Martin Hinton

Executive Producer

Martin is an award-winning journalist and international storyteller with broad experience writing, developing, editing, and producing high-profile business and political content that drives viewership for networks and news organizations. He has a proven ability to distill complex ideas into compelling and impactful narratives across video, print, and digital media. 

He is a partner in the content development company Rhetorical Ronin LLC as well as the founder of Frank Martin Media LLC He most recently served as co-showrunner/Executive Producer on the History Channel program The Proof is Out There: Military Mysteries. The show began in development and will debut in 2023 with hosts Rudy Reyes and Ronnie Adkins. 

Martin was an executive producer with Fox News, where he launched the first investigative unit in 2017. He led a 16-person team that created over 700 pieces of original reporting on topics ranging from infrastructure to social media to sex crimes. During this time, Martin led the launch of the company’s first true-crime podcast. Prior to that role, Martin led the Fox News Reporting Documentary Unit and the Political Insiders, a live, weekly, half-hour panel and digital program. The television element was a ratings leader in its time slot. The 10-person documentary unit produced over two dozen hour-long episodes, as well as numerous long-form stories covering a range of topics from the Arab Spring to ISIS to the 2016 presidential election. Additionally, Martin advised senior executives on social media strategies to expand viewer engagement. 

As a senior producer in program development, Martin developed a series on the rebuilding of the World Trade Center. He successfully gained access to Ground Zero, managed complex negotiations between the Port of Authority of New York and New Jersey, Silverstein Properties, and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. Earlier in Martin’s career he was a senior producer and writer on the military history program War Stories with Oliver North. There he gained permission from the Vietnamese government to summit Dong Ap Bia (Hamburger Hill), something no film crew had done since the battle in 1969. He located and interviewed the last living member of Winston Churchill’s secretarial staff and led the production of The Tuskegee Airmen. Additionally, he supervised production of several hours focusing on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Martin has also mentored veterans transitioning to civilian life via a program run by American Corporate Partners. 

Martin earned a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Wesleyan University. He was born in England, grew up in America and holds passports from both countries and Ireland.