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!
South Florida election offices are busy getting ready for the upcoming Presidential Preference Primary election on March 15th.
The mother of a Florida State University student who died tragically during a study abroad program in Israel is telling her story for the first time.
A case of vandalism at a South Florida school is under investigation.
A Hollywood lawyer is “persona non grata” at Broward’s five jails after she was reportedly caught having sex with an inmate.
A brief tornado touched down in Delray Beach Thursday morning causing a big mess for those unfortunate enough to be caught in its path.
Gov. Rick Scott, who continues to promote job creation as his top priority, traveled to Miramar Monday to celebrate one company’s job growth.
Chaos erupted on the streets of Northwest Miami-Dade Friday morning after an officer was shot in an ambush attack while he was writing a traffic report.
The Broward Sheriff’s deputy accused of manslaughter in the death of a computer engineer wants the case dismissed before it gets to court.
Deliberations are underway in the case of a former teachers union official facing corruption charges.
A burglar is apparently targeting vapor shops in Broward.