Karen Twomey

Karen TwomeyKaren Twomey is a reporter for WBZ News Radio 1030 and has spent the past 15 years as a reporter for radio and television stations throughout the country.  During the past 8-years of her career in  Boston, she’s covered major news events such as; The Louise Woodward trial, the 9-11 terrorist attacks, and the Rhode Island nightclub fire.

She has worked in television and radio stations in Cincinnati and Salt Lake City, and has traveled to the Middle East, Europe, and South America. She is fluent in Spanish.

She has worked extensively as a General News reporter, but has also spent considerable time reporting on consumer and medical issues.  Although often assigned to the breaking news of the moment, she is happiest digging into the quirky or unusual story that may often go unnoticed. Her favorite part of the job is meeting new people and telling their stories.

When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering with youth in her church, as well as walking, reading and painting.

Born in Washington D.C., Twomey was raised in Massachusetts, graduating from Whitman-Hanson Regional High School, before going to college at Brigham Young University in Utah. She has a major in Broadcast Journalism, her minor is Middle Eastern Studies.

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Stomach Virus Shuts Down Berlin Elementary School

More than 60 students were out sick on Monday.

01/13/2015

Britney Gengel (WBZ)

Britney Gengel’s Parents Visit Haiti Orphanage 5 Years After Deadly Quake

Five years after a devastating earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands of people in Haiti, a Holden family has returned to the country where their daughter was killed to celebrate her legacy.

01/12/2015

Gas prices at US Petro in Roslindale (Joe Mathieu/WBZ)

Gas Prices Dip Below $2 In Dedham And Roslindale

It’s been a long time since anyone’s seen gas under $2 a gallon in Massachusetts.

01/07/2015

Donations

UNICEF Asks For Donations Amid Tough Year For Children

If you’re looking for a gift that can change a life, one option is a UNICEF donation.

12/23/2014

(Karen Twomey WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Stress-Busting During The Christmas Rush

The holidays are supposed to be joyful and peaceful. That fact is, however, they can be a trigger for a mountain of stress.

12/19/2014

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Monday Expected To Be Busiest Day Of The Year At Post Offices

If you haven’t sent out your cards and packages yet, you’re not alone.

12/15/2014

flooding

Storm’s Lingering Effects Lead To Flooding Concerns

The storm that brought several inches of rain to some portions of Massachusetts is winding down, but its punch is still being felt by some commuters.

12/10/2014

Each year up to 150 sea turtles are rescued from Cape Cod beaches. (Karen Twomey/WBZ)

Dozens Of Sea Turtles Rescued From Cape Cod Beaches

In recent days 45 sea turtles washed ashore beaches on Cape Cod. The young turtles don’t yet know how to properly make their migration, and as a result they were stranded.

11/17/2014

Patrick Pass and others volunteer at the New England Center For Homeless Veterans (Photo credit Karen Twomey/WBZ)

Getting An Early Start On Veterans Day Volunteering

Veterans Day is right around the corner, but some folks are getting an early start.

11/07/2014

Michelangelo, Pietà, about 1538-1544. (Image credit: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston)

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Hosts Rare Italian Sculpture Drawings

For the first time in the United States, drawings of famous sculptures are being shown together with those sculptures in a new exhibit at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/23/2014

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