Source: David Barron / Houston Chronicle
Roland S. Martin has been a man in a hurry ever since his days as a communications student at Yates High School, extending through his work as a newspaper and radio journalist in Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin and Chicago and a six-year stint with CNN, always in pursuit of a daily TV platform to call his own.
That platform arrives this week with the television debut of “News One Now,” a one-hour simulcast on the TV One cable network of the final hour of Martin’s three-hour morning radio show on the Radio One radio network and NewsOne.com. Martin’s radio show begins at 6 a.m. cst, and the TV broadcast kicks in at 8 a.m.cst,
Martin, 44, describes it as the platform he’s been looking for since he was a kid growing up in Houston’s Clinton Park neighborhood.
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