Marty has been covering sports in central Virginia for two decades. He served as NBC29 sports director for 16 years starting in 2003. After a two-year hiatus, Marty rejoined the NBC29 team in July of 2022 as the station's only sports MMJ, focusing on telling the stories of all people playing sports in the area.
Marty is originally from Kensington, Maryland, a suburb of Washington D.C. He began his career as a news reporter for WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland, covering a lot of politics, working out of the station's Dover, Delaware bureau. Marty started reporting on sports as a sportscaster for KTVE-TV in Monroe, Louisiana, before returning to the Washington D.C. area to work as a producer for Comcast SportsNet.
Marty has covered many of Charlottesville's biggest sporting events including the UVA men's basketball team's run to the national championship in 2019, the UVA baseball team's College World Series championship in 2015 and the UVA football team's appearance in the Orange Bowl in 2019. Marty has been honored for his work by the Virginia Associated Press and the Virginia Association of Broadcasters numerous times.
Marty and his wife Cate live in Albemarle County. They have two kids - Jack, 14 and Savannah, 13. In his free time, Marty skis, plays tennis and manages his keeper-league fantasy football team.
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