Marty has over 35 years of play-by-play and sports anchoring experience, but Buckeye fans will know him best from his time on the Ohio State-IMG Sports Network. He was the lead play-by-play announcer for Buckeye Women’s Basketball and the Ohio State Baseball team, and was a backup play-by-play announcer for Ohio State Football and Men’s Basketball. You could also find him reporting from the sideline at Buckeye Football games. Additionally, he worked for 97.1 FM WBNS as an update anchor. Marty is currently a play-by-play announcer for the Ashland University Athletic program and the Ohio University Athletic program, and is a sideline reporter for Time Warner Cable, covering high school athletic events.  Marty hosts the weekly show "Overtime!  with Marty Bannister", which finds him bringing in a wide variety of guests from his many experiences in and around the sports broadcasting industry.