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Murray Feldman

murrayfeldman Murray FeldmanMurray Feldman anchors FOX 2 News at 5:30 and is the station’s Money Editor. In his capacity as a reporter, he deals exclusively with major business, money and jobs issues, with his reports appearing on all of FOX 2’s newscasts. He joined WWJ in September of 1987. Feldman hosts THE FELDMAN REPORT on WWJ-AM, Detroit’s CBS owned and operated all news station. He joined WJBK FOX 2 as a general assignment reporter in December 1976, and hosted the award-winning Sunday morning financial program, Moneywise, on FOX 2 for five years. Feldman came to FOX 2 from WPRI-TV in Providence, Rhode Island, where he worked as a news anchor/reporter. He also served as weekend anchor/reporter at WNYS-TV in Syracuse, New York, newscaster and music announcer at WWBZ-AM in New Jersey, and as a writer at KYW-AM in Philadelphia.

Feldman’s broadcasting career began in 1964 at WCAM-AM in New Jersey, where he worked as a production assistant. Feldman gained awards for hour long specials on the automotive bankruptcies.

Feldman has visited the White House on several occasions. He was one of a select group of journalists, business editors and economic representatives invited to talk with President Reagan and cabinet members about the economic state of the nation. In 1976, he met with President Ford to discuss a variety of political issues. Feldman has covered all of the major candidates on the local, state and national levels. He was invited to the White House by President Bush to receive an award for reporting on small business, and interviewed President Clinton in early 1994 prior to the G-7 summit in Detroit.

Feldman was selected as the Michigan Entrepreneur of the Year in 1992 for his reporting of local business entrepreneurs. The U.S. Small Business Administration named Feldman the Media Advocate of the Year in 1992 and 1989. In 1988, he was honored with a first place United Press International (UPI) award, and an Associated Press (AP) award for his individual reporting excellence. In 1987, he received a first place UPI Individual Achievement Award for his coverage of the stock market crash. The Investment Company Institute presented him with the American University Television Award for the best economic coverage of any television station in the nation in 1987. Feldman also won a 1998 Emmy in the business and finance category for his Deal of the Day series on consumer money-saving tips.

Committed to “giving back” to the community, Feldman is very active with various local non-profits. Feldman holds a bachelor’s degree in speech and communications from Emerson College in Boston and an honorary doctorate.from Cleary University in Washtenaw County. Born in Philadelphia and raised in New Jersey, Feldman currently resides in Farmington Hills with his wife, Marla.

Marla is a retired elementary school principal, attorney and volunteer mediator.

Their son Rob is  Assistant Program Director/Music Director/on air with  Clear Channel in Baltimore.  Daughter Katie is a Curriculum Specialist in West Hartford, Connecticut schools. Her husband Andrew is product manager at ESPN.

Their daughter Ariella was born in 2012.

 

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VIDEO: Fall 2011 Michigan Money Summit

Financial advice straight from the experts: Murray Feldman hosts the WWJ Newsradio 950’s 2011 Fall Michigan Money Summit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2011

Federal Reserve To Deliver Announcement After Policy Meetings

Policy deciders at the Federal Reserve are expected to announce Wednesday afternoon whether the central bank will make moves to stimulate the economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2011

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103K Hired, Unemployment Stays At 9.1%

After a sluggish summer, employers went on a hiring spree last month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2011

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Net Total Jobs Added In August: Zero

Employers added no net workers last month and the unemployment rate was unchanged, a sign that many were nervous the U.S. economy is at risk of slipping into another recession.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

Impulse Buying & Scamming: Risks To Consumers

Can making an impulse purchase really affect your overall budget? And is online shopping really a good idea?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2011

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Organized Retail Crime A Threat To Business

They shop with a list and get in and out of a store quickly. But we’re not talking about your Grandma at the grocery store.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2011

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Two Popular Job Interview Questions

Two interview questions you’re likely to get if you’re looking for a job and they might have hidden undertones.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011

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Improving Business Through Customer Service

Companies go through a lot to boost business, but how many are missing the boat?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2011

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What Makes A Horrible Boss?

The movie is a hit … but what makes a “Horrible Boss” in the real world?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2011

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