Jennifer Griffin

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Jennifer Griffin
Born 1969
Education Harvard University
Occupation Journalist
Notable credit(s) Fox News Channel
Spouse(s) Greg Myre
Children 2 daughters, 1 son

Jennifer Griffin (born 1969) is an American journalist who currently works as national security correspondent for Fox News.

Griffin initially reported for a newspaper in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she covered Nelson Mandela's release from imprisonment and other events in South Africa's transition away from apartheid. She covered Middle Eastern affairs for the Associated Press and National Public Radio before joining Fox News in 1999.


Griffin is the daughter of John W. Griffin, a partner in a Washington, D.C. law firm, and Carolyn J. Griffin, the producing director of Metrostage, a theater in Alexandria, Virginia. A 1992 graduate of Harvard University, Griffin has a bachelor's degree in comparative politics.[citation needed]

In October 1994 Griffin married Greg Myre, a journalist who is NPR's digital editor for international news and has reported for the Associated Press and The New York Times.[1] Griffin and Myre have three children.[2]

In 2009 Griffin was forced to leave the airwaves after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Following successful treatment, she returned to work in 2010.[3]


  1. ^ WEDDINGS; Jennifer Griffin And Greg Myre wed,; accessed August 29, 2015.
  2. ^ Matloff, Judith. "On the Job: Mothers at War", Columbia Journalism Review (July/August 2004); accessed April 1, 2007.
  3. ^ Griffin's own battle: breast cancer, Washington Post (2009); accessed August 29, 2015.

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