Marty is a native of Lincoln, NE who has lived in Arvada since 1989. After graduating from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology, Marty worked at several locations in the Midwest before making the move to Colorado.

Starting as the weekend meteorologist at KCNC in 1989, Marty became the Chief Meteorologist at NEWS4 in 1993. When the Chief Meteorologist position became available in 1999, Marty moved to KMGH to manage the weather department there and launch the 6 p.m. newscast.

After five successful years at KMGH, Marty agreed to take on the new challenge of a 24 hour local weather channel based at KUSA 9NEWS. 9NEWS Weather Plus is a partnership between the NBC television network and it NBC affiliate stations.

Marty has been named "Best Weathercaster in Denver" by the Denver Post (2000), Westword magazine (1993, 1999, 2000, 2002), and he won the Heartland Regional Emmy award for Best Weathercaster (2007).

Marty, his wife Julie and their two daughters continue to make Arvada their home. When he's not on TV, Marty can be found on his bicycle, playing the mandolin and guitar or flying airplanes at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan airport.