Mike Martinez is one of BPR’s announcers, guiding listeners through 1A, The World and weekend programming like It’s Been A Minute, This American Life and Fresh Air Weekend. Mike is known locally and in pockets around the country as a songwriter, vocalist, rapper, activist, and frontman for his bands, Natural Born Leaders and Beekeepers. In the wake of NBL’s hiatus, Mike branched out, with an EP of solo material, ‘Anti-Virus’. In the midst of a global pandemic, and long overdue due social unrest, Mike continues to make art, pertinent to the times, and align himself with more musical collaborators. Mike also has a dedication to learning and growing consistently with a dedication to delivering the truth to the masses.