|Is||Celebrity Sports commentator Sports journalist|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||14 April 1976|
|Residence||Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA|
Jill Martin (born Jill Sondra Dorfman; April 14, 1976) is an American sportscaster and television personality. She is a ten-time Emmy Award-winning television personality, sportscaster, Today Show lifestyle contributor, and co-author of the New York Times bestselling style guides I Have Nothing to Wear!, Fashion for Dummies and The Weekend Makeover. She is a reporter for the New York Knicks, contributing to the pre-game, halftime and post-game shows.
Martin grew up in Plainview, New York, where her family still resides. She graduated with honors from the University of Michigan, where she received a degree in communications. During her time there, she interned for various television shows including Regis and Kathie Lee and Geraldo. She has since reunited with Kathie Lee Gifford as she appears on the Today Show's fourth hour, hosted by Hoda Kotb and Jeanna Bush-Hager
After her internships, Martin began her career as an assistant at The Maury Povich Show. With experience with production under her designer belt, she soon began her broadcasting career in 1999. As the host of WAMI-TV’s Live, Jill reported on entertainment happenings in the Miami area, conducting celebrity interviews and covering special events. Following her time with Live, Jill spent a short time as a Hamptons reporter for News 12 Long Island, reporting on the entertainment scene and writing a corresponding feature in Dan’s Paper highlighting the summer’s must-haves.
From News 12, Jill landed a role as a Fashion Correspondent with Good Morning America on ABC where she highlighted the hottest fashion trends. After a year with ABC, Jill spent two years with the Miami Heat, sharing her passion for hoops as she hosted live broadcasts during timeouts and halftime.
Martin broadcasts for the New York Knicks, reporting during pre-game and post-game shows and conducting interviews at halftime in her "Live from Celebrity Row" segment. Her "NY Minute" segments include such guests as Kevin Bacon, Ron Howard and Spike Lee. Since 2017, she appears 2-3 times a year, due to other commitments. She earned Five Emmys for her reporting with the New York Knicks.
Prior to joining MSG, Jill spent five years as a Sports Anchor/Reporter for CBS-4 (WFOR) in Miami. She reported and anchored the 6pm and 11pm newscasts and contributed to the pre- and post-games of the Dolphins broadcasts. She also covered the Marlins' World Series victory in 2003, and was there for every step of the excitement when the Miami Heat won the championship in 2006. While at CBS, Jill was honored with an Emmy nomination for a story she did with the Dolphins Linebacker Junior Seau. Her exclusives included a week-long series with Shaquille O’Neal leading up to the 2006 Finals, along with a one-to-one with Canes Star Running Back Willis McGahee when he decided to go pro.
After writing three fashion self-help books, Martin invented a home organizational line that launched on QVC in April 2013: Jill by Jill Martin. She then expanded her role with QVC and took on the role of Creative Director of G.I.L.I. (Got It. Love it.) The line includes contemporary fashion and accessories.
Martin has reported from the Emmys, Golden Globes, and Oscars. She was the New York correspondent for The Insider and NBC’s Access Hollywood.
She is also a contributor on NBC's Today show, known for her "Ambush Makeover" and "Steals and Deals" segments.
She appeared in the 2016 film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.