The KTEN news team welcomed Markie Martin in June of 2013 as its new weekend anchor and Ada reporter. A 2012 graduate of the University of Richmond, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Latin American and Iberian Studies.
Upon graduating, Martin was hired onto Gov. Mitt Romney's Press Advance team. In this role, she traveled around the country and coordinated press-related matters for the presidential candidate.
Originally from Dallas, TX, Martin considers her real home to be Ada, OK, where she lived the majority of her childhood. Go Cougars! Being from small-town Oklahoma, she appreciates the solid sense of community that comes with it. Martin is excited to report her hometown's stories.
Traveling, reading, writing, Zumba, entertaining and watching her favorite celebrity chef Ina Garten on the Food Network are just a few of her favorite hobbies! If you have good story ideas, please email her at email@example.com.