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.

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.


The Home Base clinic in Charlestown, run by the Boston Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital, announced a new treatment program for soldiers suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries. (Photo credit: Carl Stevens/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

New Program In Boston Helps Post-9/11 Veterans Suffering With PTSD, Other Injuries

U.S. soldiers from post-9/11 conflicts now have a place to go to get help for their injuries and that place is in Boston.


John O'Brien at work. (Carl Stevens/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

In Salem, Official Chooses To Go Public With Shocking Diagnosis

Southern Essex District Register of Deeds John O’Brien was recently diagnosed with a form of dementia–and because he wants to keep doing the job he loves, he wants his constituents to know about it.



Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For Opening Day At Fenway Park

Carl Stevens wrote a new poem for Opening Day at Fenway Park.



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