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.

The street where the Cocoanut Grove nightclub once stood has been renamed Cocoanut Grove Lane. (Credit: Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Play About Cocoanut Grove Fire Coming To Boston

The play “Inferno! Fire At The Cocoanut Grove 1942” will run later this month at the Boston Center for the Arts–only half a mile from where the Cocoanut Grove nightclub used to stand.


Sporting Equipment, Sports, Bats, Balls, Football, Gifts, Father's Day, Dads

Many Athletes Regret Specializing In One Sport, NCAA Report Finds

The study focused on the growing trend of “one sport kids” and found that the strategy is more likely to lead to burnout than stardom.


New England Patriots fans at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 24, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: A Poem For Patriots Fans

Carl Stevens wrote a poem to help console Patriots fans.


Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images for the USOC)

Mayor Walsh Previews State Of The City Address: ‘A Year Of Action’

On Tuesday night, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will be on the stage at Symphony Hall to give the annual State of the City Address.


Annual New Year's Day Polar Plunge (Carl Stevens/WBZ)

Hundreds Start The New Year Off Plunging Into Frigid South Boston Waters

The annual L Street Brownies’ New Year’s Day Swim is like a community baptism.



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

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



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.


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.


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.


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.




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