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

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.

02/02/2017

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.

01/06/2017

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.

12/28/2016

Robbery Spree Suspect Caught On Camera At Drug Store

Police are looking for a robbery suspect who was caught on surveillance video during a crime spree at two businesses Tuesday morning.

12/27/2016

Family Escapes Christmas Tree Fire Thanks To Dog Named ‘Bruce Wayne’

A Christmas tree is being blamed for sparking a fire that damaged a local family’s home, and everyone made it out safely thanks to someone who goes by the name “Bruce Wayne.”

12/26/2016

Anonymous Donor Gives 1,000 Pounds Of Ham In Monroeville Nun’s Name

A local business owner reached out to Get Marty to make an amazing Christmas gesture in the name of a local Catholic nun.

12/16/2016

Get Marty: Desperate Family Seeks Fix To Major Water Main Break

A local family, panicking over a water line that has been broken for nearly two weeks now, is reaching out to Get Marty.

12/02/2016

Get Marty: Veteran Giving Back To Community, Hoping To Help Fellow Vet In Need

A local veteran wants to help out another veteran with a very special gift.

11/23/2016

Get Marty: Neighbor Helps Veteran In Desperate Need Of New Roof

A group of local citizens are stepping up to help a veteran in need, and along the way they reached out to Get Marty for help.

11/17/2016

Get Marty: Family Fights With Insurance After Skunk Forces Them Out Of Their Home

A Latrobe family has been forced out of their home by a skunk.

11/15/2016

Sources: Canonsburg Gunman Tried To Turn Vehicle Into Bomb

Investigators are describing the suspected gunman responsible for killing his wife, unborn child, one police officer, and wounding another officer as a ‘violent, dangerous man.”

11/10/2016

Get Marty: Woman Has Debit Card Stolen, Ends Up In Financial Mess

A Monongahela woman desperate for help after having her debit card stolen reached out to Get Marty.

11/03/2016

Get Marty: Injured Navy SEAL Frustrated With VA

A Navy Seal injured in a tragic training accident reached out to Get Marty for help.

10/27/2016

Get Marty: Property Owner Worried About Power Company “Hacking Up” Her Trees

A Slippery Rock woman fighting to save the trees on her farm reached out to Get Marty for help.

10/20/2016

Get Marty: Owner Angry After Being Cited For Having Service Dog Off-Leash

A man with disabilities and his service dog reached out to Get Marty for help.

10/12/2016

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