Marty Griffin

Marty Griffin returned to KDKA-TV as an Investigative Reporter in April of 2003.
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VITALS
Joined KDKA: 2003
Hometown: Shadyside
Alma Mater: Central Catholic

FAVORITES
Music: Springsteen, Luther Vandross.
Movie: “The Godfather”
TV Show: “Seinfeld”, “Modern Family”, “60 Minutes”
Book: “The Godfather”
Hobbies: Wife and kids
Sports Team: Steelers
Food: Italian
Local Restaurant: Cucina Bella
Hidden PA Gem: Cook Forrest
Sport/Exercise: 90 minutes a day – elliptical and rowing machines
Historical Figure: Abe Lincoln
Favorite Pennsylvanian: Ed Rendell
Quote: “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” – MLK
Word: Duh
Vacation Spot: Tahiti
Holiday: Christmas
Guilty Pleasure: Pizza
Planet: Moon (It’s made of cheese…I love cheese)

THIS OR THAT
Facebook or Twitter? Facebook
Cats or Dogs? Dogs
Beatles or Rolling Stones? Stones
Comedy or Tearjerker? Comedy
Phone Call or Text Message? TExt
Mac or PC? PC
Coffee or Tea? Coffee
Paper or Plastic? Paper
Morning Person or Night Person? Morning person
East Coast or West Coast? East Coast
Star Trek or Star Wars? Star Trek

Marty Griffin returned to KDKA-TV as an Investigative Reporter in April of 2003.

Marty has been carrying the torch for consumers for several years. He brings his experience back to the Pittsburgh area where he was a well known investigative reporter. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Ohio University.

Marty has won many awards for reporting and investigative journalism. He won a Regional Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Reporting. He has also won a Broadcast Achievement Award for an Investigative Series on a Probe of the Dallas Cowboys and Michael Irvin from The Heartland Foundation of Texas.

He is happy to return to KDKA-TV and to the Pittsburgh area where he was born and raised — and a large portion of his family still resides.

Marty is married to KDKA-TV Reporter/Anchor Kristine Sorensen. They have two daughters and a son.

most recent stories2 Marty Griffin

Police: Teacher Violently Assaulted After School, Hit With Brick To Face

A Pittsburgh Public School teacher was seriously injured after officials say she was followed in her car and assaulted on her way home from school, allegedly in a dispute over a child’s cellphone.

10/18/2017

Get Marty: Irma Forces Changes To Local Vacationer’s Cruise

A Get Marty report resulted in a major cruise line stepping up to help hundreds of travelers, but some people ended up on the ship in the face of Hurricane Irma.

09/15/2017

Woodland Hills School District, Former Principal Reach Severance Agreement

The Woodland Hills School District has reached a severance agreement with the high school’s former principal and head football coach.

09/14/2017

The first U.S.-to-Cuba cruise ship to arrive in the island nation in decades docks at the port of Havana, on May 2, 2016. The first US cruise ship bound for Cuba in half a century, the Adonia -- a vessel from the Carnival cruise's Fathom line -- set sail from Florida on Sunday, marking a new milestone in the rapprochement between Washington and Havana. The ship -- with 700 passengers aboard -- departed from Miami, the heart of the Cuban diaspora in the United States.

Get Marty: Irma Cancels Pittsburghers Dream Cruise Vacations

Hurricane Irma ruined a lot of dream vacation plans for a large group of people in Pittsburgh.

09/14/2017

Councilwoman Lashes Out, Says PWSA Didn’t Notify Residents Of Boil Advisory Fast Enough

Pittsburgh City Council members criticized the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority on Tuesday, claiming the agency knew about the problem that prompted the Flush and Boil Water Advisory.

08/29/2017

Get Marty: Attorney Reaches Out To Help Police Chief Injured In Fireworks Accident

A local attorney with experience in the insurance industry recently reached out to Get Marty so he could help a police chief in need.

08/28/2017

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor

Ringside Doctor Hoping For Good Fight, But Has Serious Concerns About Much-Hyped Boxing Match

It’s a fight that a lot of people are talking about – “Mayweather versus McGregor” is set for this weekend in Las Vegas. But some doctors are worried it’s going to be a lot more dangerous than your typical boxing match.

08/25/2017

Get Marty: PennDOT Paperwork Error Sends Woman’s Car To Pound

A Pittsburgh woman had her car towed and immediately called “Get Marty.”

07/25/2017

Get Marty: Barber Seeks Cut Of Money Owed To Him By Jail

A local barber and minister came to Get Marty with what he described as a “David Vs. Goliath” situation.

07/19/2017

Get Marty: Couple Told No To Refund Despite Having Flight Insurance

A Greensburg couple found out the hard way just how difficult it is to get a refund on airline tickets.

06/29/2017

Get Marty: Veteran Gets Proper Burial Thanks To VA Memorial Benefits

A local man reached out to Get Marty, hoping we could help with his father’s funeral.

06/07/2017

Pittsburgh Officers Begin Filing Paperwork To Live Outside City

Now that Pittsburgh Police officers have the legal right to live outside the city, there is significant debate regarding how many officers will leave.

05/25/2017

Get Marty: Staggering Number Of People Incorrectly Labeled As Felons

A staggering number of Americans have arrest records and can’t figure out how to clear them.

05/24/2017

Get Marty: Pirates Help Out Fan After Confusion Over Ticket Package Price

A local man with a serious brain injury teamed up with the Pittsburgh Pirates for a very special Get Marty. But it didn’t start out that way.

05/15/2017

Get Marty: Church Facing $40,000 Tax Bill Seeks Help

A local church desperate to stay open reached out to Get Marty for help.

05/09/2017

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