Natalie Martinez Biography
Natalie Martinez is an American two-time Emmy Award-winning journalist working for NBC Chicago as a general assignment reporter since joining the team in January 2001. Martinez has been working as a reporter for all the daily newscasters and anchored weekend mornings for several years.
Natalie Martinez Education
A native of Buffalo, New York, Martinez attended the State University of New York at Buffalo and later joined the University of North London and graduated on scholarship.
Natalie Martinez Career
Martinez is a general assignment reporter for NBC Chicago. She covered huge news, including the deadly tornadoes that devastated Fairdale and Washington, Illinois, and little news that mattered to the “little guy.” Natalie obtained one of her Emmys for her non-stop anchoring of those Washington tornadoes.
Prior to joining NBC Chicago, she was anchoring and reporting for WXXA-TV for two decades, the Fox station in Albany, New York. Throughout her two final years at Albany, she became the primary anchor. Before her work at WXXA, she had as well worked as a producer for several upstate New York television and radio stations, as a reporter, and as an anchor.
She is very active and recognized within the Latino community and is a part of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, for which Natalie was elected Chicago Chapter President in 2016. The national NAHJ organization provided her with the coveted “Si Se Puede” Excellence in Leadership award in 2017. Natalie became recognized by Negocio’s current publication as Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago for her contributions to the betterment of the community in 2018.
Natalie additionally does charitable work for CAWC (Chicago Abused Women Coalition), Center on Halsted, and the Salvation Army among several others, and offers services as Mistress of Ceremonies for agencies all around the Chicagoland area. She was named one of Chicago’s Most Influential Women by the I’m Every Woman Expo in March 2011.
Natalie Martinez Age/How old is Natalie Martinez?
Martinez likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 40s.
Natalie Martinez Height
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Natalie Martinez Family
Martinez was born and raised in Buffalo, New York to loving and caring parents. She was raised by her devoted Dominican father and loving Ukrainian mother. Natalie however shares no information regarding her parents and whether or not she has any siblings.
Natalie Martinez Husband
Martinez is married to her loving husband, Flavio Gama who moved from Brazil in 2013 in order for them to get married. Together, the duo is proud parents to their daughter, Sailor Gama. Gama was born on the 6th of June 2018.
Natalie Martinez Net Worth
Martinez has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a reporter.
Natalie Martinez Salary
Martinez earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.