Kye Martin Biography
Kye Martin is an ardent, dedicated and lively presenter. She daily delivers weekday morning traffic reports. She contributes as a General Assignment Reporter for Midday & afternoon newscasts at NBC Chicago.
She joined NBC Chicago’s team in July 2012 covering traffic news and general transportation issues. Kye has ample experience in the broadcasting industry, & endeavours to accomplish more milestones.
Kye Martin Husband/Personal Life
Kye and Brandon met for the first time at Arnold Schwarzenegger’s gym in California. Smitten by each other, they started dating shortly after and hasn’t looked back ever since. Kye Martin relishes her role as a wife and mother, sustaining a perfect balance between profession and personal life. She and her husband, Brandon shares adorable twins together.
Married for a long time, this adorable couple welcomed their twin boys in 2011. In 2018, both of her kids are school-aged boys and currently age 7-year-old. As a caring mother and a loving wife, Kye likes to spend quality life with her family. Apart from her hectic work schedule, she loves to do Yoga, enjoy the outdoors, cycling, and drink coffee! She is a member of the March of Dimes Chicago Board of Directors.
Kye Martin Early Life/Education
She graduated from Washington State University (class of 2001) with a Bachelors of Communication degree. She is happily married to husband Brandon Hardesty & is a responsible mother of two. She is blessed with twins, named Bodie and Tanner. There were a few tough moments which the couple faced together, when little Tanner was born – he was weighing about 3 pounds which leads to him for an over two weeks stay at NICU at RUSH University Medical Centre. Tough moments not only fill Kye’s heart with courage, but also inspired to promote the March of Dimes’ mission who is working hard to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
Kye Martin Career
Kye after completing her studies started her career as a reporter with all-news radio KMPH-FM in Fresno. 2006 – 2008 : Following this, Kye was a general assignment reporter at KTXL-TV Sacramento, and after that, she moved to the Midwest. From 2002 to 2008, she worked with Tribune Broadcasting and Pappas Telecasting Co, both broadcast companies in Fresno area.
2008 – 2012 : She discovers her career opportunities with WGN-TV and CLTV where she covered on the Chicago-area roads. At WGN she explored her writing skills and wrote several traffic blogs for the website as well. Since 2012 till date, Kye is associated with NBC Universal, Inc. and joined NBC Chicago. She is also a member of the March of Dimes Chicago Board of Directors.
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