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 mbrodie@rioradio.org, or on Twitter @markwbrodie.

 

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In A Place: 40th Street And Campbell Avenue In Phoenix Mark Brodie December 01, 2015
ASU Researchers Look At Technology To Take Carbon Dioxide Out Of The Air Mark Brodie December 01, 2015
What's Next For AzMERIT Test? Mark Brodie December 01, 2015
PhoenixMart Accused of Misleading Chinese Investors About Risk Level Mark Brodie December 01, 2015
Downtown Phoenix Businesses Could Get Formal Process To Apply For Liquor Licenses Mark Brodie December 01, 2015
Acoustic Ecology Project Records Sounds Of Southwest Desert Mark Brodie November 25, 2015
Tiny Desert Concert: Valley Band The Rebel Set Combines Garage, Surf Music Mark Brodie November 20, 2015
Tax Foundation: Arizona In Middle Of The Pack For Business Tax Climate Mark Brodie November 20, 2015
Parents React To AZ Merit Scores Mark Brodie November 20, 2015
University Of Arizona Expert: Rise In Global Terrorism Has Roots In End Of Cold War Mark Brodie November 20, 2015
Arizona Researchers Build Tool To Simplify Medical Texts Mark Brodie November 19, 2015
Albertsons To Buy Some Arizona Stores Back From Haggen Mark Brodie November 19, 2015
Can Phoenix-Area House Hunters Afford To Buy Near Good Schools? Mark Brodie November 19, 2015
Arizona Town Hall Tackles State's Water Future Mark Brodie November 19, 2015
ASU Team Working On LEDs That Mimic Natural Light Mark Brodie November 19, 2015
Arizona Presidential Primary Ballot: Cruz, Bush, Carson ... And You? Mark Brodie November 17, 2015
Phoenix Police Department Seeks Input On New Chief Mark Brodie November 17, 2015
White House, Governors Talk About Syrian Refugees Mark Brodie November 17, 2015
Report: US Graduation Rates Up, But More Work to Do Mark Brodie November 13, 2015
ACLU Of Arizona Launches Mobile App To 'Hold Law Enforcement Accountable' Mark Brodie November 13, 2015
Phoenix Theatre Apprentices Look Forward To Careers In Theater Mark Brodie November 12, 2015
How Social, Emotional Development In Kids Can Reduce Bullying Mark Brodie November 12, 2015
ASU Program Helps Former Foster Children Navigate University Mark Brodie November 12, 2015
As Foreign Companies Farm In La Paz County, Officials Ask For Help Regulating Groundwater Mark Brodie November 12, 2015
Heard Museum Shows Photos Of And About Painter Frida Kahlo Mark Brodie November 10, 2015

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