Beth Germano

WBZ-TV's 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.

Nikolas Papadopoulos in court January 13, 2016.(WBZ-TV)

Trial Begins For Man Accused Of Speeding In Arborway Crash

The man charged with causing a horrific crash that left two people paralyzed is finally facing a jury.

01/13/2016

Replica guns (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Officials Make New Push To Help Police Identify Replica Guns

There’s a new push in Massachusetts to help police identify real guns from replicas they say are posing a danger to law enforcement and the public.

01/07/2016

Denna Laing is taken off the ice following an injury during the Outdoor Womens Classic at Gillette Stadium, Dec. 31, 2015. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Hockey Player Seriously Injured In Winter Classic Faces Long Recovery

She was living out her dream, playing in the Women’s Winter Classic at Gillette Stadium, but now Denna Laing may be facing a long recovery.

01/06/2016

A 9-year-old boy was rescued by neighbors after falling through the ice. (Courtesy: Acton Police Department)

Neighbors Rescue 9-Year-Old Boy From Icy Acton Pond

Neighbors came to the rescue after a 9-year-old boy fell through the ice into a pond.

01/01/2016

Christmas Tree Shops in Shrewsbury (WBZ-TV)

Police Search For Man Who Allegedly Exposed Himself To Girl In Shrewsbury Store

Shrewsbury police are trying to identify a man who allegedly exposed himself to a 12-year-old girl inside the local Christmas Tree Shop.

12/23/2015

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Shooting Victim’s Mother Furious Licensing Board Hasn’t Shut Down Fenway Bar

The Boston Licensing Board said Friday it has taken “under advisement” the case of a Fenway bar that was the scene of an early morning shooting on Thanksgiving.

12/18/2015

Polartec in Malden Mills. (WBZ-TV)

Lawrence ‘Double-Crossed’ By Polartec Leaving Malden Mills, Former CEO Says

Polartec, which bought Lawrence’s Malden Mills in 2007, has announced it’s planning to leave the city and take some 300 jobs with it.

12/17/2015

Deepti Soni and Tanush were trapped under a wall in Malden (WBZ-TV)

Mother Says Stroller Protected Son When Wall Collapsed In Malden

A Malden mother is speaking out about her ordeal after being hit by a falling wall while walking on Pleasant Street in Malden Tuesday.

12/16/2015

The Braintree Station Red Line stop. (WBZ-TV)

Cord Reportedly Found Wrapped Around Accelerator Of Runaway Red Line Train

A cord wrapped around the accelerator control likely caused the Red Line train to roll away with the driver outside, sources familiar with the investigation told WBZ-TV.

12/11/2015

A suitcase is blown up by bomb squad technicians. (WBZ-TV)

Lawrence Man Charged With Leaving Suitcase Near Homeland Security SUV

Boston police arrested a man who they say left a suspicious suitcase with wires next to a Homeland Security SUV and then fled Friday morning.

12/04/2015

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