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.
This Germantown gem has urban farmland, kid-friendly hiding places, and a little secret: Awbury Arboretum.
In Media, you’ll find a getaway that will take you up the treetops: Tyler Arboretum.
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.
Before fall apple and pumpkin season, people can still find a lot of sweet summer bounty.
There’s a taste of everything at Chanticleer in Wayne, Delaware County, a home turned into a publicly-accessible garden.
In Pottstown, Chester County, you can find an outdoor oasis with a spectacular view: Welkinweir.
Wander onto the campus of Swarthmore College and you’ll find an experience you might not know is there: Scott Arboretum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Closed to the general public for decades, the gardens of Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware, hold a secret.
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.
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.
In Doylestown, Bucks County, a local campus has its own farm and farmers market: The Market at DelVal
Alice’s attitude is we only get one shot, so why not?
Patch is listed around 40-1 to win Saturday’s Kentucky Derby.
In Montgomery County, a wildlife center and animal sanctuary is tucked inside woods in Abington: Briar Bush Nature Center.
Passengers taking off from Philadelphia International Airport fly over a little-known fort used in every major American war: Fort Mifflin.
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.
The Wharton Esherick Museum in Malvern, Chester County lets you go inside one man’s dream.
A place that tells tales of Jurassic Jersey: The Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill.
Visiting each decorated room of the Richard Wall House Museum in Elkins Park, Cheltenham Township is like walking onto a theater set.
The Mint is celebrating its 225th anniversary.
In Souderton, Montgomery County, a coffee lover can peek behind the scenes and enjoy tastings at a roastery.
Doylestown has a place that’s pure Pennsylvania: The Michener Art Museum.
Find everything from vintage Jersey toys to prehistoric Jersey animals, all in the same building: The New Jersey State Museum in Trenton.
They call it the World’s Greatest Indoor Miniature Village, right off I-78: Roadside America in Shartlesville, Berks County.
A newly-expanded butterfly pavilion in Holmesburg is like stepping into a whole new world: The Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion.