Ron Martin Wiki
Ron Martin is an American journalist from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. He was recently working as a news anchor for WGAL News 8 since 1983.
Ron Martin Biography
Ron began his career in broadcast journalism as a desk assistant at NBC News in Washington, DC. After graduating from Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, Martin returned home to the Susquehanna Valley to work as a reporter and news announcer at WSBA radio in York.
He then moved into television at WHP-TV as a reporter before joining WGAL 8-TV and the NewsCenter 8 team in 1983. He previously worked out of WGAL 8’s Harrisburg newsroom, covering daily news in the state capitol region.
The following year, Martin returned to his hometown, where he was assigned to oversee coverage out of the newly opened York newsroom. In 1985, he was named weekend news anchor, and then, 2 years later, he was named a weeknight news anchor on WGAL.
Martin is a five time Emmy award winner—among the many awards he’s received during his long career in broadcast journalism. Martin has also been honored for his many community service contributions in the south central Pennsylvania region, U.S.
He has been recognized by the state of Pennsylvania and the cities of York and Harrisburg, the NAACP and the Black Ministeriums in York and Harrisburg, the school districts of York and Harrisburg, the Crispus Attucks Associations of York and Lancaster, the Lancaster Urban League, the Pilot Club of York, the African American Chamber of Commerce, and the Emanuel Church of God in Christ in York. In 2002, he was inducted into the William Penn Senior High School Hall of Fame.
Ron Martin WGAL Tv News 8
He has been vital member of the WGAL News 8 team since 1983. Martin rose through the ranks to become its main weeknight news anchor in 2000, now anchoring WGAL News 8 at 5, WGAL News 8 at 10 on MeTV Susquehanna Valley, the Emmy award winning WGAL News 8 at 6, WGAL 8.2, and WGAL News 8 at 11.
Ron Martin Age
Martin likes to keep his personal life private hence it is not known which month or date he was born or when he celebrates his birthday.
Ron Martin Family
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Ron Martin Wife
Martin is married to Millie and they reside in York with their 3 children.
Ron Martin Children
The couple has 3 children.
Ron Martin Height
He stands at a height of 6ft 2in.
Ron Martin Salary Range
He earns an estimated salary of between $5k-$10k annually.
Ron Martin Net Worth Range
He has an estimated net worth of between $100k-$200k.
Ron Martin Retirement
WGAL Tv news anchor Ron Martin announced his retirement after nearly 50 years in broadcast journalism and 37 years at WGAL TV News 8. The celebration will culminate with his final broadcast on Nov. 25, 2020. His colleagues were Lori Burkholder, Jere Gish, Kim Lemon, Corinne Lillis, Brian Roche, Susan Shapiro, Janelle Stelson, and Danielle Woods