10 things you didn't know about Jill Martin

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By KLG and Hoda

With Kathie Lee and Hoda on temporary Olympic hiatus, what better time to get to know the driving force behind the show? No, not Chianti: the wonderful staff of the Fourth Hour.

We'll be taking a look at 10 fun things you may not know about the KLG&H team. Today, we're getting to know Jill Martin, Fourth Hour contributor, "Fashion for Dummies" author, and style expert. Check back throughout the Olympics to get more fascinating behind-the-scenes info.

1. She's civic-minded.

I was president of my High School class all four years. I made the announcements in the morning and got on everyone's nerves.

2. She's musical.

I was an All-State clarinet player.

3. She's sporty.

I love paddleboarding in the ocean.

4. She's adventurous.

I jumped out of an airplane. Twice.

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5. She has humble culinary aspirations.

I can't cook. At all. Toast and maybe eggs. That's all, folks!

6. She's a good daughter.

I see my parents once a week for dinner. I take them to a trendy restaurant, to keep them groovy.

7. …and sister.

I have a brother named Jonathan. He works in finance.

8. She had a secret life as a flygirl.

I used to dance on Club MTV (not kidding.)

9. She moonlights.

I am a sideline reporter for the New York Knicks. I work every home game.

10. She's fastidious.

I am very neat. Very. There is is not one thing "out" in my apartment.

Check back throughout the Olympics to get more fascinating behind the scenes info on Hoda, KLG, Jerry, and more.

Julieanne Smolinski is a TODAY.com contributor who finds toast impressive.


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