Adam Murphy Wiki – Adam Murphy Biography
Adam Murphy is an American journalist and an investigative reporter working for WGCL-TV CBS 46 News since 2003. He is also the founder of Miracle For Mom, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation. Its focus is to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for all neurodegenerative diseases including Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s. Adam’s mom, Janice, lost her battle with a neurodegenerative brain disease which had no known cause, treatment, or cure. Adam also served on the national board of directors for CurePSP.
He has more than 22 years of television experience. He began his news career as a reporter at WMAZ-TV in Macon, Georgia. Prior to coming to the Atlanta news market, he worked as a consumer reporter and anchor at WLTX-TV in Columbia, South Carolina, and as a reporter for a TV series that aired on ESPN2. In 2019, he won three Emmy awards improving his career total to 13. He was recognized for the second year in a row by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast Chapter as best writer. He also won an Emmy for best spot news while covering a tornado in Fairburn. He also won an Emmy for a sports feature on a controversial Herschel Walker statue at the University of Georgia. He was also recognized by the Associated Press as the Best Reporter/Anchor in the state.
In 2018, he won a regional Edward R. Murrow award for the best feature story about a Cedar Grove High School student in the marching band with no legs. Adam also won an Emmy for the same story. He also won four more Emmy awards. He was recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast Chapter as the best writer in 2018. Additionally, he won an Emmy award for journalistic enterprise. He also won a light feature report on an Elvis tribute competition in North Georgia. Plus, he won an Emmy for a specialty assignment news feature on a group of blind children at the Georgia Academy for the Blind.
In 2017, he won his fifth career Emmy award for a specialty assignment report about senior citizens who were forsaken by leaders of a wealthy church. He was also recognized by the Georgia Association of Broadcasters as the Best News Reporter in the state. He also won Best General Reporting by the Associated Press for his investigation into policing for profit in Statham, Georgia. In 2016, Adam won an Emmy award for an investigative report on police profiling. He also won two GABBY awards from the Georgia Association of Broadcasters for his investigative reporting into a home improvement scam targeting senior citizens and the mystery of a missing nuke off the coast of Tybee Island.
In 2015, he won two Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast Chapter. He received an Emmy for an investigative report on unlicensed drivers and an Emmy for his Restaurant Report Card franchise. He also won a GABBY award for his investigative reporting which exposed flaws in Georgia’s drinking laws and ultimately led to tougher regulations. In 2013, Adam won both an Emmy for Best Live Reporter and a GABBY award for Best Television Personality in the State and he is also a winner of several Associated Press Awards. After exposing the issue of overbilling in his reports on the Atlanta Water Department, he was honored by the Georgia House of Representatives with a state resolution commending his investigation which resulted in the water department sending refunds totaling nearly $800,000 to their customers.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Georgia.
Adam Murphy Age
He comes from Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Adam Murphy Family
Little information is known about his family. However, his mother, Janice, lost her battle with a neurodegenerative brain disease which had no known cause, treatment, or cure.
Adam Murphy Twitter
Adam Murphy’s Twitter account is @MurphyCBS46. His Twitter bio reads, “I’m an Edward R. Murrow & Emmy Award-Winning Investigative Reporter for CBS46 News. I’m also the founder of Miracle For Mom, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation.”