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!
Extra security is visible on this Thanksgiving holiday at Miami International Airport as travelers head out and arrive in South Florida.
City officials fired Opa-Locka’s city manager during an emergency meeting Tuesday morning.
After hours of searching for a missing 3-year-old girl, Davie Police confirmed she was found safe and sound with a relative late Thursday night.
The lives of two women have been forever altered after a deadly dispute allegedly over footwear.
Local students marched Tuesday in the name of equality.
A fan favorite for getting from Point A to Point B in Miami-Dade is about to get cheaper and help a bit to unclog the county’s traffic congestion.
A father is left trying to plan a life without his partner following a deadly plane crash in Ohio.
Seven of the nine people on board a private charter jet which crashed into an apartment building in northern Ohio were from a real estate company in Boca Raton.
A group of Florida International University students took their talents to the water by trying to walk on it.
Miami-Dade Police Officer Lourdes Hernandez made history becoming the first woman to graduate from the department’s SRT course in 20 years.