Drew Griffin, CNN's senior investigative correspondent, passed away on Saturday.
He worked with CNN for nearly 20 years, covering numerous investigative stories and documentaries.
Griffin was known for holding powerful people and institutions accountable in his reporting.
He received multiple awards for his journalism, including Emmys, Murrows, and Peabodys.
One of Griffin's most notable works was a report exposing faulty fire truck ladder inspections.
He kept his illness private from most of his coworkers until his death.
Griffin's colleagues paid tribute to him and shared their experiences working with him.
Griffin was born in 1962 and had three children.
His passing is a loss for the journalism industry, and he will be greatly missed by his colleagues and the public.