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Carl Stevens

420x316 grad stevens11 Carl StevensCarl 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.

Carl also uses a video camera to report on unique and enterprising stories for RadioVision on wbz.com

He also attended every game during the Red Sox championship run in the fall of 2004, reporting on the radio and on wbz.com, 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.

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Carl Stevens’ Journal: Hamlet’s Soliloquy On The Mound At Fenway

Carl Stevens penned a poem in honor of Shakespeare at Fenway.

09/19/2014

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Boston May Swap MCAS For PARCC In Most Schools

The school committee will consider a proposal Wednesday night to replace MCAS for grades 3-8 with the PARCC exams.

09/16/2014

The Beatles on their arrival in London July 2, 1964. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Beatlemania Arrived In Boston 50 Years Ago

George, Ringo, Paul and John made their Boston debut 50 years ago, playing a sold out Boston Garden.

09/12/2014

Kim Garbarino swims towards Boston Light. (Courtesy Photo)

Son-In-Law Makes Rare 12-Mile Boston Harbor Swim To Honor Parkinson’s Victim

Kim Garbarino swam 12 miles in 4 hours, 31 minutes to honor his father-in-law who died from Parkinson’s disease.

09/06/2014

(WBZ-TV)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: The Saga Of Market Basket: A Poem

Carl Stevens wrote a poem to celebrate the end of the Market Basket saga.

08/28/2014

Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan, is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses. (Image courtesy: CBS News)

Mass. Troopers Equipped With Narcan To Combat Drug Overdoses

For the first time, Narcan will be issued to a select group of state police troopers.

08/01/2014

Keytar Bear is back on the streets, performing at Harvard T station. (Carl Stevens/WBZ)

‘Keytar Bear’ Back On Boston’s Streets

The street performer known as “Keytar Bear” is back on the streets of Boston after two attacks sent him into hibernation.

05/19/2014

(WBZ-TV)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: Observations On Surviving Driving In Boston

Carl Stevens offers sage advice in a poem on dealing with Boston driving.

05/16/2014

Acrobatic pilot Jeff took WBZ's Carl Stevens for a ride to prepare for the air show. (Carl Stevens/WBZ)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: Sneak Peek Of RI National Guard Air Show

The Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Air Show will land in town this weekend.

05/14/2014

The Alice in Wonderland T-shirt. (Credit: Litographs/Website)

‘Techstars’ Demo Day Highlights Boston’s Entrepreneurs

Call it a microcosm of America; young entrepreneurs dip into their creative well and come up with a product or idea that just may sell.

04/29/2014

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