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 Publication Date
Clean Elections Commission approves settlement with GOP Corporation Commission candidates September 27, 2012
Glendale council to vote on continuing casino lawsuit September 25, 2012
Arizona median household income drops 3 percent between 2010-11 September 21, 2012
Suns' Frye likely out for season September 21, 2012
Without matching funds, fewer candidates using Clean Elections September 20, 2012
New UA report shows trees damaged by drought September 15, 2012
Tempe Police to look for booster seat law violators September 14, 2012
Inspection finds mall kiosks not always showing prices September 08, 2012
Phoenix man facing prison for selling access to infected computers September 06, 2012
Giffords officially launches PAC September 04, 2012
CDC: Some Arizona vaccination rates higher than national average for teens August 31, 2012
National Republican, Democratic groups targeting three Arizona Congressional districts August 30, 2012
Republicans optimistic about Arizona congressional races August 29, 2012
Glendale mayor's race will head to run-off August 29, 2012
Sinema wins Democratic nod in the 9th District August 29, 2012
Russell Pearce loses comeback bid August 28, 2012
Arizona cities among safest for drivers August 28, 2012
The case for Arizona's agricultural future August 25, 2012
McCain blames President Obama for looming defense cuts August 23, 2012
Former Arizona Rep. Patterson acquitted August 22, 2012
Gov. Brewer: Akin comments "a little bit outrageous," but doesn't call on candidate to drop out of race August 21, 2012
Glendale businesses await mayor, city council elections August 04, 2012
Three candidates vying to be Glendale's first new mayor in close to 20 years August 04, 2012
Michael Ian Black: RV'ing his way to political understanding August 03, 2012
AIMS results show small improvements August 02, 2012