Name: Michel Martin
Profession: NPR host
Known For: Telling it like it is
Why She Should
Name: Michel Martin Profession:NPR host Known For: Telling it like it is Why She Should Make the Cut: In addition to her work with NPR, Martin has contributed to The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and received an Emmy Award for her reporting for ABC newsmagazine “Day One.” A native of Brooklyn, Martin graduated cum laude from Radcliffe College at Harvard University and has done graduate work at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. She is married to Washington attorney William (Billy) Martin and their blended family includes four children.