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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Boston Company Wants To Take Risk Out Of Online Dating

Making a match through online dating can be a home run or a complete disaster.

02/14/2017

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Putting ‘No Headache’ Wine Filters To The Test

Think about this: wine without the headache. New products are being marketed as ways to avoid that day after pain.

02/12/2017

Patriots cheerleaders practice their Super Bowl routine. (WBZ-TV)

Patriots Cheerleaders Prepared For Hectic Super Bowl Weekend

The Patriots cheerleaders arrived in Houston and got right to work for Super Bowl weekend.

02/03/2017

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How To Avoid Price Discrimination While Online Shopping

Retailers can charges different prices to customers on the same product, depending on different variables.

11/23/2016

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Cybersecurity Experts Concerned Criminals Will Target Biochips

Biochips implanted in the body are opening the door to all kinds of potential uses.

11/21/2016

Kate Rouleau, of North Reading, uses cash back apps to save on groceries. (WBZ-TV)

Grocery Cash Back Apps An Easy Deal For Some Shoppers

Finding good deals at the grocery store is a must for Kate Rouleau of North Reading.

11/04/2016

Virtual reality technology can help shoppers see what items look like in a room. (WBZ-TV)

Boston-Based Company Bringing Virtual Reality To Online Shopping

Online shopping is already quick and convenient. Now it’s also on the brink of becoming interactive and extremely personalized and Boston-based retailer Wayfair wants to lead the way.

11/02/2016

Nine-year-old Olivia Twigg in the Mix 104.1 studio. (WBZ-TV)

Mix 104.1 Listeners Help Local Girl Raise $5,000 For Service Dog

A little girl suffering from Rett syndrome is getting a special service animal thanks to caring Mix 104.1 listeners.

10/26/2016

One of the Samsung washing machines that are at risk of exploding. (WBZ-TV)

Some Fear Samsung Washing Machines Are ‘Time Bombs’

Andrea Gardner of Weymouth recently learned her washing machine is among those at risk of breaking apart mid-wash and she wants the company to find a solution fast.

10/19/2016

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How To Make Sure Your Travel Insurance Really Pays Off

If you don’t buy carefully, it can be a waste of money.

10/05/2016

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