Radio Disney On-Air Talent
Creative Director, Programming/On-Air Personality
Ernest "Ernie D" Martinez is Radio Disney's Creative Director, Programming and popular on-air personality. He can be heard on-air on the Mid-day show, targeting the station's strong audience of moms. In his role of Creative Director, Programming, Martinez oversees the presentation of Radio Disney's programming and manages on-air talent.
Martinez has an appreciation and extensive knowledge of the music and entertainment that's relevant to kids, tweens and families. On-air, he regularly hosts exclusive interviews both in-studio and via remote from sets and red carpet events.
Martinez began his radio career as a morning show producer at KHCK-FM in Dallas, eventually transitioning to an on-air position. He later became producer/production assistant at KHKS-FM in Dallas, before joining ABC Radio Networks International as international radio producer. He has been with Radio Disney for over 10 years.
He made his television acting debut in an episode of "Hannah Montana" in 2009. Additionally, he has hosted numerous live broadcasts and notable industry events including Concert for Hope.
In his free time, Martinez enjoys playing soccer, golf and mountain biking and playing video games.
Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, he currently lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife, son and three daughters.