Beth Germano

WBZ-TV's Beth Germano Emmy award-winning Beth Germano is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News.  Born and raised in Massachusetts, Germano has been a New England-based reporter for more than 15 years.  She joined WBZ-TV as a freelance reporter in 1996 after reporting for several local television stations including WCVB-TV, New England Cable News, Monitor Cable Channel, WLVI-TV, and WGBH-TV.

Germano also anchored and reported for several radio stations in the region including WRKO-AM and WBUR-FM, the National Public Radio affiliate in Boston, WHJJ-AM in Providence, Rhode Island, WGIR-AM in Manchester, New Hampshire and WLNH-FM/WKZU-AM in Laconia, New Hampshire where she got her start in news.

During her broadcasting career, Germano has been honored with several awards.  Most recently, she received a New England Emmy Award as part of WBZ-TV’s Outstanding Team Effort, covering the September 11th attacks on New York City.

She was awarded first place from the Rhode Island Associated Press Broadcasters Association, the Tom Phillips UPI New England Broadcasting Award, and several honors from the New Hampshire Associated Press Broadcasters Association.

Germano received a bachelor of arts degree in English and Journalism from the University of New Hampshire, where she graduated magna cum laude.  She lives in the Greater Boston area with her husband Lucas and daughters Regina and Anne.

Patricia Schmiedeknecht of Rhode Island said she suffered significantly as a result of contaminated steroids from NECC. (WBZ-TV)

Mixed Emotions For Meningitis Victims Following NECC Arrests

Several victims said Wednesday’s arrests are just the next step in a lengthy process after the New England Compounding Center, which allegedly distributed contaminated steroids.

12/17/2014

Protesters staged a die-in upon reaching a police barricade. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Protests Cost More Than $2M In Police Overtime

Protesters in Boston have been peaceful but have tried to shut down major highways.

12/15/2014

The Elf on the Shelf. (WBZ-TV)

Elf On The Shelf Causing Fire Safety Concerns

Elf on the Shelf is a popular Christmas tradition, but it can also prove to be a dangerous one.

12/10/2014

Protesters march through Cambridge (WBZ-TV)

Hundreds Of Protesters March Through Somerville, Cambridge

It was a second night of protests as hundreds of demonstrators marched through the streets of Somerville and Cambridge.

12/05/2014

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Brookline Police Report Spike In Package Thefts

Thefts of packages right off doorsteps are spiking and police in many cities and towns are urging consumers to better protect themselves.

12/01/2014

The Ferguson poster displayed at an elementary school in Charlestown sparked controversy. (WBZ-TV)

Controversial Ferguson Protest Poster Removed From Elementary School In Charlestown

A Charlestown elementary student’s art poster referencing the protests in Ferguson, Mo., has been removed from display after some expressed that it sends the wrong message.

11/26/2014

Shoppers flocked to grocery stores with a storm coming in the day before Thanksgiving. (WBZ-TV)

Storm Forces Thanksgiving Shoppers To Get Early Start

It’s the perfect recipe: Start with Thanksgiving and throw in a winter storm.

11/25/2014

Westport Police Detective Jeff Majewski (WBZ-TV)

Fake Weapons A Big Concern For Police Officers

Toy or fake weapons are supposed to have orange identifying markers that are easily altered or removed.

11/24/2014

Some celebrated the president's immigration actions (WBZ-TV)

Mixed Feelings For Immigration Executive Actions In Boston

There is mixed reaction in the Boston area to the President’s executive order on immigration, some feeling relief from deportation and other undocumented citizens saying they were left out.

WBZ-TV–11/21/2014

Gillian Reny (Photo courtesy Boston Globe)

Marathon Survivor Gillian Reny ‘Stepping Strong’ To Help Others Recover

Gillian Reny nearly lost her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Her mission now is to help doctors find new and even better ways to help others recover from similar devastating injuries.

11/20/2014

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