Kate Merrill

WBZ-TV's Kate Merrill

Follow Kate on Twitter

E-mail Kate Merrill

Emmy award winning journalist Kate Merrill is a news anchor for WBZ-TV News weekday morning (4:30-7AM) and noon newscasts with co-anchor Chris McKinnon. Merrill joined the station 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.

Corporate Culture: ‘An Invisible Ecosystem’ That Determines Workplace Happiness

Corporate culture is important but can be tough to define, according to Ralph Roberto, president of Keystone Partners.

05/22/2018

‘Year Up’ Program Trains Students For Entry-Level Job Openings

The mission of Year Up is to match young talent, who may lack access to higher education and careers, with workforce demand.

05/15/2018

Earny App Gets Shoppers Money With Refunds They Weren’t Expecting

The app Earny looks at receipts and then tracks the price to find any possible refunds.

05/11/2018

Unusual Careers: Jobs You Never Knew Existed

If you are unhappy or bored in your career, there may be something out there you never knew existed that perfectly fits your passion.

05/08/2018

Marathoner Who Ran Boston 31 Times Now Battling ALS

Rich Kennedy, who has run the Boston Marathon 31 times, is now sidelined by ALS, a disease he’s helped raise millions of dollars to fight.

04/16/2018

Credit Card Chips More Common Now, But Still Missing Layer Of Security

Shoppers may hate the time it takes to process the new credit cards, but the reason for the chip is that it’s supposed to be harder to counterfeit.

03/22/2018

Boston ATF K-9 Agent Tasked With Protecting Eagles Team Hotel

A Boston ATF agent and his K-9 have a dream assignment at the Super Bowl, even if they are working in enemy territory.

02/03/2018

Online Service Turns Employee Appreciation Into Cash

Saying “thank you” can now come with a little cash.

01/10/2018

App Provides Uber-Like Service For On Demand Plowing

The app calculates the cost and the job is then sent to hundreds of drivers in the area.

01/05/2018

It Happens Here: Dorchester Grapples With Rapid Change

A look at how Dot residents are fighting to preserve the neighborhood’s diversity and quality of life as it faces a huge wave of change and development.

12/05/2017

next