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
May 24, 2017
Derrick Campana made the jump to animal prosthetics and orthotics 12 years ago — when few, if anyone, created artificial limbs for dogs and other pets. Continue reading →
May 18, 2017
“May none of you ever feel you are alone; may none of you feel you are a burden; may no one feel the need to run away,” he said. Continue reading →
April 14, 2017
Leigh Orf chases tornadoes across America’s central plains, but not from inside a pickup truck. He creates computer simulations of supercell thunderstorms — and the twisters they spawn — from the safety of his lab.
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