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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.

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: 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.


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.


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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.


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?



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.


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

Dream Drives: Wharton Esherick Museum’s Creative Curves

The Wharton Esherick Museum in Malvern, Chester County lets you go inside one man’s dream.

CBS 3–03/31/2017

Dream Drives: Garden State Discovery Museum

A place that tells tales of Jurassic Jersey: The Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill.

CBS 3–03/24/2017

Dream Drives: Richard Wall House Museum

Visiting each decorated room of the Richard Wall House Museum in Elkins Park, Cheltenham Township is like walking onto a theater set.

CBS 3–03/17/2017

Dream Drives: The U.S. Mint

The Mint is celebrating its 225th anniversary.

CBS 3–03/10/2017

Dream Drives: Coffee Roastery Tour in Souderton

In Souderton, Montgomery County, a coffee lover can peek behind the scenes and enjoy tastings at a roastery.


Dream Drives: Michener Art Museum In Doylestown

Doylestown has a place that’s pure Pennsylvania: The Michener Art Museum.


Dream Drives: New Jersey State Museum In Trenton

Find everything from vintage Jersey toys to prehistoric Jersey animals, all in the same building: The New Jersey State Museum in Trenton.

CBS 3–03/03/2017

Dream Drives: Roadside America, ‘World’s Greatest Indoor Miniature Village’

They call it the World’s Greatest Indoor Miniature Village, right off I-78: Roadside America in Shartlesville, Berks County.

CBS 3–03/02/2017

Dream Drives: Philadelphia Insectarium & Butterfly Pavilion

A newly-expanded butterfly pavilion in Holmesburg is like stepping into a whole new world: The Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion.

CBS 3–02/17/2017


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