Marty Griffin

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

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)

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

Get Marty: Rundown Coraopolis Home Condemned, Woman Gets Mental Health Treatment

A horrible situation facing a Coraopolis woman has now been turned around thanks to Get Marty.


Get Marty: Pa. Senator Looking To Change Law For Reporting Bad Drivers

A state lawmaker is taking action after PennDOT revoked a local woman’s driver’s license based on someone else’s phone call.


Get Marty: Baffled Woman Seeks Change To Obscure Law After Driver’s License Trouble

A Pittsburgh woman reached out to Get Marty with a problem that will require a law change.


Get Marty: Coraopolis Woman Living With Collapsed Roof, No Heat

Holes in her ceiling, no source of water, or heat. That is how a local woman is living in Coraopolis.


Steelers President: Partnership With SEA Is ‘Not A Functioning Relationship’

Steelers President Art Rooney II has blasted the team’s partnership with the Sports and Exhibition Authority.


Get Marty: Woman Battles With Postal Service After Mail Truck Hits Her Car

A local woman battling the U.S. Postal Service reached out to Get Marty.


Lawsuit Against Steelers Player Maurkice Pouncey Set For Trial Next Month

It looks like a Pittsburgh Steelers player and his twin brother are headed to civil court.


Get Marty: Reward Offered In Elderly Woman’s Unsolved Murder

Allegheny County Police are asking for help from Get Marty to solve a horrible murder.


Students Learn Dangers Of Opioids During Drug Summit Featuring Kurt Angle

The drug and opioid epidemic has impacted countless families in Pennsylvania. Marty Griffin and KDKA Radio hosted the Drug Summit at Orchard Hill Church in Wexford on Thursday; Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle was in attendance.

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Get Marty: Charges Filed Against Former FireDex Employee In Kickback Scheme

A former employee of a Pittsburgh-based company is facing felony charges following a Get Marty investigation.


Get Marty: Couple’s Small Business Taken Advantage Of; Authorities Step In

A local couple says they were taken advantage of. They say they were on the verge of losing everything and believed what was happening was illegal.


Get Marty: Family At “Wit’s End” With Bank After Thieves Wipe Out Account

A Monaca family reached out to Get Marty after getting ripped off for more than $20,000.


Get Marty: Family Living Through Wedding Dress Nightmare Seeks Refund

Weddings are supposed to be a happy occasion, but sometimes things don’t work out, leaving the bride stuck in a situation where she can’t get her money back for anything, including her wedding gown.


Sources: Pittsburgh Firefighter Suspended After Overdosing On Heroin

A firefighter with the Pittsburgh Fire Bureau has been suspended after he overdosed on heroin while on the job.


Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Industry Hit-And-Run

A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal pedestrian accident in Beaver County last month.



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