Julia Griffin is a Producer for the PBS NewsHour, dividing her time between the broadcast and digital teams. She is both the lead producer and reporter for the NewsHour Shares series and a producer in the NewHour’s Science Unit, where she creates written and visual content for the NewsHour’s website and social media platforms.
Griffin joined NewsHour in 2010. She first produced and edited the broadcast’s opening sequence as the Multimedia Editor before producing breaking news as both a Production Assistant and Reporter/Producer in the Segment Production Unit. In her time at NewsHour, Griffin has covered natural disasters, domestic and foreign terror attacks, foreign conflicts, economic losses and gains, battles on Capitol Hill and two presidential campaigns.
Prior to NewsHour, Griffin reported on science content at Pacific Standard magazine and CNN. She studied marine biology and psychology at Duke University and earned a master's degree from U.C. Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science and Management as a Doris Duke Conservation Fellow.
A classically trained ballet and jazz dancer, Griffin also cheered for the NBA’’s Washington Wizards from 2011-2015 before retiring her poms poms. She and her husband live in Virginia.
Julia's Most Recent Stories
September 14, 2017
After 20 years and 5 billion miles traveled, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will plummet Friday into Saturn, but you can keep the mission alive with these NewsHour-crafted backgrounds for your computers and smartphones. Continue reading →
September 1, 2017
As Harvey’s rains push northwards into Kentucky and the nation’s northeast corridor, new photos reveal the extent of flooding the record-breaking storm left behind in the Houston region. Continue reading →
August 29, 2017
Gulliver’s Gate — an elaborate, miniature world just two blocks from New York City’s Times Square — features 300 scenes from around the world scaled down to one-87th their real life proportions. Continue reading →
August 21, 2017
For the first time in nearly a century, a total solar eclipse is casting a shadow from coast to coast and plunging millions of eager onlookers into temporary darkness. From the “first kiss” in Lincoln Beach, Oregon, to the final moment of totality in Charleston, South Carolina, here are some of the memorable moments. Continue reading →