- Date of Birth:
- February 14, 1953
- 5' 5"
- Idaho Falls
Martha Raddatz (born February 14, 1953 in Idaho Falls, Idaho) is an American reporter. She currently works with NBC News, and is the moderator for the second presidential debate. In addition to NBC, Martha has reported for World News Tonight With David Muir and Nightline. She is the primary fill-in anchor for This Week With George Stephanopoulos. Martha attended the University of Utah, but dropped out to work at a local news station.
Best Known For:
Martha is best known for being the moderator of the second presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton that occurred on October 9, 2016. She wrote the book A Long Way Home, which is based on the fictional personal stories of U.S soldiers.
Martha lives in Arlington, Virginia with her third husband, Tom Gjelten, who is also a reporter. She one daughter, Greta, and a son named Jake from previous marriages. Her first husband, Ben Bradlee Jr., is Pulitzer prize-winning editor for The Boston Globe. Her second husband, Julius, works under the Obama Administration as chairman of the U.S Federal Communications Commission.