Jason Martinez Biography
Jason Martinez an American Emmy award-winning journalist working at Fox affiliate WTXF-Tv in Philadelphia as the main evening news anchor. Previously, before joining WTXF, he worked at KXTV in Sacramento, California as a morning and midday news anchor for four years three months.
He is also a musician and has been a drummer since age four. Martinez even has had the chance to share the stage with great musicians, covering a variety of genres such as funk, country, jazz, Latin, R&B, soul and rock. Additionally, he is also an avid golfer who cannot seem to find the fairway.
Jason Martinez Age
Martinez’s age and date of birth are publicly unavailable, we will updated this section as soon as it’s available.
Jason Martinez News Anchor
Martinez began his career as a reporter at WTVG in Toledo, Ohio. From here he moved to KFSN where he worked as a news anchor from 2004 to January 2009. Martinez joined KTLA in 2009 serving as an anchor and reporter for a year before transferring to WPLG in 2010.
His main duties there were anchoring the morning and noontime news. Jason again moved to ABC 10 News in 2015 as a morning and Midday anchor. His tenure there lasted four years three months. He then joined Fox 29 in Jun 2019 where he has been working to date.
His experience as a news reporter and anchor includes anchoring non-stop coverage of the devastating Lilac Fire, which destroyed more than 200 homes, the international border conflict, immigration issues and California’s cost of living crisis. covering some of the wildest “only in Florida” stories of his career.
Jason covered Presidential elections in the swing state, US-Cuba relations, fake plastic surgeons, a violent face-eating incident and two Miami Heat NBA championships. Moreover, his experience in the reporting field has taken him through floods, crime scenes, presidential elections, plane crashes, tornadoes, and hurricanes. In Fresno, CA, He won an Emmy Award providing coverage for a devastating freeze that destroyed Central California’s citrus crops.
Jason’s work while at KTLA earned him his fourth Emmy Award for team coverage of Michael Jackson’s shocking death. he also covered several major stories including the November 2002 outbreak of tornadoes, “The Big Blackout,” and he interviewed a young high school kid named LeBron James, who was good at basketball.
Jason Martinez Fox 29
Anchor Martinez joined Fox 29 in June 2019. He has been working at the station as the main Evening news anchor ever since. WTXF-TV or virtual channel 29 is a Fox owned-and-operated television station sanctioned to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The station was founded by the Fox family. It signed on the air on May 16, 1965, as independent station WIBF-TV
Jason Martinez Leaving KGTV | WXTF
After Jason left KGTV he joined the FOX 29 News team in June 2019, as co-anchor of The FOX 29 News broadcasts weeknights at Five, Six, Ten and 11 p.m. show with fellow newcomer Shaina Humphries. After reshuffling was seemingly complete, Jason began co-anchoring the FOX 29 News at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m., and 11 p.m. with Humphries on June 17, 2019. Jason and Humphries will be joined by sports anchor Kristen Rodgers and meteorologists Kathy Orr and Scott Williams.
Jason Martinez Salary
Martinez earns a salary range from an average of $33,774 to $112,519 a year.
Jason Martinez Net Worth
Martinez has an estimated net worth of $500,000-$1million dollars as of 2021.
Jason Martinez Height and Weight
Martinez stands at an average height and has moderate weight.
Jason Martinez Education
Back in high school, Jason palyed baseball. He has always been a sports fanatic. From high school, he enrolled at Chapman University in Orange, California from 1999-2001. He graduated from the institution with a Bachelor of Fine arts and Broadcast Journalism.
After his graduation, he started his career as a reporter at WTVG in Toledo, Ohio. There, he reported on a number of major stories including the November 2002 outbreak of tornadoes, “The Big Blackout,” and he interviewed a young high school kid named LeBron James, who was good at basketball
Jason Martinez Family
Martinez information about his family is publicly unavailable. This section will be updated as soon as it is available.
Jason Martinez Wife
Jason is married to Lissette with four children Jagger, Carson, Angelina, and John-Michael. Jason and his wife Lissette are involved in the “Live Like Bella Foundation,” which benefits research to fight childhood cancer.
Just days after Jason’s son Carson was born he nearly died after contracting a blood infection. His remarkable recovery motivated Jason to get involved with causes that benefit Children’s hospitals across the country. He lost his grandfather to Alzheimer’s disease, which is another cause near and dear to his heart. He has been a partner with the Alzheimer’s Association for many years.