Martin Savidge TV Correspondent

Martin Savidge (born May 27, 1958 in Lachine, Quebec, Canada) is an Edward R. Murrow and Emmy Award-winning American television news correspondent for NBC News and special correspondent and former anchor for public television's Worldfocus nightly news program, where he is currently in the role of a special correspondent. He previously worked for WJW, Cleveland, where he also worked with current NBC correspondent Kelly O'Donnell. He also currently works at CNN part-time as of December 2009. He began anchoring CNN Newsroom in January 2011. Savidge was born in Lachine, Quebec, Canada to British parents, who soon after moved to the United States. He holds dual citizenship for both Canada and the United States. Savidge grew up in Rocky River, Ohio and graduated from Rocky River High School in 1976. He studied theater at Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood, Ohio. Savidge earned a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Ohio University in 1981. Savidge's early career in journalism included a stint at WCIA in Champaign, Illinois. He interned at WKYC, and reported for the Associated Press.

Personal details

Date of birth
May 27th, 1958
Canada,United States of America
Places lived
Ohio , United States of America
pop. 11,570,808 (2013)


1. Ohio University Colleges/University

Ohio University is a public research university located on a 1,850-acre (7.5 km) campus in Athens, Ohio and the state's first university. Founded in 1804, it was the first university established in the Northwest Territory and is the ninth oldest public university in the United States. The Athens campus enrolls more than 21,000 students, who come from nearly every state and approximately 100 nations. Five regional campuses and e-learning programs further extend educational access and opportunity to students across southern Ohio and bring the total student population to more than 35,000.

2012. 409 mil. $
2010. 277 mil. $
Institution colors
1 Ohio University, 45701 - Athens, Ohio
2012. 22,685
2010. 20,994
2009. 18,166
2012. 4,717
2011. 4,174
2010. 4,114
Acceptance rate
2012. 77.7 %
2010. 86.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 10.4 K $
2011. 9.94 K $
2010. 9.6 K $
2009. 8.97 K $
2008. 8.91 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Ohio University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1960., Organization leader
b. 1957., Actor
b. 1955., Journalist
b. 1954., Organization founder
b. 1953., Writer
b. 1958., Actor
b. 1957., Basketball Coach
b. 1956., Actor

Regular TV appearances

1. Worldfocus

Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Languages Regular cast
October 6th, 2008 April 2nd, 2010 English

2. NBC Nightly News

Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Languages Regular cast
August 3rd, 1970 4 English

Awards won

2006 News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
NBC Nightly News TV News Program
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Izhar Harpaz
Anne Binford Allen
Mark Hudspeth
John Zito
Kelly Venardos
Sharon Hoffman
Andrew Gross
Mary Laurence Flynn
Carl Sears
Heather Allan
Carol Eggers
Donna Nelson
Christopher Scholl
Joel Seidman
Roxanne Garcia
Tony Zumbado
Joo Lee
Don Teague
Bob Faw
Bethany Thomas
Donna Bass
Bita Nikravesh
Mike Kosnar
Teresa Crawford
John Reiss
Doug Stoddart
Clare Duffy
Sylvie Haller
Patrick Burkey
Richard Latour
Larry Register
Anne Thompson
Jean Harper


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