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!
Two undercover detectives ambushed while on the job are lucky to be alive after a barrage of bullets was fired into their unmarked Miami-Dade Police unit just a day before.
Oneal Ron Morris was sentenced to 10 years in prison and five years of probation.
Firefighters were able to put out an intense blaze in Davie Monday morning, coming from an RV.
Broward County commissioners tackled the thorny issue of undocumented immigrants at their Tuesday meeting.
Fort Lauderdale Police are investigating a shooting that happened Friday morning.
They may be dressed as women but they’re far from ladylike as authorities said two men in disguise are behind two armed robberies.
Forest officials said firefighting efforts against a stubborn wildfire will continue into the night in Collier County.
South Florida’s Muslim community is wondering what the new travel ban means for them.
Another rabid raccoon has been found in the Kendall area which has caused the rabies zone to be expanded.
The widow of U.S. Navy SEAL Officer Ryan Owens was moved to tears.