Drew Griffin Biography
Drew Griffin an American Reporter currently works as a correspondent for the CNN Network’s Investigative unit. He as well worked in other television networks like KIRO-TV, WICD-TV, and CBS 2 News.
Drew Griffin Age
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Drew Griffin CNN
Griffin a correspondent for the investigative unit of CNN/U.S. Based in CNN’s world headquarters in Atlanta, Griffin joined the network in May 2004 after working as an investigative reporter for CBS 2 News in Los Angeles for 10 years.
Griffin’s wide-ranging expertise includes coverage of politics, as well as sports, corporate, and government investigations. In 2015, Griffin earned a Peabody Award for his investigation into delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals. Griffin’s investigation revealed that at least 19 military veterans had died because of appointment delays, and thousands more were experiencing extremely long waits for treatment.
As a result of the coverage, led by Griffin and CNN, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned and other managers were fired. Congress also took action by passing legislation allowing veterans to seek care outside of the VA. Griffin’s other recent investigations have included how gerrymandering and so-called “Super Pacs” are impacting the election process, and how some medical residents are cheating on the medical board certification tests for radiologists.
In September 2005, Griffin traveled to New Orleans to cover the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. His reporting about the looting by some New Orleans police officers led to a police force investigation. Drew Griffin also broke stories surrounding nursing home deaths in the wake of Katrina. Griffin’s work as an investigative reporter has taken him across the world enabling him to cover a famine in Somalia, illegal drift net fishermen in Singapore, and Los Angeles gang members in El Salvador.
He has interviewed the U.S. and Russian presidents. Griffin reported from New York City for CBS 2 News after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and from Israel to cover the war on terrorism. In December 2005, Griffin won a national Emmy Award for business and financial reporting for his reports on a fault in Ford vehicles that allegedly caused them to catch fire.
Drew Griffin Awards and Nomination
He won a business and financial reporting Emmy Award in 2005 for his reports on a fault in Ford Motor Company vehicles which caused them to catch fire. Drew earned his second Emmy in 2006 for the CNN Presents documentary How to Rob a Bank and a third in 2007 for “Hidden Spending”, an Anderson Cooper 360° segment about congressional spending.
Griffin earned a Peabody award in 2015 for “Crisis at the VA”, a story that broke the scandals of hidden wait times and deaths at VA hospitals across the country. His fourth Emmy, in 2017, was awarded for “Trump University Fraud”, about fraudulent practices behind Donald Trump’s real estate school. He was nominated for News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newscast.
Drew Griffin Salary
Griffin salaries range from an average of $33,774 to $112,519 a year.
Drew Griffin Net worth
Drew has an estimated Net Worth of between $3 million dollars and $5 million.
Drew Griffin Education
He earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Drew Griffin Height and Weight
Drew stands tall at an average height, he also has an average body weight.
Drew Griffin Family
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Drew Griffin Wife
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