David Martin Biography
David Martin is a well-known American journalist, correspondent, and author currently working at CBS News as the national security correspondent reporting from The Pentagon since the year 1993. In addition, he has contributed reports to the CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, and 48 Hours. Before joining CBS News, David worked for six years at Newsweek magazine.
David Martin Age
David Martin was born on 28th July 1943, in Washington, D.C., United States. He is 79 years old.
David Martin Height
David has an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches tall (Approx 1.73m).
David Martin Family
David was born to his staunch mother and his supportive father in Washington, D.C., United States. Nevertheless, David has not babbled paramount information concerning his stalwart parents or if he has any siblings.
David Martin Wife
He is happily hitched to his loving and supportive wife named Elinor Martin who is a doctor by profession. The lovely couple shares four appealing children and live together in Chevy Chase, Md.
David Martin Education
He attended Yale University where he attained his Bachelor of Arts Degree in English in 1965.
David Martin Salary
He receives a satisfactory salary of $89,875 annually. This is according to CBS News national security correspondents’ salaries.
David Martin Net Worth
David has been able to garner decent wealth over the years he has worked and has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million.
David Martin Career
As of now, David works at CBS News as a national security correspondent. There, he covers the State Department and the Pentagon since 1993. Moreover, David has also reported for other broadcasts such as 60 Minutes and 48 Hours. He was the first journalist to visit and cover Dora Farms during a trip to Iraq in May 2003, where Saddam Hussein was said by the CIA was hiding during the opening night of the war.
David has won several Emmys, most recently back in 2012 due to his story, Starting Over. In the years 2002 and 2004, he won twain Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Awards for his body of work. Before joining CBS News, David worked for six years at Newsweek magazine. There, he covered defense and intelligence matters from its Washington Bureau from 1977 to 1983.
Previously, he served as a reporter at the Associated Press based in Washington from 1973 to 1977 covering the FBI and CIA. David commenced his journalism career in New York in 1969 as a researcher at CBS News. From 1971 to 1972, he served as a news writer with the AP broadcast wire. In 1973, David served as a fellow at the Washington Journalism Center.