Kate Merrill

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Kate 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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Firefighters evacuate Crowne Plaza in Newton after pipe bursts (WBZ-TV)

Newton Hotel Evacuated After Pipe Bursts

A big problem in the Boston area is only getting worse.

02/15/2016

Donald Trump hugs former Mass. Sen. Scott Brown as he endorses him for president during a campaign event at Hampshire Hills Athletic Club. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Brown Endorses Donald Trump In New Hampshire

Donald Trump got a local boost from former Mass. Sen. Scott Brown in New Hampshire.

02/02/2016

Scott Otis (WBZ-TV)

Many NH Voters Still Undecided Ahead Of Primary

Candidate will crisscross the state Tuesday, one week before the first in the nation primary.

02/01/2016

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev captured in Watertown. (Photo Credit: Boston Magazine)

New Documents Unsealed In Boston Marathon Bombing Case

New documents reveal what happened in the hours after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured.

01/27/2016

Robert Kraft (WBZ-TV)

Robert Kraft Makes Surprise Visit At Patriots Party In Denver

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft made an unexpected appearance at a Patriot fans-only party Saturday night in Denver.

01/23/2016

Patriots fans in Denver on Saturday. (WBZ-TV)

Patriots Fans In Denver Ready For AFC Championship

New England Patriots fans in Denver are preparing for the AFC Championship game on Sunday.

01/23/2016

Patriots fans at The Pour House Pub in Denver (WBZ-TV)

Patriots Fans Arrive In Denver For AFC Championship

The Patriots arrived in Denver Friday night with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line against the Broncos on Sunday.

01/22/2016

A woman dressed up as a "Bronco fairy" attended a Broncos rally in downtown Denver on Friday. (WBZ-TV)

Denver Fans Gear Up For Broncos-Patriots AFC Championship Game

On the streets of downtown Denver Friday, Broncos fever was taking over ahead of the AFC Championship Sunday between the New England Patriots and Broncos.

01/22/2016

Arlington Police respond to school threat. (WBZ-TV)

Parents Scared, Frustrated By School Threats In Mass.

On Tuesday, there were 15 towns that had untraceable threatening calls.

01/19/2016

Kara Bochiccio (WBZ-TV)

Concord Teacher Asks Students For Help Finding New Kidney

Kara Bochicchio is using the power of social media to spread the word.

01/18/2016

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