Martin Savidge Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, CNN, Salary, and Net Worth

Martin Savidge is a Canadian-American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter & Correspondent working for CNN. He re-joined CNN in 2011.

Martin Savidge Profile

Martin Savidge is a Canadian-American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter and Correspondent working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He re-joined the network in March 2011.

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Martin Savidge Education

Savidge is a proud graduate of Ohio University. He graduated from the university in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism. During his stint at the university, he worked for ACRN radio and WOUB TV and Radio. Talking about his high school, he is a 1976 graduate of Rocky River High School. Savidge studied theater at Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood, Ohio.

Martin Savidge Career

Savidge serves at CNN as a correspondent and anchor based in Atlanta, Georgia. This is his second stint at the station. His first stint was from March 1996 – March 2004 where he served as a news anchor and correspondent. Over the years with CNN in his 2ndstint, he has broken news worldwide. He provided live-on-scene coverage of the stories; the missing girls in Cleveland, Colorado wildfires, the school bus hostage situation in Alabama, the Texan fertilizer plant explosion, and the trial of George Zimmerman, in the year 2013.

In the previous year, he reported on the ground Ohio school shooting, John McAfee on the run, Mississippi murders, and Superstorm Sandy. In the year 2011, Savidge covered the nuclear disaster, tsunami, and earthquake in Japan, as well as the outbreak of the largest tornado in the history of the United States that moved through the Southeast. Savidge was responsible for delivering on-scene coverage of the military build-up in Kuwait and Iraq in the year 2003, where he was embedded with the First Battalion of the Seventh Marines.

Reporting from Bagram, Kandahar, and Afghanistan, Savidge was he was the 1st TV journalist to travel with the United States troops during Operation Anaconda. Savidge followed the 9/11 (the September 11, 2001) terrorist attacks where he covered the search and rescue mission from Ground Zero.

Before joining CNN for the 2nd stint, he served at Thirteen/WNET in New York as a correspondent and anchor for 2 years. Savidge has worked for NBC News as an Atlanta-based correspondent for 4 and a half years (March 2004 – August 2008). While there, he was reporting for MSNBC, the Today Show, and NBC Nightly News. In the year 2005 when Hurricane Katrina hit, Savidge served as NBC’s primary correspondent based in New Orleans.

Quick Facts About Martin Savidge

Full Name Martin Savidge
Age 64 years old as of 2022
Nationality Canadian-American
Spouse Bliss Savidge
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Savidge worked for WJW-TV in Cleveland, Ohio as a special projects reporter and anchor before joining CNN in the 1st stint. While there, he reported on significant international, national, and local stories specializing in breaking news and news documentaries, for more than a decade. He started his career in broadcasting at WCIA-TV in Champaign, Illinois in 1980, where he worked as a news reporter and anchor. From there, Savidge moved to WMBD-TV in Peoria, Illinois where he served as a prime-time anchor. He has also worked for Associated Press as a reporter.

Awards and Recognitions

Savidge holds various most prestigious awards for broadcast journalism, including 9 local Emmy awards; A Peabody Award; 2 Headliner Awards; Dupont Award; 2 Edward R. Murrow Awards; a national Emmy award; 2 United Press International awards; 6 Associated Press awards; and 2 Women in Communication awards. He was named “Media Person of the Year” in October 2002 by the National Journalism Education Association for supporting scholastic journalism.

Martin Savidge Age

Savidge is 64 years old as of 2022. He was born on May 27, 1958, in Lachine, Quebec, Canada. He celebrates his birthday on the 27th of May every year.

Martin Savidge Height

Savidge stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).

Martin Savidge Family

Savidge was born to his lovely British parents whose names are unknown at the moment. He grew up in Rocky River, Ohio, and holds dual citizenship for both the United States and Canada. Information regarding Savidge’s siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Martin Savidge Wife

Savidge is married to his lovely spouse, Bliss Savidge. They tied the knot in November 1989. On November 25, 2017, Savidge tweeted that they were celebrating their 28th marriage anniversary. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 children, Blis Savidge (daughter) and Stehl Savidge (son). Blis is an award-winning investigative journalist.

Martin Savidge Salary

Being one of the top journalists for CNN, he earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Martin Savidge’s Net Worth

Savidge has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter and Correspondent.

At CNN Savidge works alongside;

  1. Phil Mattingly
  2. Suzanne Malveaux
  3. Patrick Oppmann
  4. Ryan Nobles
  5. Paula Newton
  6. Chad Myers
  7. Jeanne Moos
  8. David McKenzie
  9. Oren Liebermann
  10. Alex Marquardt
  11. Miguel Marquez
  12. Athena Jones
  13. Laura Jarrett
  14. Kristen Holmes
  15. Paula Hancocks
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