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Martha was born and raised in Connecticut, but moved to Florida for college and never left the South after that. She has a twin brother and younger sister.

Martha has a bachelor’s degree in Meteorology and a Minor in Communications from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach. She was a member of the Chi Epsilon Pi Meteorology Honors Society. Martha also has her National Weather Association Broadcasters Seal of Approval.

Martha has worked in Panama City Beach, Dothan, AL and Myrtle Beach, SC mainly on the morning shift, but is very happy to be bringing you your 10 p.m. forecast on WGNO. She also brings you Fish Tales, a weekly segment on News With a Twist.

She’s thrilled to be in New Orleans with her fiancé and three pets, and loves the fun-loving culture of Southeast Louisiana!

Recent Articles
  • Early activity in the Tropics?

    While hurricane season officially does not begin until June 1st, there is some activity in the central Atlantic.

  • Timetable for Thursday thunderstorms

    A cold front will be pushing a broken line of thunderstorms into the area beginning Thursday morning.

  • Bacon wrapped frog legs, wild boar, duck…even nutria! Rummel High Beast Feast draws adventurous crowd

      What started as a handful of guys cleaning out their freezers and cooking all their exotic game, has become an event drawing thousands who come out for a taste of the exotic. The fundraiser serves wild boar, moose, alligator, quail, goose, redfish, oysters, frog legs, even nutria tacos! For $40 in advance, $50 at the door, guest enjoyed all types of delicious, yet slightly off the beaten path types of proteins. The event included a raffles and music and […]

  • Lyft says round up your fare and donate to charity

    Lyft thinks it has found another way to differentiate itself from its rival Uber.

  • Fish Fry Friday at Brother Martin High School

  • Washington Square Park Music Fest kicks off in the Marigny

    A wonderful lineup of musicians took the stage at the inaugural Washington Square Park Music Festival, started by the Washington Square Park Foundation for the Arts. The Ole Man River Band, Treme Brass Band, and NOLA Big Band with Sleeping Giant and Davell Crawford had people dancing from 3-7 pm. Food vendors were also out selling beverages, gumbo, poboys and even chagrilled Oysters. This afternoon’s event was a Tribute to Ray Charles. The second event will be Tuesday April 7th, […]

  • Lighthouse Louisiana holds inaugural Putt Putt Charity

    Fourteen teams of over 60 participants took place in Lighthouse Louisiana’s first charity putt putt match today at City Park’s City Putt. There was a twist to the game, as non-visually impaired players wore blindfolds while putting. Lighthouse Louisiana helps folks with many disabilities from blindness, to being deaf and gives them training and tools to play an active and participating role in society. They host classes and help place disabled people into jobs, many times for the first time. […]

  • Fish Fry Friday March 17th

    This week in Fish Fry Friday, we visited the Divine Mercy Catholic Church Fish Fry in Kenner! You can swing by every Friday during lent from 11 AM  – 7 PM or until they run out! *Drive through only*

  • Grand Marshal for Krewe of Tucks brings live art to parade route

    The popular day time Krewe of Tucks announces New Orleans artist Randy Leo Frenchette, otherwise known as "Frenchy," will be the 2017 Grand Marshal.

  • Mexico City set to host a 2017 NFL game

    We know that the 2017 NFL schedule includes a New Orleans Saints vs. Miami Dolphins game to be played in London the first few weeks of the season, but the National Football League is now taking the game south, to Mexico!

  • Louisiana recreational Red Snapper season opening Feb. 1

    The seemingly always controversial American Red Snapper season for Louisiana is back beginning Wednesday, February 1.

  • State record Blackfin tuna record broken in Venice, LA

    (Venice, LA)- Blackfin tuna are traditionally much smaller than Yellowfin, but not on a recent Voo Doo Charters trip, ran by captain Joey Davis. The previous state Blackfin tuna record was set way back in 2001 at a little over 37 and a half pounds, but last Friday customer David Loewen from Oklahoma hooked up with what ended up being a 41 lb Blackfin tuna that took more than 10 minutes to land. Davis estimates the fish was caught around […]