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If you're familiar with journalism then, you probably know the name of Rachel Martin because she is well-known faces in the broadcasting field. She is an American journalist who is currently serving for NPR's Morning Edition as co-host. She is also the morning news podcast Up First.
She was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States but her actual birth date is yet to disclose to the media. She celebrated her birthday in February. She holds American citizenship and is of white ethnicity. She is an undergraduate from the University of Puget Sound with a bachelor's degree in politics and government in 1996.
Does Rachel Martin Have Husband?
Well, the answer is yes. The beautiful former NPR's religion correspondent is a married woman. She tied the wedding knot with her love of life whose name is Luke Hartig. He is a National Journal and Editorial Board at Just Security.
Martin who earned her Master's degree from Columbia University in International Affairs has kept most of her personal stuff away from the limelight. Because of this, the information regarding her wedding date with her husband Luke is remaining hidden or within themselves.
Moreover, Rachel and her long term spouse Hartig are parents of two kids. But, she has not disclosed her kid's details to the media. Once NPR Morning Show congratulated them through a Facebook post on June 15, 2014, for being parents for the second time after receiving a baby boy early this morning.
Recently on Mother's day special in 2020, she twitted that she misses her mother and every day but sees her in her children who she never got to meet. It means she and her partner Luke are now enjoying their parenthood.
Holds Thousand Dollars Net Worth
Working in the broadcasting field, Rachel Martin must have received an enormous amount of fortune from her professional career. As of 2019, her total net worth is estimated to be around $600 thousand, which is alike to Kat Chow and Tamara Keith.
Up to now, Martin has covered various events and news, which adds up to her total wealth. In the meantime, she is working as a co-host on radio news programs Morning Edition on NPR for about four years. So, her annual payroll is valued to be over $65,00.
Previously, she worked as an NPR foreign correspondent based in Berlin, Germany for two years. During that time, she covered the 2006 World Cup, the London terrorist attacks, and the federal elections in Germany. Thus for her work, Rachel might be paid off around $128569, which is the average salary for NPR Correspondent.
Rachel began her television career as a producer and reporter at KQED, a public radio station in San Francisco. In 2003 she became a freelance journalist in Afghanistan. She was also a member of the morning news program, The Bryant Park Project where she co-hosted with Alison Stewart and Mike Pesca.
Further, she was a foreign correspondent for NPR from 2005 until 2007. She'd been an ABC News correspondent in 2008. She was National Security Correspondent for NPR in 2010 where she covered topics of defense as well as intelligence.
Then Martin became a host of Weekend Edition Sunday in 2012, shortly after longtime host Liane Hansen left the channel. After working for there for four years, she became a co-host of Morning Edition in December 2016 when Renée Montagne left the show.
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