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.
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.
Kim Garbarino swam 12 miles in 4 hours, 31 minutes to honor his father-in-law who died from Parkinson’s disease.
Carl Stevens wrote a poem to celebrate the end of the Market Basket saga.
For the first time, Narcan will be issued to a select group of state police troopers.
The street performer known as “Keytar Bear” is back on the streets of Boston after two attacks sent him into hibernation.
Carl Stevens offers sage advice in a poem on dealing with Boston driving.
The Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Air Show will land in town this weekend.
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.
Carl Stevens learned how to conduct “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”
The state will auction off abandoned items from safety deposit boxes.
Kim Garbarino of Winthrop will swim nonstop for 24 hours at a Marblehead YMCA in a fundraiser for kids’ swimming lessons.