Mary Murphy (reporter)

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Mary Murphy (born in Flushing, New York in 1959) is a general assignment reporter at WPIX-TV in New York City,[1]

While a student at Queens College in Flushing, New York, Mary interned in the WCBS-TV newsroom and after graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1981, she was hired by WPIX-TV (Channel 11) as a production assistant, working her way up the ladder to staff reporter. In 1986, WCBS-TV hired Mary as a general assignment reporter and later, as a breaking news correspondent, her coverage of the Joel Steinberg and John Gotti trials garnered two Emmy Award wins by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).

In 1993, Murphy returned to WPIX-TV as a special correspondent, where she was assigned to major stories, with hosting duties on 11 News Close-up, plus anchor work. She served as weekend anchor for WPIX from 1995 to 2009.

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  1. ^ "Mary Murphy". Retrieved 6 June 2011.