Meisha Johnson

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.

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.

11/17/2017

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.

11/10/2017

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.

11/03/2017

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.

10/27/2017

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.

10/20/2017

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.

10/13/2017

Dream Drives: Wissahickon Valley Park

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

10/06/2017

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.

09/29/2017

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.

09/28/2017

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.

09/15/2017

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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.

09/08/2017

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.

08/31/2017

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.

08/24/2017

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.

08/10/2017

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.

08/03/2017

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.

07/20/2017

Dream Drives: Elements of Life And Death At Chemical Heritage Museum

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.

07/13/2017

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.

07/10/2017

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.

06/08/2017

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.

06/01/2017

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.

05/25/2017

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.

05/19/2017

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.

05/15/2017

Dream Drives: Spring Babies At Paws Discovery Farm

Once a municipal nature center, the newly refurbished Paws Discovery Farm in Mount Laurel, Burlington County is hopping with beasts big and small, inside and out.

CBS 3–05/12/2017

Dream Drives: Market At DelVal Brings School’s Ag Lessons To Everyone

In Doylestown, Bucks County, a local campus has its own farm and farmers market: The Market at DelVal

CBS 3–05/08/2017

74-Year-Old Ardmore Woman Becomes Trapeze Artist

Alice’s attitude is we only get one shot, so why not?

05/03/2017

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Horse With One Eye To Race In Kentucky Derby

Patch is listed around 40-1 to win Saturday’s Kentucky Derby.

CBS 3–05/02/2017

Dream Drives: Briar Bush Nature Center

In Montgomery County, a wildlife center and animal sanctuary is tucked inside woods in Abington: Briar Bush Nature Center.

CBS 3–04/28/2017

Dream Drives: History and Haunts at Fort Mifflin

Passengers taking off from Philadelphia International Airport fly over a little-known fort used in every major American war: Fort Mifflin.

04/21/2017

Dream Drives: Victorian-era Science At Wagner Free Institute

In 1855, Philadelphia-based biologists and entomologists gathered their finds and opened a natural history museum that today stands nearly unchanged: The Wagner Free Institute of Science.

CBS 3–04/07/2017

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