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Kate Merrill

WBZ-TV's Kate MerrillKate Merrill is an Emmy award winning journalist for WBZ-TV News and co-anchors the WBZ-TV Morning News weekday newscasts at 4:30AM, 5AM, and 6AM with co-anchor David Wade, meteorologist Todd Gutner, and traffic reporter Michelle Roberts. 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 WCBV-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.

You can contact Kate at kmerrill@cbs.com.

Boston’s WBZ-TV and myTV38 are owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

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Employers Taking Advantage Of Unpaid Interns

More adults are willing to take an unpaid internship in order to get their foot in the door. But are those positions worth it?

06/28/2012

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Why Employers Want Your Facebook Password

Employers are asking workers and potential hires for passwords to social media pages so they can learn more of them.

06/05/2012

Banana Boat aerosol sunscreen

Stow Man Catches Fire After Applying Sunscreen

Brett Sigworth was grilling on his deck when he became engulfed in flames.

05/31/2012

ATM at the Stoneham Savings Bank in Tewksbury.

Gunman Robs Woman At Tewksbury ATM

A woman taking money out of an ATM in Tewksbury was robbed at gunpoint.

05/29/2012

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Want Your Customer Complaint Heard? It’s Easier Than Ever

With technology evolving by the day, having your complaints heard is easier than ever.

05/19/2012

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Endless Headaches Often Misdiagnosed As Migraines

Many people suffer from “New Daily Persistent Headaches” which can be difficult to diagnose.

05/16/2012

Great Brook Farm Ice Cream stand in Carlisle.

DCR Shuts Down Popular Carlisle Ice Cream Stand

The Department of Conservation and Recreation has shut down a popular ice cream stand and now the community is looking for answers.

05/15/2012

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Divorce Attorneys Now Using Facebook As Evidence In Court

Facebook is all about making connections to people, but it might also be causing more couples to break apart.

05/10/2012

Ajisa Bethiel is a Lexington mother who says she owes her life to Tom Brady.

Lexington Mom Says Tom Brady Helped Save Her Life

The Patriots quarterback made a plea for kidney donors to help his high school coach Tom Martinez. The result was an even greater gift to many other people.

05/10/2012

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Cyber Criminals Target Rewards, Frequent Flyer Miles

Travel miles and rewards are the latest target for cyber criminals. Unsuspecting consumers are losing thousands of dollars to deceptive schemes.

05/08/2012

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