David Martin (Journalist) Biography

David Martin or popularly known by the name Martin only is an American Journalist, News correspondent, and author as well. He works for the major news supplying and mass media platform CBS News and currently he is employed at the position of National Security correspondent reporting for the team The Pentagon. He has contributed his whole life to media and he hasn’t even changed the platform for which he has been working, he stayed in the same job and in the same platform since the year 1993, he has delivered the news in shows like CBS Evening News, 60 minutes and 48 Hours as well.

Early Life

David Martin was born in the Washington state of the United States of America. No information regarding his parents, siblings, and other family relatives is available on the web. Further, he was born in July of the year 1943 and he celebrates his birthday every year on the 28th of July.  Apart from being into journalism and mass media he loves reviewing various literature works and reading various fictional and non-fictional novels.

No information regarding his freshman, sophomore, and another high school can be fetched from the web. After completion of high school education, David went to the university of Yale for his graduation and completed his graduation in English in the year 1965. Apart from education and journalism, he also served as a Naval Officer during the Vietnam War.

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David Martin Career

Right after the completion of the graduation in English in the year 1965, David served as a Naval Officer during the Vietnam war and post-war, in the year 1969 he joined CBS News, one of the best News delivering platforms, David joined there as a researcher. His life was really struggling during the 1970s and 1980’s since those were the initial years during his career. During those years he worked in Newsweek Magazine as the Associated Press.

During the early 1980s in the year 1983 he became the News correspondent for CBS Pentagon and did great into his career, he won multiple awards and engraved his name on various titles including the CBS News National Security Correspondent and the Emmy Awards. He has also covered the national defense news and broadcasted great coverage over it since the year 1974. Apart from his career in journalism and media, he wrote a book named Best Laid Plans: The Inside Story of America’s War against Terrorism.

Social Media

There are an enormous number of accounts on Instagram by his name, unfortunately, none of them seems to be real. Further, he has tweeted just 16 tweets and his Twitter account is dead. On a whole, it can be said that he does not use social media and there might be multiple reasons behind that, but none of them has been revealed yet by him.

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David Martin Biography

Real Name David C. Martin
Birth Date 28 July 1943
Age (as of 2021) 78 Years
Birth Place Washington, D.C., United States
Nationality David C. Martin
Profession Correspondent, Journalist, Author
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Leo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 62 kg  –  in Pounds –  136 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Slim




College Yale University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Wife Dr. Elinor Martin
Children Four

Personal Life

David Martin was in a relationship with a girl named Elinor and they both hid their relationship status from everyone and later they both tied the sacred knot of marriage. They are blessed with 4 kids, nevertheless, the names and genders of all of them have not been unveiled yet. Furthermore, no information regarding affairs and ex-relationships is available on the internet.

David Martin Net Worth

David Martin has generated multiple sources of income including News reporting, promotions, and advertisements. However, a fair share of his whole worth has been generated through news reporting only, he seems to be earning good monthly as well as annually because he has won multiple awards. Various sources claim over various data for net worth but the most accurate one seems to be nearly $1 Million.

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  • David was awarded the John Barone Prize for his excellence in Washington-based public affairs in the year 2004.
  • He has reported the issues regarding military and intelligence in Newsweek Magazine.
  • Martin has written 2 novels named “Wilderness of Mirrors” and “Best Laid Plans”.
  • He has an ample love for pets and keeps a loving corner towards them.

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