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.

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Dr. Marcus Cooper (WBZ-TV)

UMass Medical School Doctor Accused Of Taking Photo Of Woman In Bathroom

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A school nurse participates in crisis training in Boston on Wednesday. (WBZ-TV)

Elementary School Nurses Receive Crisis Training In Boston

For a group of elementary school nurses, crisis training is one lesson they never wanted to learn.


Police are looking for a man who commited a lewd act in a Cambridge church. (Image Credit: Cambridge Police Department)

Man Wearing Priest’s Clothes Performs Lewd Act In Cambridge Church

Police are looking to track down a man caught on surveillance cameras entering a Cambridge church, putting on a priest’s clothing and committing a lewd act on the altar.


Fire burns at Jarmak building in Oxford (WBZ-TV)

Crews Battle 3-Alarm Fire At Oxford Wood Company

A massive fire in Oxford triggered concerns about air quality Wednesday night.


Pet relief area at Dulles Airport (Photo credit Liz Meagher Cooper)

Newton Mom Told To Pump Breast Milk In Airport’s “Pet Relief Area”

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Moose Runs Wild Through Streets Of Worcester

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Isaiah Thomas and Brooklyn Pierce (WBZ-TV)

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The Celtics signed 12-year-old Brooklyn Pierce to a one-day contract.


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Vigil at Boston College for Pope Francis (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Group Hopes Congress Acts On Pope’s Climate Message

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Oliver the cat is treated after being shot with an arrow (Family photo)

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A Westford family’s beloved pet was struck down in their own backyard.




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