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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 5/25/2018: Sahuarita’s mayor talks about a new hospital

5/25/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Focus interview is with Sahuarita Mayor Tom Murphy. The Friday Roundtable features Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News & Sahuarita Sun, who is sitting in for Bill, and Dylan Smith, publisher and editor of TucsonSentinel.com. Matt Russell, Inside Tucson Business food and … Continue reading →

Duration:00:01:01

Buckmaster Show 5/24/18: The Legacy of PPEP in Tucson and Across The World

5/24/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Guest Host Ray Alan has a conversation with PPEP founder Dr. John Arnold about all the good PPEP has done in Tucson, Southern Arizona, and the world. An Eagle Scout who earned every merit badge talks … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:47

Buckmaster Show 5/23/2018: Morocco, China, Iran and Trump Policy

5/23/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Jim Kelley guest hosts and welcomes author and attorney Irina Tsukerman to discuss what the mainstream media ignores in Africa and the Middle East. Congressional candidate Nick Pierson discusses his run for the Republican primary in a … Continue reading →

Duration:00:01:01

Buckmaster Show 5/21/2018: Honor Flight stays strong, committed in Tucson

5/21/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – It’s the Monday Political Face-off featuring commentators Bruce Ash and Dr. Don Jorgensen, with guest host Dan Shearer. Also, we talk with Kathy and Thom Mansur of Honor Flight Southern Arizona and its mission to take … Continue reading →

Duration:00:01:01

Buckmaster Show 5/18/2018: Looking for a workable roads plan

5/19/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – The Friday Focus interview is with Pima County Supervisor Steve Christy. The Friday Roundtable features Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News & Sahuarita Sun, who is sitting in for Bill, and Joe Ferguson, political … Continue reading →

Duration:00:01:01

Buckmaster Show 5/17/2018: How Can Tucson Become A Creative City?

5/17/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Guest Host Ray Alan asks radio host and author Zach Yentzer what it will take to make Tucson a creative city. Also, Brian Mayer Associate Professor of the University of Arizona School of Sociology talks about … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:45

Buckmaster Show 5/16/2018: Special Summer Travel Insider Edition

5/16/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Guest host Ryan Hansen of Bon Voyage Travel sits in for the vacationing Bill Buckmaster, who makes a special call-in appearance from Fernandez Bay, as part of his trip to Cat Island, Bahamas. Other guests include … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:41

Buckmaster Show 5/15/2018:

5/15/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – guest host by Shelly Fishman, MBA, CFP®, talks with James Reel, Program Director of KUAT-FM and Chairman of the Tucson Chamber Music Society. For the third year in a row, James and Shelly will chat about … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:54

Buckmaster Show 5/14/2018: Arizona teens find their voice on the issues

5/14/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – It’s the Monday Political Face-off featuring commentators Vince Rabago and Jim Kelley. We’ll talk about Sen. John McCain and his continued influence on the national level. Also, we talk with Summer Lamb and Shayla Levesque, students … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:56

Buckmaster Show 5/11/2018: TUSD Sup’t Trujillo details #RedForEd outcomes

5/11/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Dylan Smith of TucsonSentinel.com fills in for the vacationing Bill Buckmaster. The Friday Focus interview features Dr. Gabriel Trujillo, superintendent for TUSD. Followed by the reporters roundtable with Joe Ferguson, political writer for The Arizona Daily … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:47

Buckmaster Show 5/10/2018: Tucson celebrates National Tourism Week

5/10/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson fills in for the vacationing Bill Buckmaster with an hour long conversation on tourism.

Duration:00:55:43

Buckmaster Show 5/9/2018: Does Red For Ed have a political future?

5/9/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Tucson City Councilwoman Regina Romero (D-Ward 1). The we talk with David Safier who writes about education for the Tucson Weekly.

Duration:00:01:01

Buckmaster Show 5/8/2018: Oil prices are going through the roof

5/8/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – We preview this Saturday’s 26th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger” drive with Amber Underwood of the National Association of Letter Carriers and Norma Cable of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. Then it’s the Tuesday Money … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:36

Buckmaster Show 5/7/2018: Was the AZ teachers’ strike worth it?

5/7/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – The Monday Political Face-off features commentators Bruce Ash and Dr. Don Jorgenson. Then our monthly visit with retired United States Army Chief of Staff General John A. Wickham, Jr.

Duration:00:55:43

Buckmaster Show 5/4/2018: City of Tucson struggles to hire more police

5/4/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – The Friday Focus interview is with Tucson City Manager Michael Ortega. The Friday Roundtable features Dylan Smith, editor & publisher of TucsonSentinel.com, and Joe Ferguson, political writer for The Arizona Daily Star. Weekend Watch will be … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:51

Buckmaster Show 5/3/2018: Governor signs budget bill giving teachers big raise

5/3/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas. Then former Parade Magazine Science Editor and Comet Discover Dr. David Levy. Plus Buckmaster Legal Contributor Don Loose.

Duration:00:55:56

Buckmaster Show 5/2/2018: Statewide AZ teacher strike may soon be over

5/2/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – We get things rolling with Kevin Dahl, Arizona program manager for the National Park Conservation Association. Then, State Senator Steve Smith (R-Maricopa). Plus a newsmaker interview with University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins.

Duration:00:55:35

Buckmaster Show 5/1/2018: Are fish oil supplements beneficial?

5/1/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Washington DC Contributor Terry Bracy kicks off the program then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman wrap up his month-long series of reports from Italy. Also, Dr. Ray Woosley, former UA College of Medicine Dean and founder … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:46

Buckmaster Show 4/30/2018: Do striking teachers risk losing their jobs?

4/30/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – The Monday Political Face-off features commentators John Munger and Jeff Rogers. Then some exciting news from Jan Westenborg, owner of Tucson’s Green Things Nursery. Plus, we preview National Pilates Weekend with Kyria Sabin Waugaman, owner of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:38

Buckmaster Show 4/27/2018: What striking AZ teachers want

4/27/2018
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Today on Buckmaster – Jan Lesher, deputy Pima County Administrator will be our Friday Focus interview. The Friday Roundtable features Tim Steller, columnist, The Arizona Daily Star, and Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of TucsonSentinel.com. Weekend Watch presented by Silver … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:49

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