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!
Broward County took the first step towards changing marijuana possession laws Tuesday after commissioners approved an ordinance to allow law enforcement the option of issuing a citation to someone found to have 20 grams or less of marijuana.
The firing of Dolphins head football coach Joe Philbin has fans all over South Florida fired up.
The parents of a missing South Florida man are making another plea to find him two months after he vanished.
The FBI is hoping new information and an increased reward will generate new leads in a cold case double murder.
The often-outspoken wife of Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes bonded out of jail early Monday morning, following her arrest outside of Sun Life Stadium.
A convenience store clerk was shot to death as he tried to open for business Friday morning in North Lauderdale.
A pilot, out of fuel, landed his plane on I-595 Thursday morning, clipping a car in the process.
Eight people have been arrested in Lauderhill accused of selling drugs, including the powerful street drug known as flakka.
A jury will begin deliberating Thursday whether to send Anthony “Big Tony” Moscatiello to his death.
A car reported stolen ended up in a Pompano Beach pool early Tuesday morning as a family slept just feet away.