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: Facebook Mistakes Woman For Sex Offender, Shuts Down Her Account

A local woman was shocked when she logged onto Facebook recently only to find out her account had been removed, seemingly for no reason.


Get Marty: Online Reviews Take Nasty Turn For Customer, Business Owner

A local woman recently became mixed up in an online review dispute that took a nasty turn.


Get Marty: 9/11 Volunteer, Diagnosed With Terminal Illness, Needs Help To Finish His Home

A local couple volunteered with other members of White Oak Rescue to drive to New York after the 9/11 attacks, but now they’re the ones in need of help.


Get Marty: Dumped Documents Raise Privacy Concerns, Pa. Dept. Of Insurance Investigating

The Pennsylvania Department of Insurance has opened an investigation after documents containing personal information were found in a dumpster behind a school.


Get Marty: Questions Surround Boat Left Abandoned In Allegheny River

A boat had been floating in the Allegheny River for months. No one seemed to know what happened to it, or better yet, why no one removed it.


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Get Marty: People Living On Region’s ‘Worst Pothole-Riddled Street’ Desperate For Fix

It’s being called the worst pothole-riddled street in the region. Folks in McKees Rocks reached out to Get Marty to get it fixed.


Get Marty: Veteran Loses Home In Landslide, Damage Not Covered By Insurance

A mudslide wiped out the Beaver County home of a man who spent much of his life serving his country and helping others.


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Get Marty: Neighbors Fuming Over Inaction To Fix Evergreen Rd. Mudslide

A long-closed road due to a severe mudslide in Ross Township has pushed a community activist to Get Marty.


Get Marty: Valet Service Slams Cancer Patient’s Wife’s Car Into Cement Pillar

A valet parking nightmare had a local couple calling Get Marty for help.


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Get Marty: Teen Says Bullies At School Tell Her ‘She Should Of Killed Herself’

A Monroeville mother desperate to stop bullying against her daughter reached out to Get Marty.


Exclusive: Parents Of Franklin Regional Stabber ‘Overwhelmed’ By Support

The parents of Franklin Regional High School stabber Alex Hribal are speaking out for the first time since the attack four years ago, finally shedding light on a possible motive for the incident that shook their community.


Get Marty: Woman Asks For Refund For Luggage That ‘Looked Like It Was Set On Fire’

For Shannon Woods, who now lives in Houston, the sight of her ripped apart, burned up luggage was startling.


‘I Know I Have Destroyed The Trust’: Suspended Leechburg Police Chief Begging For Forgiveness

The suspended Leechburg police chief, who the community once rallied around after a horrific fireworks accident, is speaking out following his arrest earlier this month on felony charges of underage solicitation.


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Officer Under Investigation For Inappropriate Use Of Taser Retires

The Pittsburgh Police officer accused of using his Taser on a Downtown Pittsburgh pizza shop employee is no longer on the force.


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Police Officer Under Internal Investigation For Allegedly Using Taser On Restaurant Employee

A Pittsburgh Police officer is under internal investigation for allegedly using a Taser on a Downtown Pittsburgh restaurant employee.