Bachelor's degree in communications, University of Houston; Master's degree in journalism, University of California-Berkeley.

Professional background:
Kelley Griffin has been with Colorado Public Radio since 1993 as a business reporter, managing editor and news director. She currently serves as CPR's Senior Editor. 

Kelley has worked in both print and radio journalism, including NPR and "Marketplace." She co-authored More Action for a Change with Ralph Nader and wrote and edited for a media reform group and the American Association of University Women. Kelley has also served on the board of the Public Radio News Directors, Inc.

Kelley has received two National Headliner Awards; a national Edward R. Murrow Award; and awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Associated Press, and the Colorado Association of Black Journalists.