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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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English

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790-2040


Episodes

Buckmaster Show: Special travel edition

10/18/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – Ryan Hansen of Bon Voyage Travel fills in as a guest host for the vacationing Bill Buckmaster. The once-a-month “Talk Travel” segment becomes a full length show and includes a line-up of top notch guests including … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:56:01


Buckmaster Show 10/16/2017: Decisions that keep Sahuarita soaring

10/16/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – The Monday Political Face-off featuring commentators Jeff Rogers and John Munger. Then host Dan Shearer of the Green Valley News speaks to Mayor Tom Murphy about the latest out of the Town of Sahuarita, with progress … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:55:54


Buckmaster Show 10/13/2017: Revitalized Congress Street gets national recognition

10/13/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – Our Friday Focus interview is with Kathleen Eriksen, CEO of the Downtown Tucson Partnership. Our Friday Roundtable features Jim Nintzel, editor of The Tucson Weekly, and Joe Ferguson, political writer for The Arizona Daily Star. Matt … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:01:01


Buckmaster Show 10/12/2017: Is hormone therapy safe for postmenopausal women?

10/12/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – Victoria Maizes, MD, Buckmaster contributor on health. Dr. Maizes is executive director of the University of Arizona-based Center for Integrative Medicine. Then we talk with David Adame, president and CEO of Chicanos Por La Causa. Plus … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:55:45


Buckmaster Show 10/11/2017: UA president backs troubled basketball program

10/11/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with University of Arizona President Dr. Robert Robbins. Then a conversation with the two candidates battling it out for an open seat on the Tucson City Council in Ward 3. We talk with … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:55:33


Buckmaster Show 10/10/2017: How tax reform could impact your investments

10/10/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Pima Community College Chancellor Lee Lambert. Then the Tuesday Money Maker Report with Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman. Also, Writer Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, author of the new book titled “The Journal of … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:56:04


Buckmaster Show 10/9/2017: Vetting charitable giving

10/9/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – The Monday with the Political Face-Off featuring Commentators Doctor Don Jorgensen and Bruce Ash. Then its the monthly Scam Alert from the Better Business Bureau’s Susann Miller. Plus a preview of Saturday’s 11th Annual Tucson Classics … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:56:02


Buckmaster Show 10/6/2017: Pima County economic update

10/6/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – Our Friday Focus interview is with Pima County Supervisors Steve Christy (R-District 4). The Friday Roundtable features Sarah Garrecht Gassen, editorial page editor and columnist, The Arizona Daily Star, and Dan Shearer, editor of the Green … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:55:50


Buckmaster Show 10/5/2017: Travel is the best medicine, study finds

10/5/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – Dr. Theodore Fleming, author of “No Species Is An Island” published by The University of Arizona Press. Then Comet Discover Dr. David Levy, former science editor of Parade Magazine. Also our Talking Travel segment with Bon … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:55:51


Buckmaster Show 10/4/2017: Debating the “Take a Knee” controversy

10/4/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – The Monthly Showdown features commentators DA Morales and Joseph Morgan. Then, Tucson Weekly Education Writer David Safier.

Duration: 00:55:44


Buckmaster Show 10/3/2017: How to safely save money on medicines

10/4/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – Buckmaster Washington Contributor Terry Bracy joins us. Then the Tuesday Money Maker Report with Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman. Also organizers of Team Red, White and Blue in the Old Glory Relay across America. Plus, Former … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:55:36


Buckmaster Show 10/2/2017: Can Congress get tax reform done?

10/2/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – The Monday Political Face-off features commentators John Munger and Vince Rabago. Then our monthly visit with former United States Army Chief of Staff General John A. Wickham, Jr.

Duration: 00:55:44


Buckmaster Show 9/29/2017: Does Tucson have a police shortage

9/29/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – Our Friday Focus interview with Tucson Police Chief Christopher Magnus. The Friday Roundtable features Joe Ferguson, political writer for The Arizona Daily Star, and Dylan Smith, publisher and editor of TucsonSentinel.com. Plus a preview of what … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:55:45


Buckmaster Show 9/28/2017: Debating Strong Start Tucson

9/28/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan. Then the two sides square off in the debate over the Strong Start Tucson measure on the City of Tucson November ballot square off. Penelope Jacks, … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:55:39


Buckmaster Show 9/27/2017: More people are using Tucson International Airport

9/27/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – Our quarterly Tucson air service update with Dick Gruentzel, vice president of administration and finance and Chief Financial Officer for Tucson Airport Authority. Then the author of “High in Desert Skies: Early Arizona Aviation.” Joining us … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:55:59


Buckmaster Show 9/26/2017: Year-to-date Pima County Air Quality Update

9/26/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – Kelly Fryer, CEO, YWCA of Southern Arizona, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in Tucson. Then, Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report. Also, year-to-date Pima County air quality report from Beth Gorman, … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:55:39


Buckmaster Show 9/25/2017: Where now for healthcare?

9/25/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – The Monday Political Face-off featuring commentators James Kelley and Dr. Don Jorgensen. Then Buckmaster Mexico Contributor Keith Rosenblum followed by Dr. Mark Sykes, CEO of the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute.

Duration: 00:55:56


Buckmaster Show 9/22/2017: Another milestone for downtown Tucson

9/22/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – Our Friday Focus interview is with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. The Friday Roundtable features Tim Steller, columnist for The Arizona Daily Star, and Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of TucsonSentinel.com. Weekend Watch is hosted by Matt … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:55:39


Buckmaster Show 9/20/2017: Lessons from an epic hurricane season

9/20/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Steve Kozachik (D-Ward 6). Then, Writer Susan Zakin on the lessons of hurricane season in America. Plus, CD 2 Democratic hopeful Billy Kovacs.

Duration: 00:55:36


Buckmaster Show 9/19/2017: Will the Fed raise interest rates?

9/19/2017
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Today on Buckmaster – Bill Doelle, president and CEO of Archaeology Southwest. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman with the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Also, Cynthia Thomson, PhD, professor of health promotion sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:55:42

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