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!
The viewing for a South Florida soldier killed in an ambush in Africa will take part today followed by his funeral and burial on Saturday.
A driver with the popular ride-sharing app Lyft is under arrest for an incident that allegedly happened after he dropped off his teenage passenger.
Healthcare is in the cross hairs again as President Donald Trump halts subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions and signs an order to give more insurance choices.
A Weston middle school student was left bruised and scratched after being hit on his bicycle Tuesday afternoon.
A 14th person has died, linked to the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills.
It’s sentencing day for a man convicted of murdering his wife, though her body has never been found.
A 12th person linked to the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills died Thursday evening.
The widow of a Good Samaritan who was killed defending an elderly man in Pembroke Park is pleading for help as police continue the search for a cold-blooded killer.
It’s estimated Hurricane Irma left 100 million cubic yards of debris when it blew through Florida on September 10.
There was a call to action Tuesday following the deaths of eight seniors in their Hollywood nursing home where there was no power after Irma.