Meisha Johnson


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Meisha Johnson joined CBS 3’s Eyewitness News This Morning (weekdays, 4:30-7 a.m.) as traffic reporter in July, 2015. In addition to her traffic reporting, Meisha also takes viewers on the highways and back roads of the region through her popular Dream Drives segment, a series of fascinating day drives through our area from the Brandywine Valley to the Jersey shore.

Meisha came to Philadelphia from KMSP, the Fox station in Minneapolis-St. Paul where she had been a traffic reporter since 2013.  An outdoor sports enthusiast, Johnson’s resume includes several nationally-syndicated PowerSports programs on Fox Sports in addition to turns as an announcer for Snocross, ATV and Supercross motorcycle races.

A native of Minneapolis, Meisha attended the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Anoka Ramsey College. She is fluent in Swedish and attended the University of Uppsala while living in Sweden for several years after high school.

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Dream Drives: Antique Adventure On The Carousel at Pottstown

It took almost two decades, but volunteers restored the 108-year-old Carousel at Pottstown and got it back in business for a new generation. 


Dream Drives: Muscle Cars At LRA Auto Museum

Just a few minutes off I-95 is a museum of muscle cars: The LRA Auto Museum.


Dream Drives: Living Museum Of Moravian Pottery And Tile Works

Dream Drives: Living Museum Of Moravian Pottery And Tile Works

No pottery spot is quite like the living museum that is the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works in Doylestown.


Dream Drives: Quiet Beauty At Berman Museum Of Art

Dream Drives: Quiet Beauty At Berman Museum Of Art

At Ursinus College in Collegeville, you don’t have to be a student to walk into the Berman Museum for a lesson in art.


Dream Drives: Oddities In Oaks At American Treasure Tour

Dream Drives: Oddities In Oaks At American Treasure Tour

Inside a shopping center in Oaks, an old tire factory holds an ever-growing collection of Americana: the American Treasure Tour.


Dream Drives: Nativities from Around the World at Glencairn

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – For the Christmas season, Glencairn Museum in Bryn Athyn, Montgomery County displays dozens of colorful nativity sets from around the world, each more elaborate that the last.   Glencairn, a Romanesque castle built in the 1920s, was once the home of the Pitcairn family before it became a museum of religious history and […]

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Dream Drives: Families Play At Bucks County Children's Museum

Dream Drives: Families Play At Bucks County Children’s Museum

If you need to shake off some cabin fever and take a family break, the Bucks County Children’s Museum in New Hope has hands-on fun for children and adults.


Dream Drives: Blacksmithing At Batsto Village

Dream Drives: Blacksmithing At Batsto Village

It’s quiet now, but Batsto Village inside Wharton State Forest in Burlington County was once an industrial powerhouse.


Dream Drives: Historic Aircraft At Air Victory Museum

The Air Victory Museum, housed in a real hanger at the South Jersey Regional Airport in Burlington County, has been home to a collection of aircraft and flight memorabilia since 1989.


Dream Drives: Creative Haven at Abington Art Center

Dream Drives: Creative Haven at Abington Art Center

The Abington Art Center in Montgomery County turned a mansion into a refuge for artists both professional and amateur.


Dream Drives Taste Of Fall At Merrymead Farm

Dream Drives: Taste Of Fall At Merrymead Farm

There are only a few days left to enjoy some October traditions at Merrymead Farm in Montgomery County.


Dream Drives: Visions of Versailles At Nemours Estate

Behind a long stone wall in metropolitan Wilmington sits a mansion that in its heyday resembled a real-life Downton Abbey: Nemours Estate.


Dream Drives: Bouncy Fun at Hurricane Hill Farm

Dream Drives: Bouncy Fun at Hurricane Hill Farm

Hurricane Hill Farm in Coatesville, Chester County has a very large pumpkin for their fall season, the biggest and bounciest one they’ve ever had.


Dream Drives: Wissahickon Valley Park

This fall is a golden opportunity to really get to know one of Philadelphia’s gems: Wissahickon Valley Park.


Dream Drives: Rockwood Mansion

A Gothic Revival mansion built by a prominent Wilmington family in the 1850s has long since become a county museum, but ghost lovers sense the mansion’s former residents remain.


RT-30 Bypass EB Reopens In Downingtown After Fatal Tractor-Trailer Accident

Route-30 Bypass Eastbound is now open after a fatal accident, involving a tractor-trailer and car in Chester County.


A Peaceful Oasis At Awbury Arboretum

Dream Drives: A Peaceful Oasis At Awbury Arboretum

This Germantown gem has urban farmland, kid-friendly hiding places, and a little secret: Awbury Arboretum.


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Dream Drives: The Treetops of Tyler Arboretum

In Media, you’ll find a getaway that will take you up the treetops: Tyler Arboretum.


Meisha with Aseel Dream Drives: A Hidden Hideaway At Bartram's Garden

Dream Drives: A Hidden Hideaway At Bartram’s Garden

Bartram’s Garden could fool you into thinking you’re in the country, but you’re close enough to Center City to almost touch the Philly skyline.


Dream Drives: Sweet Summer Fruits at Mood's Farm Market

Dream Drives: Sweet Summer Fruits at Mood’s Farm Market

Before fall apple and pumpkin season, people can still find a lot of sweet summer bounty.


Dream Drives: Storybook Stroll at Chanticleer

There’s a taste of everything at Chanticleer in Wayne, Delaware County, a home turned into a publicly-accessible garden.


Dream Drives: Heavenly Waters at Welkinweir

Dream Drives: Heavenly Waters at Welkinweir

In Pottstown, Chester County, you can find an outdoor oasis with a spectacular view: Welkinweir.


Dream Drives: Free Year-Round Exploration At Scott Arboretum

Wander onto the campus of Swarthmore College and you’ll find an experience you might not know is there: Scott Arboretum.


Dream Drives: Dream Drives: Elements of Life And Death At Museum of Chemicals

The museum is in the heart of Old City, in a building thousands of people walk by: the Chemical Heritage Foundation’s museum at 3rd and Chestnut.


Dream Drives: Summer Season at Horticulture Center in Fairmount Park

Dream Drives: Summer Season at Horticulture Center in Fairmount Park

If you want to get a bit of farm life in the city, The Horticulture Center in Fairmount Park has a ton of garden inspiration right in our backyard.


Dream Drives: Rare Roses Bloom At Wyck In Germantown

Until mid-June, the nation’s oldest rose garden still in its original planting is in bloom at Wyck Historic House, Garden and Farm in Germantown.


Dream Drives: The Center for Art in Wood

Dream Drives: The Center for Art in Wood

Thanks to a dramatic exterior mural of black silhouettes floating on a wood-like wall, there is no mistaking what’s inside The Center for Art in Wood in Old City.


Dream Drives: Longwood’s Main Fountain Garden Back in Action

After years of restoration work, the Main Fountain Garden at Longwood Gardens springs back to life Memorial Day weekend with a bigger, bolder water show.


Mt. Cuba Center

Dream Drives: Mt. Cuba Center

Closed to the general public for decades, the gardens of Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware, hold a secret.


In-Car GPS, Waze & Google Maps: Which Gets You To Your Destination Faster?

We have so many choices for GPS directions these days, and we all have our favorites. But do you ever wonder if another system would get you there faster? Traffic reporter Meisha Johnson put some GPS systems to a friendly test.



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