Joan Murray

Joan MurrayJoan 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!

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An area in Ft. Lauderdale was flooded following a sewage main break. (Source: CBS4/Tiani Jones)

Ft. Lauderdale Expands Water Advisory Over Sewer Main Breaks

The City of Ft. Lauderdale has expanded a precautionary water advisory as it deals with not one but two sewer main breaks.


Mugshot for suspected serial burglar Albert Maradiaga (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Suspected Teen Serial Burglar Arrested In Fort Lauderdale

A teenager believed responsible for burglarizing homes in the upscale Riverland section of Ft Lauderdale is in the Broward jail charged as an adult


BSO Deputy Peter Peraza revisiting the scene where he shot Jermaine McBean.(Source: CBS4)

Judge Visits Scene Where BSO Deputy Shot Man Holding Air Rifle

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.


Irina Bihary was arrested Monday, June 20, after making bomb threats at a Sunrise mosque. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Woman Arrested For Making Bomb Threat At Sunrise Mosque

A Broward County woman was arrested by Sunrise Police on Sunday after she allegedly made several verbal threats against a local mosque.


Florida International University professor David Ralston is accused of sexually assaulting his housekeeper. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

FIU Professor Accused Of Raping Housekeeper

A Florida International University professor is accused of raping his housekeeper.


Dr. Augustine Bollo takes the stand during a trial accusing him of molestation. (Source: CBS4/Joan Murray)

Weston Podiatrist Says Babysitter Lied About Sex Abuse

Dr. Augustine Bollo took the stand Thursday in the trial accusing him of molesting his babysitter.


Augustine Bollo (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Broward Foot Doctor Accused Of Sex Abuse Testifies

A doctor accused of sexually assaulting a teenage babysitter on two occasions is expected to testify in his second trial.


Juan Antonetti  (Source: CBS4)

It’s A Waiting Game For Man In Club During Orlando Massacre

It’s another’s day of waiting for a man – inside an Orlando nightclub when the shooter walked in – killing at least 49 people.


Sophia Hines (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Mother Accused Of Killing Children Held Without Bond

The woman accused of killing her two small children in Miramar on Wednesday remains in the psych ward of the North Broward jail.


Investigators search a Miramar home after two children were found dead. (Source: CBS4)

Foul Play Suspected After Two Children Found Dead In Miramar

Two young children were found deceased inside a Miramar home and authorities suspect foul play.



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