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 Publication Date
Court Case To Determine Whether State Owes School Districts For Shorted Funds October 31, 2014
Arizona Ranks High In Energy Efficiency October 30, 2014
Exhibit Looks Back At Arizona's Political Firsts October 30, 2014
Program Treats Traumatic Brian Injuries In Domestic Violence Cases October 30, 2014
Health Officials Reviewing Arizona Vital Records Laws October 28, 2014
The Valley's Beige Trend May Come To An End October 24, 2014
Encore Group Helps Retirees Pursue Second Careers And Volunteer Opportunities October 24, 2014
State Budget Cuts May Affect Arizona Prisons October 24, 2014
Governor's Infectious Disease Preparedness Council Holds First Meeting October 24, 2014
Threatened Places: The 1889 Steinegger Lodging House October 24, 2014
National Priorities Project Creates Site To Track Federal Funds By State October 23, 2014
Marijuana Legalization Supporters Adding More Money To Campaign Coffers October 23, 2014
Tucson Removes Criminal History Question From Job Applications October 23, 2014
HoHoKam Stadium Getting More Than A Facelift For Oakland A's October 23, 2014
ASU Researchers Find Evidence Of Recent Lunar Volcanic Eruptions October 21, 2014
An East Valley Exhibit Featuring The Lost Boys Of Sudan October 17, 2014
New Evidence Shows Some Moon Surfaces Are Younger Than Originally Thought October 17, 2014
Kerr Donates To McKale Renovations October 14, 2014
How Debates Impact Election Campaigns October 10, 2014
Arizona Re-Issuing Medical Licenses May Not Help Doctor Shortage October 10, 2014
Preserving Historic Buildings At Arizona State Fairgrounds October 10, 2014
Scottsdale Exhibit 'Covert Operations' Looks At Timely Issues October 10, 2014
Feds Grant Arizona Waiver From No Child Left Behind October 09, 2014
Navajo Nation Runs Out Of Early Ballots In Some Places October 07, 2014
Phoenix-Based Literary Journal 'Four Chambers' Releases Second Edition October 03, 2014