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Carolyn Murray

News Anchor, Reporter
2022 Honoree

Carolyn Murray is a news anchor, reporter and podcast host based at WCBD TV in Charleston, South Carolina. With a career in broadcasting spanning more than 30 years, Murray has worked in markets including Charleston and Chicago. She’s earned myriad awards for her anchoring and reporting; among them, Best News Anchor 2021 and Best Podcast 2021 by RTDNA.

She was awarded Southeast Region Emmys in 2000, 2016, and 2020; along with awards from the South Carolina Broadcasters Association and South Carolina Associated Press.

An effective and empathetic storyteller, Carolyn has interviewed leaders, entertainers and athletes of local, national and international renown including U.S. President Bill Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the late Coretta Scott King, U.S. Congressman John Lewis, Oprah Winfrey, baseball legend Hank Aaron, and former astronaut and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden (USMC-Ret.). Carolyn has also flown with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and The U.S. Navy Blue Angels.

Carolyn is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, Carolyn currently serves on the board of directors of the International African American Museum, Charleston Animal Society, First Tee of Greater Charleston, and Neighbors Together. An avid athlete and wellness enthusiast, she has run 10 marathons, 27 Cooper River Bridge Runs and dozens of other road races.

View this year’s Honorees, or browse our archive of previous honorees.

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