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.

Boston’s WBZ-TV and myTV38 are owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

Evidence found after arrest at Milton High School (Kate Merrill/WBZ-TV)

Man With Gun, Drugs Arrested At Milton High School

Milton High School went into lockdown for about two hours Wednesday afternoon.

03/25/2015

Bethany Cove (WBZ-TV)

Lynn Woman Has No Regrets After Preventative Surgeries

A Lynn woman says watching Angelina Jolie go public with her decision to remove her breasts and ovaries empowers her.

03/24/2015

Max Plansky (WBZ-TV)

Teen With Cerebral Palsy Inspires Northeastern Basketball Team

Northeastern’s secret weapon sits on the end of the bench every game and every practice.

02/18/2015

(WBZ-TV)

Super Bowl Ticket Problems Leave Patriots Fans Deflated In Arizona

Talk about “DeflateGate,” these faithful fans are more than deflated — they are angry and desperate.

02/01/2015

Former WBZ-TV anchor Ted Wayman. (WBZ-TV)

Former WBZ Anchor Among Potential Jurors Called In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Former WBZ-TV anchor Ted Wayman recalls being summonsed as a potential juror in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

01/13/2015

Dozens of gravestones were found knocked over at Whitman cemetery. (WBZ-TV)

Dozens Of Gravestones Toppled In Whitman

Dozens of gravestones were found knocked over at a Whitman cemetery on Sunday, according to police.

01/04/2015

Surveillance image of Jeep wanted in Stoneham hit and run. (Stoneham PD photo)

Stoneham Hit-And-Run Victim Offers $5,000 Reward

The victim of a hit-and-run is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the driver, police say.

12/29/2014

A Bedford police officer looks out for shoplifters. (WBZ-TV)

Police Step Up Shoplifting Patrols During Holidays

It’s the time of year for giving, but many use it for taking.

12/24/2014

Needham theft suspects. (WBZ-TV)

Mail Thieves Hit Needham Condo Complex

Two men are caught on surveillance video allegedly stealing packages and mail from a condo complex.

12/10/2014

Mike Grinnell (WBZ-TV)

Secret Santa Pays Off Randolph Family’s Layaway Order

They are the gifts Mike Grinnell and his family wanted, but didn’t think they could afford.

12/08/2014

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