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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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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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520-790-2040


Episodes

Buckmaster Show 1/22/2020: America is losing the family-owned farms

1/22/2020
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We begin with a newsmaker interview with the newly elected president of the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board long-time Board Member Kristel Foster. Then we continue with our “Your Vote Your Voice” on Buckmaster as we talk with Democrat … Continue reading →

Duration:00:53:46

Buckmaster Show 1/21/2020: Should the U-S leave the Middle East for good?

1/21/2020
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We catch up with Amber Smith as she celebrates two years as president and CEO of the Tucson Metro Chamber. Then it’s the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report with Financial Consultant and Commentator Shelly Fishman. Plus is it time for the United … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:19

Buckmaster Show 1/20/2020: Honoring the King Legacy

1/20/2020
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We begin with the Monday Political Face-off featuring Commentators Dr. Don Jorgensen and David Eppihimer. Then a King Day discussion with University of Richmond Vice President and Chief Information Officer Keith McIntosh who will tell our listeners about the weekly … Continue reading →

Buckmaster Show 1/17/2020: Why Governor Ducey wants to close the state prison at Florence

1/17/2020
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The Friday Focus interview is with State Rep. Dr. Randy Friese, the House assistant minority leader. The Friday Roundtable features Tim Steller, columnist for the Arizona Daily Star and Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of TucsonSentinel.com. Weekend Watch will be … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:24

Buckmaster Show 1/16/2020: The sales pitch for economic development in the city of Tucson

1/16/2020
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City of Tucson Economic Director Barbra Coffee celebrates her one-year anniversary on the job and talks about the challenges of bringing new business to town. Then a newsmaker interview with Pima County Supervisor Sharon Bronson.

Duration:00:53:42

Buckmaster Show 1/15/2020: How to stay well this winter

1/15/2020
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We get things rolling down the broadcasting track with Victoria Maizes, MD., executive director and endowed chair of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Then we launch the 2020 “Your Vote Your Voice” candidate … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:03

Buckmaster Show 1/14/2020: Tucson’s annual celebration of a gangster’s arrest

1/14/2020
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State Representative Andres Cano (D-District 3) talks about the start of 2020 Arizona Legislative Session. Then Financial Consultant and Commentator Shelly Fishman with the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report. Also Historian Ken Scoville previews this weekend’s Dillinger Days Event at Hotel Congress. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:19

Buckmaster Show 1/13/2020: The Monthly BBB Scam Alert

1/13/2020
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The Monday Political Face-off featuring Commentators Jeff Rogers and John Munger. Then our monthly Consumer Scam Alert from the Better Business Bureau. Joining us will be Pam Crim BBB CEO and president and Sean Herdrick, the new director of marketing … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:02

Buckmaster Show 1/10/2019: Pima County’s rocky relationship with the Feds

1/10/2020
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The Friday Focus interview is with Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier. The Friday Roundtable features Dylan Smith, editor & publisher of Tucson Sentinel.com and Sarah Garrecht Gassen, editorial page editor and columnist for the Arizona Daily Star. Inside Tucson Food … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:28

Buckmaster Show 1/9/2020: City of Tucson joins gun safety coalition

1/9/2020
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We talk with Steve Kozachik (D-Ward 6) will be our newsmaker interview. Then we talk with Lisa Lovallo, market vice president in Southern Arizona for Cox Communications. Also, Tucson-based Mister Car Wash continues to expand here in Tucson and across … Continue reading →

Duration:00:53:36

Buckmaster Show 1/8/2020: 2020 Travel Trends

1/8/2020
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A newsmaker interview with Dr. Gabriel Trujillo, superintendent of the Tucson Unified School District. Then where do you want to go in 2020? Some suggestions as we Talk Travel with Ryan Hansen of Bon Voyage Travel. Plus we preview this … Continue reading →

Duration:00:53:21

Buckmaster Show 1/7/2020: A hidden drug epidemic among older people

1/7/2020
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Buckmaster Washington Contributor Terry Bracy joins us. Then the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report with Financial Consultant/Commentator Shelly Fishman. Also our monthly Your Meds segment with former University of Arizona College of Medicine Dean and C-PATH Founder Dr. Ray Woosley, creator of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:43

Buckmaster Show 1/6/2020: Can war with Iran be averted?

1/6/2020
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The Monday Political Face-off features Commentators Bruce Ash and Dr. Don Jorgensen. Then we hear from retired United States Army Chief of Staff General John A. Wickham, Jr.

Duration:00:53:55

Buckmaster Show 1/3/2020: Arizona’s severe teacher shortage continues

1/3/2020
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We launch the start of Year Ten of Buckmaster on 1030 The Voice with Kathy Hoffman, Arizona superintendent of public instruction. Our Friday Roundtable features Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun and editorial director for … Continue reading →

Duration:00:55:19

Buckmaster Show 1/2/2020: Southwest Books of the Year

1/2/2020
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We close out Year Nine of the show with a review of the 11 winning books in the 2019 Southwest Books of the Year competition. We talk with two of the seven reviewers Dr. Bruce Dinges and Helene Woodhams. Also … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:07

Buckmaster Show 12/30/2019: 2020 Tucson Economic Outlook

12/30/2019
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We are one week away now from our 9th anniversary and the start of Year Ten of the Buckmaster radio program. Today we begin with the Monday Political Face-off featuring Commentators Bruce Ash and Dr. Don Jorgensen. Then a year-end … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:09

Buckmaster Show 12/23/2019: The true meaning of the Holiday Season

12/23/2019
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We kick things off with the Monday Political Face-off featuring commentators Barney Brenner and Dr. Don Jorgensen. Then a holiday message from the Buckmaster Contributor on Faith and Spirituality Father Robert Hendrickson. Plus we talk with Pima County Board of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:18

Buckmaster Show 12/20/2019: Tucson reporters debate top stories of 2019

12/20/2019
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We talk about the top stories of the year in Tucson and the state of Arizona. Our guests include Writers Tim Steller and Joe Ferguson of the Arizona Daily Star, Editor & Publisher Dylan Smith of TucsonSentinel.com and Jim Nintzel, … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:36

Buckmaster Show 12/19/2019: Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl Preview

12/19/2019
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A newsmaker interview with Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham. Then, a preview of the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl with Founder and Chairman of the Board Ali Farhang. Plus, we talk with Yvette Jackson, executive director of Devereux Advanced Behavioral … Continue reading →

Duration:00:53:50

Buckmaster Show 12/18/2019: Breaking old habits for better health

12/18/2019
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Victoria Maizes, MD executive director of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Then KVOI Production Director Gregg Gehringer talks about the launch of the Tucson History Podcast on KVOI.com on the anniversary of a … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:01