Justin Martin

All Things Considered Host

Justin Martin is KERA’s local host of All Things Considered, anchoring afternoon newscasts for KERA 90.1 & KXT 91.7. Justin is also responsible for editing and publishing online news content for KERA, and can be heard in various KERA radio and TV productions.

Justin grew up in Mannheim, Germany, and avidly listened to the Voice of America and National Public Radio whenever stateside. He graduated from the American Broadcasting School, and further polished his skills with radio veteran Kris Anderson of the Mighty 690 fame, a 50,000 watt border-blaster operating out of Tijuana, Mexico. Justin has worked as holiday anchor for the USA Radio Network, serving the U.S. Armed Forces Network. He’s also hosted, produced, and engineered several shows, including the Southern Gospel Jubilee on 660 KSKY.

Justin lives in Dallas with his pets and lovingly cultivates his addiction to coffee, classic video games, and all things technology.

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Texas News
6:11 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Rockwall Middle School Experiment Destroyed In Tuesday's Rocket Explosion

Orbital's Antares rocket crashed seconds after liftoff Tuesday night.
NASA.gov

Tuesday night's explosion of a rocket bringing fresh supplies to the International Space Station destroyed valuable cargo and a number of scientific experiments -- including one from students at a Rockwall middle school.

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Texas News
9:49 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

The History Behind The Neiman Marcus Christmas Book

Ally/Criminal Wisdom Flickr

For almost a century, Dallas-based retailer Neiman Marcus has sold some of the most extravagant holiday gifts on the planet. 

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Texas News
5:20 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Former Dallas Mayor Starke Taylor Jr. Dead At 92

Dallas City Hall
Drriss & Marrionn Flickr

Former Dallas Mayor Austin Starke Taylor Jr. died Monday.

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Texas News
2:15 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

NTSB Report Indicates Helicopter Collided With Power Lines Before Wichita Falls Crash

United Regional Healthcare System (Facebook)

The pilot involved in a helicopter crash in Wichita Falls on Saturday claims it “spun out of control” before it crashed a few blocks from United Regional Health Care System.

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Texas News
11:36 am
Tue October 7, 2014

AT&T Reports Data Breach Involving 1,600 Accounts

ATT.com

Dallas-based AT&T suffered a potential security breach involving the data of about 1,600 accounts.

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Texas News
2:27 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Conn's May Sell Or Split Company

Conns.com

Conn’s Inc. says the company may sell itself as it searches for ways to boost shareholder value.

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Texas News
2:16 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

Dallas Business Leader And Philanthropist Comer J. Cottrell Dead At 82

Comer J. Cottrell

Longtime Dallas businessman and philanthropist Comer J. Cottrell has died.

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KERA Newsroom
7:18 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

From The Newsroom: Updates On Ebola In Dallas, Court Allows Texas Abortion Restrictions

NIAID Flickr

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

Health officials visit the area where Thomas Eric Duncan had been staying while he visited relatives. We also get an update on the latest Texas abortion ruling that came down Thursday afternoon.

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Sports
1:58 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

NFL To Investigate Sexual Assault Accusation Involving Dallas Cowboys Player

Dallas Cowboys player C.J. Spillman is facing dual investigations over an alleged sexual assault that took place on Sept. 20 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine.

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Texas News
1:11 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Startled Steer Briefly Runs Amok At State Fair Of Texas

Max Geron with the Dallas Police Department tweeted this picture with the following note: "Mooooovin' down the Midway! I don't think @DallasPDMounted carry lassos."
Max Geron Twitter/@MaxDPD

A 1,000-pound steer was captured Monday after briefly escaping captivity at the State Fair of Texas.

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