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: Man Reunites With Officers Who Saved His Life

A Carnegie man wanted to thank a few police officers who helped save his life.

06/06/2016

Get Marty: PennDOT Fixes Tire-Slashing Metal Plates Along Route 65

PennDOT has ordered a potentially dangerous stretch of roadway fixed following a Get Marty report.

05/30/2016

Get Marty: Metal Plates Slashing Tires On Stretch Of Route 65

The safety director at a local trucking company saw a dangerous situation developing along a local highway and called “Get Marty.”

05/27/2016

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Get Marty: Zika Scare Makes Mess Of Man’s Vacation To Puerto Rico

The Zika virus scare has made a mess out of a North Hills man’s plans to fly to Puerto Rico and watch the Pittsburgh Pirates play baseball. That’s when he called Get Marty.

05/25/2016

Get Marty: Leaders Taking Action After Discovery Of Cop Killer’s Websites

The Pennsylvania Republic State House leader promises to do the best he can to pass new legislation prohibiting prison inmates from having “Pen Pal” web sites.

05/23/2016

Get Marty: PennDOT Steps Up After Roadside Memorial Theft

PennDOT stepped up big time for a woman asking ‘Get Marty’ for help.

05/19/2016

Get Marty: Family Heartbroken Over Roadside Memorial Theft

A construction worker’s widow says she feels thieves are taunting her family after a roadside memorial to her husband has now been stolen more than once.

05/18/2016

Pa. Speaker Of The House Calls Poplawski’s Online Posts “Intolerable,” Lawmakers Promise Action

The Stanton Heights man convicted of shooting and killing three Pittsburgh Police officers now appears to be looking online for female pen pals while he’s on death row.

05/13/2016

Get Marty: Convicted Cop Killer’s Websites “Disturbing, Disgusting,” Mayor Vows To Get Them Removed

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and his administration are vowing to use any legal means available to get a website and online profile, set up by a man convicted of fatally shooting three Pittsburgh Police officers, removed from the Internet.

05/12/2016

Get Marty: Local Family Deals With Home Remodeling Nightmare

A local family reached out to Get Marty desperate for help with a bad contractor.

05/11/2016

Get Marty: Mom Calls For Park Dedicated To Fallen Officer To Be Cleaned Up

A mother of three little league baseball players put out a desperate call for help to Get Marty.

05/04/2016

Get Marty: Veteran’s Mother Pleads For Help For Her Son

The mother of a U.S. Marine Corps veteran in an emergency situation reached out to KDKA’s Get Marty.

04/28/2016

EXCLUSIVE: Former Sergeant Accused Of Assault Speaks Out

A former Pittsburgh Police sergeant, accused of using excessive force, has been ordered by a judge to stand trial on charges of simple assault and official oppression.

04/15/2016

Get Marty: Girl Scout Troop Donates Blankets, Cookies To NICU Families

When a local Brownie troop made a recent trip to Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh they had a big thank you for Get Marty.

04/12/2016

Police Officer On Leave For 3 Years Returns To Work

Questions are being raised after a Pittsburgh police officer placed on leave for three years was asked back to work.

04/08/2016

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