Denise Clay-Murray

Co-host of Philadelphia Hall Monitor

Denise Clay-Murray is the co-host of Philadelphia Hall Monitor, a radio program covering Philadelphia City Council and city government. In addition to her hosting duties, she has been an independent journalist since 2005, and has covered politics in Philadelphia for a variety of news outlets including the Philadelphia Sunday Sun, Philadelphia Magazine, Love Now Media, Resolve Philadelphia, City and State Pennsylvania, and Billy Penn. Her work has also appeared on MindSite News, the BBC World Service, the Australian Broadcasting Company, Votebeat and She previously covered politics and education for the Elmira Star-Gazette, the Reading Eagle-Times, the Bucks County Courier Times, and the Philadelphia Tribune. She is a 2023 recipient of the Lenfest Next Generation Award.

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