Brent Martineau

Sports Director

Brent Martineau is the Sports Director for Action Sports at WJAX-TV and WFOX-TV.

He joined the station in March 2008.

He comes to Jacksonville from an award-winning sports department in Albany, NY. Brent was part of a sports team that was a two-time winner of the New York State Broadcasters Award for best sportscast and Brent also won a regional Edward R. Murrow award for sports reporting.

Prior to his five year stint in Albany, Brent worked for WPRI/WNAC-TV in Providence, RI and for KLAX-TV in Alexandria, LA.  He covered the Patriots run to the 2001 Super Bowl Championship.  He's also had the opportunity to report from the 2004 and 2007 World Series -- both championships won by his favorite Boston Red Sox.  Brent's had the fortune of being at some big time events, but really enjoys telling stories about the local athletes -- professional and amateur.

Brent graduated from Ashland University in Ashland, OH in 1999.  He played outfield for the Eagles team that made it to the Division II College World Series in '99.  He's originally from East Providence, RI.

Brent lives in the Jacksonville area with his wife, Stefanie and twins, Tyler and Kaylee.  Send him an email if you have a story idea or just want to "say hey!"

Latest from Brent Martineau

David Garrard

Week 1 NFL picks by Action News Sports

It’s the fight for the fedora. Back in 2007, then Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback David Garrard showed off his style on the field and off.  On a trip to Pittsburgh that resulted in a Jags upset win, Garrard was sporting a fedora style hat.  It was the talk of the town ...

Stroud thinks Jags headed in right direction

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Three time Pro Bowl defensive lineman Marcus Stroud joined Brent Martineau and Dan Hicken in studio Sunday night on Action Sports 360 and loves the direction the Jacksonville Jaguars are going in 2014 and beyond. Stroud think the Jags have a formidable defense that has depth and ...

Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts III

Cecil Shorts returns as Jaguars take on Lions in Detroit

The Jacksonville Jaguars will get their best feel yet of what kind of team they have in 2014 when they play the Detroit Lions Friday night. Chad Henne will start at quarterback and then give way to rookie Blake Bortles sometime in the second quarter. Bortles has played well in ...

The Jacksonville Jaguars opened day 1 of training camp.

Bortles progress doesn't change qb room

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jaguars all know that Blake Bortles is waiting in the wings to become the face of the franchise at quarterback. The rookie's recent play has created a curiosity of whether Bortles could be inserted into the lineup ahead of anyone's expectations. "I didn't have any ...

Blake Bortles to play with first team with the Jaguars on the road in Detroit

The Jacksonville Jaguars are back home after a 20-19 loss in Chicago on Thursday night.  The main storyline of camp has not changed after two preseason games, it’s only been fueled by a more constant discussion. The quarterback situation is not at controversy height just yet.  The Jags feel good ...

Jaguars receivers.

Jaguars lose second preseason game to Bears 20-19

Never has a loss felt so good for a football franchise. Yes the Jags lost 20-19 to Chicago last night in the windy city, but they led the game 19-7 when the first and second stringers left the game.  Jacksonville is now (1-1) this preseason.   During the game, the ...

The windy city looks very sunny.

Jacksonville Jaguars hours from kickoff on ESPN

The Jacksonville Jaguars get to test their training camp preparation one more time tonight. The Jags will play the Chicago Bears on ESPN.  Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. As Action Sports reported yesterday, Paul Posluszny did not make the trip. Nate Stupar will start at middle linebacker for the ...

Jaguars: Poz not making trip to Chicago

The official home of the Jags fans is on the road and headed to Chicago for Thursday night's preseason game between the Bears and the Jags. The big news is around Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny.  He will not be making the trip to Chicago.  He has a bicep contusion that ...

Jaguars practice ahead of second preseason game.

Jaguars practice ahead of second preseason game

Toby Gerhart is back to work Tuesday at Jaguars practice.    The Jags starting running back missed more than a week of practice with a hip flexor strain, but has returned in full pads Tuesday. Gerhart will also likely give it a go on Thursday in Chicago.   The Jags ...

Chad Henne #7 of the Jacksonville Jaguars scrambles in the pocket during the first half of the preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Everbank Field on August 8, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Jaguars win first preseason game against Buccaneers

The Jacksonville Jaguars won its first preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16-10 on Friday night. Blake Bortles played in the second and third quarter with the second team offense and looked very sharp in his NFL debut. The third-overall pick in the NFL Draft in May was 7 ...

 
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