Host | CBC Nova Scotia News
Host | Land and Sea
Tom Murphy is the anchor for CBC Nova Scotia News the host of Land and Sea on CBC Television and is the Maritimes national correspondent for CBC News. Tom Murphy started his career at CBC in Charlottetown working as both a radio and television reporter and backup host for eight years before moving to CBC Halifax in 1999 as a current affairs reporter. He was a regular on The National, contributing to both news and current affairs before becoming the Maritimes National Correspondent in 2006.
Tom has reported on stories such as the conflict at Burnt Church, provided live coverage of Hurricane Juan, and profiled Sydney Crosby in his rookie year in the NHL.
He also was the first to break news with the now famous "potato patch" interview with Peter MacKay. During stints filling in as CBC's foreign correspondent in Washington, he covered two Space Shuttle launches in Florida and Hurricane Dean in Jamaica.
Recently, Tom covered the 2014 shootings and funerals of three RCMP officers in Moncton for The National, the inquiry into botched cancer tests in Newfoundland and Labrador, several Royal Family visits to Canada, and interviewed legendary rocker Sir Paul McCartney.
Tom won a RTNDA award for TV short feature, Atlantic Journalism Awards, a Columbus International Film and Television Festival award and received several Gemini and Canadian Screen Awards nominations.