Journalist in newspaper, radio and television for 25 years
Leslie Griffith has been a journalist in newspaper, radio and television for 25 years. One of her first assignments was in Moscow during the cold war. Griffith has earned two Edward R. Murrow awards; nine Emmys; thirty-seven Emmy nominations; the Prestigious Casey Medal for helping to stop the exploitation of the nation’s children; seven Radio Television and News Directors Association awards; the 2006 People’s Choice Award for Best Anchor in Oakland Magazine; and the 2005 Associated Press Anchor of the Year. Griffith received commendation from the Associated Press for being the first to confirm on September 11, 2001 that the passengers on flight 93 fought back. To reach Griffith, go to lesliegriffith.org.