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 gas prices down November 08, 2012
Purcell: Spanish-language ad campaign mitigated potential confusion November 07, 2012
Democrats make gains in Arizona legislature, but still minority November 07, 2012
Arizona taxpayers affected by Hurricane Sandy get filing extensions November 03, 2012
Valley home prices flat last month; foreclosures down October 31, 2012
Arizona on stand-by to help Hurricane Sandy recovery October 30, 2012
Public transit in Valley might be getting more expensive October 26, 2012
Arizona Supreme Court Justice fighting to keep his job October 26, 2012
Corporation Commission candidates debate Renewable Energy Standard October 23, 2012
Former Arizona Rep. Bill Konopnicki Dies October 18, 2012
University of Arizona to study effects of biodiesel-blend fuels October 13, 2012
Border Patrol agent remembered in Utah October 12, 2012
Arizona Senate race between Flake, Carmona tightening up October 11, 2012
Bill Clinton in classic form at Tempe rally October 10, 2012
Mystery body identified after 25 years October 08, 2012
Endangered species list could be getting more prickly October 06, 2012
Valley home prices up...slightly October 03, 2012
Arizona group prints Spanish-language guide to ballot measures October 02, 2012
CDC: Teen drinking and driving down more than 50 percent since 1991 October 02, 2012
Former Intel CEO Barrett: Arizona education system has a lot of room for improvement September 29, 2012
BLM celebrates National Public Lands Day in Arizona September 28, 2012
Clean Elections Commission approves settlement with GOP Corporation Commission candidates September 27, 2012
Glendale council to vote on continuing casino lawsuit September 25, 2012
Arizona median household income drops 3 percent between 2010-11 September 21, 2012
Suns' Frye likely out for season September 21, 2012