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.

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

Students participate in Project 351 to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (WBZ-TV)

Project 351 Students To Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Through Community Service

Massachusetts students will be providing community service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as part of Project 351.

01/16/2016

Two men were attacked at a Laurel Street apartment building in Worcester (WBZ-TV)

Men Attacked In Worcester After Arranging To Meet Woman On Dating App

Police are warning users of dating apps after two attacks in Worcester.

01/11/2016

Man falls off hoverboard (WBZ-TV)

Emerson College Bans Hoverboards As Injuries Increase

Hoverboards are being banned as doctors see more injuries.

01/06/2016

Medford Police Officers Sheila Quinn and Paul Giortano rescued two babies from a house fire. (WBZ-TV)

Medford Police Officers Save Babies, Mom From Fire

Two Medford Police officers are being credited with saving twin five-month-old babies and their mother from a house fire.

12/21/2015

Danvers High School (WBZ-TV)

Danvers Residents Relieved After Guilty Verdict In Chism Murder Trial

On the streets of Danvers, there is still heartache and sadness over the horrific crime that happened inside their high school.

12/15/2015

Xaverian and St. Johns Prep play at Fenway Park (WBZ-TV)

High School Football Teams Take Rivalries To Fenway Park

The high school Thanksgiving Day rivalries kicked off early this year.

11/25/2015

The crash on Route 128 north in Wellesley (WBZ)

Crashes Cause Major Delays On Busy Thanksgiving Travel Day

Tuesday is said to be the worst travel day of the Thanksgiving week around Boston.

11/24/2015

Harvard University Athletes (Image from Facebook/Female Athletes of Boston)

Harvard Rower Hopes To Change The Way Female Athletes Are Viewed

Naomi Lang is hoping to change the conversation and the perception one “like” at a time.

11/18/2015

Artist rendering of Boston Garden project on Causeway Street (WBZ-TV)

New Boston Garden Development Project Clears Major Hurdle

A mega shopping, entertainment, housing development project is coming to the Boston Garden area.

11/11/2015

A Nissan was involved in a South End crash. (WBZ-TV)

Woman Dies After Being Struck By Car In South End Crosswalk

An elderly woman has died and another suffered serious injuries after they were struck by an SUV in the South End Wednesday afternoon.

11/04/2015

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