Matt Griffin is the News Director for KXII-TV.
Matt Griffin is the News Director for KXII-TV. He was previously the News Assignments Manager and Web Content Supervisor for KXII-TV. A Denison native, Matt has called Texoma home for most of his life.
Matt joined KXII-TV in 2007 as Web Content Supervisor after working for The Austin American-Statesman while he studied at the University of Texas at Austin. Matt also wrote for the UT student newspaper, The Daily Texan. Upon graduation, Matt left Austin and the newspaper business behind to pursue a career in broadcasting.
As Web Content Supervisor for KXII-TV's web channel, KXII.com earned an Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Award for Small Market Television Website in 2008. Later that year, Matt was promoted to Assignments Manager at KXII-TV, where he worked to bring the stories that matter to Texomans into their homes each night. In March 2012, Matt was promoted to News Director.
Under Matt's leadership, News 12 won the "Best Newscast for 2013 & 2014," "Best Morning Newscast for 2013 & 2014," and "Best Daytime Newscast for 2013" awards from the Texas AP Broadcasters for Division IV.
A Denison High School and University of Texas at Austin graduate, Matt lives in Denison with his wife and daughter. Matt is an avid Longhorns, Rangers, and Mavericks fan. Hobbies including running, anything outdoors, and spending time with family.
If you have a story idea, criticism, or feedback, Matt welcomes your thoughts at firstname.lastname@example.org.