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
On The Ledge: Arizona Business Community Reacts To SB 1062 Mark Brodie February 21, 2014
Roosevelt Row Plans For Its Future Annika Cline February 21, 2014
Kansas City Was The First To Have Google Fiber Mark Brodie February 21, 2014
Phoenix Bucket List: Visiting Paolo Soleri's Cosanti Mark Brodie February 21, 2014
Phoenix's New City Manager Shares His Goals Mark Brodie February 21, 2014
Safeway May Be Up For Sale Mark Brodie February 21, 2014
Mesa Event Helps Residents Get Involved Mark Brodie February 21, 2014
Arizona Supreme Court: Legislature Cannot Cut Retirement Benefits Mark Brodie February 20, 2014
How Valley Cities Are Doing Mark Brodie February 19, 2014
New City Manager Comes To Phoenix Mark Brodie February 19, 2014
New Research: Becoming Friends With Co-Workers Is Beneficial Mark Brodie February 19, 2014
Gov. Brewer's Student Success Funding Program Asks For Money Mark Brodie February 19, 2014
Continuing The Hipster/Yuppie Debate, A Hipster Thesis Mark Brodie February 14, 2014
Ads For New Housing Developments Dominate The Airwaves Mark Brodie February 14, 2014
Arizona Will Add Jobs This Year Mark Brodie February 14, 2014
Arizona House Votes To Repeal Last Year's Election Law Mark Brodie February 13, 2014
More Arizona High School Students Scoring Well On AP Exams Mark Brodie February 11, 2014
Valley Filmmaker Creates 52 Films In 52 Weeks Mark Brodie February 07, 2014
Phoenix Bucket List: Exploring Metrocenter Mall Mark Brodie February 07, 2014
Violence In Indian Country Hearing Come To The Valley Mark Brodie February 07, 2014
On The Ledge: The Battle Over Medicaid Expansion Mark Brodie February 07, 2014
Milton Erickson Documentary Debuts This Weekend Mark Brodie February 07, 2014
Yuppie Price Index: Phoenix Is The Fourth Most Expensive City Mark Brodie February 07, 2014
Arizona House Committee OKs Human Trafficking Bill Mark Brodie February 06, 2014
Legislative Panel Advances Changes To Specialty License Plates Mark Brodie February 04, 2014