pima Community College Dean of Education and Biomedical Sciences. Then Financial Commentator/Consultant Shelly Fishman with the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report. Also, Buckmaster Environmental Contributor Mitch Tobin, director of the water desk, … Continue reading →

Duration:00:53:40

Buckmaster Show 2/10/20: What Dems need to do to regain presidential race momentum

2/10/2020
We get things rolling with the Political Face-off featuring commentators Jeff Rogers and John Munger. Then Pam Crim, CEO of the Better Business Bureau joins us along with Pat Risner, president of the Hermosa Project. Also we continue with our … Continue reading →

Duration:00:53:27

Buckmaster Show 2/7/2020: 2020 AZ Legislative Update

2/7/2020
The Friday Focus interview is with State Senate President Karen Fann (R-District 1). Joining me in the interview will be Luige del Puerto who oversees the editorial and business units of Arizona News Service which publishes the Arizona Capitol Times, … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:12

Buckmaster Show 2/6/2020: 2019 was a very good year for Tucson commercial real estate

2/6/2020
We talk with Mike Hammond who represents Southern Arizona on the Arizona State Transportation Board. Mr. Hammond is also CEO and Founder of Cushman & Wakefield/PICOR. Then our visit with former Parade Magazine Science Editor and Comet Discoverer Dr. David … Continue reading →

Duration:00:53:26

Buckmaster Show 2/5/2020: City of Tucson budget priorities

2/5/2020
A newsmaker interview with Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik (D-Ward 6). Also a preview of Saturday’s Old Fort Lowell Day with Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Association Spokesman Tom Collier.

Duration:00:52:49

Buckmaster Show 2/42020: America’s worst flu season in a decade

2/4/2020
Buckmaster Contributor in Washington D-C Terry Bracy gets us rolling. Then the Tuesday Money Maker Report with Financial Consultant/Commentator Shelly Fishman. Also our “Your Meds” segment with CredibleMeds.org creator Dr. Ray Woosley, former University of Arizona College of Medicine Dean … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:21

Buckmaster Show 2/3/2020: Impeachment Decision Week

2/3/2020
We begin as we do each Monday with the Political Face-off featuring Commentators Bruce Ash and Dr. Don Jorgensen. Then our monthly visit with retired United States Army Chief of Staff General John A. Wickham, Jr.

Duration:00:54:07

Buckmaster Show 1/31/2020: Pima County road repair update

1/31/2020
Our Friday Focus interview focuses on Pima County roads, with a conversation with Ana Olivares, Pima County Department of Transportation Director. Joining me in the interview will be Sarah Garrecht Gassen, editorial page editor and columnist for the Arizona Daily … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:25

Buckmaster Show 1/30/2020: Animal adoptions increase at Pima Animal Care Center

1/30/2020
We begin with an interview with Hank Amos, president and CEO of Tucson Realty & Trust, who will give us his assessment of the commercial real estate scene in Tucson. Then former Congressman Ron Barber, district director for United States … Continue reading →

Duration:00:53:43

Buckmaster Show 1/29/2020: How new Tucson streets get their names

1/29/2020
We begin with a newsmaker interview with Pima County Supervisors Chairman Richard Elias (D-District 5). Then one-time Arizona School Superintendent of the Year Dr. Robert Hendricks, Buckmaster education contributor. Plus, David Leighton, Arizona Daily Star “Street Smarts” columnist.

Duration:00:53:56

Buckmaster Show 1/28/2020: New challenges for the aviation industry

1/28/2020
JetBlue Captain Jeff Latas, Buckmaster contributor on aviation will have an update on the 737MAX. More delays in getting the troubled airliner back in service? Then the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report with Financial Consultant and Commentator Shelly Fishman. Also, we preview … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:16

Buckmaster Show 1/27/2020: Will state lawmakers focus on improving education?

1/27/2020
The Monday Political Face-off features Commentators Jeff Rogers and John Munger. Then David Safier who writes about education at The Range on TucsonWeekly.com has his farewell visit to the Buckmaster Show as he prepares to move back East.

Duration:00:55:38

Buckmaster Show 1/24/2020: Tax the rich to pay for education in Arizona?

1/24/2020
The Friday Focus interview is with David Lujan, director of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress. The Friday Roundtable features Arizona Daily Star Education Reporter Danyelle Khmara and Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of the Tucson on-line news service TucsonSentinel.com. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:20