Tucson Weekly Senior Reporter Jim Nintzel at DGT

    December 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    Dragon's View restaurant
    400 N Bonita Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    Jim NIntzel
    Jim NIntzel

    Jim Nintzel, senior reporter at the Tucson Weekly will be speaking on media issues and the Presidential election.  He hosts Zona Politics talk show, now on KXCI Community radio on Sundays at 5 p.m.

    “Jim is a Tucson native, attended Rincon HS, the UA, where is now now an adjunct professor in the School of Journalism, where he teaches Government Reporting.  He has 20 years of work at the Tucson Weekly, editing and writing The Skinny, a respected political column.  He also hosted the AZ Public Media political interview show Zona Politics, after hosting Arizona Illustrated on KUAT. 
    He has earned awards for Reporting Public Affairs as Journalist of the Year from the AZ Newspaper Association; The Skinny named Best Alt Weekly column by the Association of Alternative Newspapers of the US in 2014.”
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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).

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