Martin receives Lifetime Achievement Award
February 16, 2020
Marione Martin was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 5th Annual Citizens Choice Awards Gala Feb. 10 in Alva.
Martin grew up in Missouri where her parents owned a weekly newspaper. In 1963 she married Lynn Martin and worked for a printing company. She later worked at KTTR-AM, which was owned by Lynn's parents. During this time, she passed tests to obtain her first class radiotelephone license designating her as a broadcast engineer.
Jan. 1, 1969, the Martins bought KALV-AM in Alva. The Newsgram was started in about 1971. Lynn also continued his photography business in Alv...