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Gov. Ducey Refuses To Call Media 'Enemies Of The People'

On Friday, President Donald Trump tweeted his latest attack on mainstream media calling journalists "enemies of the people."

While his daughter Ivanka has distanced herself from his statement along with several Republican leaders, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey gave his personal opinion of local reporters.

"I've said before, sometimes I don't like the questions you ask, sometimes you don't like the answers I give, but you're doing your job," he told political reporter Howard Fischer with Capitol Media Services.

He also gave himself credit for being held accountable for the relationship he has with the local media, "which I think is open and accessible. So I don't see the media as the enemy of the people."

Ducey supported Trump's nomination in 2016, but has remained quiet on whether he will seek a reciprocating endorsement in the run-up to the general election in November.

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Holliday Moore is a native Arizonan and veteran journalist who joined KJZZ’s news team in January 2017.Moore graduated from Arizona State University after double majoring in mass communications and marketing/management. She spent her first two decades reporting for television news, beginning in small markets and working up to congressional correspondent in Washington, D.C., for a political news service.Family commitments in Arizona brought her back to the Southwest, where she covered legislative and court beats for Albuquerque’s KRQE-TV and the infamous Four Corner Manhunt as KREZ-TV’s managing editor.Back home in Phoenix, she developed ABC15’s “Democracy Project,” now instituted at all Scripps’ news stations nationwide. Her work garnered “Best Practices” recognition by the Poynter Institute and the prestigious Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism.Her television reports, from sports to cultural issues, earned her multiple Emmy and Associated Press nominations, including a Rocky Mountain Emmy for her Hopi Partition Land Act coverage.As she started a family, Moore started her own media production agency, producing magazine-style travel stories for the Emmy-winning Arizona Highways Television show while working part time for a Valley radio station. She is convinced radio is where visual, sound, and print are merging through deeper storytelling. In her relatively short time with radio network affiliates, she has won four Edward R. Murrow Awards and multiple nominations from other professional news societies.Moore now teaches advanced broadcast writing to the next generation of reporters at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where a high percentage have gone on to receive national awards for their work in her class. She enjoys being back home near childhood friends and sharing the beautiful Arizona desert with her husband and young son.