Karen 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.
Farm stands around the region are blooming with pumpkins of all colors and sizes.
The city says a mural blending the likeness of President Barack Obama with Jimi Hendrix must go.
Starting in November, 11 of Logan Airport’s 40 ATM locations will switch over from Bank of America, Citizens Banks, and Sovereign Bank to JP Morgan Chase and Capital One.
Half a million people are expected to crowd onto Revere Beach this weekend for the 9th annual sand sculpture contest.
Quincy residents are considering whether to allow a local company to turn an old quarry in into a destination for zip line tours.
Judges are being told they need to do more to stop jurors from posting information about cases on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites.
Arlington now has its own version of the popular children’s story “Make Way For Ducklings.”
Officials in Swampscott are trying to figure out who hacked into the Town Hall phone system.
As homeless shelters see more people walking through their doors, there’s some concern about who should be taking care of them.
Fifty years ago Monday, John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. This weekend, the team that helped make that happen gathered at The Kennedy Space Center.