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Joe Mathieu

joematheu420x316 gradient1 Joe MathieuJoe Mathieu has returned to his professional home town and assumed the morning radio news anchor duties at the top-rated, award-winning WBZ NewsRadio 1030 (M-F, 5-10AM) with the morning team of Deb Lawlor and Walt Perkins.

With more than twenty years of radio news experience, Mathieu joined WBZ in the spring of 2011 from Sirius XM in Washington, DC where he spent four years as Program Director of P.O.T.U.S., Sirius XM’s news and talk channel dedicated to covering the politics of the United States.  In fact, it was Mathieu who developed and launched the popular P.O.T.U.S. channel in 2007.  Mathieu’s radio news career in the nation’s capital began in 1998, working as a news anchor and editor at Metro Networks, and delivering morning news on stations including DC101 and WASH-FM.  He spent 7 years as managing editor and anchor at the CBS MarketWatch Radio Network, providing updates and analysis on the economy and financial markets to stations including WBZ NewsRadio 1030 in Boston, 1010WINS in New York, WBBM in Chicago, and WTOP in Washington.

Before Washington, DC, Mathieu worked as both an anchor and reporter in several markets throughout the country including here in Boston where he spent time at WRKO as part of that station’s ’96 New Hampshire Primary coverage team.  Mathieu was also one of the youngest news directors in the country while working at the Boch Broadcasting radio group in Hyannis, MA.  He was the morning the drive news anchor on Boch stations including WXTK and WCOD, covering news stories central to the Cape and Islands region and the state of Massachusetts.

Mathieu is a 1996 graduate of Emerson College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications/Radio Broadcasting.  He is a graduate of the Pomfret School in Pomfret, CT.  Mathieu lives in the Boston area with his wife and daughter.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 is owned by CBS Radio Incorporated, a unit of CBS, Inc.

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Comedy Boosts Health Care Enrollment

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at how comedy helped boost health care enrollment.

03/28/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Obama Seeks Common Ground With Pope Francis

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at the president’s meeting with the Pope.

03/27/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Winter Weather Weighs On Local Economy

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at how the winter hurt our economy.

03/26/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Confusion Surrounds Flight 370 Investigation

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu takes a look at how Flight 370 could change the airline industry.

03/25/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Mass Lawmaker Fears War In Ukraine

There is real concern today that Russia may not stop with Crimea. That Vladamir Putin has bigger plans for Ukraine.

03/24/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Racial Disparity Seen In Pre-School Suspensions

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at new report on some harsh discipline in pre-school.

03/21/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Why Bill Gates Won’t Leave His Kids A Fortune

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at why Bill Gates won’t leave his fortune to his kids.

03/20/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Lack Of Sleep Can Cause Brain Damage

I’ve done my share of sleep stories here. They usually remind us that we don’t get enough rest and eventually that will mean health problems.

03/19/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Study Points To End Of Civilization

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at a study on the end of the world.

03/18/2014

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WBZ NewsWatch With Joe Mathieu: Sen. Ayotte, Rep. Kennedy, Rep. Keating

WBZ NewsWatch with Joe Mathieu returned Thursday on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 with Rep. Bill Keating, Sen. Kelly Ayotte and Rep. Joe Kennedy III as Joe’s guests. Joe sat down with each of them while on assignment in Washington, D.C.

03/13/2014

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