Patricia Martin, President/CEO, founded the company in 1993 and incorporated in 1994. Martin began her career in TV News working for WFAA-TV in Dallas, a top-10 major market ABC affiliate.
Martin has worked in all types of communications from corporate to non-profit and, after 40+ years in the business, believes that Martin Media can handle almost any type of project large or small. Pat is also an Extra Class Amateur Radio Operator and has earned the top certification from the ARRL for Emergency Communications. Martin has received numerous awards including the "Lifetime Achievement Award" from Women in Communications, Inc.; "Best of Show" Aurora Awaards; Tellys; ITVA; Communicator Award; and New York International Film Festival. She has served as a Past-President of the International Television Association and as a Board Member and Officer for St. Jude Media Ministry, The Pines Camp, Glass Club Lake, Inc. and others.
Jim Martin, Vice-President and Senior Producer, also began his career in broadcast television as a cameraman for WFAA-TV. His award-winning career spans over 40 years in broadcast and corporate communications. Awards includes: Tellys, ITVA, Communicator, and numerous others.
He previously worked with GTE, later Verizon, corporate offices in the Department of Public Affairs. Prior to that he built several production facilities from the ground up including: Visnet, Inc. for Verizon, Telecable of Richardson, and others. His thorough knowledge of production, as well as engineering, is a tremendous asset when shooting in field locations. He has FCC Certification equivalent to the former "First Phone" and is an Extra Class Amateur Radio Operator. In 2019, he was recognized with "Lifetime Membership" in the Society of Broadcast Engineering.
Jim Martin (above left) with Gary Bauer during a recent video production to create a "Papal Greeting" for the Catholic Diocese of Dallas to be shown prior to the Mass with Benedict XVI during his visit to Washington, D.C. in April 2008.
Professional, quality crews are hired as needed depending on the type of production--live or pre-taped, or whether it's local or in a remote location anywhere around the world.
Martin Media -- providing quality video and media production as well as fundraising consultation for all your organization or corporate needs.