Started on staff: 2020
B.A., Kent State University
Teresa directs the Consumer Watchdog office, which looks out for consumers’ health, safety and financial security. Previously, she worked as a journalist and columnist covering consumer issues and personal finance for two decades for Ohio’s largest daily newspaper. She received dozens of state and national journalism awards, including Best Columnist in Ohio, Best Business Writer in Ohio, National Headliner Award for coverage of the 2008-09 financial crisis, and a journalism public service award for exposing improper billing practices by Verizon that affected 15 million customers nationwide. Teresa and her husband live in Greater Cleveland and have two sons. She enjoys biking, house projects and music, and serves on her church missions team and stewardship board.
Posts by Teresa Murray
18 tips to reduce robocalls and protect yourself from scams, plus robotext red flags
Illegal robocalls seem to be declining a smidgeon as more phone companies install federally mandated technology to block spoofed calls and detect other scam calls. Here are some tips to live by and share with vulnerable friends or relatives.
National Consumer Protection Week 2022
Every day during the first week of March, PIRG is providing consumer protection tips and tools to help Americans address some of the most common consumer issues.