Wisdom Martin Biography
Wisdom Martin is an American News anchor currently the morning anchor, starting the day at 4 a.m. through 6 a.m. and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Good Day DC. He joined the FOX 5 News team in 2003.
Martin was enrolled and studied journalism at Jackson State University. He started his TV career while still at school. Martin’s first TV news job was working the teleprompter at WAPT News on the weekends. From there, he made his way to the news photographer, editor, and sports reporter for the weekend shows, before graduating.
Wisdom Martin Age
Wisdom was born on 25 September 1985, in the United States. He is 35 years old.
Wisdom Martin Height
He stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.87 m).
Wisdom Martin Family
Martin is the son of Wisdom D Martin (father) who is a retired U.S. military man. He also wished his mother “Mother’s Day” in a tweet dated 8 May 2015. Martin and his brother were brought up together. Martin’s father-in-law, McKinley Alexander, is a retired professor at Jackson State University.
When Martin was young, he used to sit in front of the TV after school and watch the evening news with Walter Kronkite, Peter Jennings, and Max Robinson. He will then watch the NFL pregame shows on Sundays. That’s when he knew he wanted to be a newsman on TV.
Wisdom Martin Wife Monifa
Wisdom is a married man. He is married to his wife Monifa Martin. The couple is blessed with three children, two daughters, and one son. His firstborn daughter, who was named after his birth in 2007, was born in 2003. His son is also called Martin Wisdom.
Wisdom Martin Fox 5 News
Martin joined the news team “WTTH FOX5″ in 2003, and has never looked back. Working for the network, he reported on Hurricane Katrina, D.C. bank robbery. As well as the murder of Sean Taylor, the football player.
Martin had previously worked for “CNN in the Atlanta network before arriving at the” WTTG FOX5 “and had developed his reporting skills for the KSEE Fresno, California as well as for Raleigh, North Carolina-based” WRAL. Martin was formerly a journalist and anchor in the “WKRN” in Nashville, Tennessee.
Wisdom Martin Career
His career began while at Jackson State University, he was a junior. He operated the teleprompter for his first job in the TV news at the WAPT news weekend. From there he worked for the weekend shows to news photographers, editors, and sports reporters until he finished his studies.
Following his departure from Jackson, he joined the KSEE news and sports journal/anchor in Fresno, California; the WRAL in Raleigh, North Carolina (Go Tar Heels!), weekend anchor at CNN in Atlanta; and anchor/reporter at WKRN in Nashville Tennessee.
In his time in Washington Martin covered a variety of major stories such as the live reporting live for several days in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, reporting live in Miami on the murder of Washington Redskins football player Sean Taylor, and he was the first live journalist to cover FOX 5’s award-winning coverage of serial bank robberies at DC.
Wisdom Martin Net Worth
His estimated net worth ranges between $500k – $1 million.