Carolyn Murray Biography
Carolyn Murray is an American Emmy award-winning anchor, journalist, and host currently working at WCBD News 2. She joined the WCBD news team in 2003 as an evening anchor. Murray co-anchors the 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm editions of Count On News 2 on WCBD-TV in Charleston. In addition, she also co-anchors the 10 pm news on the Lowcountry CW Network, digital channel 2.2.
Carolyn Murray Age
Murray was born in 1966 in New York City. She is 55 years old as of 2021. However, she has not revealed the date and month she was born.
Carolyn Murray Height
Murray stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Carolyn Murray Family
Murray was born in New York City to her father and mother but saltwater runs through her veins. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if she has any siblings.
Carolyn Murray Husband
Murray is a married woman to her caring husband Jimmy. The two have a daughter Reese. Murray’s family resides in North Charleston with their cat, Hershey, and dog, Mike.
Carolyn Murray Net Worth
Murray has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a news reporter and anchor.
Carolyn Murray Salary
Murray earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Carolyn Murray Career
In 1984, she graduated from the Burke High School in Charleston and is a 1988 graduate of the University of South Carolina in Columbia. She is a member of the Diversity Leaders Institute class of 2010 and a Riley Fellow.
Upon graduation, she started working at WPAL-AM as a news and public affair director prior to becoming the news director in 1989 at WMGL-FM. During the same year, her career moved her to WCSC-TV to be a news reporter and anchor and worked for 12 good years done the line. She then moved to Chicago in 2001 to serve at WBBM-TV as a consumer reporter.
Her reporting and anchoring helped her to win the Southeast Region Emmys in 2000 2016, and 2020. She as well as many from the South Carolina Broadcasters Association and South Carolina Associated Press for anchoring and reporting during her 30-year broadcasting career.
Throughout her career, she interviewed entertainers and leaders. In addition, examined athletes of local, national, and international renown together with U.S. Congressman John Lewis, baseball legend Hank Aaron, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden (USMC-Ret.), former astronaut, U.S. President Bill Clinton, the late Coretta Scott King, Oprah Winfrey as well as U.S. Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. She has The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.
Murray was a member of The Charleston Animal Society, Tricounty Family Ministries, The International African American Museum, The First Tee of Greater Charleston, The City of Charleston Health and Wellness Committee as well as The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Neurosciences Advisory Board.
Previously she was serving at the Junior League Community Advisory Board, the Salvation Army, the Charleston Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, The MUSC Nursing School Advisory Board, Junior League of Charleston as well as the Youth and Families (City of Charleston). In addition, she served at the Mayor’s Office for Children, Junior League Community Advisory Board, and at the YWCA Greater Charleston. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
She is a devoted weekend athlete who has run 2 half marathons, 27 Cooper River Bridge Runs as well as 8 full marathons. Murray is also a certified spin instructor and exercises in yoga.
Carolyn Murray WCBD
Murray is currently working at WCBD where she works alongside other famous WCBD anchors and reporters including;
- Brendan Clark
- Octavia Mitchell
- Sofia deSaussure
- Katie Augustine
- Amaris Jenkins
- Hanna Powers
- Rob Fowler
- Josh Marthers
- David Dickson
- Megan James
- Mark Morgan
- Jasmine McKoy
- John Barron
Carolyn Murray Social Media Platforms
Murray is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 4k followers on Twitter, over 2k followers on Instagram, and over 6K followers on Facebook.