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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.

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Military Budget Cuts More Than Troops

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at the Pentagon’s plan to shrink the military.

02/25/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Gov. Patrick Says ‘Maybe’

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu takes a look at Deval Patrick’s future in politics.

02/24/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: What Is Bitcoin?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu explores the risks of Bitcoin.

02/21/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Pandora Launches Targeted Political Ads

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at Pandora’s new ads that will allow political campiagns to target specific groups of people.

02/20/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Players Push For College Athletes Union

We’ve heard the question asked before in college athletics. But this time the answer could have a real impact on the way players are managed and compensated.

02/19/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: More State Employees Make Six Figures

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu take a look at how many state workers make more than $100,000 a year.

02/13/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Pros And Cons Of Hosting The Olympics

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at the pros and cons of the Olympics in Boston.

02/12/2014

Pope Francis. (Photo credit TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Poll Finds Catholics Love Pope; Mixed On Issues

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at a new poll on the pope’s approval ratings.

02/11/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: AOL CEO Is Sorry Again

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at the latest damage control from the CEO of AOL.

02/10/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: New Device Helps Your Boss Spy On You

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu looks at the “business microscope.”

02/07/2014

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