Carolyn Murray Biography
Carolyn Murray is an American Emmy Award-Winning journalist working for WCBD as an Anchor / Reporter. She joined the station back in 2003 serving as an evening anchor
Carolyn Murray Education
Murray is a 1984 graduate of Burke High School in Charleston. She, later on, went to the University of South Carolina in Columbia and graduated in 1988. She is also a Riley Fellow, a member of the Diversity Leaders Institute class of 2010.
Carolyn Murray Career
Murray co-anchors the 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm editions of Count On News 2 on WCBD-TV in Charleston. She also co-anchors the 10 pm news on the Lowcountry CW Network, digital channel 2.2. Her career started when she worked for WPAL-AM in 1988 in Charleston where she served as the news and public affairs director. She then moved to WMGL-FM in 1989 where she served as the news director.
During the same year, she moved to WCSC-TV where she served as a reporter and news anchor and worked for the station for 12 years. She then moved to Chicago in 2001 and started working for WBBM-TV where she served as a consumer reporter. She then came back to Charleston and started working as an evening anchor for WCBD-TV in 2003.
Murray is an empathetic and effective storyteller and has also managed to interview people of high profile including entertainers, former astronauts, and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden (USMC-Ret.). Oprah Winfrey, baseball legend Hank Aaron, the late Coretta Scott King, and U.S. Congressman John Lewis are also some of the people she interviewed. She also had the opportunity to interview U.S. President Bill Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State, and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. She nonetheless flew with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and The U.S. Navy Blue Angels.
Murray also serves on quite a number of boards like The City of Charleston Health and Wellness Committee, and The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Neurosciences Advisory Board. The International African American Museum, Tricounty Family Ministries, The First Tee of Greater Charleston, and The Charleston Animal Society. She has previously served on the Junior League of Charleston, the Junior League Community Advisory Board, the Charleston Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, The MUSC Nursing School Advisory Board, and Youth and Families (City of Charleston). She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
Carolyn Murray Age
Murray was born in 1966 in New York City, United States however, the exact date and month she was born are still unknown by the public.
Carolyn Murray Height
Murray stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Carolyn Murray Family
Murray was born and raised in New York and is an amazing daughter to Helen Geraldine Murray Lee Townsend the mother and an unknown father. She posted a photo of her father wishing him a happy father’s day.
Carolyn Murray Husband
Murray is happily married to her long-time boyfriend and fiancée, Jimmy. Her marriage has no linking of data scandals and divorce. The couple lives in North Charleston with their dog, Mike, and cat, Hershey. She also enjoys Yoga and is a certified spin instructor.
Carolyn Murray Children
Murray is the mother to Reese, an avid weekend athlete who participates in long races like Cooper River Bridge Runs, marathons, and half marathons. Reese was born in May 2002. She posted a photo on her Instagram page wishing her daughter a happy daughter’s day.
Carolyn Murray Salary
Murray earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Carolyn Murray Net Worth
Murray has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Carolyn Murray Awards
Murray has also managed to win several awards throughout her career as an anchor and reporter. For instance, she was honored with Southeast Region Emmys in 2000 2016, and 2020 for reporting and anchoring. She also won numerous awards from the South Carolina Associated Press and the South Carolina Broadcasters Association for reporting and anchoring. This was during her 30-year broadcasting career.
Carolyn Murray WCBD
Murray is currently working at WCBD where she works alongside other famous WCBD anchors and reporters including;
- Hanna Powers
- Brendan Clark
- Octavia Mitchell
- Sofia deSaussure
- Katie Augustine
- Amaris Jenkins
- Rob Fowler
- Josh Marthers
- Mark Morgan