Martin Devlin Biography – Martin Devlin Wiki
Martin Devlin is a New Zealand radio and television broadcaster. In July 2012, The Radio Network announced Devlin would take over the morning show for New Zealand’s first private station, Radio Hauraki. He is a breakfast radio veteran who started his career in music radio before moving to Radio Sport in 1999. He writes sport for New Zealand Rugby World and does a sport talkback blog for tvnz.co.nz as well as being a regular weekly contributor for Rugby Centre on Sky TV’s Rugby Channel. In 2010, he anchored TVNZ’s coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
TVNZ contracted him to anchor the largest sporting event in NZ’s history – the 2011 Rugby World Cup. On the opening night in October 2011, over one million viewers tuned in to watch Devlin interview rugby legend Jonah Lomu in the minutes before the opening match that featured the All Blacks vs Tonga. Devlin began his broadcasting career in radio and has won many awards including ‘sports broadcaster of the year’ an unprecedented 6 times. During his lengthy radio career that began in 1987 he has worked on Energy FM in New Plymouth, Channel Z in Wellington as well as networks – The Edge, Radio Sport, and Radio Live.
In 2014, he anchored TVNZ’s coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Devlin is the nephew of New Zealand rock-and-roll star Johnny Devlin and was educated at St. Patrick’s College, Silverstream. Following a period of name suppression granted by the Auckland District Court in regards to a minor ‘disorderly behavior’ charge in Quay St, Auckland, on 29 December 2010, he identified himself as the person involved on 24 January 2011 after intense speculation. He was taken off air in May 2021 after attempting to physically assault a colleague in the NZME newsroom. It was also revealed that he had sent inappropriate messages to other colleagues. He apologized and said he struggled with mental health issues.
Martin Devlin Age
He was born in 1964 in New Zealand.
Martin Devlin Partner
He was married but later divorced. Currently, he is in a relationship with his partner, Lauren de Boeck.
Martin Devlin Children
He has a child, a son named Charlie Devlin.