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
The Court Ruling For Medicaid Expansion Raises Opposing Views Mark Brodie January 02, 2015
The case for Arizona's agricultural future August 25, 2012
Tens of thousands turn out for Pat's Run April 20, 2013
Tempe Ups Recycling Goals To 25 Percent By 2020 Mark Brodie October 27, 2015
Tempe Police to look for booster seat law violators September 14, 2012
Tempe Officials Discuss Plans For Streetcar Project Mark Brodie December 03, 2014
Tempe Mayor To Deliver State Of The City Address, Says City Is Thriving Mark Brodie November 06, 2015
Tempe Giving Residents A Chance To Describe Their Neighborhood Character Mark Brodie August 18, 2015
Tempe Development Projects Influence The Valley August 02, 2013
Tempe City Council To Consider Proposal For Public Campaign Finance System Mark Brodie July 09, 2015
Tempe Asks For Residents' Feedback On Police Chief Finalists Mark Brodie January 14, 2016
Telling The Stories Of Neighbors In The Garfield District Mark Brodie May 16, 2014
Telling Phoenix's History, One Mural At A Time Mark Brodie January 05, 2016
Telemedicine bill advancing in legislature March 12, 2013
Team Awesome Helps Phoenix Politicians Get Elected Mark Brodie November 08, 2013
Teacher Turns To Bossa Nova To Teach Portuguese Mark Brodie September 25, 2015
Tax Foundation: Arizona In Middle Of The Pack For Business Tax Climate Mark Brodie November 20, 2015
Talks Continue Between Arizona Bus Drivers, Transit Company Mark Brodie January 05, 2016
Surveys Show Relationship Between Homelessness and Sex Trafficking Among Young Adults Mark Brodie February 02, 2016
Survey Finds Arizona Schools Need Millions In Capital Improvements Mark Brodie July 28, 2015
Supreme Court Decision On Arizona's Congressional District Maps Coming Monday Mark Brodie June 26, 2015
Suns' Frye likely out for season September 21, 2012
Sunday Marks 25th Anniversary Of Americans With Disabilities Act Mark Brodie July 24, 2015
Sun Is Setting On Suns' Season Mark Brodie April 16, 2014
Summer Rain Brings Mosquitoes July 26, 2013