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.

 

Title Author Publication Date
How Avian Flu Is Impacting Egg Prices, Arizona Egg Production Mark Brodie June 12, 2015
Glendale Councilman Talks About Why He Voted To Void Arizona Coyotes Contract Mark Brodie June 11, 2015
Students Of Bankrupt Corinthian Colleges Will Have Loans Forgiven Mark Brodie June 11, 2015
Why So Many MLB Drafted Players Are From Arizona Mark Brodie June 11, 2015
New Grant Aims To Promote A Living Wage For Arizona Workers Mark Brodie June 11, 2015
American Pharoah's Trainer A Product Of Arizona Race Track Industry Program Mark Brodie June 05, 2015
New Report Shows Impact Of Hispanic Population On The Housing Market Mark Brodie June 05, 2015
Arizona Science Center To Open Creative Maker Space Next Door Mark Brodie June 05, 2015
'Don’t Leave Me Behind' Campaign Reminds Drivers About Kids, Pets In Hot Cars Mark Brodie June 04, 2015
Arizona Legislature May Hold Special Session Mark Brodie June 04, 2015
Avondale Hopes To Attract Development By Using $2M To Offset Impact Fees Mark Brodie June 04, 2015
Why Bentley Gallery In Downtown Phoenix Is Downsizing Mark Brodie June 04, 2015
Phoenix Nurse Who Helped Ebola Patients In Africa Is Back Home Mark Brodie May 29, 2015
Hot Corner: DeSoto Central Market In Phoenix Mark Brodie May 28, 2015
Blue Range In Eastern Arizona Is Last Primitive Area In The US Mark Brodie May 22, 2015
Arizona Coyotes Offer Street Hockey Clinics Around The Valley Mark Brodie May 22, 2015
Report: Options Limited For Arizona's Low-Income Renters Mark Brodie May 22, 2015
Outlook Strong For Summer Holiday Travel In Arizona Mark Brodie May 22, 2015
New Study Shows Most Adults Not Using Sunscreen Regularly Mark Brodie May 21, 2015
UA Study Explores How Food Is Advertised To Kids Mark Brodie May 21, 2015
New Research Finds Temperatures In The West May Have Impact On Energy Generation Mark Brodie May 21, 2015
The History Of Grand Canyon's Kolb Studio Mark Brodie May 15, 2015
Grand Canyon's Kolb Studio Renovation Cost About $500K Mark Brodie May 15, 2015
Phoenix Mosque, Muslim Community Deal With Backlash After Texas Shooting Mark Brodie May 15, 2015
New Accessibility Icon Sparks Conversations About Other Alternative Icons Mark Brodie May 15, 2015

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