|Education||Ohio State University|
|Occupation||News anchor, reporter, correspondent of 48 Hours Mystery|
|Notable credit(s)||Emmy Award,
Overseas Press Club,
International Association of Women in Radio and Television Award
Moriarty attended Upper Arlington High School in Columbus, Ohio, and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Ohio State University. She received a law degree from Ohio State University and is licensed to practice law in Ohio, Washington, D.C., and Maryland.
In 1979-1980, Moriarty worked as a reporter for a Columbus-based NBC affiliate WCMH-TV, in 1980-1982 for the Baltimore-based CBS (at the time, ABC) affiliate WJZ-TV and in 1982-1983, for CBS affiliate WJKW-TV in Cleveland. From 1983-86, Moriarty served as a consumer reporter for WMAQ-TV in Chicago. In 1986, she joined CBS News where she has served as a consumer correspondent for CBS This Morning and the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather. In 1990, she joined the CBS News program 48 Hours as a correspondent.
Moriarty has collaborated with colleague Nancy Giles on two weekly public-affairs radio series under the Giles and Moriarty banner, one for WPHT in Philadelphia in 2003-04 and another for Greenstone Media in 2007. Both shows were produced at the facilities of the CBS Radio Network.
In 2008, Moriarty co-authored "Death of a Dream" with Paul LaRosa, a CBS News producer. The book examines the 2005 murder of dancer Catherine Woods in New York, and the subsequent trial and conviction of Paul Cortez.
- 9-time national Emmy Award winner
- Recipient of the 2001 Overseas Press Club Award
- 2-time winner of the Association of Women in Radio and Television Gracie Allen Award
- Top 100 Award from Irish Magazine honoree
- Recipient of the Outstanding Consumer Media Service Award presented by the Consumer Federation of America
- Recipient of the Crime Hottie Award presented by True Crime Uncensored.
- "Erin Moriarty". CBS News. 1998-08-01.
- "Paul LaRosa. Death of a Dream Synopsis". Retrieved 2011-06-14.
- Feran, Tim (2008-03-31). "TV Reporter Looks Closely at Murder of Dancer - Dispatch.com". The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved 2008-11-16.
- ""48 Hours"' Erin Moriarty reflects on iconic CBS News broadcast".
- "RICHARD SCHLESINGER and Erin Moriarty". Retrieved 2011-06-14.