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Come visit AZPM at the 2016 Tucson Festival of Books!

We will have interactive experiences with your favorite shows, tours, raffles, photo opportunities with a PBS kids character, free PBS swag, and more!

Tucson Festival of Books 2016 Make sure to visit us at this year's Tucson Festival of Books.

Come visit AZPM at this year's Tucson Festival of Books! We will be out at two locations: booth 232 on the mall, and in our main installation just west of the Modern Languages Building. Here's a quick look at some of what we'll have going on at our booths:

Events & Activities

  • Free tours of the AZPM TV and radio studios
  • Live on site NPR radio broadcasts
  • Visit with PBS Kids character, Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • Raffles for PBS swag including Thomas the Tank Engine train sets
  • Mingle with AZPM on-air talent
  • Take your picture in front of our huge Downton Abbey Highclere Castle backdrop
  • Tell us about your favorite books for Arizona Spotlight's "A Book I Love"
  • Share your stories with Dimelo: Stories of the Southwest (you might end up on the radio!)
  • Sign up to become an AZPM member


Behind-the-Scenes Studio Tours Saturday and Sunday March 12 & 13

  • 10:00am - 4:00pm (every half hour)

Meet AZPM's On-air Personalities Saturday, March 12

  • 9:30-11:30am Gisela Telis, Reporter/Producer
  • 11:30a-1:30pm Tom McNamara, Host, Arizona Illustrated
  • 1:30-3:30pm Vanessa Barchfield, Radio/TV Announcer
  • 3:30-5:30 Tony Paniagua, Reporter/Producer

Sunday, March 13

  • 9:30-11:30am Andrew Brown, Producer
  • 11:30a-1:30pm Tom McNamara Host, Arizona Illustrated
  • 1:30-3:30pm Tony Paniagua Reporter/Producer
  • 3:30-5:30pm John Booth, Executive Producer

Appearances by Clifford the Big Red Dog Saturday and Sunday

  • 10:00 - 10:20am
  • 11:30 - 11:50am
  • 1:00 - 1:20pm
  • 2:30 - 2:50pm

We look forward to seeing you!

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