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josh estes

About josh estes

Josh Estes is an undergrad student at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and currently interning with AZ Big Media. Born and raised in Phoenix, AZ, Josh has knowledge on many place, events, and things to do throughout the Valley. In his spare time, Josh can be found in his music studio at home.

Podcast: Diamondbacks, Fulton Homes Home Run Program

Diamondbacks, Chase Field
April 9, 2012 by in Podcasts | Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks have partnered up once again with Fulton Homes for another season-long charity. The Fulton Homes Home Run Program has been a part of the Diamondbacks culture off and on for the last couple of years. With each home run hit by a Dback, Fulton Homes will donate $150 to the Central Arizona… Read More →

NCAA March Madness: Get Your Tickets Now

NCAA March Madness
March 15, 2012 by in Sports

You can watch as much of Joe Lunardi’s Bracketology as possible, study your match-ups and build your Excel spreadsheets, but the office secretary who picked her teams based on mascots will still beat you. Yes, it is that time of the year again: March Madness. And luckily for us college hoops fans here in Phoenix,… Read More →

St. Mary’s Girls Basketball Ranks As No. 1 Team In Nation

St. Mary's
March 11, 2012 by in Sports

The St. Mary’s (Phoenix) high school girls basketball team has accomplished a first in the history of girls basketball in Arizona. After closing out the 2011-2012 season undefeated at 30-0, the St. Mary’s Knights is ranked the No. 1 team in the nation, according to ESPN’s Powerade Fab 50 rankings. They repeated as Arizona state… Read More →

Podcast: 8th Annual Pat’s Run

Pat's Run
March 9, 2012 by in Events | Podcasts

In May of 2002, Pat Tillman turned down a $3.6 million contract from the Arizona Cardinals to enlist in the U.S. Army following the 9/11 attacks. In 2004, Tillman’s wife Marie founded the Pat Tillman Foundation and a year later the inaugural Pat’s Run took place in Tempe, Ariz. The Pat Tillman Foundation was set… Read More →

Albert Pujols Adds Extra Excitement To Tempe Spring Training

February 27, 2012 by in Play Ball

Beautiful weather, sunny skies, hotdogs, beer, and now, Albert Pujols, one of the most prolific players in the MLB over the last decade will be apart of Arizona’s Spring Training season. Three-time MVP, and reigning World Series champion as part of the St. Louis Cardinals last season, Pujols signed a new contract with the Anaheim… Read More →

Podcast: Andres Torres & Playing With ADHD

ADHD
February 17, 2012 by in Podcasts | Sports

This summer, the Chusy Haney-Jardine directed documentary “Gigante” will be hitting theaters. “Gigante” is a documentary that follows Torres through his daily routine as a professional athlete and how he handles performing at such a high level while living with ADHD. Torres spent 10 years in the minor leagues fighting with himself to perform at… Read More →

Podcast: Baby Boomers Redefining Traditional Retirement

Podcast: Baby Boomers Redefining Retirement
February 10, 2012 by in Economy | Podcasts | Real Estate

The baby boomers generation, comprised of about 90 million people, are beginning to head in retirement, but where are they headed? In this week’s edition of the AZ Business Magazine’s podcasts, we’ll take a look at not only where the baby boomers will take up residence, but also how this transition into retirement looks, as… Read More →

Top 10 Super Bowl Commercials Of 2012

Top 10 Super Bowl Commercials Of 2012
February 6, 2012 by in Events | Lists | Sports

Every year the biggest brands in America spend millions of dollars for a small window of advertisement during the biggest sporting event of the year. From the comedy of Jerry Seinfeld to the growling voice of Clint Eastwood, 2012’s Super Bowl commercials were pretty spot on. The Coca-Cola polar bears even had me leave at… Read More →

ASU Football: Immediate Impact Players in 2012 Recruiting Class

Scottsdale Saguaro's DJ Foster (Darryl Webb, East Valley Tribune)
February 4, 2012 by in Blogs | Snapshot | Sports

Outside of the yearly Duel in the Desert game against Arizona and the possible bowl appearances, National Letter of Intent Day is one of the biggest days for ASU football and Sun Devil nation. With fresh new faces committing to each university, it is a look at the future and the new faces of each… Read More →

Podcast: Super Bowl 2012 Preview

Superbowl 2012
February 3, 2012 by in Podcasts | Sports

Tom Brady and Eli Manning will meet each other once against on one of sports biggest platforms, the NFL Super Bowl 2012. In a rematch of Super Bowl XLII, one of the most exciting Super Bowl games of the last decade, Brady and Coach Bill Belichick will look to get revenge for the Giants spoiling… Read More →

Podcast: GoVote Aims To Change Voter Turn Out

Podcast: GoVote Aims To Change Voter Turn Out
January 27, 2012 by in Podcasts | Politics

Voter turn-out is a constant issue with every political campaign, but GoVote.com is looking to do something to change that. By educating its visitors on a local and national level, GoVote looks to positively impact the voter turnout for the 2012 presidential elections. While based in Arizona, GoVote has contributors to the website from all… Read More →

Business Podcast: The Dave Ramsey Show 1/12/12

Dave Ramsey Podcast
January 20, 2012 by in Podcasts

Dave Ramsey, a renown financial guru and speaker, delivers his daily radio show through podcasts hosted on his website and the iTunes store. Utilizing interviews with others, call-ins from listeners, and more — Dave Ramsey gives a realistic perspective on how to properly handle your finances and the stresses that come along with doing that.… Read More →

The Musical Instrument Museum: The Museum You Hear

Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix, AZ
January 16, 2012 by in Play

The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) located in North Phoenix has quickly become one of the must-see attractions in the Valley. Robert Ulrich, former CEO of Target Corporation and founder of MIM, was inspired to build the museum after his trip to a musical instrument museum in Brussels, Belgium. Getting to the MIM is quite easy if… Read More →