Zac Ziegler

REPORTER/ALL THINGS CONSIDERED HOST

Zac is a life-long Arizonan. He grew up in Tucson, and moved to Flagstaff to attend NAU. He first came to KNAU as a student worker while completing his master’s degree, and later as a reporter in Yavapai County. He left Flagstaff and headed back to Tucson to begin his career in radio, where he worked for the flagship station for University of Arizona athletics, and the local NPR and PBS affiliate. While in Tucson, Zac won two regional Edward R. Murrow awards for use of sound and breaking news coverage, as well as a Rocky Mountain Emmy for environmental reporting. When not at work, Zac enjoys getting out in the cool mountain air and spending time with his wife Ashley, daughter Anna and dog Moose. He’s an avid beer geek and basketball fan.

Zac is a life-long Arizonan. He grew up in Tucson, and moved to Flagstaff to attend NAU. He first came to KNAU as a student worker while completing his master’s degree, and later as a reporter in Yavapai County. He left Flagstaff and headed back to Tucson to begin his career in radio, where he worked for the flagship station for University of Arizona athletics, and the local NPR and PBS affiliate. While in Tucson, Zac won two regional Edward R. Murrow awards for use of sound and breaking news coverage, as well as a Rocky Mountain Emmy for environmental reporting. When not at work, Zac enjoys getting out in the cool mountain air and spending time with his wife Ashley, daughter Anna and dog Moose. He’s an avid beer geek and basketball fan.

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asme.org

Yavapai College this August will launch a program that teaches students about construction using 3D printer technology. The college says it is the first such program in the U-S, and that it could be key in improving the area’s affordable housing stock. 


azgs.arizona.edu

Mining company Freeport-McMoRan has purchased 16,000 acres in western Yavapai County to be used for storing rock and tailings from its nearby open-pit mine.

The Arizona Department of Revenue says more than $45 million of the states’ billion-dollar unclaimed property fund belongs to people whose last known address is in northern Arizona. 

Visit-Prescott.com

A report commissioned by the City of Prescott finds it is pumping about as much water back into underground aquifers as it draws from them. KNAU’s Zac Ziegler reports as the city monitors its underground water supply, there’s one area where a big improvement could be made.


Arizona health officials Sunday confirmed the state’s first case of the potentially deadly coronavirus in Maricopa County. KNAU’s Zac Ziegler reports local health officials say they are on the watch for more possible cases.


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