Steve Martin began his association with America Abroad Media with the launch of the radio program America Abroad in 2003. Today, Martin and his company, SFM Consulting, handle station relations for America Abroad working to secure broadcast of the program on public radio stations throughout the U.S. In addition, Steve provides consulting on organizational issues as well as serving as the liaison to the program distributor Public Radio International.
Steve Martin founded SFM Consulting in 2001 after spending more than 30 years as a broadcast professional in both commercial and non-commercial radio as a program director, news director, talk show host, and reporter. For 14 years, he was a member of the senior management team at WAMU FM, in Washington D.C. As program director, he supervised the on-air staff and was responsible for the on-air programming of one of the nation's leading public radio stations. Martin was twice elected to the board of directors of the Public Radio Program Directors Association serving from 1995-2001. Martin holds an undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism and a Master’s Degree in Organization Development (MSOD) from American University.