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.

(Photo from Brockton, Mass./Facebook)

Colleges Collaborate To Bring Campus To Brockton

Downtown Brockton is getting the first of its kind higher education campus.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/24/2014

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Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For Tom Menino

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens wrote a special poem to honor the life of former Boston Mayor Tom Menino.

10/30/2014

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Ballot Question 3: Ban Casinos In Massachusetts?

Massachusetts voters will have the chance to give a thumbs up or down on casinos in the Commonwealth on November 4.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/23/2014

Scott Lively at the WBZ-TV debate, Oct. 7, 2014. (Photo by Peter Casey - WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Carl Stevens Talks To The Candidates: Scott Lively, Independent Candidate For Governor

In September 2013, a western Massachusetts reverend issued a statement saying, “After long contemplation and prayer, I have decided to run for governor. I will run as an independent.”

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/15/2014

Tom Menino. (WBZ-TV)

New Tom Menino Book A Walk Down Memory Lane

The book covers a multitude of events: from the fight over an appointed school committee, the National Democratic Convention in Boston, and the Boston Marathon bombings.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/14/2014

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Tom Menino Releases New Book, ‘Mayor For A New America’

In “Mayor For A New America,” Tom Menino discusses the community that Boston became over the twenty years that he was mayor.

10/13/2014

Jeff McCormick. (Photo courtesy: McCormick campaign)

Carl Stevens Talks To The Candidates: Jeff McCormick, Independent Candidate For Governor

Running as an independent, Jeff McCormick wants grow new business in Beacon Hill as governor.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/07/2014

Evan Falchuck at the debate at CityStage in Springfield, Sept. 29, 2014. (Image courtesy: Western Mass. Media Consortium)

Carl Stevens Talks To The Candidates: Evan Falchuk, Independent Candidate For Governor

Evan Falchuk created the United Independent Party he’s running with for governor and he is nothing if not independent.

09/30/2014

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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

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