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.
Carl Stevens wrote a poem to celebrate 30 years of Deb Lawler at WBZ Radio.
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.
A more than 200-year-old time capsule was extracted from the Massachusetts State House Thursday afternoon.
A local town is reminding people to “use yah blinkah” as it steps up enforcement against drivers who fail to utilize their turn signals.
Downtown Brockton is getting the first of its kind higher education campus.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens wrote a special poem to honor the life of former Boston Mayor Tom Menino.
Massachusetts voters will have the chance to give a thumbs up or down on casinos in the Commonwealth on November 4.
In September 2013, a western Massachusetts reverend issued a statement saying, “After long contemplation and prayer, I have decided to run for governor. I will run as an independent.”
The book covers a multitude of events: from the fight over an appointed school committee, the National Democratic Convention in Boston, and the Boston Marathon bombings.
In “Mayor For A New America,” Tom Menino discusses the community that Boston became over the twenty years that he was mayor.