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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Afghan president: Taliban to release 2 American University profs in prisoner swap

Kevin King, a U.S. citizen, and Timothy Weeks were kidnapped at gunpoint from the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul in August 2016.

Buck crashes into hospital, then is struck and killed by car

Bucks in heat will often ram their own reflections in windows, perceiving them as threats, the Tennessee wildlife agency says.

Second trial against Arizona border activist who helped migrants to begin

A jury in June deadlocked on charges against Scott Warren, who was charged with conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants.

President Jimmy Carter to undergo procedure to relieve pressure on brain after falls

The 95-year-old former president has fallen at home at least twice in recent months.

San Diego State suspends 14 fraternities as student dies after frat event

Dylan Hernandez was hospitalized early Thursday following a fraternity event and died this week, the university confirmed.