Ron Martin Biography
Ron Martin is an American news anchor for WGAL. He has been vital member of the WGAL News 8 team since 1983. Martin rose through the ranks to become its main weeknight news anchor in 2000, now anchoring WGAL News 8 at 5, WGAL News 8 at 10 on MeTV Susquehanna Valley, the Emmy award winning WGAL News 8 at 6, WGAL 8.2, and WGAL News 8 at 11.
Ron began his career in broadcast journalism as a desk assistant at NBC News in Washington, DC. After graduating from Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, Martin returned home to the Susquehanna Valley to work as a reporter and news announcer at WSBA radio in York.
He then moved into television at WHP-TV as a reporter before joining WGAL 8-TV and the NewsCenter 8 team in 1983. He previously worked out of WGAL 8’s Harrisburg newsroom, covering daily news in the state capitol region.
The following year, Martin returned to his hometown, where he was assigned to oversee coverage out of the newly opened York newsroom. In 1985, he was named weekend news anchor, and then, 2 years later, he was named a weeknight news anchor on WGAL.
Ron Martin is a five time Emmy award winner—among the many awards he’s received during his long career in broadcast journalism. Martin has also been honored for his many community service contributions in the south central Pennsylvania region, U.S.
He has been recognized by the state of Pennsylvania and the cities of York and Harrisburg, the NAACP and the Black Ministeriums in York and Harrisburg, the school districts of York and Harrisburg, the Crispus Attucks Associations of York and Lancaster, the Lancaster Urban League, the Pilot Club of York, the African American Chamber of Commerce, and the Emanuel Church of God in Christ in York.
In 2002, he was inducted into the William Penn Senior High School Hall of Fame.
Ron Martin Age
Martin likes to keep his personal life private hence it is not known which month or date he was born or when he celebrates his birthday.
Ron Martin Wife
Martin is married to Millie and they reside in York with their 3 children.
Ron Martin Salary
Working as a news anchor for WGAL-TV, there is doubt that Martin earns a good salary. However, the exact amount of salary he receives and his estimated net worth are not yet disclosed.
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