Jason Martinez Biography, Wiki
Jason Martinez is a 6-time Emmy Award-winning American News Anchor/Reporter working for Fox 29. He joined the station in June 2019.
Jason Martinez Age
Martinez likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 40s.
Jason Martinez Height
Martinez stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Jason Martinez Family
Martinez 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 Martinez has any siblings.
Jason Martinez Wife
Martinez is married to his lovely spouse, Lissette. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 4 children. Martinez says that being a dad is his true love and he is so proud of that. He and his wife are necessitated in the “Live Like Bella Foundation,” which is dedicated to benefiting research to fight childhood cancer. Martinez has been a partner with the Alzheimer’s Association for a couple of years, since the death of his grandfather to Alzheimer’s disease.
Jason Martinez Children
Martinez’s childrens’ names are John-Michael, Jagger, Carson, and Angelina. Carson nearly died after contracting a blood infection a few days after he was born. Carson’s extraordinary recovery was a motivation for Martinez to be necessitated with causes that benefit Children’s hospitals across the country.
Jason 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/Reporter.
Jason Martinez Salary
Martinez earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jason Martinez Education
Martinez is a proud alumnus of Chapman University. He graduated from the university in the year 2001 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Broadcast Journalism.
Jason Martinez KGTV
Martinez has worked for KGTV in San Diego. He spent 4 years there working as a morning news anchor. There, he anchored non-stop coverage of the devastating Lilac Fire, which destroyed over 200 homes. Also, he covered everything from immigration issues to the international border conflict to California’s cost of living crisis.
Jason Martinez WPLG
Martinez has served at WPLG in Miami, Florida, as a news anchor for half a decade. There he did some of the wildest “only in Florida” stories of his career. He covered everything from US-Cuba relations to Presidential elections in the swing state to a violent face-eating incident to 2 Miami Heat NBA championships to fake plastic surgeons.
Jason Martinez Career
Martinez serves at Fox 29 as a co-anchor of The FOX 29 News broadcasts every weeknight at 5, 6, 10, and 11 pm. Before coming to Philadelphia, he was in San Diego, working for KGTV. Before going to KGTV, he served at WPLG-TV in Miami, Florida. Martinez’s experience in field reporting has taken him through crime scenes, floods, plane crashes, presidential elections, hurricanes, and tornadoes.
During his tenure in Fresno, California, Martinez earned an Emmy Award for his coverage of a devastating freeze, which destroyed the citrus crops of Central California. Martinez has also worked in Los Angeles, where he won his 4th Emmy Award for team coverage of the shocking death of Michael Jackson.
Martinez started his reporting career at WTVG-TV in Toledo, Ohio, where he reported on a number of major stories including “The Big Blackout,” the November 2002 outbreak of tornadoes. Also, he got to interview a young high school kid named LeBron James, who was good at basketball.
During his leisure, he likes listening to music. He has been a drummer since he was 4 years old and has shared the stage with great musicians covering various genres such as country, jazz, Latin, Funk, R&B, rock, and soul. Martinez is also a sports fanatic. He has formerly played college baseball. As a kid, he played travel baseball with former Phillies great Chase Utley. Additionally, Martinez loves golfing during his leisure.
Jason Martinez Fox 29
Martinez is currently working at Fox 29 where he works alongside other famous Fox 29 anchors and reporters including;
- Shaina Humphries
- Mike Jerrick
- Jennifer Joyce
- Steve Keeley
- Bob Kelly
- Dave Kinchen
- Breland Moore
- Chris O’Connell
Jason Martinez Social Media Platforms
Martinez is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 6100 followers on Instagram.