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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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I’ve never met Stalin, but I held his brain

In the Newsroom

I’ve never met Stalin, but I held his brain

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge describes his visit to the Institute of Brain, a facility in Moscow where the former Soviet Union preserved the brain tissue of its most notable citizens -- and where he held the remnants of Josef Stalin's brain.

Posted: February 18, 2009 07:24   Comments: 1
My rendezvous with Rather — circa 1983 and now

In the Newsroom

My rendezvous with Rather — circa 1983 and now

When he was a local television reporter in Peoria, Illinois, a young Martin Savidge met veteran journalist Dan Rather. Now, after interviewing Rather this week, the Worldfocus anchor discusses the importance of his iconic global reporting.

Posted: February 12, 2009 07:48   Comments: 4
The proud and dismayed pray for the pope

In the Newsroom

The proud and dismayed pray for the pope

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge watched from Bavaria as Joseph Ratzinger became Pope Benedict XVI, and considers what the pope's journey means to his native Germany.

Posted: February 6, 2009 11:25   Comments: 7
Government casts a shadow over Cuba’s natural beauty

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Government casts a shadow over Cuba’s natural beauty

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge writes about his experience reporting from Cuba on the Elián González story and recounts a nerve-wracking encounter with the Cuban government.

Posted: January 30, 2009 09:58   Comments: 2
What’s on Obama’s (full) plate?

In the Newsroom

What’s on Obama’s (full) plate?

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge had some down time on the set this week, during which he helpfully compiled a list of all the global challenges facing President Barack Obama. What do you think is the most pressing issue?

Posted: January 23, 2009 10:31   Comments: 8
Tanks for the memories

In the Newsroom

Tanks for the memories

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge recalls his first experience covering a conflict in Gaza in 2002, when his determined cameraman faced the roaring engines of an Israeli tank to get a closer shot.

Posted: January 15, 2009 09:07   Comments: 1
Home for the holidays

In the Newsroom

Home for the holidays

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge is heading home to celebrate Christmas with his family, but recalls spending past holidays in Kuwait and Korea and remembers one holiday miracle.

Posted: December 24, 2008 08:17   Comments: 4
Online radio show on DR Congo: Listen now

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Online radio show on DR Congo: Listen now

Worldfocus.org and anchor Martin Savidge host a webcast discussion on roots of the conflict and prospects for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo with a panel of guests.

Posted: December 16, 2008 16:26   Comments: 1
Webcast on DR Congo — Tues., Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. EST

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Webcast on DR Congo — Tues., Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. EST

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge will host a webcasted radio show to discuss the roots of conflict and prospects for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Tune in online at 7:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 16.

Posted: December 15, 2008 23:30   Comments: 4
Join our giant kitchen conversation

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Join our giant kitchen conversation

Anchor Martin Savidge hosted his first radio show on Tuesday on the Kashmiri people, history and human rights. He talks about the experience and about the future of the new Worldfocus webcast.

Posted: December 11, 2008 18:42   Comments: 0

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