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!
Deputies are trying to find out how a toddler ended up with a cord around her neck.
A man was injured and two others placed in custody following an armed robbery at a Hialeah home.
Colleagues of a mother of three who was severely injured in a hit and run accident are stepping up to help.
It’s been four years but time hasn’t healed the pain for a south Florida woman trampled during a stampede at a South Beach movie theater.
One of the women mauled by two ferocious dogs in Hollywood spoke exclusively with CBS4 for the first time about that terrifying encounter.
A victim in a Little Haiti drive-by shooting is speaking out from her hospital bed – outraged at what she called a random act of violence.
A suspected bank robber who led Broward Sheriff’s deputies on brief chase didn’t get very far.
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.