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.

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

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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)

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

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

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Red Sox 2012 Opening Day

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