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Allen Martin Profile
Allen Martin is an American Emmy award-winning Co-anchor and reporter who is currently working at KPIX 5 News. At the station, he co-anchors the 6 p.m. weeknight newscasts and files special reports across all KPIX 5 platforms. anchor at the Salinas NBC affiliate.
Allen Martin Age
Martin has not revealed the date, month, or year he was born. However, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.
Allen Martin Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Allen Martin Family
Martin has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Allen Martin Wife
Martin is married to his lovely wife. Together they are blessed with children and grandchildren. He likes to keep his personal life private hence, he has not disclosed any information about his wife and children. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Allen Martin Career
Allen spent his high school years at a seminary training to be a priest. Now, he’s serving people in a different way. Martin exposed the Central Valley’s version of the Flint, Michigan water crisis when he discovered arsenic flowing through Kettleman City’s drinking water. He revealed poachers butchering Northern California’s majestic redwoods for profit. And, he uncovered a loophole in California’s assault rifle ban. His series of reports on the bullet button prompted California to introduce several gun control measures.
He started in broadcasting when, as a junior at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, he produced a radio talk show for KLOS. Additionally, in his senior year, he took a job as a disc jockey in Sacramento – flying up on the weekends to work and back for school during the week. After graduating, he worked in radio news in Sacramento, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. In 1983, he moved to Atlanta for a job at a news talk radio station. Allen was at CNN’s Radio network before taking a TV writing job at CNN’s Headline News.
In 1986, he accepted his first on-air TV job in Fort Smith, Arkansas. “After five years and promotions to assistant news director and main anchor, Allen returned to his native California to be a principal anchor at the Salinas NBC affiliate. He was there for four years, co-anchoring with the popular Dina Ruiz, who was married to Clint Eastwood. Just after the Oklahoma City bombing, Allen accepted the main anchor position at KFOR in Oklahoma City.
Allen Martin KPIX 5
When he asked his news director why he got the assignment, he was told his fresh perspective might enable him to tell a better story. Allen was the first reporter to enter the Murrah Federal Building after the crime scene was opened to the media. Furthermore, in 1998 Allen returned to California and the Monterey Peninsula to anchor. And be the assistant news director for the CBS and FOX affiliate stations.
Six years later, he made his way to the Bay Area and KPIX 5. He started as a South Bay reporter and subsequently anchored various newscasts. Besides anchoring, Allen enjoys interviewing and was one of seven local reporters invited to the White House to interview President Obama. Furthermore, he excels at live reporting. Brought viewers live never-before-seen images of the Presidio Parkway a day before it opened using Skydrone 5.
In addition to his broadcast journalism work, Allen has taught “Media and Crisis Communication” for the Department of Homeland Security. Moreover, he sits on the board of directors of “Boyhood Shadows Project” a non-profit that helps male victims of childhood sexual abuse. Allen has won multiple Emmy Awards for his anchoring and reporting at KPIX. Additional to honors from The Associated Press Television Radio Association. As well as the Oklahoma and Arkansas Association of Broadcasters. During his free time, he enjoys fly fishing, remodeling projects, cycling, and spending time with his family.
Allen Martin Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at KPIX 5 News.
Allen Martin Net Worth
Martin has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a Co-anchor and reporter.
Allen Martin Social Media Platforms
Martin is active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 1.4k followers on Twitter, 260 followers on Instagram, and 589 followers on Facebook.