Martin Savidge Biography
Martin Savidge is an American media personality serving as an anchor and correspondent for CNN based in the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta. He previously worked for NBC News as a correspondent based in Atlanta, reporting for NBC Nightly News, the Today Show, and MSNBC and also served as a special projects reporter and anchor for WJW-TV in Cleveland.
Martin Savidge Age
Martin was born on 27 May 1958 in Lachine, Montreal, Canada.
Martin Savidge Height
His height is unknown.
Martin Savidge Education
Savidge attended Rocky River High School and later studied theater at Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood, Ohio. He then earned a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Ohio University in 1981.
Martin Savidge Parents
Martin is the son of Earnest Savidge who served in the Royal Navy during World War II. His parents were British who soon after moved to the United States. He holds dual citizenship for both Canada and the United States and grew up in Rocky River, Ohio.
Martin Savidge Siblings.
No information regarding his siblings is available.
Martin Savidge Related To Jessica Savidge
Although they share the same surname, Martin and Jessica are not related.
Martin Savidge Wife
Savidge has been married to Bliss Savidge since November 1989. The couple dated for some time before tying the knot. They celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary on November 25, 2017, and he tweeted,
For 28 years today, my wife has had my back, been at my side and up front when it matters most.… https://t.co/jkuFtD8oqT
— Martin Savidge (@MartinSavidge) November 25, 2017
Martin Savidge Children
Martin and his wife have two children together, Stehl Savidge and Blis Savidge.
Martin Savidge Daughter Blis Savidge
Blis is an investigative journalist who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia. She has won multiple awards including, the National Edward R. Murrow Award, Eight regional Emmys, NABEF President’s Special Award for Service to America, NABEF Service to Community Award, Cronkite Award, 2 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, AP of Georgia Best Series two years in a row, Three Atlanta Press Club Awards and Two Gracie Awards.
Martin Savidge CNN
Savidge is an anchor and correspondent for CNN based in the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta and has covered breaking news throughout the globe for CNN. In 2013, Savidge reported from the scene of the Alabama school bus hostage situation, Cleveland missing girls, Texan fertilizer plant explosion, Colorado wildfires, and the George Zimmerman trial. In 2012, he was on-the-scene from breaking and developing news location reporting on the pardoned Mississippi murders, Ohio school shooting, Superstorm Sandy, John McAfee on the run.
In 2011, he has reported on breaking news stories, including the largest tornado outbreak in US history that moved through the Southeast, and the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in Japan. The devastation caused by tornadoes that hit Alabama and Mississippi, Mississippi levee and the Casey Anthony trial He delivered on-the-ground coverage of the military build-up in Iraq and Kuwait in 2003, including embedding with the 1st Battalion of the 7th Marines. He has reported from Afghanistan, Kandahar, and Bagram, where he was the first television reporter to travel with the U.S. troops during Operation Anaconda. Following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Savidge reported from Ground Zero on the search and rescue mission.
Prior to joining CNN, Martin worked for NBC News as a correspondent based in Atlanta, reporting for NBC Nightly News, the Today Show, and MSNBC. He was their primary correspondent in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005. He also worked as a special projects reporter and anchor for WJW-TV in Cleveland. For 11 years, he covered major local, national and international stories, specializing in news documentaries and breaking news and also served as an anchor and reporter for WCIA-TV in Champaign as well as a prime-time anchor for WMBD-TV in Peoria, Ill. Savidge also has worked as a reporter for the Associated Press.
Martin Savidge Awards
Savidge has been honored with some of broadcast journalism’s most prestigious awards, including two Headliner Awards, two Edward R. Murrow Awards, A Peabody Award, Dupont Award, national Emmy award, nine local Emmy awards, six Associated Press awards, two United Press International awards and two Women in Communication awards. In October 2002, the National Journalism Education Association named Savidge its Media Person of the Year for his support of scholastic journalism.
Martin Savidge Salary
His average annual salary is not available.
Martin Savidge Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
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