Fox 5 Morning News anchor Raoul Martinez is thrilled to be in Southern California. Raoul got into this business to do sports, but was quickly drawn to the news side. Before joining Fox 5, Raoul spent six years working at WESH, the NBC affiliate in Orlando, Florida. While there, he was part of an award winning news team that received a Peabody Award and a Columbia DuPont Award…and also appeared on CNN, The Today Show, and MSNBC. Before his time in Orlando, Raoul was an anchor at KESQ, the ABC affiliate in Palm Springs. Raoul left Cuba with his family at the age of seven. Once in the U‐S, he started watching T‐V news, and that helped him learn to speak his new language. Martinez is passionate about mentoring young kids and he considers it an honor to represent the Hispanic community. Raoul is a proud U‐S‐C Trojan. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and also holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Southern Cal. When not on the air, Raoul enjoys spending time with his wife and their two children.
As owner and co‐founder of SVN Auction Services, Menish Auctions, Bill Menish, CAI, AARE, BAS, helps lending institutions maximize the value of OREO assets and helps individual sellers market and sell their properties in a time‐defined manner while achieving or exceeding their expectations on value. Bill is a graduate of the World Wide College of Auctioneering, and was only the 67th auctioneer to receive the Benefit Auctioneer Specialist designation through the National Auctioneers Association. Bill is also a graduate of the prestigious Certified Auctioneer Institute, and carries he CAI designation. Other designations include the Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE) and Benefit Auction Specialist (BAS). Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Menish Auctions serves clients all over the country. Bill also helps non‐profits nationwide with consulting and execution of wildly successful Benefit Auctions. Auctions of note include Dick Vitale, JDRF, the American Heart Association, CBS Celebrity Skifest which is nationally televised, Universal Studios Battlestar Gallactica Auction, Disney, Kathy Hilton Wishing Tree Auction and Barrett Jackson, the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction. Bill is a former broadcast journalist where most recently he was the morning anchor of San Diego’s top rated morning newscast. During that nearly 20 year career, Bill earned 15 Emmy Awards, an Edward R. Murrow award, 2 Tellys, 4 Photographer of the Year awards, Health Care Communicator awards, numerous AP awards and more.