Angie Martinez is widely known as “The Voice of New York”. She is one of the brightest stars of radio world and she quickly became an empire in her own right. With nearly 20 years of on-air experience, the Power 105.1 host is also an actress, television host, author, recording artist, brand spokesperson and activist for youth and health awareness.
Starting as a station intern when she was just a teenager, fetching coffee and driving the street team’s van, Angie has grown up in the radio world alongside her mother, a program director at a smooth-jazz station.
The media mogul made the much buzzed about switch last summer over to iHeart Media, where she started The Angie Martinez Show on New York’s Power 105.1 weekdays from 2:00pm-6:00pm and on Miami’s The Beat 103.5 middays from 10:00am-2:00pm. You can also catch her on Extra TV as a correspondent interviewing biggest stars on the carpet from Lady Gaga to Jennifer Lopez. Also, Jay Z’s RocNation also added Angie Martinez to its family last fall, including her in their roster of A-list stars.
Martinez has an interview roster that reads like a who’s-who of today’s top power players, getting up close and personal with icons ranging from President Obama to Jay Z and Beyoncé, and from Kim Kardashian to Naomi Campbell. But she is not just another voice on the airwaves – with passion her community she becane an icon all her own.
Martinez is also a healthy living advocate, with her own site Healthy Latin Eating which she created to provide deliciously fresh, low-calorie spins on traditional Latin favorites. She has recently released her cookbook Healthy Latin Eating that she co-wrote with Bravo TV Top Chef Star Angelo Sosa including recipes from celebrity friends like Celia Cruz, Fat Joe, John Leguizamo and many more. In November, Martinez participated in the New York City marathon after months of dedicated training and raised $250,000 for CC Sabathia’s PitCChIn Foundation.