David Murphy
David Murphy is the weekday meteorologist for Action News Mornings (4:30am-7am) and Action News at Noon. David has earned Seals of Approval from both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association, and also holds a Certificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University, following four years of study in the atmospheric sciences and geosciences.
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David talks about growing up and living in the Delaware Valley and why it is special to him.


David came to WPVI-TV in 1990, as a general assignment reporter. Prior to joining Action News, David was a reporter with WJZ-TV, Baltimore, Maryland, WMAR-TV, Baltimore, Maryland, WNEP-TV Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pennsylvania, and with WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania. David was honored with several United Press International Awards for reporting while in Allentown, Pennsylvania. David is also a graduate of Temple University, Philadelphia, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. In 1984, he was the first Temple University student to win a national scholarship from the Radio-Television News Directors Association.
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David talks about how he got the opportunity to come home and work at Action News.


As a weather reporter, David has covered hurricanes in North Carolina and Louisiana, as well as a major tornado outbreak in Oklahoma, and has produced Action News feature reports on numerous aspects of local Delaware Valley weather. Memorable news assignments include the Oklahoma City Federal Building bombing and the attacks against the World Trade Center in 1993 and 2001.
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Rapid fire Q & A with David.



David and his wife, Barbara, have 3 children and reside in suburban Philadelphia. He enjoys traveling with his family. David is involved with several local charities including annual fundraising efforts for the Parkinson Council and the Delaware County Regional Cancer Center. David is also a long-time Phillies fan and can often be spotted with his children and friends at the ballpark.

Archive
David Murphy shows us how a woman has transformed her farm into a refuge for unwanted animals.
In this week's Shelter Me report, we have the story of how one woman turned her farm into an animal refuge.
It's called Barrington T-N-R, which stands for trap neuter and return.
Barrington, New Jersey has become home to an increasing number of feral cats.
A local artist creates sculptures to help pet owners deal with the loss of a pet, and donates the money to local animal rescues.