Leslie Griffith is a writer and journalist who began her career in the newspaper business for the Associated Press and The Denver Post. She spent the next 25 years as a television journalist including as news anchor at KTVU.
For 22 years Griffith was a general assignment reporter and main anchor for the Original Ten O'clock News on KTVU in the San Francisco Bay area. For nine of those years she was sole anchor of the weekend news. On her 25th birthday, she was in Moscow reporting on the cold war.
Since leaving KTVU in 2006 she has been writing for on-line publications, including for The Huffington Post, Reader Supported News, Truthout.org, The San Francisco Chronicle's sfgate.com where she got the attention of the Columbia Journalism Review.
She has given speeches on media reform.
Griffith has reported on issues including stories on Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus and their treatment of their Asian Elephants and the connection with the spread of M-tuberculosis. She pushed for investigations on tuberculosis in Asian elephants and the transference the TB to humans.
She has also reported on homelessness amongst children in Romania.
In 2005 she developed the Leslie R. Griffith Woman of Courage Scholarship to help young women.
She had a small part as a TV Anchor in the 1999 movie, 'True Crime'. and appears in the movie "Enron-The Smartest Guys in the Room" in a live clip as she reports the story.
She lives in Berkeley, California and has two children.
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