Chris Martinez Biography
Chris Martinez is an American Anchor, Reporter, Meteorologist, and Multimedia Journalist working for WFLA-TV as a news anchor. Before joining the station he worked for CBS News, where he worked as a correspondent.
Chris Martinez Age
Martinez likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not disclosed the date, month, or year in which he was born. However, he might be in his 30’s judging from his appearance.
Chris Martinez Height
Martinez stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Chris Martinez Family
Martinez has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any details about his parents. It is also not known if Martinez has any siblings.
Chris Martinez Gay
Martinez is in a romantic partnership with Jeff Giordano, which makes him gay. This inference is drawn from Chris Martinez’s Instagram bio, where he has included Jeff’s name with a wedding ring symbol just before his name, strongly implying a relationship between them.
Chris Martinez Net Worth
Martinez has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a news anchor at WFLA-TV
Chris Martinez Salary
Martinez earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Chris Martinez Education
In 1995, Martinez enrolled at Florida State University, successfully earning a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Communications in 1999. Throughout his time at university, he actively engaged in extracurricular activities, notably becoming a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Chris Martinez Career
Martinez has served as a news anchor at WFLA-TV News Channel 8 and WTTA-TV Great 38 in Tampa, Florida, since June 2021. Before his role at WFLA-TV News, he held a position at CBS News as a respondent from March 2015 to May 2021.
During his tenure at CBS News, Martinez worked as a West Coast bureau staff correspondent, covering stories for various CBS News platforms, including The CBS Evening News, network affiliates, CBS This Morning, CBSN, and international partners.
Before joining CBS News, Martinez was a news anchor and reporter at WBBM-TV in Chicago, Illinois, from October 2012 to April 2015. Preceding his time at WBBM-TV, he worked at WFTS-TV as a news anchor and reporter in Tampa, Florida, from July 2003 to September 2012.
Before that, Martinez was associated with News 13 Orlando, where he served as a reporter and news anchor from May 2000 to July 2003. His career kicked off at WCTV, where he initially worked as a News Writer & Feed Coordinator from August 1999 to January 2000 and later transitioned to the role of a reporter until May 2000 before joining News 13 Orlando.
Chris Martinez WFLA
At WFLA, Martinez works alongside other famous Anchors, Reporters, Meteorologists, and Multimedia Journalists including:
- Jeff Berardelli
- Leigh Spann
- Amanda Holly
- Rebecca Barry
- Eric Stone
- Walt Buteau
- Shannon Behnken
- Mahsa Saeidi
- Dan Lucas
- Karen Loftus
Chris Martinez Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and often posts on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.