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.


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Bill Bryson And The Summer Of 1927 October 04, 2013
Bill Clinton in classic form at Tempe rally October 10, 2012
Bill preventing destruction of guns passes Senate April 02, 2013
Bill To Ban Cell Phones For New Drivers Advances April 15, 2014
Bill to ban immunization requirements in higher education advances January 25, 2012
Bill to ban texting while driving motors on January 26, 2012
Bill to count gold, silver as legal tender moving in legislature April 05, 2013
Bill To Create 'Silver Alert' Advances For Missing Elderly March 18, 2014
Bill To Repeal Controversial Election Law Delayed January 23, 2014
Bill would exempt more employees from unemployment benefits April 10, 2013
Bisbee Film Festival Debuts This Week November 06, 2014
Bisbee has become Arizona?s first town to recognize civil unions April 03, 2013
Black Life Matters Conference In Tucson Focuses On Solutions For Racial State Violence January 15, 2015
BLM celebrates National Public Lands Day in Arizona September 28, 2012
Board Calls For Overhaul Of Public Safety Pension Fund June 05, 2014
Border Patrol agent remembered in Utah October 12, 2012
Brewer Asks Arizona Supreme Court to Overturn Medicaid Ruling May 14, 2014
Brewer Reveals Budget Proposal January 17, 2014
Brewer Signs Bill To Repeal Controversial Election Law February 27, 2014
Brewer taking a wait-and-see approach to DOJ report December 16, 2011
Brewer vetoes health care price bill April 12, 2013
Brophy McGee Suggests Separating DES Programs December 20, 2013
Brown Cloud Over The Valley Signifies Greater Air Quality Problems November 22, 2013
Budget Approval Allows Converted Charter Schools To Keep Operating March 28, 2014
Building Still Remains From Downtown Phoenix's Second Chinatown November 01, 2013