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Wayne Martin

Wayne MartinWayne Martin was appointed to the Morehead State University Board of Regents by Gov. Steve Beshear in 2015. His term ends June 30, 2021.

Martin, of Winchester, is a television consultant. Previously, he served as regional vice president for Gray Television Inc., president of Gray Kentucky Television Inc., which operates WKYT-TV in Lexington, WYMT-TV in Hazard, and WBKO-TV in Bowling Green, all in Kentucky, and president of WVLT-TV, Knoxville, Tennessee.

Martin began his career in broadcast television management at WYMT, where he was general sales manager and general manager.

Before entering broadcasting, Martin had a successful career as a college and high school basketball coach. As head coach at Morehead State University from 1978-1987, he led the Eagles to two NCAA tournaments.  At Pikeville College, where he was head coach and athletic director, Martin’s teams made three national tournament appearances. He also served as assistant basketball coach at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and head basketball coach and business teacher at Pikeville High School.

Martin graduated with honors from MSU with a Bachelor of Arts in business degree, a Master of Arts in Education degree and Rank I Administrative Certification.