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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Former ‘Officer Of The Year’ Found Guilty Of Extortion

After a 20-minute deliberation, a Broward jury found a Davie police officer guilty of extortion.


Man Convicted For Murdering Pregnant Woman Now Charged With Death Of Her Son

A convicted killer is back in Broward County facing charges for a different murder 25 years later.


Brightline Train Makes Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach Inaugural Run

With a blast of confetti local leaders and special guests boarded a Brightline train for a high-speed inaugural run on Friday.


Man Sentenced To Death In Wilton Manors Murders

It took two hours for a Broward jury to sentence convicted killer Peter Avsenew to death Thursday afternoon.


Local DACA Recipients Protest Outside Sen. Bill Nelson’s Coral Gables Office

Protesters gathered outside Senator Bill Nelson’s office in Coral Gables on Wednesday to demand action on DACA.


Worst Of Massive Winter Storms Over, Travel Delays Continue

Now that the worst of the so-called bomb cyclone has passed, airports up and down the East Coast are getting back to business.


Changes At Fort Lauderdale Airport Highlight One Year Anniversary Of Mass Shooting

It’s a day that still haunts passengers and workers.


85-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Enjoys Skydiving With Her Grandkids

A South Florida grandmother is proving she’s forever young even at ten thousand feet in the air.


School Bus Slams Into Tree In Miramar, Children On Board

A Pembroke Pines Charter school bus slammed into a tree Thursday morning.


Dog’s Torture Inspires Activist Push For Tougher Laws Against Animal Abuse

Animal lovers, rescuers and pet owners placed flowers beneath a portrait of Ollie the pit bull at the First Presbyterian Church in Hollywood Sunday.



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