Roland S. Martin
Noted among TV Week’s “Top 12 To Watch In TV News,” Roland S. Martin is a nationally syndicated, award-winning journalist and columnist. Currently, Martin is the chief political editor and face of the daily news program, News One Now for TV One.
News One Now is the first morning news program in history to focus on news and analysis of politics, entertainment, sports and culture from an explicitly African American perspective.
In addition, Martin is a senior analyst for The Tom Joyner Morning Show, where his segment is heard on more than 100 stations that 8 million people daily. Martin has appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher, Dr. Phil and ESPN’s Sports Nation, as well as made his big-screen debut with a cameo in Beyond the Lights, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw. With his personal Social Media audience exceeding 1.4 million followers across platforms, Martin has been named to the Ebony Magazine Power 100 list, highlighting the movers, shakers and igniters in Black America for the fourth time. Martin is also a three-time recipient of the NAACP Image Award.