Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Food in the Community – Host Lydia Aranda speaks with Carolyn Gorst, Director of Community Engagement with Compass Affordable Housing talks with Lydia about food in the community.

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Civic Engagement Hour – Host Ted Maxwell speaks with Sister Jose Women’s Center Founder and Chief Mission Officer Jean Fedigan and CEO Nicola Hartmann. For more information on Sister Jose Women’s Center, visit sisterjose.org.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, April 15, 2024
University of Arizona Wonder Series – Host Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with Dean Rick G. Schnellmann, PhD of the College of Pharmacy about the recent Coit commitment of $5M to hire faculty, expand vision at UArizona Coit College of Pharmacy and then to Dr. Weigang Liang and a fascinating story about “How The Moon Turned Itself Inside Out”


 

Jump In Tucson! Friday, April 12, 2024
Success Stories: Host Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with Lori Reynolds, SONOITA VINEYARDS, about the 46th Annual Blessing of the Vines. Then Ed speaks with Deborah Plum and Naomita Yadav of Withers Worldwide about Trusts and Wealth Transfer.

 

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, April 11, 2024
Host Tom Moulton speaks with Jeff Planiak of Liv1ce (“Live once”) adventure planning. Check out liv1ce.com for more information! Tom then speaks with Joseph Enos, Southern Arizona Attractions Alliance Sales and Membership Manager. For much more information, visit tucsonattractions.com.

 

Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Host Grant Krueger speaks with entrepreneur Justin Harris, TBL Systems, about keeping UA grads in Tucson.

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Civic Engagement Hour: Host Ted Maxwell speaks with Jaime Molera from Molera Alvarez with a Legislative update and to Empower Coalition, Jim Storey, Chairman, and John O’Shea, President. For more information, visit empowercoalition.org
Empower puts on the annual Beefsteak fundraising event.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, April 8, 2024
Wonder at the University of Arizona: Host Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with Val Romero, TUSD Governing Board Member and owner /Arizona Grill and Hearth. Talking about TUSD and Cell Towers. Ed also speaks with Felisia Tagaban Gaskin, the Director, Native SOAR (Student Outreach, Access, and Resiliency) Tribal Affiliation: Diné and Lingít, College of Education | Office of the Provost.

 

Jump In Tucson! Friday, April 5, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley with Guest Co-Host Lydia Arranda with the Minority and Small Business Alliance of Southern AZ talk with Alan Michaels and Marie Fordney with the Children’s Advocacy Center of Southern Arizona on their Gala coming up on April 19th “Heroes Without Capes”. They also speak with Deborah Plum about an upcoming lunch event regarding personal finances.

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, April 4, 2024
Host Tom Moulton speaks with guests from the Pima County Fair Pima County Fair—rides, food, concerts, 4H, and more, it’s all there April 18-28. Today we hear from Launa Rabago, Pima County Fair Marketing and Entertainment Manager, Craig Sawyer, owner of Piggly’s Concessions, and Dr. Marvin Selke, Former Board President and 4-H.

 

Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Host Grant Krueger speaks with Patrick McColley, owner of Squared Up Pizza at Park Place Mall.

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Host Ted Maxwell speaks with Jaime Molera, Molera Alverez, LLC., and Theresa Riel, PCC Governing Board Chair.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, April 1, 2024
Wonder— U of A Stories — Host Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with UA Alum and former student Vanessa Valencia then with Luis E. Coronado Guel and Frank Valenzuela from Sister Cities.

 

 

Jump In Tucson! Friday, March 29, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley talks with Lydia Aranda, Minority and Small Business Alliance and then Pastor Brent Armstrong, of Tucson Baptist Church, about the Southern Arizona Easter Eggstravaganza.

 

 

 

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, March 28, 2024
Host Tom Moulton and his guest Wesley Source talk about the culinary scene. Wesley is the host of the Tucson Tasty Show that airs every Saturday at 3:00 on 1030 The Voice.

 

 

Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Host Grant Krueger and his guest Taylor Carter with Firetruck Brewing talk about the impacts of the government’s policy response to COVID. Grant and Taylor also talk about trends in the restaurant business and Taylor’s new insurance business!

 

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Engagement Hour: Host Ted Maxwell talks with Speaker of the AZ State House of Representatives, Ben Toma and Tony Penn, President and CEO of United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, March 25, 2024
Wonder, Stories of the University of Arizona – Host Dr. Ed Ackerley— speaks with Damon Stoudamire, Georgia Tech Basketball Head Coach and UA Men’s Basketball alumnus, and Colin Waite with Camp Cooper. Camp Cooper celebrates 60 years of teaching Tucson’s youth about the Sonoran Desert.

 

Jump In Tucson! Friday, March 22, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with Joehenry Turbyfill from Jersey Mike’s Subs about “Day of Giving” on March 27th. Ed’s second guest is Leo Garcia of Leo Garcia Services offering Accounting, Taxes, delinquent taxes, monthly accounting, business services, consulting and credit card processing.

 

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, March 21, 2024
Host Tom Moulton, Southern Arizona Attractions, speaks with Frank Knott, CEO & Managing Partner, Mosaic Quarter, Sports and Entertainment focused lifestyle Center.

 

 

Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Host Grant Krueger speaks with Anton Chism, Constable in JP 10, owner of Innovative Signs, and rancher. Grant draws the thread of the 2020 pandemic shutdown, to restaurant eviction law, to the job of the Constable, who has to facilitate court orders to evict. Anton Chism talks about his approach to the job.

 

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Host Ted Maxwell speaks with Tom Murphy, Mayor of Sahuarita, about his military service, and his wife’s service as well. How he came to Sahuarita, how he got into elected office, starting with the school board. Issues facing Sahuarita and opportunities ahead for the region.

 

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, March 18, 2024
Wonder Series – University of Arizona: Host Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with Tyler Meier, Executive Director, UA Poetry Center and Violetta Wolf, Director, University of Arizona Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum current display of a pebble from the asteroid Bennu retrieved by NASA’s OSIRIS REx mission.

 

Jump In Tucson! Friday, March 15, 2024
Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with Heath Bolin of Sparkle Cleaners about automation and new services and Dr. Jonathon Scott Crider Arts Express Theater. All about Arts Express and preview of upcoming performances of the show “HAIR” through March 30.

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, March 14, 2024
Host Tom Moulton talks with the Southern Arizona Attractions Alliance talks with Scott Marchand, CEO of the Pima Air Museum and Titan Missile Museum. The history of the museums and information on what to see and do there at these great Southern Arizona attractions.

 

 

Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, March 13, 2024, Host Grant Krueger and Guest Moe Asnani talk about the cannabis industry in Tucson. Moe is a partner in the Downtown and D2 Dispensaries and is the Chair of the Coalition Against Retail Theft. He is a first-generation immigrant and an Eller College alumnus.

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Civic engagement hour…Host Ted Maxwell speaks with Lisa Lovallo, VP of Cox Communications, who talks about her background, her life experiences, and what she’s learned about leadership.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, March 11, 2024
Wonder—Stories of the University of Arizona – Host, Dr. Ed Ackerley, speaks with ESPN Analyst Josh Pastner and Peter Hughes, Director, UA Adaptive Athletics.

 

Jump In Tucson! Friday, March 8, 2024
Host, Dr. Ed Ackerley, speaks with Jesse Lugo with an update on the 22nd Street Bridge. Also with Michael Higgs, regarding the open house and re-opening of the McDonald’s on 6th Avenue in South Tucson. Then Ed talks with Dr. Eric Cramer and Janet Hare about Wilson’s Disease.

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, March 7, 2024
Host Tom Moulton, SAAA, talks about the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum…their story, and their upcoming event, the Silver Spike Railroad Jubilee on March 16th with Kenneth Karrels, Executive Director of the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum, Dave Devine, Bill Kalt (Historians).

 

 

Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with Rob Boenau, GM, KOLD, about network arrangements, news operations, newscast sharing agreements, digital channels, and more.

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Ted Maxwell talks with Ben Buehler-Garcia about his background and all the areas he has worked to serve the Community, including his work with the Chamber of Commerce on Military Engagement, host of nationally-syndicated American Warrior Radio, and the Tower Challenge event remembering and the 9/11 Tower Challenge. to honor and remember the sacrifices of first responders who gave all responding to the 9/11 attacks and support First Responders.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, March 4, 2024
Wonder: Stories of the University of Arizona. Host Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with Sheila D. Kressler-Crowley, Associate Director of the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing, and Dr. Jekan Thanga about robots constructing living quarters out of sandbags on the moon.

 


 

Jump In Tucson! Friday, March 1, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with Dr. Ana Sanguineti, Diocese of Tucson, about the upcoming Mother’s Ministry Fair and to Roman Campuzano about Commercial Insurance.

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, February 29, 2024
Host Tom Moulton, Southern Arizona Attractions Alliance, speaks with Blake Eager, Edgar Soto, and Peter Catalanotte, representatives of the Southern Arizona Sports, Tourism, and Film Authority, about the future of these important sectors of Tucson’s economy. For more information, visit sastfa.com.

 

Jump In Tucson, Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Grant Krueger speaks with Sandy Rosenthal, candidate for Pima County Sheriff challenging Sheriff Nanos in the Democratic Party primary, and Josh Jacobsen with the Tucson Crime Free Coalition.

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Ted Maxwell hosts the Civic Engagement Hour. Ron Shoopman talks about his service in the US Air Force and his engagement after this. Ron and Ted are both retired Air Force Generals. Ron also gives some perspective on the mission, the history, and the workings of the Arizona Board of Regents. Sandra Watson with the Arizona Commerce Authority joins Ted to talk about attracting businesses to Arizona.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, February 26, 2024
Host Ed Ackerley with Wonder–Stories of the University of Arizona speaks with Dr. Caleb Simmons, Executive Director of UA Online, and Ande Nutter, Evaluation Specialist with UA Campus Health Services.


 

Jump In Tucson! Friday, February 23, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley with Business Success Stories talks about Hacienda del Sol with Donn Brouhard and Executive Chef Ramon Delgado, then with Ursula Conway of Children’s Health Defense, Arizona Chapter.

 

Jump In Tucson! February 28, 2024
Grant Krueger speaks with Sandy Rosenthal, candidate for Pima County Sheriff challenging Sheriff Nanos in the Democratic Party primary, and Josh Jacobsen with the Tucson Crime Free Coalition.

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, February 22, 2024
Host Tom Moulton speaks with Jose Calderon, Tucson Rodeo Chairman 2023-2024, about La Fiesta de los Vaqueros – Tucson Rodeo – 99 YEARS

 

Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Host Grant Krueger talks with Geoff Hill- Executive Director of the Tucson Conquistadores, on the Cologuard Tucson Classic by Exact Sciences March 3-10 at La Paloma Resort and Spa. There will also be a concert featuring Midland, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, and more! For tickets and information, visit tucsonconquistadores.com

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Host Ted Maxwell talks about civic engagement and responsibilities with Tucson Ward 4 Councilwoman Nikki Lee.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, February 19, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley, Wonder— Series of the University of Arizona, talks with Dr. Mark Stegeman of the Eller College, discussing Civics in the undergraduate curriculum at the college level, and Dr. Luigi Pecoraro, Eller College of Management Executive Education Program.


Jump In Tucson! Friday, February 16, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley, Business success stories, talks with –Ed Ackerley, Chris Ackerley, Deputy Pima County Treasurer, and candidate for Treasurer to replace the retiring Beth Ford, and Josh Velderrain Giuseppi’s Italian Restaurant.

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, February 15, 2024
SAAA – 25 Years of Supporting Tucson and Southern Arizona’s Attractions. Host Tom Moulton, Southern Arizona Attractions Alliance. Steve Ochoa, Unofficial Mayor of Canyon Ranch, television host, philanthropist; Joseph Eno, former Navy and Raytheon Employee and SAAA Tucson Passport and Membership Manager, Tim Vimmerstedt, Former Old Tucson Director of Sales, Desert Museum Director of Marketing and Former President of the SAAA in 2004, and Sunny Quatchon, Historic Hwy 80 Foundation (traveling through Benson, Tombstone, Bisbee and Douglas.


Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Host Grant Krueger talks about the importance of local restaurants. Tucson’s top 10 romantic restaurants with Shane Reiser of TucsonFoodie.com. Shane adds a twist to the list–you might be able to get into these on short notice. A fun discussion!

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, February 13, 2024
The Engagement Hour with your host, Ted Maxwell. In this week’s Engagement Hour, Ted is joined by Oro Valley Mayor Joe Winfield.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, February 12, 2024
Wonder at the University of Arizona. Host Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with Dr. Nellie Goetz from the University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Katherine Jacobs Director of the Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions (CCASS) at the University of Arizona.


Jump In Tucson! Friday, February 9, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley talks with Deborah Plum and Theo Windish of BaseCamp for Veterans, Inc. and RJ Saavedra from Reachout Women’s Center.

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, February 8, 2024
Host: Tom Moulton, SAAA Executive Director, talks with Michelle Conklin, the Executive Director, and Adam Ferrell-Wortman, Director of the Tucson Botanical Gardens.

 

Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, February 6, 2024
Host Grant Krueger talks with Edgar Soto and Jay Zucker about history and future of professional baseball in Tucson.

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Host Ted Maxwell discusses education with guests TUSD Superintendent Dr. Gabriel Trujillo and Shelley Watson, Senior Vice President and COO of the Southern Arizona Leadership Council.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, February 5, 2024 “Wonder – University of Arizona”
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley and Sixto Molina talk with Adrienne Robertson, Head Coach UA Dance and Pom Team at the University of Arizona. Also, Steve Patterson, Chief Security Officer at UA, and Chris Olson, UA Chief of Police talk about safety at the University of Arizona.

 


 

Jump In Tucson! Friday, February 2, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley talks about Tucson’s business success stories with Mike Cotsones from Pappoule’s Restaurant. Followed by Leo Garcia and Lora Vega, CPA who discuss accounting, taxes, delinquent taxes, monthly accounting, business services, consulting, and credit card processing.

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, February 1, 2024
Host Tom Moulton, Executive Director of SAAA, and his guests discuss the Tucson Rodeo Parade: the Nation’s longest non-motorized, horse-drawn Parade; 99 Years of Western Heritage being built with Community Pride & Spirit. Tom’s guests are Tucson Rodeo Parade and Museum, Marketing Director, Stan Martin, Chair: Tucson Wagon & History Museum, Music Vice-Chair Tucson Rodeo Parade, Russ Krietemeyer, Parade Chair, Herb Wagner, and Diane Culin, Publicity The Tucson Rodeo Parade is Thursday, February 22, at 9:00 AM.

 

Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Host Grant Krueger and Josh Jacobsen from the Tucson Crime Free Coalition talk with Pima County Sheriff candidate Heather Lappin.

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, January 30, 2024
On Tuesday’s Engagement Hour, Host Ted Maxwell welcomes Pima County Supervisor Sylvia Lee and U.S. Representative Juan Ciscomani.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, January 29, 2024 “Wonder – University of Arizona”
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with Jonathan Keats, University of Arizona research associate at the University of Arizona College of Fine Art about looking through the lens of time with the Millennium Camera, Molly Shambro, UA Marketing student on applied learning, and, Tyler Loop, UA Marketing student and Placekicker, University of Arizona Football.


 

Jump In Tucson! Friday, January 26, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley speaks with Val Romero, owner of Arizona Grill and Hearth, and representatives from the Roskruge Cougar Basketball Classic Dale López and Henry Barraza.

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, January 25, 2024
Host Tom Moulton talks about a Tucson gem, the Reid Park Zoo, with guests Deborah Carr, Marketing Director, and Adam Ramsey, Director of Animal Programs.

 

Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Host Grant Krueger talks with Dan Bogert, head of the Arizona Restaurant Association. Grant and Dan unpack HB2042, the so-called “Tamale Bill”. The intersection of food and politics.

 

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Host Ben Buehler-Garcia with a look at the Arizona legislative session with guests State Senator David Gowan and Jaime Molera, co-founder and President of Molera Alvarez.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, January 22, 2024 “Wonder – University of Arizona”
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley with co-host Sixto Molina talked to Dr. Brian Mayer, University of Arizona Professor and Acting Director of the School of Sociology in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences discussed the Poverty in Tucson Field Workshop, also University of Arizona Senior Chloe Patterson talked about applied learning at U of A, and Scott McKee gave his perspective about new UA Football Coach Brent Brennan as UA Football coach. Mr McKee has known Coach Brennan for many years.


Jump In Tucson! Friday, January 19, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley and co-host Sixto Molina speak with Russell True of the White Stallion Ranch and Robert Ramos of R & R Family Kitchen.

 

Jump In Tucson! Thursday, January 18, 2024
Host Tom Moulton discusses Old Tucson with Tony Sanders, General Manager and PJ Lawton, Author, Old Tucson, The Biography of a Movie Studio and Town Historian.

 

Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Host Grant Krueger interviewed Josh Jacobsen of the Tucson Crime Free Coalition and Mike Jette a Candidate for Pima County Attorney.

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Host General Tex Maxwell interviewed U.S. Senator Mark Kelly and Rob Draper, Chairman of the Board of the Southern Arizona Leadership Council.


Jump In Tucson! Monday, January 15, 2024 “Wonder – University of Arizona”

Host Dr. Ed Ackerley with co-host Sixto Molina Interview Amy Wheeler, Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Arizona’s Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Department about a program that provides free hearing aids. Sam Thomas, former basketball player for the University of Arizona Wildcats and the Phoenix Mercury joins Ed and Sixto for the second half of the show.


Jump In Tucson! Friday, January 12, 2024
Host Dr. Ed Ackerley talks with Ed Alexander about the Red Cross, Cassidy Hare, Janet Hare and Bill Ackerley about the Coaches for Charity MLK Basketball Classic at McKale Center on Monday, January 15th, and Dr. Julian Ackerley from the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus about Family Fun Day, Sunday, January 21st at 2:00 PM.

 


Jump In Tucson! Thursday, January 11, 2024

Tom Moulton, the Executive Director of the Southern Arizona Attractions Alliance talks about the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum with Tianna Holder, Marketing and Media Manager, and Kim Franklin, Conservation Science Manager.

 

Jump In Tucson! Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Hosted by Grant Krueger with guest Nate Ares, owner and operator of Prep and Pastry. Nate and Grant talk all about the restaurant industry in Tucson. Among the topics are the market’s move from full-service restaurants to “fast casual” and drive-throughs.

 

Jump In Tucson! Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Hosted by General Ted Maxwell with Guest Jaime Chamberlain.

 

Jump In Tucson! Monday, January 8, 2024 – Inaugural Show
Hosted by Chris DiSimone talking with Jump In Tucson! future hosts Dr. Ed Ackerley, Ted Maxwell, Grant Krueger, Ben Buehler, Sixto Molina, Thomas Moultan, and Allen Kath.