Martin Savidge Biography
This is what you need to know about an American television news correspondent. Savidge was a special correspondent and former anchor for public television’s Worldfocus nightly news program in the role of a special correspondent. He has also worked for NBC News.
Martin Savidge Age
Martin Savidge was born on May 27, 1958, in Lachine, Quebec, Canada. He is 62 years old as of 2020.
Martin Savidge Nationality
Born in Lachine, Quebec, Canada, Savidge is a son to British parents, who soon after moved to the United States. He holds dual citizenship for both Canada and the United States.
Martin Savidge Height
Savidge stands at an average height but the exact measurements are not known. This information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Martin Savidge Parents
Savidge is born to British parents who lived in Canada at the time he was born. They later moved to the United States and settled in Rocky River, Ohio.
Martin Savidge Wife
Savidge is married to his wife Bliss Savidge since November 1989. The couple dated for some time before tying the knot. They celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary on November 25, 2017.
Martin Savidge Children
Martin and his wife have two children; a son by the name Stehl Savidge and a daughter by the name Blis Savidge who is a six-time EMMY Journalist.
Martin Savidge Daughter
Savidge has a daughter named Blis Savidge who is a six-time EMMY Journalist.
Martin Savidge Salary
Savidge receives a salary of thousands of dollars annually, however the exact amount he receives annually is not known.
Martin Savidge Net Worth
Savidge has an approximated net worth of between $1million – $10 million U.S dollars. His career as a television personality is the primary source of his income.
Martin Savidge Education
Savidge grew up in Rocky River, Ohio, went to Rocky River High School where he graduated in 1976. He studied theater at Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood, Ohio. Savidge graduated from Ohio University in 1981 with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Martin Savidge Career
Savidge interned at WKYC and reported for the Associated Press. He joined WJW-TV (then WJKW-TV) in September 1984, where he won nine Emmy Awards, five in his final year at the station. One Emmy-winning special examined the background of D-Day, and was inspired by his father Earnest, who served in the Royal Navy during World War II.
Savidge was hired by CNN in 1996. He would still be a field reporter, but he would spend more time as an anchor. In March 2004, he joined NBC News. Savidge helped to open an NBC News bureau in New Orleans.
Savidge left full-time work at NBC In October 2008, to be the anchor of Worldfocus, an American newscast focusing on international news. Savidge started hosting a weekly radio show on BlogTalkRadio in 13 January 2009. The 30-minute talk show is focused on international news and includes a panel of guests.
Savidge announced on 28 August 2009, on the program that Daljit Dhaliwal that he would be taking over his role on Worldfocus, although he would still host one week a month and have an opportunity to “step out from behind the desk”. Savidge returned to CNN in 2009 as a freelancer. He again became a CNN staffer in March 2011.