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!
Miramar police have issued a safety alert after two women pulled off a brash robbery scheme in broad daylight.
The BSO is issuing a safety alert after reports are coming in that con artists are posing as deputies for a jury duty scam.
The driver accused of hitting a boy on his bicycle and leaving the scene went in front of a judge Thursday.
“Thirty-six years with the department, chief for eight,” said Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Frank Adderley. “Time to do something new.”
Air quality issues within Broward County’s old courthouse may be expanding.
A 7-year-old boy is recovering in the hospital after he was struck by a van in a Miramar neighborhood over the weekend.
Miramar police have found a critical clue in a hit-and-run accident that left a child seriously hurt.
Sick employees will soon be getting some much-needed relief following a battle over working conditions at the Broward County Courthouse.
King tides are ruling the streets of Las Olas yet again.
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to repeal and replace Obamacare and with a Republican controlled Congress it is likely that the Affordable Care Act will be changing.