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.

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

Pinball enthusiasts descend on North Texas for the 2015 Texas Pinball Festival in Frisco. 

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The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

A pair of council members planned to leave their seats Wednesday for the public microphone to speak about what could be the hottest issue in May’s election: the proposed Trinity toll road. 

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The world’s royalty of rust descended on Dallas this week for a conference called Corrosion 2015.  It’s an annual event that showcases the science used to combat everything from crumbling bridges to rusty pipelines.

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Just about anyone who’s received a work-related text message or email during off-hours knows how maddening it can be. 

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High school and college students from across North America will be in Dallas this weekend for what’s being called a hackathon. 

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A landmark type of cancer treatment has found a home in Dallas. UT Southwestern Medical Center has been charged with developing the country’s first National Center for Heavy Ion Radiation Therapy. 

Krystina Martinez / KERA News

A Dallas businesswoman achieved a victory against the state of Texas this month when a federal court declared that rules that regulate businesses that teach African hair braiding are unconstitutional. 

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While psychopaths reportedly make up about 1 percent of the country, they occupy nearly 4 percent of its management positions. These figures are part of a study co-authored by Craig Neumann, a professor of psychology at the University of North Texas. He talks about what this means, and how it could affect the workplace.

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Grant Barrett of the public radio show “A Way With Words” is known for his annual list of the words of the year. There are plenty of familiar ones – things like “ice bucket challenge” and “common core.” But what about "babymetal" or "beezin"? Barrett discusses what turned his ear in 2014. 

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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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