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

Family Escapes When Fire Engulfs Home Undergoing Remodeling Work

A Perry South family is homeless just days after the Christmas holiday after a fast-moving fire broke out Wednesday afternoon while they were doing some remodeling work.


Pittsburgh FBI Office Unveils New Violent Crime Task Force

The greater Pittsburgh area is welcoming a new FBI task force, which will focus on a disturbing increase in violent behavior.


Get Marty: West Mifflin Woman Almost Loses Home After Identity Theft

A West Mifflin woman who nearly lost her home when her identity was stolen reached out to Get Marty.


Get Marty: Customer Says Delivery Driver ‘Too Lazy’ To Walk To Her Doorstep, Captures Video Of Him Tossing Package Onto Porch

A local woman was stunned by a clip of surveillance video that shows a driver mishandling her delivery from Amazon.


Get Marty: Man Upset After Oil Change Turns Into $8,500 Engine Repair At Pep Boys

A Pittsburgh man with a blown out truck engine called Get Marty for help.


Get Marty: Cancer Patient Says Movers Held Her Belongings Hostage For 5 Months

A woman claims a moving company held her life hostage for more than five months when they failed to deliver any of her furniture, and even her clothes, when she moved from Delaware to Pittsburgh earlier this year.


Exclusive: Elementary School Teacher Allegedly Assaulted By Student’s Mom Breaks Her Silence

Nearly two weeks after she was allegedly assaulted by the mother of one of her elementary school students, a Pittsburgh Public School teacher is speaking out; still unsure if she wants to return to her classroom, but worried if she doesn’t go back, she’ll be letting her students down.


Shocking Video: Woman Knocked Out, Witnesses Rob & Take Selfie, Instead Of Calling 911

It’s a breathtaking, horrifying and jaw-dropping moment caught on surveillance video which has Pittsburgh Police investigating and deeply concerned.


Surveillance Video Shows Terrifying Moment When Woman Was Struck On East Busway

Investigators are looking to determine if the actions of two Port Authority bus drivers played a role in a pedestrian accident on the East Busway that sent a woman to the hospital.


Attorneys: Franklin Regional Stabbing Suspect To Plead Guilty

The young man who allegedly went on a stabbing spree at Franklin Regional High School is reportedly planning to admit his guilt more than three years after the attack.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.




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