Victor Martinez (VJ MAR) is an Award Winning Journalist and radio personality.
Victor began his broadcast career in local Spanish radio in Orlando, FL at the young age of 13. Six years later, at the age of 19, Victor became one of the youngest Program Directors in the United States and was later recognized by R&R magazine for his promising talent.
While in radio he expanded his broadcast career by becoming a reporter/anchor for WFMZ 69 in Philadelphia, later he moved on to work for NY1 News in New York City . During his years in NY, Victor covered the United Nations, September 11 attacks, NY City Blackout and the 2003 World Series, among other important events and Breaking News stories. After three years in the Big Apple, he stepped away from the camera, to become Programming Director for Clear Channel Radio, successfully launching VIVA 105.7FM in Atlanta, Mega 101 in Houston and Rumba 100.3 in Orlando.
After a few years back in radio, Victor returned to television as reporter at Fox 5 / Georgia TV where he received two EMMY nominations in 2006 and one in 2007. In 2007, Victor became an EMMY Award Winning Journalist having won his third nomination. In 2007 returned to Florida as the Managing Editor and Anchor of News 13 En Español, where he won two of five Paoli Award nominations and the Coqui de Oro Award. Victor then return to radio as the Program Director at Caliente 105.3FM in Jacksonville, FL and then Program Director at El Zol 107.9 in Washington, DC where he was nominated for the “Medalla Cortez” Award for Program Director of the year and was honor as the Person of the Year after racing over $300,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network.