Astrid Martinez Wiki – Astrid Martinez Biography
Astrid Martinez is an American anchor, reporter, and television host at CBS 46 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. She was born in Medellin, Colombia where the civil and political unrest that plagued her country ignited her passion for storytelling and a career in journalism. She was the former Miss Colombia USA 2000. She has worked at HBO in New York, fill-in-host at Azteca America in Naples, Florida, and co-host on the Fox 4 Morning Blend, tackled border issues as the anchor for the KGBT 5 p.m. newscast and Spanish language 8 pm newscast in Texas and also reported for WBTV in Charlotte.
According to her LinkedIn, she was previously a reporter at NBC Universal Media, LLC (2015-2016). She was also a Reporter/ anchor at WBTV from 2012 to 2015. She also was an anchor and reporter KGBT from 2010 to 2012. She co-hosted WFTX in Fort Myers from 2007 to 2008. She also was a co-host and producer at Azteca America from 2006 to 2007. She is a three-time Emmy Award-winning journalist and host of Astrid in ATL was recognized as one of 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia by the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon took place inside SunTrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia. As the host of Astrid in ATL, she focuses on culture and the booming movie and music industry in the city. Her passion for storytelling began in her native country of Colombia.
Despite her busy schedule, she is actively engaged in community efforts and regularly gives back such as with the Bravos de Atlanta wherein former player Eddie Perez and she talked to some youth in early August; with the EME Women’s Advisory Board which seeks to encourage Latina women to educate, mentor, elevate, and empower other Latina women; mentoring youth and; so much more. She also sponsored a child, in Columbia, through an online program so that she could attend school. She also finds time for self-care as she regularly works out. She graduated with top honors from Montclair State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a concentration in Latin American Studies.
Astrid Martinez Age
She was born in Medellin, Colombia.
Astrid Martinez Daughter
She is a single mother to her adoptive daughter who she says, “inspires me to be my absolute best.”
Astrid Martinez Family
Her family, including her parents and two younger brothers, moved and settled in New Jersey, United States from Colombia due to civil and political unrest.
Astrid Martinez Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall.
Astrid Martinez Instagram
Astrid Martinez’s Instagram account is @astridtv1. Her Instagram bio reads, “@bncnews correspondent based in Philly 🎤 mucho spice & passion ❤️ 3x Emmy winner🏆Creator of Astrid in the ATL📺NJ raised/Made in Colombia🇨🇴.” She is also on Twitter as @astridtv1.