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
Shopping Centers Opting For Open Air Mark Brodie June 13, 2014
Sheriff Babeu, House Speaker Gowan Join Race For Arizona Congressional District 1 Mark Brodie October 06, 2015
Sentence handed down in tax fraud case April 21, 2013
Senators Call for Help Fighting Wildfires Mark Brodie July 10, 2014
Senate Signs Off On $9.2 Million State Budget Plan Mark Brodie March 21, 2014
Senate panel approves changes to elections system May 15, 2013
Self-published Photo Books On Display In Exhibit At Phoenix Art Museum Mark Brodie September 05, 2014
Secretary of State Ken Bennett to testify in D.C. June 03, 2013
Search For E.T. Takes Place This Weekend Mark Brodie April 25, 2014
Scottsdale, business owners look to improve downtown safety February 21, 2013
Scottsdale Museum Of Contemporary Art To Feature 'Individualocracy' Project Mark Brodie July 25, 2014
Scottsdale Exhibit 'Covert Operations' Looks At Timely Issues Mark Brodie October 10, 2014
Scottsdale Doctor Helping Colleagues Deal With PTSD, Mental-Health Issues Mark Brodie May 14, 2015
Scottsdale City Council To Search For Operator For Desert Discovery Center Concept Mark Brodie April 09, 2015
Scottsdale City Council appoints interim City Manager July 11, 2012
Scottsdale Chamber Of Commerce Taps New President, CEO Mark Brodie October 02, 2015
Scottsdale And Tempe Make The 2014 List Of Most Livable Cities Mark Brodie October 25, 2013
Scottsdale Adds Land To McDowell Sonoran Preserve Mark Brodie November 19, 2013
Scientists Worry, Wait As Contaminated Water Approaches Glen Canyon Area Mark Brodie August 11, 2015
Scientists to temporarily lose contact with Mars rover Curiosity March 30, 2013
Scientists Research Sound Recording In Space Mark Brodie May 08, 2015
Scientists Research High Methane Levels In The Four Corners Region Mark Brodie April 16, 2015
Schools Struggle To Pay For Common Core Implementation July 31, 2013
Schools And Programs For Adults With Autism Mark Brodie August 20, 2014
School official: Prop 100 spared deeper education cuts May 18, 2013