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Martin Savidge, Anchor

Martin Savidge has canvassed the globe as a reporter, correspondent and anchor for NBC News and CNN, covering war zones and the aftermath of disaster. Martin reported regularly for NBC’s “Nightly News with Brian Williams,” the “Today” show and MSNBC. He worked at CNN on “The World Today,” “Early Edition,” and the weekend editions of “CNN Early Prime,” “Prime News,” “The World Today” and “CNN Worldview,” a global news program broadcast worldwide on CNN International. He has received two Headliner Awards, two Edward R. Murrow Awards, a Peabody Award, a duPont-Columbia Award and an Emmy. In October 2002, Martin was named “Media Person of the Year” by the National Journalism Education Association. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University.

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Martin Savidge anchors Worldfocus this week

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Martin Savidge anchors Worldfocus this week

Martin Savidge is alternating anchor duty with Daljit Dhaliwal. Martin will host the program all week. He blogs about his return to the newsroom.

Posted: September 28, 2009 09:33   Comments: 34
Worldfocus goes “commercial”

In the Newsroom

Worldfocus goes “commercial”

You may have caught our first commercial on Worldfocus, writes anchor Martin Savidge. No, we aren’t giving in to advertising -- it was actually part of a story and a debate about a controversial Israeli telephone advertisement. Join in on the conversation.

Posted: July 17, 2009 09:17   Comments: 2
Tune in: Online radio show on media battles in Honduras

Worldfocus Radio

Tune in: Online radio show on media battles in Honduras

Political upheaval continues in Honduras, after liberal leader Manuel Zelaya was ousted in a military coup in late June. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores the coup and how Latin America's media have become a political battleground. Sandra Cuffe, Daniel Duquenal and Silvio Waisbord join the conversation.

Posted: July 14, 2009 18:42   Comments: 6
Tune in: Online radio show on Uighur unrest in China

Worldfocus Radio

Tune in: Online radio show on Uighur unrest in China

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores the recent violence involving China's ethnic minority Uighur population. The show also looks at Uighur aspirations of secession, Han Chinese immigration and Chinese nationalism. Enze Han, Andrew James Nathan and Alim Seytoff join the conversation. Listen now.

Posted: July 7, 2009 19:39   Comments: 15
Tune in: Online radio show on Sudan, beyond Darfur

Worldfocus Radio

Tune in: Online radio show on Sudan, beyond Darfur

Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show explores rising tensions in South Sudan, the site of a two-decade civil war between the Muslim north and mostly Christian south. As post-war violence mounts and threatens the region's fragile peace, South Sudan may become more deadly than Darfur. Jen Marlowe, Eric Reeves and Sunday Taabu join the conversation.

Posted: June 30, 2009 18:47   Comments: 1
Kosovo refugees left lives behind at the border

In the Newsroom (blog)

Kosovo refugees left lives behind at the border

Thousands died in the 1998-99 Kosovo war between Serbs and ethnic Albanians, and Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008. Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge recalls his experience reporting on the Albanian border as Kosovars fled the conflict, losing their homes and lives as they walked a mere 139 steps.

Posted: June 29, 2009 10:29   Comments: 6
Teeing off to the sound of gunfire

In the Newsroom

Teeing off to the sound of gunfire

The U.S. Open is in the news, and so is North Korea. Martin Savidge describes his experience golfing on the "world's most dangerous golf course," next to a firing range and a minefield at an army post near the DMZ.

Posted: June 19, 2009 14:41   Comments: 4
U.S. in a game of carrots and sticks with North Korea

In the Newsroom

U.S. in a game of carrots and sticks with North Korea

North Korea's capture and conviction of two American journalists couldn't have come at a worse time, writes Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge, as the U.S. tries to ensure their safe return while simultaneously pressing North Korea on nuclear containment.

Posted: June 11, 2009 10:42   Comments: 1
Camouflaged and silent, my patrol in the DMZ

In the Newsroom

Camouflaged and silent, my patrol in the DMZ

As North Korea continues to test the resolve of the international community by conducting weapons tests, Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge writes about going on patrol with U.S. troops in 2006 while reporting from the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea.

Posted: May 29, 2009 14:38   Comments: 6
A reporter’s look down the barrel of a gun

In the Newsroom

A reporter’s look down the barrel of a gun

American journalist Roxana Saberi is heading home after she was released from an Iranian prison earlier this week. Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge writes about his own experience being detained.

Posted: May 15, 2009 10:50   Comments: 1

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