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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.

Reports of lasers being pointed at planes heading to Logan were up in 2010.

Police Searching For Person Pointing Laser Lights At Boston Planes

It could be a dangerous game, someone pointing green laser lights at aircraft.

02/26/2014

A body was found in the woods behind a Norwood middle school. (WBZ-TV)

Suspicious Death Investigated Behind Norwood Middle School

Human remains were found behind the Coakley Middle School on Washington Street Wednesday afternoon.

01/29/2014

Arlington Police arrest suspected bank robbers. (Photo from Michael Conlon)

Police Shoot Bank Robbery Suspect In Arlington

A bank robbery suspect was shot by police officers in Arlington Friday afternoon.

01/17/2014

Police on scene of a shooting in Dorchester, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Police: Homeowner Kills Man During Dorchester Home Invasion

A Dorchester resident is believed to have shot and killed an armed and masked gunman after two suspects broke into his apartment on Esmond St. about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday morning.

01/15/2014

Margaret Porkka (Family photo)

RI Woman Finds Wrong Body In Mother’s Casket

A Rhode Island woman wants answers after discovering the wrong body in a casket that should have contained her mother, who died unexpectedly in St. Maarten.

01/10/2014

A gunman forces a Walgreens clerk in Woburn to open a narcotics cabinet. (Surveillance image)

Clerks Tied Up, Assaulted During Armed Robbery At Woburn Pharmacy

Police in Woburn are looking to identify three suspects who robbed a Walgreens pharmacy at gunpoint Tuesday night.

01/09/2014

Ahmad Abousamra in 2004. (FBI Photo)

Former Stoughton Resident Added To FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists List

A man from Massachusetts has been added to the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists List.

12/18/2013

Marine Matthew Rodriguez was killed in combat. (WPRI)

U.S. Marine From Fairhaven Killed In Afghanistan

Lance Cpl. Matthew Rodriguez, 19, died December 11 while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province.

12/12/2013

Edwin Alemany in Suffolk Superior Court, Dec. 11, 2013. (WBZ-TV)

Edwin Alemany Held Without Bail In Amy Lord Murder, 3 Other Attacks

The man accused of kidnapping, robbing and killing a young woman in South Boston last summer was ordered held without bail Wednesday.

12/11/2013

Laurieann’s Restaurant in Northbridge (WBZ-TV photo)

Construction Forces Northbridge Restaurant To Close

One year after she opened her restaurant, owner Laurieann Caterino has been dealing with a massive bridge replacement project outside her door, and it’s cost her so much business she’s closing for good.

12/06/2013

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