American Journalist Roland Martin is best known for his time as the host of TV One’s News One Now & Washington on Watch With Roland S. Martin. Roland Martin may not still be with TV One, however he continues to amplify black voices with season 2 of Roland Martin unfiltered.
About Roland Martin Unfiltered
Roland Martin Unfiltered provides news and information from an unapologetically Black perspective five days a week. Celebrating its second anniversary, the show has carved its niche as a go-to source for interviews with key newsmakers and influencers. In depth discussion of topics across a variety of fields, including politics, education, health, entertainment, sports, African American issues and culture has been at the forefront of the #RMU mission since day one. When breaking news happens, Martin has been there to document, explain and highlight those stories that most impact the African American community.
Over the course of a journalistic career that has seen him interview multiple U.S. presidents to the top athletes and entertainers in Hollywood, Roland S. Martin has always maintained a clear sense of his calling in this world. Martin is the host and managing editor of #RolandMartinUnfiltered and the author of three books: Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith; Speak, Brother! A Black Man’s View of America; and The First: President Barack Obama’s Road to the White House as originally reported by Roland S. Martin.
In his career, Martin has been showered with more than 30 awards for journalistic excellence, including being named the Journalist of the Year in 2013 by the National Association of Black Journalists for his extensive focus on voter suppression and other issues of concern to African Americans during the 2012 election. He is a four-time NAACP Image Award winner, including named Best Host for the last two years.
Check out Roland Martin’s 2nd Anniversary Virtual Conference below.