Mark Brodie PhotoKJZZ listeners know they can trust Government and Politics Reporter and Weekend Edition Saturday Host Mark Brodie for intelligent reports and insightful perspectives on Arizona politics and public policy.

Mark covers all levels of government, including cities, counties, the state legislature, Governor’s office and federal government. He works to bring KJZZ listeners different perspectives on bills and issues of interest to them.

On primary and election nights, Mark anchors KJZZ’s coverage, interviewing candidates, reporters and people on all sides of ballot measures.

Covering government and politics in Arizona has led Brodie to report on the legislative and legal battles over immigration law SB 1070, the recall election of former Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce and Presidential visits, among many other stories.

Brodie’s reporting on Arizona government and politics has been featured on national programs, including All Things Considered and Marketplace. He’s also been heard on radio programs in Arizona, Los Angeles and elsewhere, and is a regular guest on Arizona Horizon, a public-affairs show on Eight, Arizona PBS.

While Brodie spends most of his time covering the state capitol, other aspects of politics and government in Arizona, he also reports non-political stories.  Brodie also serves as an emcee and moderator for special station events and community forums.

Brodie won a 2005 Associated Press award for a story about real estate flipping and shared in a 2003 Public Radio News Directors Inc. award with Steve Goldstein for a story about ticket scalping at Arizona Cardinals games. The New York State Broadcasters Association, RTNDA, and other journalism organizations have recognized his work as well.

Brodie began his tenure with KJZZ in 2002, after reporting and hosting for NPR member stations WAER in Syracuse, NY and WAMC in Albany, NY.  He received his Broadcast Journalism and Political Science degrees from Syracuse University.

In his free time, Brodie enjoys photography. He’s also a big fan of the New York Yankees, New York Giants, and the late, great Hartford Whalers.

Contact Mark Brodie at 480-774-8239 or mbrodie@rioradio.org, or on Twitter @markwbrodie.

 

Title Author Publication Date
High School Graduation Rates Not Only Vary By State, But By District Mark Brodie July 17, 2015
In A Place: Former Post Office In Downtown Phoenix Mark Brodie July 17, 2015
National Ice Cream Day A Tradition Since 1984 Mark Brodie July 17, 2015
Arizona Softball Team To Participate In Special Olympics World Games Mark Brodie July 17, 2015
Arizona's La Paz County Has One Of Largest Senior Populations In US Mark Brodie July 16, 2015
Gas Prices On The Rise In Arizona Mark Brodie July 16, 2015
New Report Finds Pre-K Charter School Programs Struggle In Arizona Mark Brodie July 16, 2015
Insight On Department Of Justice's Settlement With Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Mark Brodie July 16, 2015
How Physicians Deal With Unexpected Medical Emergencies In Public Places Mark Brodie July 14, 2015
What Is The Jade Helm Special Forces Operation And Why Is It Generating So Much Attention? Mark Brodie July 14, 2015
Why Did Buckeye Purchase Part Of A Water Company? Mark Brodie July 14, 2015
UA Planetary Scientist Talks About The New Horizons Pluto Mission Mark Brodie July 14, 2015
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit From Diane Douglas Over Arizona Board Of Education Staffers Mark Brodie July 14, 2015
What Do Current Economic Indicators Say About Consumer Confidence? Mark Brodie July 10, 2015
Insurance Official: Arizonans File Most Windshield-Crack Claims In US Mark Brodie July 10, 2015
National Parks Service Hires New Manager For Native American Graves Protection And Repatriation Act Mark Brodie July 10, 2015
EPA Defends Clean Water Act, Critics Claim It Is Overreaching Mark Brodie July 10, 2015
Arizona Psychiatrist Draws From Experience As Bosnian Refugee To Help Patients Mark Brodie July 09, 2015
Hacienda Children’s Hospital To Open In Mesa Mark Brodie July 09, 2015
Tempe City Council To Consider Proposal For Public Campaign Finance System Mark Brodie July 09, 2015
Kingman Prison Riot Renews Debate Over Criminal Justice And Incarceration Mark Brodie July 09, 2015
Sports Agent And Attorney Talks About The Difference Between Female And Male Pro Athletes Mark Brodie July 03, 2015
Pima County Public Library Creating Teen Media Programs With Grant Funds Mark Brodie July 03, 2015
Round Up Of New Bills Taking Effect In Arizona Mark Brodie July 03, 2015
Opposing Views On Prop 104 That Would Extend Transit Tax Mark Brodie July 02, 2015

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