Focus on Business

Mondays, 7:45AM and 5:45PM / Tuesdays, 12:33PM
  • Hosted by Tom Martin

Tom Martin, host of Focus on Business and Eastern Standard.

Focus on Business is a weekly feature hosted by Tom Martin of the Lexington Herald-Leader and WEKU's Eastern Standard. The feature is excerpted from Martin's bi-weekly interviews with business and civic leaders, entrepreneurs and scholarly researchers published in the Lexington Herald-Leader's Business Monday Section.

Martin, a Morehead native, has served as news anchor for KQV Radio in Pittsburgh, a Peabody Award-winning anchor and documentarian at AP Radio Network News in Washington, D.C., as well as a news anchor for the RKO Radio Network, ABC Network News and WABC News in New York. Tom also served for five years as vacation substitute for commentator Paul Harvey. 

He hosted "The World's First Rhythm and News Show" on WVLK-Lexington and was founding program director and morning host on WRVG, the former public station at Georgetown College. 

From 2005 until 2013, Tom was the founding editor in chief for Business Lexington.

Focus on Business segments air Mondays at 7:45 a.m. during Morning Edition and at 5:45 p.m. during All Things Considered, as well as on Tuesdays at 12:33 p.m. during Here and Now.

Technical support for Focus on Business is provided by Dynamix Productions of Lexington, online at www.dxaudio.com.

Tom Martin of the Lexington Herald Leader speaks with Margaret Levi, lawyer with the ­Lexington firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, and author of The Impact of Health Care Reform on Kentucky ­Employers, a 68-page booklet published by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

Read more here on Kentucky.com 

Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2013/10/07/2864150/what-kentucky-businesses-need.html#storylink=cpy

Focus on Business: Central KY Housing Market

Sep 23, 2013

Tom Martin of the Lexington Herald Leader speaks with Al Blevins, President of the Lexington Bluegrass Association of Realtors about The Central Kentucky housing market.

WEKU, Tom Martin Focus on Business

Sep 8, 2013

Tom Martin, well known for his reports on the central Kentucky business scene, can now be heard on WEKU-FM. Martin’s “Focus on Business” report will air Mondays at 7:35 a.m. during Morning Edition and will be repeated on Mondays at 5:45 p.m. during All Things Considered.

Pages