Martha’s Bio

Martha Zoller is a conservative strategist, activist, policy expert, and pundit with extensive campaign and government experience.

After graduating in 1979 from The University of Georgia with a degree in Journalism, she worked in the corporate world managing as many as 60 employees and a budget of $10 million a year.

Martha began her talk radio career in 1994 after being a regular caller to WDUN AM 550. Her first call to the station was prompted by Hillary Clinton’s lament that “she could have stayed at home and baked cookies.” Zoller hosted at WDUN AM 550 and was syndicated on GNN.

For years, Martha was named to the “Heavy Hundred” Talk Show Hosts in America by Talkers Magazine. She was named to James magazine’s list of Most Influential Georgians and in 2005 Georgia Trend magazine named Martha as one of Georgia’s most influential members of the media.

In 2005, Martha added defense expert to repertoire of talents by completing the Department of Defense’s oldest civilian training program, JCOC. Martha was part of the one of the first trips by radio talk show hosts to Kuwait and Iraq, which included live broadcasts.

Martha returned to Iraq in January 2007 and took a Gold Star Father back to thank the troops. She is also involved in many projects directly relating to support of the troops and participates in Freedom Alliance events and fundraising around the country.

Martha joined the Cox Radio group on WXKT FM 103.7 in November 2009.

In September of 2011, Martha announced her candidacy for Congress in Georgia’s New 9th Congressional District and left the airwaves on May 11, 2012, to campaign full time. Martha made it to the runoff in that race but did not win the runoff. Martha’s profile was raised substantially in this race and she used this during this past Fall to further conservative causes, help Mitt Romney in during the presidential election, attempt to increase our majority in the House of Representatives and to turn around the United States Senate. Martha joined Real PAC as a grassroots consultant in September 2012 through February 2013.

In 2013, she joined WGAU in Athens from 6 to 9 am for “Zoller and Bryant.” On March 11, 2013, “Zoller and Bryant” went statewide in Georgia.

She was a regular panelist on Fox 5 Atlanta’s The Georgia Gang, has been seen on CNN, FNC and MSNBC and has appeared on ABC’s World News Tonight, The Newshour on PBS and NBC’s The Today Show. Martha has written for Human Events Online, Pajamas Media, Daily Caller and various other publications.

In September 2014, Martha left the media spotlight to serve as Senior Policy Advisor for Senator David Perdue (R-GA).  Most recently, Zoller worked as a policy advisor, outreach director and surrogate for Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp.

Martha Zoller lives in Gainesville, Georgia with her husband and they have 4 children. She’s a member of Gainesville First United Methodist Church where she regularly and teaches adult and children’s Sunday school. She serves on the Board of the Beulah Rucker Museum and Educational Foundation, has served on the Friends of Recovery Board. She’s been named the Business Woman of the Year by the ABWA and is a Rotarian. In July 2008, Martha joined the University of Georgia Alumni Board.  In 2012, Martha joined the Jekyll Island Authority Foundation Board.