Marty Griffin

griffin Marty GriffinMarty 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.

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Get Marty: Heart Attack Survivor Asks For Help Finding His “Guardian Angel”

“Help me find a hero!” That was the simple request from Joey Talmonti.


(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Bryan Grystar)

District Attorney: “We Have Identified Possible Suspects” In Wilkinsburg Shooting

Following the shootings earlier this month in Wilkinsburg, which claimed the lives of five people and an unborn child, police have been working around the clock to identify and arrest suspects.


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Public Safety Director Upholds Firing Of Sgt. Accused In Scuffle

Pittsburgh’s Public Safety director has upheld the firing of a police officer accused of roughing up a young man outside Heinz Field last fall.


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Get Marty: Girl Scout Asks For Help To Donate Blankets, Cookies To Magee NICU Babies

A 7-year-old girl with a big heart just reached out to our Get Marty.


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Public Safety Director Meets With Suspended Sgt., Needs More Time To Review Case

The new Pittsburgh Public Safety director heard the case of a police officer who was suspended, pending termination, last week.


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Get Marty: Testing Company Loses Student Teacher’s Passing Test Scores

A 22-year-old Pittsburgh student teacher was worried she may not be able to get a teaching job when she reached out to Get Marty.


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Get Marty: Local Business Gives WWII Hero New Stair Lift

A World War II hero who survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor reached out to Get Marty with a very special need.


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Get Marty: Judge’s Ruling Allows UPMC To Acquire Jameson Hospital, Keeping It In New Castle

Uncertainty over the future nearly cost hundreds of people their jobs.


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Woman Denies Making Up Toy Theft At Community Center

A massive toy theft that brought the community of East Hills together was total bogus, according to the District Attorney’s office.


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Get Marty: City Changes Policies For Razing Dilapidated Homes

Folks across Pittsburgh have complained about jobs started by the city that aren’t finished.


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Man Accused Of Shooting Harmony Twp. Officer To Stand Trial

A man accused of shooting a Harmony Township Police officer will stand trial.


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Zappala To Seek Democratic Nod For Attorney General

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. says he is seeking the Democratic nomination for attorney general.



Two People Killed When Plane From Mercer County Crashes

Two people are confirmed dead in a plane crash in Crawford County.


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Man Accused Of Shooting Innocent Woman Expected To Stand Trial

A Knoxville woman credits a Get Marty story with helping her identify a man charged with shooting her in the chest.


(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

No Charges Filed In Police K-9 Taunting Incident

It’s been two weeks since the Oakland Raiders were in town to play the Pittsburgh Steelers, but one Raider has been in the news ever since.




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