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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Arts & Culture
12:23 pm
Sat December 13, 2014

How A Photographer Captured Dallas Wrapped In Fog

Justin Terveen's photo of downtown Dallas peeking out of the fog has been shared widely on social media.
Justin Terveen Urban Fabric Photography

Professional photographers use more than just high-end cameras to do their work. The job requires lots of planning, dealing with harsh, unpredictable weather, and a lot of lost sleep waiting to capture the right moment. 

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News
4:30 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

The Bright Side And Dark Side Of Blue Light

SMU Professor Brian Zoltowski
Credit Rick Holter / KERA News

Light is necessary for life on earth, but scientists believe that too much of a certain wavelength can cause everything from crop diseases to changes in the migratory patterns of animals. SMU professor Brian Zoltowski is working to unravel the mystery of blue light in a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.

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Texas News
5:48 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Inside The Craft Coffee Boom In North Texas

Liz Goulding writes for the Dallas Observer.
Krystina Martinez KERA News

Specialty coffee shops are joining the artisanal food and beer boom in Dallas. These shops aim for a better bean, and Liz Goulding explored the local craft coffee scene in last week’s Dallas Observer cover story.

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Science
6:30 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

UTA Professor's Invention Looks For Life Millions of Miles From Earth

This mosaic comprises four individual images taken from from the centre of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on 17 November 2014.
ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM – CC BY-SA IGO 3.0

Zipping through the solar system, 310 million miles from Earth, a comet is carrying an invention by a North Texan. The goal: Analyze the building blocks of life.

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Texas News
2:35 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Bitcoin: Behind The Cryptocurrency Curtain

Zach Copley Flickr

Fans of bitcoin tout the digital currency as secure, anonymous and efficient. But wildly fluctuating exchange rates and charges recently in an alleged bitcoin Ponzi scheme in North Texas have put a spotlight on bitcoin’s risks.

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Texas News
11:05 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Addressing The Evolving Challenges Of Cybersecurity

Shutterstock

Last week, cyber attackers took on targets ranging from the White House to the town of Cleburne in North Texas.

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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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