Who is Audra Martin?

Audra Martin was born in September 1990, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, and is a broadcast journalist, best known for her work with Fox Sports North as a sideline reporter, while also hosting regional sports shows. She’s also been an anchor during her time with the company.

The Net Worth of Audra Martin

How rich is Audra Martin? As of late-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through a relatively short but successful career on television. She’s been active in sports broadcasting since the early-2010s, active in the local sports scene and also working for other stations during her career. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life and Education

Audra grew up in Chicago, though she has not shared a lot of information regarding her family and her upbringing. After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at the University of Central Florida with a desire to pursue a career in law enforcement, so took up a major in Criminal Justice. The state university has more students enrolled on campus than any other US university. It dates its history back to 1963, with over 66,000 students from 157 countries and all 50 states.

A lot of its population can be found on the main campus and they offer over 200 degrees through 13 colleges; it has awarded over 290,000 degrees. They have an athletic team which competes as a part of NCAA Division I in the American Athletic Conference. After her first year, she was given an opportunity to access more restricted programs due to good grades. She saw a course in Radio and Television, and decided to switch her major then.

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Career Beginnings

Prior to completing her college education, she competed at the Miss University of Central Florida pageant and won. Martin completed her degree with a major in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Criminal Justice. She credits her professors there for helping motivate her to find a career on television. Following the completion for her studies, she moved to Huntsville, Alabama where she worked for the station WAAY-TV as a sideline reporter. The ABC affiliate serves North Alabama’s Tennessee Valley.

During her time there, she often reported from the sidelines of games of the Atlanta Thrashers, a professional ice hockey team that competed in the National Hockey League (NHL) – the team would later become the Winnipeg Jets after relocating. She also reported on the professional baseball team, the Atlanta Braves as a part of their organization. The team competes as a part of Major League Baseball (MLB) as a part of the National League (NL) East division. The team is one of the most successful in professional baseball, winning their division title 14 times.

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Move to Fox Sports

After her work with WAAY-TV and several Atlanta teams, she moved to Nashville, Tennessee to work as a sideline reporter for WRKN. During her time there, she covered games of the Tennessee Titans which is a professional American Football team which competes in the National Football League (NFL) as a part of the American Football Conference (AFC) division. The team was originally called the Houston Oilers before moving to Tennessee.

In 2015, she moved to Fox Sports where she was given duties as a regional sports host, replacing Jamie Hersch who left the company to work for the NHL Network. She joined the team of Fox Sports North, which covers sporting events of teams involved in the Upper Midwest region of the US, with a focus on teams in Minnesota. They handle operations from offices located in downtown Minneapolis and provide services to cable providers throughout Minnesota, northern Iowa, Upper Michigan, and Western Wisconsin. Working there, she mainly does reports on teams such as the Minnesota Twins, a professional baseball team which has fielded 19 American League batting champions, and hosted five All-Star Games. She also covers the Minnesota Wild ice hockey team.

Personal Life and Social Media

For her personal life, not much is known in terms of Martin’s romantic relationships. Many believe that she is single due to the lack of any evidence pointing to a potential romantic partner. Like her work, she enjoys sports a lot and tries to play during her free time. She was a cheerleader, and still enjoys playing softball, as well as volleyball, and swims. She knows how to play the violin, learning it at a very young age, and also sings – she even sang the National Anthem during a WNBA game.

She loves music and listens to it a lot. She uses her free time to hang out with friends or family; often visiting her siblings to spend time with her nephew. She owns several pet cats. Similar to numerous sports broadcasters, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. She has an account on Instagram on which she has over 8,000 followers, using the platform to post photos from work while behind the scenes. She also gives a bit of insight towards her life away from the media. Another account she has is on Facebook on which she has over 2,000 followers, posting content similar to her Instagram account, though not as frequently.

Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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