How does it feel to be parents of award-winning children? Proud right? Well, it’s even amazing when you, yourself are a multiple times award winner. Martin Savidge is a talented news journalist and anchor who has numerous awards to his name and is the proud father of Blis, who is the recipient of Emmy Awards herself. The CNN anchor received Nine Local EMMY Award and a Peabody Award.
Career and Progression:
Savidge started his journalism career as a prime time anchor for WMBD-TV. During that time, he also enjoyed a stint at Illinois located WCIA.
He then interned at WKYC and reported to the Associated Press. After WKYC, he won nine Emmy awards working for WJW as a local reporter and unofficial international correspondent September 1984. While at WJW, he also covered stories in Vietnam, Russia, and Ukraine.
One Emmy-winning special at WKYC was inspired by his British Navy retired father Earnest. The Emmy-winning special was based on the background of D-day.
Later, in 1996, Savidge joined CNN as a field reporter but then worked as an anchor. Finally, he got his big break at NBC news as an anchor in 2004. During his time at NBC News, he covered numerous vital stories, including Hurricane Katrina. After that, the network promoted him to the position of head correspondent.
After taking on the managerial responsibility, he assisted the Network while opening NBC news bureau in New Orleans and also pitched other improvements reports to the network. As of now, American television journalist Martin Savidge has been working for CNN Newsroom since 2011 after joining CNN in 2009 as a freelancer.
How Much is Savidge’s Salary?
Apart from a career at CNN, he also hosted a weekly radio show at BlogTalkRadio. Martin Savidge has managed to grab the fame in a Journalism career. He is as one today one of the most loved news telecaster and anchor.
Though he undoubtedly has a successful professional career in journalism, the award winner anchor has not mentioned his salary in figures.
Television Correspondent, Martin Savidge married his longtime girlfriend, Blis. The couple celebrated 28 years of love and togetherness on November 25, 2017. He further addresses her as his support system since the very beginning.
Caption: Martin Savidge’s 28th anniversary with his wife on 25th November 2017
The Savidge parents are blessed with a beautiful daughter Blis Savidge who is the six-time EMMY Journalist. Yes! Mamma and daughter Savidge share the same name.
Caption: Daughter Blis with southeast Emmy Award in journalism on 11th June 2017
Family and Short Bio of Martin Savidge:
Martin Savidge, born on May 27, 1958, is currently 59 years of age. He was born in Lachine, Quebec, Canada to the British parents. They after some time moved to the Rocky River, Ohio, the USA where Savidge grew up. The newscaster and anchor graduated from Rocky River High School in 1976. After that, he studied theater at Beck Centre for the Arts in Lakewood, Ohio. Adding to it, in 1981 he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Ohio University.