La Frontera with Pati Jinich wins James Beard Award for Best Docuseries

The James Beard Media Awards honor the nation’s top food authors, broadcast producers, hosts, journalists, podcasters, and social media content creators.

AZPM honored with national award from the Public Media Journalists Association

The award, given for reporting in 2023, is the second for public affairs podcast "The Buzz"

June Highlights and Happenings

Letter from the CEO

AZPM Receives Nine Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

Category honors include Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Excellence in Innovation, and Investigative Reporting.

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AZPM is committed to being a trusted source of content and educational services that foster an informed, active citizenry, civil and thoughtful conversation, and community collaboration.


AZPM envisions a community in which ideas abound, knowledge is sought, learning never ends, and where innovative, adaptive audiences help solve community challenges to enrich life and expand human potential.



We value honesty, integrity, inclusivity, compassion, and civility. We encourage the open exchange of knowledge and ideas and strive to maintain a respectful and safe environment that supports diversity of opinion.


We are committed to earning trust through adherence to professional standards, and by building and sustaining equitable, mutually beneficial internal and external relationships.


We are committed to using our creative, technical, financial, and human capital to deliver exceptional, high-quality, resilient services to diverse audiences.


We embrace our responsibility to be professional, equitable, and transparent to the extent possible in our interactions with each other and the community.


We strive to be agile, encouraging internal professional growth and innovation for the benefit of the community.

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Arizona Public Media® and AZPM® are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR). It is the policy of AZPM to comply with the open meetings requirement for public broadcast stations as set forth in the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. 47 USC § 396(k)(4), and the Arizona Open Meeting Law, A.R.S. § 38-431 et seq.

AZPM’s radio and television stations are licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to ABOR for the benefit of the University of Arizona. General information about ABOR can be found at ABOR's website. ABOR’s public meetings policies are contained within the Bylaws section of its Policy Manual. The ABOR website also contains a listing of all upcoming ABOR public meetings.

AZPM’s Community Advisory Board (CAB) works to ensure that AZPM stations meet the needs and interests of the communities they serve. General information about the CAB can be found on the CAB section of our site. Meetings of the CAB and its committees are generally open to the public. AZPM’s meeting policy is available for download. A listing of all scheduled CAB and CAB Committee Meetings can also be found on the CAB page.

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Arizona Public Media® and AZPM® are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents, which, for the benefit of the University of Arizona (UA), holds the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) broadcast licenses for all AZPM radio and television stations.

AZPM is an editorially independent, not-for-profit service of the UA and is funded through the generous support of annual and sustaining members, the business community (through program underwriting), fee-for-service production activities, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and direct and in-kind support from the UA.

AZPM is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
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