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The Christmas Swap
Purchase a copy of Janet Martin's novel, The Christmas Swap.

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Career Fields

Family/Health/News Reporter

Television and Print

Newspaper Columnist

Books In Progress (see Action)


2001 Master of Science, mid-career Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, New York City

Master of Arts in Teaching, Vanderbilt University, Nashville
B. A. degree, Emory University, Atlanta


Original articles for Guideposts Magazine, Family Circle Magazine, The Christian Herald

Features, columns, articles, National Junior League Review, New York, Atlanta Women’s News, "Favorite Columnist," personality profiles, Charlottesville Business Journal, a Media General Company, Virginia
News writer and documentary producer for Turner Broadcasting, Atlanta and CNN.

PBS member, Georgia Public Television producer/reporter, on-air series, "Georgia Digest."
Emmy for "Best News Magazine."

1987-2000 University of Virginia, UVA, Charlottesville, as Director of Television News. Department Chair, Television News. Recipient of more than 12 regional and national awards, including Telly and Case Awards.


Producer award-winning news feeds aired on every major network. Promos recognized for excellence by the Atlantic Coast Conference and broadcast nationally for the university and the University of Virginia Health Sciences System.


Instructor, Television News Writing & Production. Department of Drama, University of Virginia.

Host live, interactive teleconferences aired throughout the United States.

Host, producer, public broadcasting series on cutting-edge research, aired across the country. Ms. Martin has lobbied before the Federal Communications Commission on behalf of the Research Channel, a national consortium of universities. Her magazine articles have appeared in selected book anthologies. She has taught television newswriting courses to UVA undergraduates and adult and special classes skills with the UVA Schools of Continuing and Professional Studies and the Curry School of Education.


Prior to entering Columbia in 2000, Ms. Martin launched JAM Communications in 1998, an independent production, writing and consulting business. She is the mother of three children and married to F. Charles, Carmichael, Ph. D. She divides her time and work between New York City and Keswick Virginia at her home, Chanticleer Farm.

The Christmas Swap
Since 2001, Janet Martin has written a novel entitled, The Christmas Swap. Visit the Christmas Swap website.

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