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
Legislature approves gold, silver as legal tender April 30, 2013
Legislature approves more money for redistricting commission April 25, 2013
Legislature Approves Tax Cuts For Manufacturers Mark Brodie April 09, 2014
Legislature Could Be In Last Week Of Regular Session Mark Brodie April 21, 2014
Legislature sends budget, Medicaid expansion to governor June 13, 2013
Legislature to work three-day weeks, starting this week April 29, 2013
Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester To Be Displayed At Phoenix Art Museum Mark Brodie January 22, 2015
Level I Trauma Center Opens At West Valley Hospital Mark Brodie July 25, 2014
Light Rail Line Could Come To South Phoenix October 11, 2013
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Local Business Owners Weigh In Over Online Sales Tax Mark Brodie December 06, 2013
Local Groups Encourage Healthcare Enrollment Before Next Deadline Mark Brodie December 18, 2014
Local Groups Reach Out To Encourage Healthcare Enrollment Mark Brodie November 14, 2014
Lottery winner confidentiality bill fails for now April 11, 2013
Low Valley Summer Resort Rates Could Mean Recovered Economy July 12, 2013
MAG looking for help for Valley homeless as temperatures rise June 18, 2012
Man Who Mailed Bomb To Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sentenced To Prison Mark Brodie December 16, 2014
Marcus Dell’Artino Talks McCain Campaign, Arizona Legislature Mark Brodie April 08, 2015
Maricopa Alliance For Shelter And Housing Demands Improvements For Phoenix Homeless Shelter Mark Brodie March 06, 2015
Maricopa County aims to improve strangulation investigations June 08, 2012
Maricopa County Air Quality Department Gets New Director Mark Brodie September 16, 2014
Maricopa County Attorney Will Not Charge Sheriff's Deputy In Deadly Crash Mark Brodie June 11, 2014
Maricopa County Attorney's Office Allowed to Continue Prosecution in Milke Retrial August 27, 2013
Maricopa County Department Of Transportation Wants Community Input On Long-Term Projects Mark Brodie February 13, 2015
Maricopa County Expanding Behavioral Health Crisis System Mark Brodie October 09, 2015