Tom Griffith Biography
Tom Griffith is an American anchor of WMUR and joined the station in 1988. Currently, he co-anchors WMUR News 9 from 5 p.m to 6 p.m in addition, he is seen on the station News 9 at 10 p.m on MeTV New Hampshire and also the station News 9 Tonight at 11 p.m.
Tom Griffith Age
He was born in 1957, 11th of April and he is 65 years.
Tom Griffith Height
Griffith stands at a moderate height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Tom Griffith Education
He attended Upper St Clair High School, during his time at school he was captain of the WPIAL Championship Football Team. In 1979 he Graduated from the University of Delaware.
Tom Griffith Family
He is secretive about his family members, he has kept the information away from the public eye. There are no details about his family.
Tom Griffith Wife
He is the husband to Janice and they live along the seacoast of New Hampshire.
Tom Griffith Children
Griffith together with her wife are blessed with their three grown children Elizabeth, Tom and John. On August 27th 2017 it was a special day for Griffith’s family, Elizabeth their daughter got married to John Mulvey. Both Elizabeth and John graduated from Portsmouth High School and the University of New Hampshire.
Tom Griffith WMUR
He is the anchor for WMUR, he is a veteran in broadcasting spending more than three decades at the station. Griffith has been working at the station more than anyone in WMUR-TV history. While at the station for a decade he has been the co-host of New Hampshire Chronicle, the station award-winning program regarding the people and places that makes Granite State unique.
At the time of the campaign in 1992, he was the first journalist to ask former Governor Bill Clinton if he had an extramarital relationship. The query raised the role of tabloid journalism in the mainstream press. After that, in 1998 he played himself, the New Hampshire broadcaster, in the movie “Primary Colors” starring John Travolta.
He was the anchor of tornado coverage in New Hampshire that received an Edward R Murrow Award for Top Newscast in the nation among major market television stations in 2008.
Moreover, he has provided investigations of the New Hampshire Primary on FOX, CNN and C-SPAN. Griffith has interrogated various presidents and presidential candidates through the years.
Before arriving in News Hampshire in 1988, he served as an anchor at WSYX-TV in Columbus, Ohio, from 1982 to 1987. Further, he worked at WKYT-TV in Lexington, Kentucky as an anchor and reporter, then afterward he joined WTOV-TV in West Virginia where he was also an anchor and reporter and Steubenville, Ohio. Prior to his work on television, he worked at daybreak drive radio at WDEL-AM in Wilmington, Delaware as an anchor, to sum up, he also worked at WAMS-AM delivering news on Top 40 rockers.
He was the host of “Discover Columbus,” from 1983 to 1986, a magazine program that featured the Director of the Columbus Zoo in part the animals of Jack Hanna, Hanna’s outrageous behavior on the program gained national attention and assisted in starting his career in television on Good Morning America.
Tom Griffith Awards
In 1986, Griffith won the Associated Press award for the best series reporting in Ohio for his coverage on military operations in Great Britain. Secondly, in 1987 he was the anchor who covered tornado, as a result, he was honored by the Ohio Associated Press as the states’ Top spot news coverage. In conclusion, a planned trip to the Persian Gulf with the New Hampshire National Guard was put to an end after the Gulf War began.
Since arriving at the station, WMUR News 9 newscasts have won numerous awards for general coverage, election coverage and spot news. Griffith has moderated large forums and political debates for New Hampshire Presidential Primary and also interstate offices.
Tom Griffith Other Work
He is an active supporter of many organizations across New Hampshire. For more than three decades he has hosted the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon.
Tom Griffith Salary
He earns an estimated salary of $10,000 – $100,000.
Tom Griffith Net Worth
Griffith has an approximated net worth of $3 million.