Carolyn Murray Wcbd, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Illness, Salary, and Net Worth

Carolyn Murray Bio | Wiki

Carolyn Murray is an American anchor and reporter. She currently serves as a co-anchor of the 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm newscast at News 2/ WCBD-TV ( NBC affiliate) based in Charleston. Apart from that, Carolyn co-anchors the 10 pm newscasts on CW Networks. Currently, Carolyn serves on various boards including Tricounty Family Ministries, The International African American Museum, as well as The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Neurosciences Advisory Board.

She al well serves as a board member of The City of Charleston Health and Wellness Committee, The Charleston Animal Society, and also The First Tee of Greater Charleston. Before, Carolyn served the Charleston Chapter of The Links, Incorporated,  The MUSC Nursing School Advisory Board, the Salvation Army, the Mayor’s Office for Children, YWCA Greater Charleston, Youth and Families (City of Charleston), Junior League Community Advisory Board, as well as Junior League of Charleston. Also, she is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

Carolyn has won many journalism awards along the way for anchoring and reporting works. She won the Southeast Region Emmys in 2000, 2016, and 2020 for her anchoring and reporting role. Also, she holds numerous awards from the South Carolina Broadcasters Association as well as  South Carolina Associated Press after her anchoring and reporting during her 30-year broadcasting career.

Carolyn Murray Age

She was born in 1966, in New York City, United States. Carolyn is 56 years old.

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Carolyn Murray Height

She is a woman of average stature. Carolyn stands at the height of 5 ft 5 in ( Approx 1.65m).

Carolyn Murray Family

She was born to her mother Helen Geraldine Lee Townsend Murray and her father in 1966, in New York City, United States. Carolyn holds American Nationality by birth but belongs to the African-American ethnicity. On June 19, 2022, Carolyn recognized her brother in an Instagram post as she appreciated all men on Father’s Day.

Carolyn Murray Husband

She married her husband Jimmy Murray. The couple shares a daughter called Reese Murray. Carolyn and her adorable family currently live in North Charleston with their dog named Mike, and a catcalled Hershey. She is an avid weekend athlete who has run 8 full marathons, 2 half marathons, as well as 27 Cooper River Bridge Runs. Also, Carolyn practices yoga and is a certified spin instructor.

Carolyn Murray Education

She graduated from Burke High School located in Charleston in 1984. In 1988, Carolyn graduated from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Additionally, Carolyn is a member of the Diversity Leaders Institute class of 2010 and a Riley Fellow.

Carolyn Murray Wcbd | Channel 2 News | Charleston Sc

Currently, she co-anchors the 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm newscasts of Count On News 2 on WCBD-TV  based in Charleston. Also, Carolyn co-anchors the 10 pm news on the Lowcountry CW Network, digital channel 2.2. Carolyn started her journalism career in 1988 r in Charleston where she served as the news and public affairs director at WPAL-AM. She then became the news director at WMGL-FM in 1989. The same year, Carolyn’s career took her in front of the camera as a news anchor and also as a reporter at WCSC-TV.

She worked there for a period of 12 years. In 2001, Carolyn went to Chicago to serve as a consumer reporter at WBBM-TV. However, she made a comeback to Charleston in 2003 as an evening anchor at WCBD-TV. Carolyn has also interviewed leaders, entertainers, and athletes of local, national, as well as international renown as an effective and empathetic storyteller. Some of the people she interviewed include former U.S. President Bill Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State, and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Carolyn also carried out an exclusive interview with the late Coretta Scott King,  Oprah Winfrey, U.S. Congressman John Lewis, baseball legend Hank Aaron, and also the former astronaut and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. Additionally, she has flown with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and also The U.S. Navy Blue Angels.

Carolyn’s other colleagues at NBC include;

Erin Kiernan– anchor

Megan Salois-Meteorologist

Ed Wilson-Meteorologist

Rick Karle-anchor

Lindsey Monroe-Meteorologist

Scott Swan-anchor

Taylor Tannebaum-anchor

Brian Gotter-Meteorologist

Rob Fowler-Meteorologist

Carolyn Murray Illness

She made an announcement on  Mar 25, 2020, that she would be off the news desk at WCBD News 2 for several weeks. Not because of COVID 19, but because of a condition  Carolyn has called neurofibromatosis. Wherever there are nerves in her body tumors grow. Recently, Carolyn learned the ones on her spinal cord are growing and making it difficult for her to move. So, she was scheduled to undergo surgery so as to reduce the size of the tumors. As a result, Carolyn would spend some days in the hospital. All her bridge walking, weightlifting and yoga were put on pause.

Carolyn Murray Salary

She earns her income mainly from her current job as a c0-anchor of the 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm newscast at News 2/ WCBD-TV based in Charleston. Carolyn has an average salary of $70,354 per year.

Carolyn Murray Net Worth

She has accumulated a lot of wealth from her career as a journalist. Carolyn has an estimated net worth of $997,625.

How Old Is Carolyn Murray

Carolyn is a 56-year-old American anchor who was born in 1966, in New York City, United States.

Is Taylor Murray Related To Carolyn Murray

Taylor  Murray comes from Charleston. She was raised on sunshine and southern hospitality. Taylor graduated from West Ashley High School and holds a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida. Currently,  she works for WCBD-TV as a Reporter and Multimedia Journalist. since January 2019. Carolyn and Taylor are not related, they only share their last names and same profession.

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