Katie Griffitts

Producer/Multi-Media Journalist

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Katie joined NewsChannel 7/Local 18 News in January 2019.

Katie was born and raised in Panama City Beach. She graduated from JR Arnold High School in 2015. After, she attended Florida State University and graduated a semester early in December with a degree in Editing, Writing, and Media and minor in Communications. She previously interned at Congressman Neal Dunn’s Tallahassee office, Neves Media Solutions Group, and was a blogger for Curiosity Marketing Group.

When not at work she likes to read books, eat lots of sushi, and play with any and all animals. She is very excited to be back in her hometown and reconnect with the community.

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Bill Cosby files appeal over testimony from other women accusers

Cosby's lawyers say the accounts from the five other women were "strikingly dissimilar" to that of trial accuser Andrea Constand.

FDA warns companies selling kratom products for opioid addiction

The federal agency says the companies are using websites and social media to illegally market the popular herbal supplement by making unproven claims.

N.J. woman accused of stabbing identical twin sister to death

Police responded to reports of an unconscious woman at an apartment building at about 5:40 a.m. and found Anna Ramirez with stab wounds.

Prominent Virginia doctor and his tour guide murdered in Belize

Police believe the gunmen were targeting the tour guide, who "had a misunderstanding with one of the local notorious gang" figures, according to the Belize police commissioner.

Popular YouTuber Desmond 'Etika' Amofah found dead

Desmond Amofah, 29, an online gaming personality, vanished last Wednesday after posting an eight-minute video in which he expressed suicidal thoughts.