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Marlei Martinez is a Managing Producer for CNN’s morning show, “New Day,”​ where she reviews all tape packages, scripts and show opens before air.

Martinez has been with CNN since 2013, primarily tape & field producing daily packages for the morning show, including Kate Bolduan’s interview with President Barack Obama at the White House, Michaela Pereira’s “Roots”​ journey in Jamaica, Chris Cuomo’s coverage of the Navy Yard Shooting in D.C., the birth of the royal baby in London, the tornadoes in Moore, Oklahoma, the Ariel Castro case in Cleveland, the IRS Scandal in Cincinnati and the “Duck Dynasty”​ scandal.

Prior to CNN, Martinez produced for ABC News’​ “Good Morning America”​ where she won an Emmy along with the GMA staff for “Outstanding Morning Show.”​ While at GMA, she conducted interviews, produced, wrote, shot and edited packages. While at ABC News, she also worked for the hidden camera show, “What Would You Do?”​ and the investigative series, “20/20,”​ covering Diane Sawyer’s “Jaycee Dugard”​ and “Jacqueline Kennedy”​ exclusives.

Martinez is an alumnus of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School where she filed on-air and dotcom stories as Bureau Chief for the “ABC News On Campus”​ program. She placed 1st in the national “Hearst TV Feature Reporting”​ competition and the Syracuse Press Club College TV News competition. Martinez graduated summa cum laude with honors from Newhouse with a Bachelor’s of Science in Broadcast Journalism. She is also a proud member of the AAJA.

Michaela Pereira’s “Roots” Journey (CNN)

Michaela Pereira’s “Roots” Journey
10/13/2014
I field produced, wrote and tape produced this piece. Click here for the behind-the-scenes gallery.

Kate Bolduan’s interview with Pres. Barack Obama at the White House (CNN)

Kate Bolduan’s interview with President Barack Obama at the White House.
6/23/2014
I field produced this interview at the White House and cut it together for air. Click here for my accompanying article.

‘Duck Dynasty’ Doubles Down on Faith (CNN)

“‘Duck Dynasty’ Doubles Down on Faith” with Kyra Phillips
3/26/2014
I field produced, wrote and tape produced this piece.

Military Ouster in Egypt (CNN)

Military Ouster in Egypt with Reza Sayah
7/4/2013
I wrote and produced this piece.

Coney Island Reopens for First Time Since Superstorm Sandy (GMA)

Coney Island Reopens for First Time Since Superstorm Sandy with Marci Gonzalez
3/24/13
I produced this piece.

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Cold War Bomb Shelter For Sale as “Ultimate Man Cave” (GMA)

Cold War Bomb Shelter For Sale as “Ultimate Man Cave” with John Schriffen
3/23/13
I wrote and produced this piece.

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$45,000 Wedding Proposal: Did She Say Yes? (GMA)

$45,000 Wedding Proposal: Did She Say Yes? with Bianna Golodryga
3/20/13
I wrote, field & tape produced this piece.

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Steubenville Rape Trial: Football Stars Convicted (GMA)

Steubenville Rape Trial: Football Stars Convicted with Alex Perez
3/18/13
I produced this piece.

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Lauren Silberman Is First Woman to Try Out for NFL (GMA)

Lauren Silberman Is First Woman to Try Out for NFL with John Schriffen
3/4/2013
I produced this piece.

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