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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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“Swine flu” name offends Jews and Muslims

In the Newsroom

“Swine flu” name offends Jews and Muslims

As countries around the world debate over what to call "swine flu," Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge writes about the disease name game.

Posted: April 30, 2009 08:57   Comments: 4
Sharing the good news with you

In the Newsroom

Sharing the good news with you

Though a common saying about news is "if it bleeds, it leads," Martin Savidge shares some of the more cheery stories that have uplifted the world recently, including Worldfocus' signature series from Liberia.

Posted: April 17, 2009 14:26   Comments: 0
Tune in: Online radio show on violence in Northern Ireland

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Tune in: Online radio show on violence in Northern Ireland

Following two recent attacks by Irish Republican Army splinter groups, Northern Ireland is on edge, fearing a return to violence. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores the history of conflict in Northern Ireland as well as recent violence and life in the province today. Paul Arthur, Kevin Cullen and Honor Fagan join the conversation.

Posted: March 24, 2009 18:25   Comments: 3
Worldfocus is different thanks to you…

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Worldfocus is different thanks to you…

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge writes that thanks to you, your e-mails and comments, Worldfocus has been able to shed light on important international issues that are seldom covered. Join in on the conversation.

Posted: March 20, 2009 11:31   Comments: 5
Tune in: Online radio show on Baha’i faith and modern Iran

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Tune in: Online radio show on Baha’i faith and modern Iran

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the background and history of the Baha'i faith, Iranian religious persecution and Iran's arrest and prosecution of seven Baha'i leaders. Dwight Bashir, Kit Bigelow and Trita Parsi join the conversation.

Posted: March 17, 2009 19:28   Comments: 23
Tune in: Online radio show on Mexico’s war on drugs

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Tune in: Online radio show on Mexico’s war on drugs

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores Mexico's escalating drug war, life on the border and U.S. policy in Mexico. Listen now. Ambassador Andrés Rozental, Professor Tony Payan and filmmaker Natalia Almada join the conversation.

Posted: March 10, 2009 19:26   Comments: 1
My neighbor just lost three sons in Afghanistan

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My neighbor just lost three sons in Afghanistan

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge was embedded in Afghanistan when Canadian troops arrived in 2002 and writes about Canada's sacrifices in the war there.

Posted: March 6, 2009 10:14   Comments: 1
Tune in: Online radio show on Canada’s role in Afghanistan

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Tune in: Online radio show on Canada’s role in Afghanistan

Worldfocus.org's radio show explores Canada's role in the war in Afghanistan, examining Canadian and Afghan public opinion. Canada's Ambassador to Afghanistan Ron Hoffman, aid expert Nipa Banerjee and journalist Terry Glavin join the conversation.

Posted: March 3, 2009 20:34   Comments: 2
Embedded on a chopper in Afghanistan

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Embedded on a chopper in Afghanistan

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge does a lot of flying, but no flight has been so harrowing as one he took over Shahi Kot valley while embedded with troops in Afghanistan.

Posted: February 27, 2009 11:18   Comments: 1
Martin Savidge analyzes Iran on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”

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Martin Savidge analyzes Iran on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge visited the set of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to discuss developments in Iran.

Posted: February 20, 2009 07:00   Comments: 3

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