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: 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.


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.


Get Marty: Family Fights To Stop Illegal Dumping On Dunbar Twp. Property

A local family fighting to get illegal dumping stopped on their property reached out to Get Marty.


Get Marty: Couple’s Car Fixed After Getting Locked In Bankrupt Auto Shop

A West View couple finally has their car back after reaching out to Get Marty.


Get Marty: Couple’s Damaged Car Gets Locked In Bankrupt Business

A West View couple, desperate to get their damaged car out of a bankrupt business, reached out to Get Marty.


Man Falsely Arrested For Assaulting Pregnant Woman Sues City

A man who was falsely arrested for assaulting a pregnant woman is now suing the City of Pittsburgh.


Get Marty: Transgender Student Challenges Bathroom Policy At Norwin High School

A Norwin High School student, challenging the policies at his school for equal access, reached out to Get Marty for help.


Get Marty: Woman Gives Back, Offers Free Daycare To Connellsville Flood Victims

A Connellsville daycare center owner with a big heart reached out to Get Marty.


Family Of Coach Accused Of Rape Call Him ‘Evil,’ ‘A True Sociopath’

A sixth grade girls’ basketball coach from Beaver County accused of raping teenage girls reportedly called his family to ask for money, but they say they are “done with him.”


Allegheny Co. Councilman Suspended From Job Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

A local politician has been suspended from his day job with the state Revenue Department, accused of sexual harassment.


Teen Accused Of Setting Fire That Injured 3 Family Members To Stand Trial

A teen will stand trial after he allegedly set fire to his home, which badly injured three family members.


Thieves Targeting Vehicles, Stealing Valuables In Mt. Lebanon

Police are urging Mount Lebanon residents to lock up their property following a series of vehicle break-ins this summer.


Get Marty: Family Pleads For Action To Repair Broken Utility Pole With High Voltage Lines

A Baldwin/Whitehall family reached their breaking point in a battle with three utility companies.


Man Accused Of Stabbing Aunt’s Boyfriend To Death

Homicide charges have been filed against a Fayette County man after another man was found dead in his home.


Get Marty: Parents Donate Late Son’s Unused Medical Equipment To Families With Special Needs

It’s a Get Marty that has received an overwhelming response.




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