The Buzz The Buzz is an interview-focused show to give listeners in Southern Arizona a deeper understanding of news, politics, science, current events and more.
The Buzz

The Buzz

From Arizona Public Media

The Buzz is an interview-focused show to give listeners in Southern Arizona a deeper understanding of news, politics, science, current events and more.

Most Recent Episodes

Coping with Extreme Heat

As summer temperatures get dangerous, we look at efforts to keep people safe.

Arizona's Economy and Water

Arizona's economy has been booming since the COVID-19 pandemic began to slow. Low unemployment, growing wages and increasing population have persisted for years, but so have less positive indicators like inflation and skyrocketing housing prices. With that backdrop, we headed to the University of Arizona's Eller Economic and Business Research Center's Breakfast With the Economists event to talk with the featured speakers about recent economic conditions and what they see in the state's future.

How political campaigns spend their money

The Buzz looks at what it costs to run a U.S. Senate campaign in Arizona. We also explore the question of how effective those ubiquitous campaign signs are.

Housing Round Table Discussions

We talk with experts in homelessness and housing to talk about Southern Arizona's crisis.

Helping those who would otherwise be homeless

We highlight two efforts aimed at getting people off the streets in southern Arizona.

Large corporate homeownership and housing prices

As the cost to rent or buy a home in Southern Arizona skyrockets, corporate ownership can receive blame.

Protests at Arizona's universities

Clashes on campus have lead to arrests, changes in policy around on-campus gatherings.

Where do campaigns get their money?

We look at two top-of-the-ballot races for their Arizona donations.

Historic Markers Around the State

We wrap up a series of stories from around the state by telling three historic stories.

Invasive plants and wildfire danger

Arizona's increasing risk of wildfire and encroaching invasive plants are putting native plants in peril.