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A Profile of Radio Personality Russ Martin


Radio talk show host Russ Martin, mug shot

Radio talk show host Russ Martin, mug shot

Photo from Keller Police Department
Beginnings: Russ Martin has been working in Radio in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for over 25 years. Martin grew up in Pleasant Grove, Texas. On July 10, 2009 it was reported that Martin received two years probation in a no contest plea of assaulting his 27-year-old fiancee. More.

Radio: At age 19, he began a part-time job at KGVL-AM, Greenville, Texas.

From 1992 until 2000, he worked at KEGL-FM, Dallas.

He joined KLLI-FM, Dallas/Fort Worth in March of 2000

Martin was most recently heard on 105.3 (KLLI/Dallas-Fort Worth) from 3 - 7 p.m.

Claim to Fame: While at KEGL-FM, Martin "was forced to replaced Howard Stern after Nationwide (the owner at the time) dropped the Stern program. Within 2 years he had grown the ratings higher than Stern." - Tuworms.com

Online: Visit Russ Martin at www.russmartin.info.

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