WORLDFOCUS SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT:
Martin Savidge is a veteran anchor and foreign correspondent from NBC News and CNN. He has covered local, national and international events that have taken him into eight war zones, sites of major disaster recovery efforts and occasions of national celebration.
Read more about Martin’s career and worldview.
Martin has reported from Afghanistan, Adriatic Sea (from a navy war ship), Albania, Aruba, Austrailia, Canada, Cuba, East Timor, France, Gaza, Germany, Great Britain, Honduras, Ionian Sea (from a submarine), Iraq, Israel, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kashmir, Korea (North, South and the DMZ), Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Montecarlo, Panama, Pakistan, Persian Gulf (from a U.S. warship), Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and the West Bank.
Martin has worked for The Associated Press, CNN, NBC News, WCIA-TV in Champaign, Ill., WMBD-TV in Peoria, Ill., WJW-TV in Cleveland, Ohio
TV NEWS SHOWS:
As an anchor: “The World Today,” “Early Edition” and the weekend editions of CNN’s “Early Prime,” “CNN Worldview,” “Prime News” and “The World Today.”
As a foreign correspondent: “NBC Nightly News” with Brian Williams, and for programs on MSNBC, CNBC and CNN.
Two Headliner Awards
Two Edward R. Murrow Awards
A Peabody Award
A duPont-Columbia Award
Six Associated Press Awards
Two United Press Intl. Awards
Nine local Emmy awards
Named 2002 “Media Person of the Year” by the National Journalism Education Association
Martin holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University.