Photo by Charles Magahern.
Jimmy Magahern and Dave Pratt, circa 1985. Photo by Jon Gipe.
Jimmy Magahern’s work has appeared in New Times, Phoenix Magazine, the Arizona Republic, Scottsdale Times and affilliate papers (Times Publications), AZ, AZ Society, Arrowhead Life, Camelback, 944, TechConnect, Valley Guide, Southwest Super Lawyers and others.Work has been recognized with 11 awards from the Arizona Press Club and nationally by the Penney-Missouri Awards program and the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards. Articles have been syndicated in newspapers across the U.S., including Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, Washington Weekly, San Francisco Chronicle, Denver Post, Dallas Times Herald, Detroit News, Albany Times-Union and Houston Post.
Reprints of Phoenix New Times stories have also appeared in Village Voice Media's other weekly papers, including Cleveland Scene, Dallas Observer, East Bay Express, New Times Broward-Palm Beach, Houston Press, Miami New Times and SF Weekly Riverfront Times.
In addition to his writing work, Jimmy has also worked as a graphic artist for America West Airlines (now US Airways), U-Haul International and other firms in the Phoenix area. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University, is a graduate of Brophy Prep, and a long-time Phoenix resident.
“The great thing about writing is that your work literally speaks for itself. So go, click on a few samples, and see if you enjoy what you read. If you do, check out some more stories in the archives. If you really, really like what you read, then click on my contact page and get me started writing something for you. Thanks!” — Jimmy