Phillip Martin

Phillip Martin

Reporter

Since joining WGBH in the spring of 2010, Phillip Martin has reported on human trafficking in southern New England, the Boston Marathon bombing, Whitey Bulger, carbon offset schemes, police shootings, training and race, the Occupy movement and the fishing industry in New England, among other topics. 

On WGBH-TV, he is a regular panelist for Basic Black and an occasional panelist for Beat the Press, and hosted the World Compass 2012 presidential primary coverage. He is a Senior Fellow with the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism and a 2012 International Center for Journalists Ford Foundation Fellow.

In addition, Phillip is executive producer for Lifted Veils Productions, a nonprofit public radio journalism project dedicated to exploring issues that divide and unite society. Phillip has worked as a supervising senior editor for NPR and was NPR’s first national race relations correspondent, from 1998 to 2001. In 1995, in his role as a senior producer, he helped create The World.

Recent Stories

Health & Medicine

Discussion: Mental health concerns for students of color heightened amid the coronavirus

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Young people of color around the world confront serious challenges and systemic inequalities in higher education that are only exacerbated amid the pandemic. This panel discussion, moderated by GBH News' Phillip Martin, addressed the mental health challenges for young people of color navigating today’s campus climate, social distancing protocols and remote learning experiences.

Health & Medicine

Discussion: Mental health concerns for young people of color during COVID-19

Updated

Even prior to the coronavirus, young people of color around the world faced daunting challenges, which are highlighted at the workplace. Now, amid the pandemic, those systemic inequalities are exacerbated. This panel discussion, moderated by GBH News' Phillip Martin, explored the mental health factors employers should consider in helping to establish a more supportive workplace.

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