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: 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.


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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.


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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.


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Get Marty: Local Family Deals With Home Remodeling Nightmare

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Get Marty: Couple’s Dream Trip To Aruba Turns Into “Vacation From Hell”

When a dream vacation turned ugly for a Gibsonia couple, they called Get Marty.


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Former Police Sgt. Accused In Scuffle Indicted By Federal Grand Jury

A former Pittsburgh Police sergeant, accused of using excessive force, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of deprivation of civil rights and falsification of a record.


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Get Marty: Charges Dropped Against Woman Who Ended Up In Jail While Seeking Medical Help

There’s been a victory in court for a woman who recently reached out to Get Marty.


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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.


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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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