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
Arizona CPS Scandal Surprising In Scope December 06, 2013
Proposed Mexican Gray Wolf Changes Raise Eyebrows December 06, 2013
State Land Deparment Making Some Money For Schools December 06, 2013
Arizona WWII Memorial Dedicated Saturday December 06, 2013
Analyzing This Year's Black Friday November 29, 2013
Hot Corner: Indian School Road and 38th Street November 29, 2013
Jury Selection Process Differs In A Re-Retrial November 22, 2013
Child Protective Services Hearing Raises Question Of What Went Wrong November 22, 2013
Rain To Continue This Weekend November 22, 2013
Brown Cloud Over The Valley Signifies Greater Air Quality Problems November 22, 2013
Republican Governors Association Meets In Scottsdale, Draws Big Names November 22, 2013
Flake Bill Could Keep Parks Open During Government Shutdowns November 21, 2013
Scottsdale Adds Land To McDowell Sonoran Preserve November 19, 2013
Arizona Among National Leaders In Uninsured Kids November 19, 2013
Museum Event Appraises Local American Indian Art November 15, 2013
Mesa Is On A Roll With New Development November 15, 2013
Net Metering Debate Ends With Compromise November 15, 2013
Southwestern Prairie Dog Will Not Be Considered Endangered November 14, 2013
Consumer Confidence In Arizona Drops November 12, 2013
Team Awesome Helps Phoenix Politicians Get Elected November 08, 2013
How Phoenix City Council Newcomers May Fare November 08, 2013
Solana Plant Sparks Questions About The Politics Of Solar Energy November 08, 2013
New Standards Could Make Roadways Usable For All Modes Of Transportation November 08, 2013
Gov. Jan Brewer To Lead Delegation To Taiwan November 05, 2013
Three Valley Health Care Groups Move In Under One Roof November 01, 2013