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

Justice

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev found guilty on all charges in Boston Marathon bombing

Updated

A jury has found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of plotting to use a weapon of mass destruction in the Boston Marathon bombings. Three people were killed and more than 260 injured when the bombs exploded at the finish line in April 2013. The jury will now decide whether Tsarnaev receives a life sentence or the death penalty.

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