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.

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

Ring found by Daniel Roark in Mexico. (WBZ-TV)

Mystery Solved: Gloucester Man Returns Ring To Owner

It was the Facebook message Daniel Roark has been waiting for.

12/06/2014

Ring found by Daniel Roark in Mexico. (WBZ-TV)

Gloucester Scuba Diver Searching For Owner Of Ring Found In Mexico

An avid scuba diver who found a wedding ring turned to Facebook to locate its owner.

12/03/2014

Luggage (WBZ-TV)

Report: Security Officials Considering Carry-On Luggage Ban

A new report says a suspected Al Qaeda Christmas plot to blow up five planes in the UK could force a drastic change.

12/02/2014

Isa Ebone with uniforms donated by Sacred Heart. (WBZ-TV)

Charity Seeks Help Shipping Uniforms Donated By Kingston Students

A Kingston school donated thousands of uniforms to a charity whose mission is to help orphans in Africa go to school.

12/01/2014

File image (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Travelers Unhappy With JetBlue Changes

Starting in 2015, JetBlue is getting on board with their competitors.

11/19/2014

Mary Niland (WBZ-TV)

Boston Woman Allegedly Breaks Into Police Officer’s Home, Attacks Him In Bed

A South Boston woman is accused of breaking into the home of her ex-boyfriend, a Boston Police officer and attacking him and another woman.

11/03/2014

Dillon Rochford (WBZ-TV)

Boys Alert Gloucester Firefighters To Burning Building

Some boys out for a bike ride spotted a building on fire and started pounding on a the door of a nearby firehouse.

10/27/2014

An aerial view of Logan airport and the greater Boston area as photographed on June 4, 2013 in Boston, Massachussets. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

U.S. Begins To Restrict Flights From West Africa

The Centers for Disease Control and Homeland Security have issued tough new travel restrictions.

10/21/2014

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