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.

An ice cutter clears the way for commuter ferries (Photo credit Carl Stevens/WBZ)

Ice Cutters Make Way For Commuter Ferries On South Shore

The harbor is full of ice after weeks of extreme cold.

02/18/2015

MBTA Red Line train (WBZ-TV)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For The MBTA’s Winter Woes

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens wrote a poem about the MBTA being forced to close due to snow.

02/10/2015

(WBZ-TV)

Boston Looks To Close A ‘Handful’ Of Schools

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said a ‘handful’ means about two or three right now.

02/05/2015

D'Qwell Jackson intercepts a pass intended for Rob Gronkowski in the second quarter of the 2015 AFC Championship on January 18, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For DeflateGate

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens wrote a poem about the Patriots and the recent controversy surrounding the team.

01/21/2015

Shattered glass at Building Bridges Through Music in Lynn (Carl Stevens/WBZ)

Thieves Steal $20K In Equipment From Lynn Music Program

Someone took computers, guitars and televisions from Building Bridges Through Music.

01/12/2015

Pine Street Inn outreach van (Photo credit Pine Street Inn Facebook)

Dangerous Cold Puts Boston’s Homeless At Risk

Brutally cold weather is forecast for Wednesday night in Boston, and that is increasing the concern for people who live on the streets.

01/07/2015

Stockings (WBZ-TV photo)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Christmas Poem

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens shares a Christmas poem.

12/25/2014

Deb Lawler marks 30 years at WBZ Radio (WBZ)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For Deb Lawler

Carl Stevens wrote a poem to celebrate 30 years of Deb Lawler at WBZ Radio.

12/17/2014

(Carl Stevens/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Mayor Walsh Looks To Improve Dorchester’s Strand Theatre

Mayor Marty Walsh wants to revitalize the Strand Theatre in Dorchester and is looking to students at University of Massachusetts Boston for ways to do it.

12/12/2014

A time capsule from 1795 is extracted from the State House (Carl Stevens/WBZ)

Crews Extract 1795 Time Capsule From State House

A more than 200-year-old time capsule was extracted from the Massachusetts State House Thursday afternoon.

12/11/2014

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