Brock M. Blasdell
Brock M. Blasdell(he/him)
News Digital Producer, Phoenix

Brock Blasdell expects to graduate in December 2022 with a degree in journalism. Blasdell, who has worked for the Mesa Legend, AZ Big Media, Tempe Wrangler News and the East Valley Tribune, is working as a digital producer for Cronkite News.

Latest from Brock M Blasdell

Searching for solutions to the global supply chain crisis

PHOENIX - As consumers continue to face empty shelves and rising prices, public and private experts are coming together to solve the American supply chain crisis. Read their opinions, findings and suggestions here.


Thanksgiving dinner will cost Arizonans 5% more this year, but that’s less than U.S. average

PHOENIX – The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 36th annual Thanksgiving meal review shows Americans will pay almost 14% more for turkey and trimmings than they were last year, but in Arizona the rise is only 5%.


A history of the British WWII pilots who learned to fight Nazis in Arizona

MESA – An inside look at the history and significance of the No. 4 British flight training school located at Falcon Field in Mesa.


Ghost tours scare up more business during COVID pandemic

TOMBSTONE – During the COVID-19 pandemic, ghost tours fulfilled a rising demand for outdoor activities where social distancing was possible.


Maricopa County moves to curb the opioid crisis with the approval of lawsuit settlement

PHOENIX – Maricopa County announced Wednesday that it will grant $80 million of settlement money from pharmaceutical companies to nonprofits and those harmed by the opioid epidemic.


Boosters for Moderna and J&J vaccines recommended by FDA advisory panel

PHOENIX – An FDA advisory committee has recommended approval of booster shots of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.


U.S. border emergency spurs GOP governors’ plan on immigration

Arizona’s Doug Ducey joined nine other Republican governors to propose an action plan to the Biden administration to help ease the immigration crisis along the southern border.