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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.

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

A girl with a puppet designed for First Night Boston

Boston Kids Design Animal Puppets For First Night

At workshops in several Boston locations, kids have been designing and making their own animal puppets.

12/26/2012

Teddy Bears For Newtown (CBS)

Lynnfield Teachers Create ‘Teddy Bears For Newtown’ To Comfort Children After Shooting

People all over the country feel powerless to help the community of Newtown but for two sisters from Lynnfield, they hope their contribution comforts some of the children.

12/18/2012

Shopping, Gifts, Mall, Purchases

Retailers Trying New Ways To Lure Customers

Black Friday is the biggest shopping event of the year and retailers are trying new ways to lure you on the day after Thanksgiving and beyond.

11/20/2012

Pelican (Photo from Mass Audubon)

Hurricane Sandy Brings Birds From Florida, Arctic To New England

They’re not supposed to be here, birds from Europe, the arctic and the southern states, blown here by the heavy winds of Superstorm Sandy.

11/16/2012

The drink 5-Hour Energy. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FDA Investigates Deaths Possibly Linked To 5-Hour Energy

Energy drinks are hugely popular, but now there’s an investigation into one of the most popular brands.

11/15/2012

MetroLacrosse (Photo courtesy: MetroLacrosse Facebook)

Non-Profit MetroLacrosse Changes Young Lives On And Off The Field

Learning the lessons of life, on and off the playing field. That’s the goal of Boston’s MetroLacrosse, to help young people build a better future.

11/01/2012

The H.M.S. Bounty. (Photo courtesy: HMS Bounty Facebook)

Captain Of Sunken HMS Bounty Had Ties To Quincy

The Coast Guard will continue its’ search for the captain of the tall ship HMS Bounty which sank after an intense battering during yesterday’s storm.

10/31/2012

Patient

Lahey Clinic Works On New Vaccine To Battle Breast Cancer

Researchers are working on a vaccine of sorts that could keep breast cancer cells from coming back. Right now clinical trials are underway in the Boston area.

10/18/2012

office, work, cubicle, computer

Is It OK To Flirt At Work?

It’s an eyebrow raising headline: flirting gets results for women.

09/25/2012

Palomar Lux 1540 treatment for stretch marks.

FDA Approves Laser Treatment For Stretch Marks

If you are one of the many people who have tried all kinds of creams to get rid of stretch marks with no luck, there’s finally some help.

08/21/2012

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