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!
A Miami police officer was forced to fire a knife wielding man who had attacked a woman.
Minutes after kissing his wife and telling a judge he had nothing more to say, Pat Santeramo shed his jacket and tie and was led away in handcuffs.
A rude awakening in Tamarac after an SUV crashed into a Tamarac apartment.
With the busy summer travel season approaching, the Transportation Security Administration is reminding the public what not to bring to the airport.
A judge is deciding whether a suspended Broward deputy who is charged with shooting a man can use Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law as a defense.
A Broward attorney reportedly caught having sex with an inmate was back in court with her client.
Hallandale Beach residents woke up Wednesday morning to find their car broken into.
A day out on the boat came to a tragic end for a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy and three of his family members including his own son.
Blind, starving and near death, a miniature horse is holding his own at the South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Sunrise Police have arrested five teenagers, and identified a sixth, who they say are responsible for a violent carjacking in North Miami.