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Beth Germano

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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.

Ashland Reservoir during drought (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Towns Seek Emergency Water Supplies Amid Drought

The prolonged drought in Massachusetts has a number of communities looking for emergency water supplies.


The crash scene on I-495 north in Merrimac. (Photo credit: Matt Colson - WBZ-TV)

2 Dead, 4 Hurt In Van Crash On I-495 In Merrimac

Two people are dead after a passenger van rolled over and crashed on Interstate 495 north in Merrimac Thursday morning, State Police said.


Transit Police at the scene of the student's death Wednesday morning. (WBZ-TV)

BU Student Found Dead Near MBTA Commuter Train Tracks

Investigators are trying to figure out how a Boston University student died after his body was found by the commuter rail tracks near campus.


Dashaye Mizhari, who was shot three times in Dorchester early Thursday morning. (WBZ-TV)

18-Year-Old Woman, Dog Shot In Dorchester

Police are looking for the person who shot an 18-year-old woman three times early Thursday morning.


Earthquake damage in Italy (CBS News)

Earthquake In Italy ‘Hits Home’ In Boston’s North End

In Boston’s North End neighborhood, locals were glued to an Italian news station seeing the devastation of a magnitude 6 earthquake.


Uxbridge fire truck (WBZ-TV)

Fire Chief Sounds Alarm About Dangerously Low Water Levels

The Uxbridge fire chief is sounding the alarm about dangerously low water levels in the town that could hamper firefighting efforts.


The Louis D. Brown Peace Institute. (WBZ-TV)

Families Of Boston Crime Victims Seek City’s Help For Funeral Costs

Funerals can cost nearly $4,000 and obtaining up front funds so quickly is where the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute has been trying to fill in the gaps.


Family and friends surrounded the casket for Kyzr Willis Thursday. (WBZ-TV)

Uncle: Boy Who Drowned At South Boston Day Camp Now ‘Saving Lives’

Family and friends gathered Thursday to say goodbye to a seven-year-old boy who drowned while attending a city-run day camp last week.


Curley Community Center in South Boston (WBZ-TV)

Parents Want Answers After 7-Year-Old Boy Dies At Boston Summer Camp

There are still a lot of unanswered questions surrounding the death of a 7-year-old boy in South Boston.


Nancy and John Frates react to the the discovery of a gene thanks to money raised in the Ice Bucket Challenge. (WBZ-TV)

Frates Family ‘Grateful’ For Donations That Led To ALS Gene Discovery

The family of Ice Bucket Challenge inspiration Pete Frates said they are thrilled about the awareness and money raised by the viral marketing campaign.




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