Jason Martinez Bio, Age, Height, FOX 29, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Jason Martinez Bio, Wiki

Jason Martinez is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor and Reporter working with FOX 29 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia serving the station as a Main Evening News AnchorFox29. He has been working with this station since June 2019.

Jason Martinez Age

Martinez is 50 years old as of 2022. He was born in 1972 in Orange, California, United States of America. Martinez has not shared the date and month he was born.

Jason Martinez Height

Martinez stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Jason Martinez Education

Afterhis high school education, he graduated and he had to further his education. He joined Chapman University in Orange, California to pursue his carer course. After completing his studies there, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Broadcast Journalism.

Jason Martinez
Jason Martinez

Jason Martinez Work Experience

Martinez is an Emmy Award-winning Anchor and Reporter at FOX 29 in Philadelphia. He anchors The FOX 29 News broadcasts on weeknights at Five, Six, Ten, and 11 p.m. Prior to joining the FOX 29 team, he worked at ABC 10News San Diego | KGTV Channel 10. While there, he served the station as a morning and midday news anchor for four years and three months from January 2015 to March 2019. He gained experience in anchoring non-stop coverage of the devastating Lilac Fire. The fire destroyed more than 200 homes. In the course of his working time there, he also covered California’s cost of living crisis, immigration issues, and the international border conflict.

Before joining KGTV Channel 10, worked with WPLG in Miami. He worked there five years as an anchor. While there, he covered some of the wildest “only in Florida” stories of his career. He also covered two Miami Heat NBA championships, a violent face-eating incident, fake plastic surgeons, US-Cuba relations, and Presidential elections in the swing state among other stories.

Throughout his career, he has covered major stories including hurricanes, tornadoes, plane crashes, presidential elections, crime scenes, and floods. Upon college graduation, he started his career in Toledo, Ohio. While there, he worked at WTVG as a reporter. He also interviewed a young high school kid named LeBron James, who was good at basketball. Martinez also covered several major stories like the November 2002 outbreak of tornadoes, “The Big Blackout.”

Apart from a passion for journalism, he also loves music. Since the age of four, he has been a drummer. He has shared the stage with great musicians covering a variety of genres such as rock, soul, R&B, Latin, jazz, country, and funk. Martinez is an active golfer. While in college, he played baseball, Martinez is a sports devotee. He played travel baseball with former Phillies great Chase Utley.

Jason Martinez’s Net Worth

In Martinez’s career as an anchor and reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Jason Martinez Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Jason Martinez’s Parents and Siblings

Martinez was born and raised in Orange, California, United States of America. He manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of this information will be out when available to the public

Jason Martinez Wife/ Spouse

Martinez is married to his better half Lissette  Liz Garcia Martinez. He and his wife Lissette are involved in the “Live Like Bella Foundation.” The foundation benefits research to fight childhood cancer.

Jason Martinez Kids

Martinez and Lissette are proud parents of their four kids, Carson Martinez, John-Michael, Angelina Martinez, Jason Tomás Martinez, and Jagger Martinez. Jason Tomás is the last born of the family. He was born at 1:04 AM  lbs. 8 oz on February 25, 2021.

Martinez Awards

His great work has been seen and he has received several awards and honors. During his working time in Fresno, CA, he won an Emmy Award for devastating freeze coverage. The freeze destroyed Central California’s citrus crops. In addition to that, he earned his fourth Emmy Award for team coverage of Michael Jackson’s shocking death during his working time in Los Angeles.

Martinez Son; Jason

After Jason was born days later, he almost died after contracting a blood infection. Jason’s exceptional recovery encouraged Jason to get involved with causes that help Children’s Hospitals across the country. By bad luck, he also lost his grandfather to Alzheimer’s disease. For years now, he has been a partner with the Alzheimer’s Association for many years.

Jason Martinez Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 7,721 followers, around 1.7K followers on his Facebook page, and about 6,486 followers on his Instagram account.