Joan Murray is an award winning reporter who joined CBS Miami in August 2001 shortly before the September 11th attacks. She was among the first to report the South Florida connection to the terrorists.
In her many years reporting in South Florida she has covered hurricanes, fires and floods, school issues, government and breaking news.
Much of her work concentrates on the Broward community where she has proudly called home for the past 20 years.
Joan is a native of Philadelphia, Pa. and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, N.J. where she was elected Phi Beta Kappa.
She began her career in upstate Pennsylvania where she reported and anchored. Joan won an Associated Press award for feature reporting and a National Press Club award for Consumer reporting.
Along the way she has held Anchor and reporting positions in Raleigh, North Carolina and West Palm Beach.
She also spent five years in Florida’s capital working for a national News service covering state politics and breaking news in the Southern United States including the Amtrak train disaster and the trial of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega for drug trafficking and money laundering.
In her spare time she enjoys exploring the world with her husband and son!
A Broward Sheriff’s Office court bailiff, wrongly accused of a vicious crime and now cleared, is trying to reclaim his name and job.
Business resumed Monday at the Broward County Courthouse following Friday’s evacuation after the escape of accused killer Dayonte Resiles.
Mayor Carlos Gimenez unveiled his last budget before facing reelection. He says there’s plenty of good, but his challenger disagrees.
The shootings in Dallas underscore the growing racial divide in our country.
South Florida beaches are booming this Fourth of July.
Lauderhill firefighters spent the day loading and carting more than a ton of illegal fireworks to an undisclosed location to be destroyed.
After three days of testimony, a jury has found a man not guilty of sexually molesting three girls while he was a school counselor in Coral Springs.
Three teenagers were able to escape safely from a burning home in West Park.
An after school counselor accused of molesting three young girls took the stand at a trial Wednesday afternoon.
The City of Ft. Lauderdale has expanded a precautionary water advisory as it deals with not one but two sewer main breaks.