José Martínez is a bilingual journalist, a radio personality, and a TV reporter.
He is a News Reporter and Fill-in Anchor for 69 NEWS Edición en Español. He previously worked as a reporter for NY1 Noticias and El Diario de Nueva York, covering news on politics, education, and immigration from the NYC City Hall and the NYPD.
José has been a correspondent in the United States for Ycodendaute Radio Tenerife, Spain, and an immigration analyst for BronxNet News. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of the online edition of Noticia Long Island, where he was also director and host of the online talk show ‘Café con José.’
In a 2017 profile, Noticia called José a “dedicated reporter” and “a rising star” who “is a voice for the Hispanic and immigrant community”. José received a 2017 and 2019 Media & Journalism Award by the Colombian American Chamber of Commerce and Nassau County, New York, and the Media of the Year in Latinus 20 Under 30 2017.
José worked at El Tiempo and City TV in Colombia, where he was born. He graduated from the University of Cartagena and continued his studies on Broadcasting News at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, and CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, in New York City, New York, through a series of fellowships. He is a member of the Education Writers Association (EWA) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ).