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.

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.

Acrobatic pilot Jeff took WBZ's Carl Stevens for a ride to prepare for the air show. (Carl Stevens/WBZ)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: Sneak Peek Of RI National Guard Air Show

The Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Air Show will land in town this weekend.

05/14/2014

The Alice in Wonderland T-shirt. (Credit: Litographs/Website)

‘Techstars’ Demo Day Highlights Boston’s Entrepreneurs

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.

04/29/2014

Carl Stevens tries his hand at conducting to a not-so-sold-out crowd. (WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

WBZ’s Carl Stevens Gets Conducting Lesson From Maestro Keith Lockhart

Carl Stevens learned how to conduct “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”

04/28/2014

An abandoned property auction will be held May 3. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Treasury To Auction Off Abandoned Property

The state will auction off abandoned items from safety deposit boxes.

04/28/2014

Kim Garbarino is swimming to raise money for swimming lessons. (Credit: Lynch van Otterloo YMCA)

Winthrop Man Plans 24-Hour Pool Swim To Raise Funds For Kids’ Swimming Lessons

Kim Garbarino of Winthrop will swim nonstop for 24 hours at a Marblehead YMCA in a fundraiser for kids’ swimming lessons.

02/26/2014

The Boston Cream donut at Union Square Donuts in Somerville has been rated the best donut in Massachusetts by Zagat. (Photo courtesy: Union Square Donuts-Facebook)

Zagat Names Somerville Shop’s Donut ‘Best In Mass.’

Zagat chose Union Square Donuts’ Boston Cream Pie Donut to represent Mass. in its “50 States, 50 Donuts” article.

02/24/2014

The Red Sox Spring Training facility in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by Dan Roche, WBZ-TV)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: ‘Play Ball’ – A Poem For Warmer Weather

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens and his sons remind us that Spring Training is a sure sign that warmer weather is coming.

02/17/2014

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For The Bitter Cold

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens has a poem to get you through the bitter cold.

01/28/2014

The new HiSet test. (HiSet Practice Test)

New High School Equivalency Exam Considered An ‘Upgrade’ To GED

For the first time in more than half a century, Massachusetts adults taking a high school equivalency exam will not take the G.E.D.

01/08/2014

Jeff Waterman of AAA replaces a dead car battery. (Carl Stevens/WBZ)

Carl Stevens’ Notebook: On The Road With AAA On A Cold Day

Tuesday’s biting cold isn’t just bad for people, it’s also tough on cars.

01/07/2014

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