Jeffrey Griffin, Host
Jeffrey is an alumumus of North Forsyth High School, University Of North Carolina School of the Arts, and Forsyth Technical College, Jeffrey is a son of the Piedmont Triad.
Stepping away from the world of theatre and music, he joined WSJS in 2000. After producing “Glenn Scott and the Waking Crew,” cohosting “Sportsline” and hosting “The Yard Sale” until 2008, Mr. Griffin departed WSJS to lead the Broadcasting Program at the Career Center in Winston-Salem. Under his guidance and leadership, Career Center’s “Schoolhouse Radio” was recognized as one of the Top-10 broadcasting programs in the United States on multiple occasions.
He has been behind the microphone for the ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament, the Big South Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments, the Charlotte Hornets, the Winston-Salem Dash, USA Basketball, and numerous NCAA and ACC Championships as well as charity and all-star games.
His writing has been published in “Winston-Salem Monthly” and the “Winston-Salem Chronicle.”
Jeffrey was honored with the 2013 NCAA Announcer of the Year award for his work with Wake Forest University and the Atlantic Coast Conference as well as the Marvin R. Pittman Award for Teaching Excellence in 2017. His broadcasting credits include accolades from the Associated Press and the Radio and Television Digital New Association. He was also voted the Readers Choice 2023 Award as Radio Personality of the Year.
His volunteer work includes serving with the Guardian Ad Litem Program, the Winston-Salem Youth Chorus, the Winston-Salem Girls Chorus, the Winston-Salem Human Relations Commission, the Forsyth County Public library Board of Trustees, Ardmore Baptist Church, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina, Vienna Elementary School, and Meadowlark Middle School.
Jeffrey’s lovely bride is Vikki along with their 2 children Miles and Sophia. And we can’t forget their amazing bulldog Stella!