Kate Merrill

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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.

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