Mike Martinez is one of BPR’s announcers and artist mentor for StoryCraft. He guides listeners through weekday programming like 1A, Here and Now, the Takeaway and the World. Mike is known locally and in pockets around the country as a songwriter, vocalist, rapper, 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.