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.

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.

08/19/2016

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.

06/21/2016

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Is Boston Inching Closer To Driverless Cars?

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

06/07/2016

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.

04/29/2016

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.

04/28/2016

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

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

04/11/2016

Boston Latin School (WBZ-TV)

Boston Latin Student Says Teacher Called Her N-Word

As the U.S. Attorney’s Office investigates alleged incidents of racism at the Boston Latin School, another troubling allegation involving an African-American student has come to light.

03/17/2016

Massachusetts State House (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Healey Urges State Lawmakers To Support Transgender Bill

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey will hold a roundtable discussion Tuesday afternoon with the families of transgender youth as part of an effort to get state legislators to act on a bill expanding discrimination protections for transgender people.

03/15/2016

Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan dances with former First Lady Nancy Reagan in this undated file photo. (Photo courtesy of the Ronald Reagan Presidental Library/Getty Images)

Doris Kearns Goodwin On Reagans: ‘He Was Better When She Was There’

The presidential historian remembers the Reagan marriage and Nancy Reagan’s lasting influence on the position of first lady.

03/07/2016

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Emerson College To Keep Colonial Theatre Open

Good news for fans of live theater in Boston – the Colonial Theatre will remain the Colonial Theatre.

03/04/2016

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