Florian Martin's Biography
Florian Martin is a general assignment reporter for News 88.7 and his duties include covering Houston City Hall.
His studies in Leipzig, Germany, included a year at the University of Houston, where he met his wife Jessica, a native Texan.
After earning his M.A. in journalism, American studies and Hispanic studies at the University of Leipzig, Florian returned to Houston and started off his new life interning in the KUHF newsroom.
After a 16-month stint as a reporter for Houston Community Newspapers, Florian was invited back to Houston Public Media in 2012 to take over the NewsLab Coordinator position and quickly morphed into a daily reporter.
His proudest achievement so far is a story about coastal monitoring stations that could be heard nationwide on NPR’s Here & Now.
Florian is often heard saying that he is living the American Dream.
He lives in Clear Lake City with his beautiful wife Jessica and adorable children Jaiden and Keira.