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: 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.


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.


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

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


Get Marty: Family Trapped In Nightmare After Buying Home Online

When a struggling family bought a home sight unseen, they reached out to Get Marty.


Get Marty: ‘Free Wrinkle Cream’ Scam Creates Financial Mess For 81-Year-Old

Folks across the region getting caught up in a “Free Wrinkle Cream Scam.”


Get Marty: Non-Profit Group Chips In To Help Veteran With Rat-Infested Home

Local volunteers have stepped up in a big way to help a veteran just back from the Middle East.


Avalon Officer Charged In Rowdy Brawl Outside Bar After Pirates’ Home Opener

An Avalon police officer is facing charges in connection with a fight that broke out on the North Shore after last week’s Pirates’ Home Opener.


Veteran Returns From Year-Long Deployment To Find Home Rat-Infested & In Shambles

A veteran with the Army National Guard just returned home from a year-long deployment to find his house in Munhall in ruins.


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.




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