Natalia Martinez

Natalia Martinez

Natalia Martinez is an investigative reporter and anchor who works to expose problems that affect the community. Her goal is to get down to the truth with the help of sources, open records and a relentless will to keep digging.

She works to break the stories WAVE 3 News viewers care about, and often has the facts before anyone else. Natalia's reports also provide context and show the bigger picture.

Natalia is a two-time Emmy Award-winning journalist for her work during breaking news covering Louisville’s Whiskey Row fire. Her stories also have been recognized by the Associated Press.

She joined WAVE 3 News in 2014 and used to anchor and report in Buffalo, NY and Gainesville, FL.

Natalia grew up in South Florida, where she graduated from the University of Miami with dual majors in journalism and history.

Her husband is a teacher, and together they have a daughter named Mia.

You can watch Natalia's investigations during the week on WAVE 3 News, and catch her anchoring the weekend evening newscasts.

Recent Articles by Natalia

  WATCH: Video shows chaotic moments after Sgt. Mattingly was shot in Breonna Taylor raid

Brett Hankison booked into jail, released

Wife of officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting writes letter, empathizes with Taylor’s mother for her loss

LMPD declares state of emergency ahead of Breonna Taylor decision

Breonna Taylor’s family settles with City of Louisville for $12 million, significant police reform

Attorney General Daniel Cameron set to present Breonna Taylor findings to grand jury

Jamarcus Glover: Breonna Taylor’s ex-boyfriend also wanted in Mississippi

Warrants issued for arrest of Breonna Taylor’s ex-boyfriend amid leaked new documents

  Breonna Taylor: New video shows moments immediately following deadly shooting

Breonna Taylor lawsuit amended, now places blame on Mayor Fischer for new development project

Louisville Metro Police officer fired after kissing woman during traffic stop