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, or on Twitter @markwbrodie.


Title Author Publication Date
Why American Sports Owners Want To Buy European Teams Mark Brodie January 09, 2015
White House, Governors Talk About Syrian Refugees Mark Brodie November 17, 2015
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When The Polygamous Turn Monogamous Mark Brodie April 25, 2014
What's On The Chopping Block As Phoenix Faces $38 Million Deficit? Mark Brodie April 16, 2014
What's Next For AzMERIT Test? Mark Brodie December 01, 2015
What's Next For 1938 WPA Building At Arizona State Fairgrounds? Mark Brodie April 30, 2015
What's In A Political Name? Mark Brodie June 13, 2014
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What The Tale Of 2000 Cities Map Says About Us Mark Brodie March 07, 2014
What The SRP Rate Hike Vote Means For Customers Mark Brodie February 27, 2015
What The Increase In Outlet Malls Means For The Valley Retail Scene July 19, 2013
What Is The Jade Helm Special Forces Operation And Why Is It Generating So Much Attention? Mark Brodie July 14, 2015
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What Impact The Super Bowl Had On The Valley's Economy Mark Brodie February 06, 2015
What Effect Medicaid Reimbursement Cuts May Have On Patient Treatment Mark Brodie February 12, 2015
What Do Current Economic Indicators Say About Consumer Confidence? Mark Brodie July 10, 2015
What do Arizonans want? January 25, 2013
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What APS's Proposed Increased Solar Prices Mean For Valley Customers Mark Brodie April 03, 2015
West Valley Leaders See Development Potential Along Loop 303 Mark Brodie September 05, 2014
Wallow Fire Affects one of the White Mountain's Main Industries July 01, 2011
Waiting For Spring: Talking Baseball Statistics Mark Brodie January 24, 2014
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