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.

NBC News Headlines

'SNL' brings 'Deal or no Deal: Government Shutdown Edition'

Nancy Pelosi, played by Kate McKinnon, said she'd agree to end the government shutdown if Trump would say, "Nancy’s my mommy."

Jet slides off O'Hare runway, as snow sweeps across Midwest towards Northeast

"It will be a rough couple of days," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in Utica, which could see more than a foot of snow.

Women's March participants find inspiration in America's youth

“I want my generation to solve everything,” Zöe Lucas, 15, of Stafford, Virgina, said.

Border Patrol video shows migrants crawling under fence into U.S.

A group of 84 men, women and children were dropped off by a tour bus on a Mexican highway before they crossed.

Heart attack survivor who nearly died during marathon runs again with surgeon who saved his life

Dwayne Pickens suffered a heart attack while running the Dallas Marathon and nearly died on the course. One year later, he completed the relay race with his sons, as well as the heart surgeon and first responders who saved his life.