By Phebe Wahl
By Phebe Wahl
September 1, 2021
Hamptonite Jill Martin (@jillmartin), New York Times bestselling author, Emmy Award winner, Knicks broadcaster and Today lifestyle contributor, shares her daily script.
WAKE-UP TIME: 5:30 a.m.
BREAKFAST: I intermittent fast… so I just have coffee in the morning… and lots of it.
DIET: Everything from green juice from Juice Press to Carvel Ice Cream
DOPPELGANGER: That is easy. People stop me all the time. Her name is actress Sonya Walger. There is one picture I can’t even tell the difference!
NEMESIS: Dinners that start at 9PM!
WEAKNESS: Candy and cookies
UNIFORM: Anything GILI (my line with QVC). I am so proud of what we created.
HOTEL: NIHI in Sumba, Indonesia—an incredible destination hotel created by Chris Burch
WORKOUT: Yoga and Brownings Fitness with Mary Ann Browning. We do half-hour weights three times a week. I walk on Coopers Beach and listen to podcasts almost every day.
LAST MEAL: On my way to Utah for my first RV trip, so having Activia in the airport!
MOVIE: Love Actually
MENTOR: My first boss, Amy Rosenblum—she believed in me from Day 1 and is like family now.
NEIGHBORS: Tons of new construction. Interesting to see how Southampton is evolving.
SHOES: No shoes (even pre-pandemic) in my home
PET: I had a Maltese, Bella—she passed away two years ago. Boy, did I love her.
BEST ADVICE: Don’t be afraid of getting the answer ‘no.’ Always ask for what you want. I believe in manifesting ideas and dreams. If you don’t ask, you have zero percent of a chance of it happening.
PHILANTHROPY: I am an advisory board member of the Garden of Dreams Foundation at Madison Square Garden. We help dreams come true for kids facing unimaginable obstacles.
MANTRA: Lead with kindness and compassion. Always.
SINGER: Billy Joel classics
TV SHOW: Yellowstone (and the Today show of course!)
APP: QVC. I like to read the reviews of our products. I check every day.
CAR: I have a ’66 baby blue Bronco I bought on eBay. It is mostly in the shop being fixed… but for the days it works, I love it!
COCKTAIL: Whispering Angel Rosé and Kathie Lee Gifford’s Gifft white and red wine
DINNER: Fresco meatballs at Rosanna Scotto’s house out East!
SOULMATE: I believe you have many soul mates both in your personal and professional life.
BEDTIME: 8PM, 9:30 if a wild night!
BOOK: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz Jr. I reread parts of it almost every day.
THEME SONG TO YOUR LIFE: ‘The Bones’ by Maren Morris
VIEW: The view from our RV bedroom of Moab sunset!
WEEKEND BAG: My GILI tote
YESTERDAY: Today show in the morning, meetings during the day, QVC hour show at night
ZODIAC: Aries—all the way.
Photography by: PHOTO BY ZACH HILTY/BFA.COM