Bree Sison

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Award-winning journalist Bree Sison is a reporter and anchor for WBZ-TV News and primarily assigned to weekday mornings.

Sison has been recognized by the Massachusetts Providers Council for her series on mental health, “Matters of the Mind.” She also received a New England EMMY nomination for Best Sports Reporter in 2013. Additionally, Sison was part of a team honored with a National EMMY Award, a Peabody Award and an Alfred I. duPont Award.

Before heading to Boston, Sison served as morning anchor at WEAR-TV (ABC) in Pensacola, Florida. During her time there, she anchored live from the field for two months during the Gulf Oil Spill of 2010. Prior to joining WEAR-TV, Sison worked at WMBB News (ABC) in Panama City, Florida, where she started in as a “one-man-band,” shooting and editing her own stories. After two years of beat reporting, Sison was promoted to morning anchor and producer for the market’s number one rated morning show. During that time, the Florida Associated Press recognized her for Individual Achievement. Sison began her television career in Virginia where she worked on local cable access programming in Richmond and Chesapeake.

Sison holds Bachelors Degrees in both Political Science and Mass Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master’s Degree in Political Management from George Washington University. Outside of work, Sison is a member of SAG-AFTRA, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Asian American Journalists Association.

You can contact Bree at blsison@cbs.com.

Modern Barre in Chestnut Hill neigborhood (WBZ-TV)

Fitness Studio Divides Chestnut Hill Neighborhood

Modern Barre in Chestnut Hill has created tension among nearby residents for its congestion and its clients “scantily clad attire.”

01/12/2016

Gov. Charlie Baker awards the Soldiers Medal to Staff Sergeant Geoffrey Curtis. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. National Guardsman Receives Award For Marathon Bombing Heroics

For the fourth time since the Boston Marathon bombings, a Massachusetts National Guard member received the Soldier’s Medal for rushing toward the explosions on Boylston Street.

01/11/2016

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Matters Of The Mind: Finding Better Ways To Identify Psychotic Disorders

A revolutionary study in Boston is working to make the identification of psychotic disorders more reliable.

12/17/2015

Mental Health First Aid teaches people what to do when someone is having a mental health crisis. (WBZ-TV)

Matters Of The Mind: How To Help During A Mental Health Crisis

Mental Health First Aid teaches people what to do if someone appears to be having a mental health crisis.

12/10/2015

Bree Sison tests out facial recognition software that reads emotions. (WBZ-TV)

Matters Of The Mind: Mass. Computer Scientist Creates Technology To Read Emotions

Rana el Kaliouby, a computer scientist, worked to develop a technology that could recognize even subtle facial expressions and translate them automatically.

12/09/2015

The Cummings participate in a sibling support program for families dealing with mental health. (WBZ-TV)

Matters Of The Mind: Support Program Helps Siblings Of Mental Health Patients

A partnership between several New England groups aims to make the ripple effects of mental illness a little easier to handle within families.

12/08/2015

Dana in a childhood photo with Santa (Photo credit Dana Jay Bein)

Matters Of The Mind: Confronting An Adverse Childhood

A Cambridge comedian’s route to being a productive, happy and healthy adult wasn’t necessarily a smooth one.

12/07/2015

Miss Maine USA Marisa Butler. (Photo credit: Creative Sparks Imagery)

Marisa Butler Crowned Miss Maine USA

A woman who once faced nationwide backlash for her volunteer work won the Miss Maine USA title over the weekend.

11/30/2015

Alexis Frasca and Whitney Sharpe. (Photo credit: Bree Sison-WBZ-TV)

Burlington Fashion Blogger Named Miss Massachusetts USA

A fashion-blogger from Burlington walked away with the Miss Massachusetts USA crown this weekend on her third attempt.

11/23/2015

Boston firefighter Michael Kennedy. (Facebook photo)

Fallen Boston Firefighter’s Mother On Mission To Improve Safety

The mother of fallen Boston firefighter Michael Kennedy talks about her mission to improve safety for firefighters.

11/02/2015

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