Michel Martin Biography, Age, Family, Husband, NPR and Net Worth

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Who is Michel Martin?

Michel Martin is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist who serves as host on the Morning Edition on National Public Radio (NPR).

She has also worked with The Washington Post, ABC News, Nightline, and The Wall Street Journal. Martin’s journalism career spans close to three decades first in print with major newspapers and then in television.

How Old is Michel Martin?

Martin’s age is not yet disclosed to the public. It is also not yet known when she celebrates her birthday. However, Michel was born Michel McQueen Martin in New York City, New York, United States.

Where did Michel Martin attend college?

Michel graduated cum laude from Radcliffe College of Harvard University in 1980. She was a member of The Harvard Crimson Mather House. In 2015, she earned a Masters degree from Wesley Theological Seminary.

From 1973 to 1976, McQueen schooled at St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire. She was part of the 3rd class of girls to graduate from this formerly all-boys school.

A photo of Michel Martin
A photo of Michel Martin

Whos Michel Martin’s Husband?

Michel is married to Billy Martin, a lawyer and Partner at the D.C. office of Barnes & Thornburg, LLP. In his law career, Martin has had notable clients such as NBA stars Allen Iverson and Chandra Levy’s parents, Jayson Williams, and Monica Lewinsky’s mother.

What does Michel Martin do for a living?

Martin serves as a journalist and correspondent for WNET’s Amanpour & Company. She also serves as a host on NPR Morning Edition in Washington, District of Columbia, United.

Martin began her journalism career as a reporter for The Washington Post in 1980. She left in 1986 to join The Wall Street Journal as a reporter the same year. She has also served as a correspondent for ABC News and ABC News Nightline. At ABC, she got to report on subjects such as racial profiling, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the congressional budget battles as well as the U.S. embassy bombings in Africa.

Martin served as the host for Tell Me More on NPR from 2007 to August 2014. This marked her initiation to becoming a full-time public radio show host. Tell Me More was a one-hour daily NPR news and talk show that aired on NPR stations nationwide.

From August 2014 to October 2017, she served as host for Going There with Michel Martin. From October 2015, she served as the weekend host for All Things Considered and host of the Consider This Saturday podcast. There, she drew on her deep reporting and interviewing experience to dig into the week’s news.

How Tall is Michel Martin?

Michel stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 3 inches.

Michel Martin Awards

Martin won an Emmy for her coverage of the international campaign to ban the use of landmines while at ABC. She also has three Emmy nominations one while she was an ABC contributor, one with WNYC’s Robert Krulwich, and one for an ABC News program examining children’s racial attitudes.

Martin has been honored with the Candace Award for Communications by The National Coalition of 100 Black Women. The Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association awarded her the Joan Barone Award for Excellence in Washington-based National Affairs/Public Policy Broadcasting.

Michel Martin’s Net Worth

Michel has earned greatly through her journalism career. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.