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
Boutique Air To Offer Flights From Phoenix To Show Low Mark Brodie July 24, 2015
What Are Options For Paying For Transportation Infrastructure Projects? Mark Brodie July 24, 2015
Sunday Marks 25th Anniversary Of Americans With Disabilities Act Mark Brodie July 24, 2015
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Arizona Clean Elections Commission Delays Vote On 'Dark Money' Rule Mark Brodie July 24, 2015
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Attorney Explains Lawsuit Challenging Arizona's Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws Mark Brodie July 23, 2015
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Retired ASU Professor Petitions For Billy The Kid's Death Certificate Mark Brodie July 21, 2015
Kids Count Report: Arizona Ranks 46th In Child Well-Being Mark Brodie July 21, 2015
Advanced Medical Technology Raises Questions Of Cyber Security Mark Brodie July 21, 2015
High School Graduation Rates Not Only Vary By State, But By District Mark Brodie July 17, 2015
In A Place: Former Post Office In Downtown Phoenix Mark Brodie July 17, 2015
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Arizona Softball Team To Participate In Special Olympics World Games Mark Brodie July 17, 2015
Arizona's La Paz County Has One Of Largest Senior Populations In US Mark Brodie July 16, 2015
Gas Prices On The Rise In Arizona Mark Brodie July 16, 2015
New Report Finds Pre-K Charter School Programs Struggle In Arizona Mark Brodie July 16, 2015
Insight On Department Of Justice's Settlement With Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Mark Brodie July 16, 2015
How Physicians Deal With Unexpected Medical Emergencies In Public Places Mark Brodie July 14, 2015
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Why Did Buckeye Purchase Part Of A Water Company? Mark Brodie July 14, 2015
UA Planetary Scientist Talks About The New Horizons Pluto Mission Mark Brodie July 14, 2015
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit From Diane Douglas Over Arizona Board Of Education Staffers Mark Brodie July 14, 2015