Kate Merrill

WBZ-TV's Kate MerrillKate Merrill is an Emmy award winning journalist for WBZ-TV News. She joined the CBS Boston in March 2004 after reporting for WNBC-TV in New York.

Merrill began her career as a college intern at WCVB-TV in Boston. Upon graduating she moved to upstate New York to report for WICZ-TV and WIVT-TV.

In 1998 Merrill started working as an anchor and reporter for WKRN-TV in Nashville, TN. During her time in Nashville, she received an Emmy Award for her role in covering the tornado that hit Tennessee in 1999. That same year Merrill also received two awards for her investigative reporting.

After spending five years at WKRN, she returned to the Northeast to work for WNBC-TV in New York.

Merrill is a graduate of Lafayette College and holds a bachelor of arts degree in government and law. In addition to her reporting duties she works with the American Heart Association and YMCA.

Originally from Carlisle, MA, Merrill’s great grandfather was editor of the Boston Globe. She currently resides outside of Boston where she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

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No Boston Olympics group celebrates after USOC pulls 2024 bid. (WBZ-TV)

‘No Boston Olympics’ Group Celebrates After USOC Drops Bid

The “No Boston Olympics” group came out on top as the games go down in flames.

07/27/2015

Cambridge Police hand out flyers after rash of break-ins (WBZ-TV)

Cambridge Police Warn Residents After Rash Of Break-Ins

Police officers went door to door to talk to residents about securing their homes.

07/22/2015

(Photo credit: Rick Macomber-WBZ-TV)

Police: Cambridge Woman Finds Stranger Hiding In Her Shower

The woman said she was about to take a bath when she discovered the unfamiliar man hiding in the corner of her shower.

07/21/2015

Police investigate apparent murder-suicide in Exeter, NH (WBZ-TV)

Veterinarian Killed In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Exeter, NH

Police in Exeter, New Hampshire are investigating an apparent murder-suicide at a home on Oak Street.

07/07/2015

Sweet Dee along with her owners. (Photo Credit: MSPCA)

Owner Credits Rescue Pit Bull ‘Sweet Dee’ For Saving His Life

This incident made us question, who really rescued whom?

06/22/2015

Patriots owner Robert Kraft (WBZ-TV)

Kraft, NFL Hall Of Famers Travel To Israel On Goodwill Mission

Patriots owner Robert Kraft is hosting 19 NFL Hall of Famers on a mission to boost pro football overseas.

06/16/2015

Crews battle 5-alarm fire in Nashua, NH (Photo credit Rony Camille/WBZ)

Dozens Displaced After 5-Alarm Fire In Nashua, NH

Dozens of people are displaced after a 5-alarm fire in Nashua, New Hampshire.

06/08/2015

The Daily Table opened Friday in Dorchester. (WBZ-TV)

Former Trader Joe’s President Opens Nonprofit Grocery Store In Dorchester

You won’t believe the prices at a new grocery store in Dorchester.

06/04/2015

A propane tank exploded in Marshfield (WBZ-TV)

Propane Tank Explodes, Injures Two Men In Marshfield

A propane tank flew through the air and narrowly missed a car after an explosion in Marshfield.

05/26/2015

Patriots DE Rob Ninkovich (WBZ-TV)

Patriots Sticking Together Amid DeflateGate Controversy

In the middle of the DeflateGate mess, Patriots players are protecting their star, as a team.

05/18/2015

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