Tegna’s NBC affiliate WXIA Atlanta television has hired Atlanta native Jonathan Martin as a news anchor. He joins the station on July 31 and will co-anchor 11Alive News at 4 p.m. alongside Faith Jessie when the show debuts in September.  Martin joins from KRIV Houston Fox 26 Houston television where he spent seven years as an evening news anchor. During Hurricane Harvey, he was live on the air for more than 20 hours keeping viewers informed as the storm ravaged the Texas coast. He also anchored on-location for notable events in Houston as Super Bowl 51, The World Series, and the funeral for former President George H.W Bush.