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Adam Murphy

Adam Murphy is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who is the Consumer Investigative reporter for CBS46. If you've been ripped off or scammed, he's there to help you solve that frustrating consumer problem.

Adam won an Emmy Award in 2013 for best live reporter, and a GABBY Award from the Georgia Association of Broadcasters in 2013 for best television personality in the state. Adam is also a winner of several Associated Press Awards. The Georgia House of Representatives honored Adam on the house floor with a state resolution commending his reporting on billing mistakes within the Atlanta Water Department. Adam exposed the problem of overbilling and his reporting prompted the water department to refund nearly $800,000 to customers.

Adam grew up in Dunwoody and graduated from Marist High School. In 2011, Marist honored Adam with the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award for his excellent service to the community, a recognition Adam doesn't take lightly. "It's great to be in my hometown of Atlanta working for CBS Atlanta News. I've always enjoyed helping people and I'm thankful my job allows me to make a difference."

In 2013, Adam launched his own non-profit foundation called Miracle for Mom. Adam's mom, Janice, was diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and is currently battling the effects of the disease. PSP is a neurodegenerative brain disease that has no known cause, treatment or cure. It affects nerve cells that control walking, balance, mobility, vision, speech and swallowing. Miracle for Mom is focused on raising awareness and money for a cure. Adam is also a member of the national board of directors for CurePSP.

Adam's alma mater is the University of Georgia, where he earned a BA degree in Broadcast Journalism.

He began his television news career as a reporter in Macon with WMAZ-TV. He has also worked as a consumer reporter and anchor at WLTX-TV in Columbia, South Carolina and he reported for a TV series that aired on ESPN2.

Send Adam an e-mail at adam.murphy@cbs46.com.

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