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.

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Anthony Silva. (WBZ-TV)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For Anthony Silva’s Retirement

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 afternoon anchor Anthony Silva is retiring Thursday. Carl Stevens wrote a poem to honor him.

05/28/2015

A tree branch fell and hit two men on this bench in a South End park. (WBZ-TV)

Two People Hurt After Large Branch Falls In Franklin Park

Two men were injured when a large tree branch fell on them while they were sitting on a bench at Franklin Park Sunday evening.

05/26/2015

The missing art from the Boston Public Library (WBZ-TV)

Walsh To Meet With Boston Library Officials Over Missing Art

There’s still no sign of two missing rare pieces of art from the Boston Public Library, and Mayor Marty Walsh wants answers.

05/26/2015

Pothole (WBZ-TV photo)

Transportation Expert: New Vision Needed To Repair Roads

A transportation expert says Massachusetts needs a new vision when it comes to repairing aging roads.

05/21/2015

Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu and Blaise (Photo from Paul Burton/WBZ)

Mayor Walsh Approves Paid Family Leave For City Workers

A new law allows for up to six weeks of paid leave for city employees who are new parents.

05/18/2015

Umpire Carl Paganelli  holds a ball during the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 18, 2015 in Foxboro. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: The DeflateGate Poem

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens has a new poem about deflated footballs.

05/15/2015

The renovated Japanese garden at the Museum of Fine Arts reopened on Friday. (Photo by Carl Stevens/WBZ News Radio 1030)

Renovated Japanese Garden Reopens At MFA

One way to tell that spring has finally arrived is with the much-anticipated reopening of the Japanese garden at the Museum of Fine Arts.

04/24/2015

Aaron Hernandez in court on Feb. 23 (WBZ-TV)

DA: Second Aaron Hernandez Trial Likely To Begin This Fall

The prosecutor in the Boston double murder case allegedly involving Aaron Hernandez said on Friday that the trial is likely to get underway no later than this fall.

04/17/2015

Tree ninja poster (Photo credit @PlunkettPrime)

Elusive Brighton ‘Tree Ninja’ Captured, Police Say

Trees can breathe easy in Brighton – the “tree ninja” is in custody.

04/16/2015

Red Sox 2012 Opening Day

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For Red Sox Home Opener

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens wrote a poem for the Boston Red Sox’s home opener.

04/13/2015

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