Allen Martin Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, CBS 5, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Allen Martin is an American Emmy Award-winning Journalist currently working as an anchor and reporter at CBS 5 in San Francisco.

Allen Martin Biography

Allen Martin is an American Emmy Award-winning Journalist currently working as an anchor and reporter at CBS 5 in San Francisco.

Allen Martin Age

Martin likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. However, he might be in his 60’s.

Allen Martin Height

Martin stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Allen Martin Family

Martin has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Martin has any siblings.

Allen Martin Wife

Martin is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.

Allen Martin Net Worth

Martin has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million -$5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.

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Allen Martin Salary

Martin earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Martin.

How old is Allen Martin? Not Available
How tall is Allen Martin? 5 feet 8 inches
Who is Allen Martin married to? Not Available
How much money does Allen Martin earn?   $45,000 – $110,500
How much is Allen Martin worth? $1 Million – $5 Million

Allen Martin Career

Allen spent his high school years studying to be a priest at a seminary. Now, in a different way, he is helping people. He co-anchors the 6p weeknight newscasts through all KPIX 5 channels and files special reports.

Martin uncovered the Central Valley version of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan when he found arsenic running through the drinking water of Kettleman City. He announced that poachers were butchering the magnificent redwoods of Northern California for profit. And, he discovered an assault rifle ban loophole in California. His series of bullet button studies caused California to implement multiple forms of gun regulation.

Allen began broadcasting when he was producing a radio talk show for KLOS as a junior at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He took a job as a disc jockey in Sacramento in his senior year, flying up on weekends to work and back to school during the week. He worked in Sacramento, Los Angeles, and San Francisco for radio news after graduating. In 1983, at a news talk radio station, he moved to Atlanta for a job. Before taking a TV writing position at CNN’s Headline News, Allen was recruited to CNN’s Radio Network. He accepted his first on-air TV job in Fort Smith, Arkansas in 1986.

Allen returned to his native California to be a principal anchor at the Salinas NBC affiliate, after five years and promotions to assistant news director and principal anchor. He spent four years there, co-anchoring with the famous Dina Ruiz, married to Clint Eastwood. Allen accepted the principal anchor role at KFOR in Oklahoma City just after the Oklahoma City bombing. He was told his fresh perspective would allow him to tell a better story when he asked his news director why he got the assignment. After the crime scene was opened up to the public, Allen was the first reporter to reach the Murrah Federal Building. Allen returned to California and the Monterey Peninsula in 1998 to anchor and serve as the CBS / FOX affiliate stations’ assistant news chief. He made his way, six years later, to the Bay Area and KPIX 5. He began as a reporter for South Bay and subsequently anchored numerous newscasts.

Allen loves interviewing, in addition to anchoring and was one of seven local reporters invited to meet President Obama at the White House. He also excels at live reporting and a day before it opened using Skydrone 5, he gave viewers live never-before-seen pictures of the Presidio Parkway.

Allen Martin CBS 5

Martin is currently working at CBS 5 where he works alongside other famous CBS 5 anchors and reporters including;

  1. Len Kiese
  2. Anne Makovec
  3. Michelle Griego
  4. Veronica De La Cruz
  5. Elizabeth Cook
  6. Ken Bastida
  7. Juliette Goodrich
  8. Andrea Nakano
  9. Vern Glenn
  10. Dennis O’Donnell
  11. Gianna Franco

Allen Martin Other Work

When he isn’t at the anchor desk, as part of the Jefferson Awards, a national competition that recognizes public service across America, Allen profiles some of the silent heroes of the Bay Area. “Allen has taught” Media and Crisis Communication “for the Department of Homeland Security in addition to his broadcast journalism work. He also sits on the board of directors of a non-profit “Boyhood Shadows Initiative” that assists male victims of sexual assault in infancy. For his anchoring and reporting at KPIX, Allen has received numerous Emmy Awards, along with distinctions from the Associated Press Television Radio Association and the Broadcasters Association of Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Allen Martin Social Media Platforms

Martin is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook and Twitter. He has over followers on 1.3kTwitter, over 571 followers on Instagram.

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