Phillip Martin

Phillip Martin is a senior investigative reporter for WGBH News. He is also Executive Producer for Lifted Veils Productions, a non-profit journalism organization dedicated to exploring issues that divide and unite society. His Color Initiative ­­an occasional series of reports about the global impact of skin color ­­aired on The World, a co-­production of WGBH, the BBC and PRI. Phillip has worked as a supervising senior editor for NPR and was NPR’s first national race-relations correspondent, from 1998 to 2001. He has received various journalism honors, including a 2014 national Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative journalism,  2014 Clarion Awards and a 2012 PASS Award. He is an adjunct professor at Brandeis University’s Heller School of Public Policy. Phillip was a Harvard University Nieman Fellow from 1997 to 1998 and a US Japan Media Fellow in 1997. He earned a master’s degree in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and studied international protection of human rights law at Harvard Law School as well as journalism at the University of California at Berkeley in the Program for Minority Journalists.