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 City of Ft. Lauderdale has expanded a precautionary water advisory as it deals with not one but two sewer main breaks.
A teenager believed responsible for burglarizing homes in the upscale Riverland section of Ft Lauderdale is in the Broward jail charged as an adult
Suspended Broward Sheriff’s Office Deputy Peter Peraza was back at the scene of the deadly shooting that led to him being charged with manslaughter.
A Broward County woman was arrested by Sunrise Police on Sunday after she allegedly made several verbal threats against a local mosque.
A Florida International University professor is accused of raping his housekeeper.
Dr. Augustine Bollo took the stand Thursday in the trial accusing him of molesting his babysitter.
A doctor accused of sexually assaulting a teenage babysitter on two occasions is expected to testify in his second trial.
It’s another’s day of waiting for a man – inside an Orlando nightclub when the shooter walked in – killing at least 49 people.
The woman accused of killing her two small children in Miramar on Wednesday remains in the psych ward of the North Broward jail.
Two young children were found deceased inside a Miramar home and authorities suspect foul play.