Carl Stevens

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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.

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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Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For New Year’s Day

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens kicks off 2016 with a new poem.

01/01/2016

(WBZ-TV)

State’s Longest-Serving Mayor Celebrates Last Day In Office

Medford Mayor Mike McGlynn is saying goodbye to the job he’s held for 28 years.

12/31/2015

Rick Simonson. (WBZ Photo)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: An Ode To Rick Simonson

Carl Stevens pays tribute to Rick Simonson, who is retiring from his job as WBZ NewsRadio 1030 traffic reporter.

12/24/2015

Roger Goodell, Judge Richard Berman, Tom Brady (Photos by Andrew Burton/Don Emmert/Getty Images)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For Deflategate

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens wrote a poem about Tom Brady’s legal victory in Deflategate.

09/04/2015

The Hanover Mall exhibit (Photo credit Carl Stevens/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Hanover Mall Exhibit Shows ‘Hidden’ Opioid Use Warning Signs

The mock teenage bedroom is designed to educate parents about substance abuse signals.

09/01/2015

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Drug Diversion Program Helps Woman Be ‘Super Mom Without Super Drugs’

Carl Stevens speaks to a woman who used ‘super drugs’ to become ‘super mom’ and failed.

08/21/2015

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Young Addict Grateful For Chance To Stay Clean In Drug Diversion Program

Carl Stevens speaks to a young man fighting to get clean after he faced jail time when he was arrested for drug possession.

08/20/2015

Heroin. (File photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Essex County Drug Diversion Program Hopes To Curb Opioid Epidemic

Carl Stevens looks at the Essex County Adult Drug Diversion Program, the only such program out of any D.A.’s office in Massachusetts.

08/19/2015

Video shows leaking sewer pipe  in Lynn Harbor (Courtesy: : Carlton Haarer )

Divers Patch Leaking Lynn Harbor Sewer Pipe

Divers were dispatched to Lynn Harbor Tuesday to fix leaks in a 3-mile long outfall pipe that spans from the city’s waste water treatment facility out to the ocean.

08/18/2015

Hail that fell in Boston Tuesday evening (Photo credit Scott Sullivan/WBZ-TV)

Hail Storm Keeps Boston’s Auto Body Shops Busy

The falling ice left cars with broken glass and dented roofs, hoods and fenders.

08/05/2015

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