Carl Stevens

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Carl Stevens is an award-winning general assignment reporter for WBZ NewsRadio 1030. During his career at WBZ, Stevens received the first ever Edward R. Murrow National Award for Writing, presented in 1999. Stevens and the station received the prestigious 1996 Edward R. Murrow Award for Feature Reporting on a story entitled “Blue M&M’s.” Stevens was also part of the news team which received the 1995 Murrow award for Best Breaking News for its coverage of the John Salvi abortion clinic shootings. Stevens was also named “Best Radio Reporter” by Boston Magazine in their August 1997 “Best of Boston” issue.

He also attended every game during the Red Sox championship run in the fall of 2004, reporting on the radio and online, writing an extensive “baseblog.”

Prior to joining the station in 1990, Stevens worked at WEEI Radio in Boston, WENH-TV Channel 11, the public television station in Durham, New Hampshire, and WOKQ Radio in Dover, New Hampshire. In addition to his work in radio, Stevens has performed a variety of other jobs including baling hay, playing drums, roofing and teaching English to junior high school students.

Born in Goshen, Indiana, Stevens received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Goshen College and a Master’s Degree in English from the University of New Hampshire. He currently lives in Swampscott, Massachusetts.

Diane Stern. (Photo credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Carl Stevens’ Poem: Diane Stern’s Retirement

Carl Stevens pays tribute to Diane Stern on her final day at WBZ NewsRadio 1030 after 33 years.


One of the residents of Bob's Turkey Farm. (WBZ-TV)

Carl Stevens’ Poem: Thanksgiving Celebration

Carl Stevens has a new poem for Thanksgiving.


The demolition of the Allston-Brighton tolls on the Mass Pike, Oct. 31, 2016. (WBZ-TV)

Carl Stevens’ Poem: ‘Where’d All The Tolls On The Toll Road Go?’

Carl Stevens has a new poem on the removal of the toll booths from the Mass Pike.


Tom Brady against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 9, 2016. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For Tom Brady’s Triumphant Return

Carl Stevens says we’re all lucky to see Tom Brady play football.


Tom Brady. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For Tom Brady’s Return

Carl wrote a poem to celebrate Tom Brady’s return to Foxboro.


David Ortiz. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For David Ortiz

Carl Stevens wrote a new poem for David Ortiz, who will retire when the Red Sox season ends.


Kim Garbarino swimming to lighthouse while his wife kayaks. (Courtesy:  Kim Garbarino)

Winthrop Man Swims To Boston Lighthouse To Mark 300th Anniversary

Lynn District Court probation officer Kim Garbarino is quite a swimmer, and he had quite an idea to mark a historic day.


Danielle Niles flew "Larry the Bird" into the Charles River, Aug. 19, 2016. (WBZ-TV)

‘Flugtag’ Brings Home-Made Flying Machines To Charles River

The skies above the Charles River will be busy Saturday, dotted with home-made flying machines.


Logan Airport (Photo credit: C.J. Gunther/AFP/Getty Images)

Passenger Recalls Smoke-Filled Cabin, Emergency Landing Of Flight Out Of Logan Airport

Not long after an American Airlines flight headed for Miami out of Logan Airport took off Sunday afternoon, there were flames coming out of the engine.


(Carl Stevens/WBZ)

Is Boston Inching Closer To Driverless Cars?

A panel hosted by the city’s Urban League Institute (ULI) reflected on that question Tuesday morning.



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