Kim Tunnicliffe

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Kim Tunnicliffe is an anchor and reporter for WBZ Newsradio 1030. She can frequently be heard on WBZ Newsradio nights between 7:00 PM and 11:00 PM and during “the WBZ Weekend News,” broadcast Saturdays and Sundays between 5:00 AM and 11:00 PM. Tunnicliffe began her career at WBZ Radio in May 1998.

Prior to joining WBZ Newsradio, Tunnicliffe served as News Director at WSAR Radio in Fall River for ten years. Under her tenure, the news department received a number of awards from the Associated Press. Tunnicliffe also worked as a news anchor and reporter at WPRO Radio and 1110 CNN Radio in Providence, Rhode Island.

A highlight of Tunnicliffe’s career in broadcasting was covering President Clinton’s visit to Fall River while News Director at WSAR. She also covered the J.F.K. Junior and Egypt Air plane crashes for WBZ Radio.

Tunnicliffe was born in Cumberland, Rhode Island. She received an Associates degree in communications from Dean College in Franklin and a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from Emerson College. While at Emerson, Tunnicliffe spent a semester abroad.

She lived and studied in Holland and traveled all over Europe. Tunnicliffe currently lives in Rhode Island.


WBZ Cares: The Genesis Foundation Legacy Lives Through Benefactors

The Foundation has raised nearly 70 million dollars since 1982, with most of the money going to fund the clinical and medical arm of the foundation, called the Feingold Center for Children at Children’s Hospital in Waltham.


Rachel Burton and daughter Bella Burton outside their home in Woburn [Photo Credit: Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ NewsRadio1030]

WBZ Cares: Woburn Family Thankful For Genesis Foundation In Finding Proper Diagnosis

The Genesis Foundation helps properly diagnose and coordinate care for 11-year-old Bella Burton suffering from a rare genetic disorder.


[Photo Credit: The Genesis Foundation For Children]

WBZ Cares: The Genesis Foundation Foundation Aims At Helping Individuals With Special Needs

Since its creation, the Genesis Foundation has been extremely successful in its fundraising efforts.



WBZ Cares: Dr. Murray Feingold’s Legacy Lives On Through The Genesis Foundation For Children

The late Dr. Murray Feingold started the Genesis Foundation to help parents navigate the complicated and often confusing maze of medical care for their children with genetic disorders.



WBZ Cares: ‘Shadow Fund’ Founders Say Fundraising A Challenge

Diane Sullivan admits sometimes it can be a challenge keeping the Shadow Fund going.


Massachusetts School of Law student Christine Hawes volunteers for The Shadow Fund. (Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

WBZ Cares: Law School Community Keeps ‘Shadow Fund’ Running

For June, WBZ Cares is profiling the Shadow Fund, which helps pet owners pay for life-saving medical treatment for their animal companions.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/15/2016


WBZ Cares: Shadow Fund Volunteers Say Saving Pets Is Humbling

The Andover Animal Hospital has teamed up with the Shadow Fund over the years to perform hundreds of surgeries and medical procedures on pets in need.


Robert Burke and his dog Shadow. (Image credit: Facebook - Shadow Fund)

WBZ Cares: ‘The Shadow Fund’ Helps Pets Get Life-Saving Treatment

Each month, WBZ NewsRadio 1030 will highlight a worthy non-profit organization and tell the story of what it does for the community.



Taunton Attacker’s Discharge Paperwork From Morton Hospital Shows 2 Names

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 has reviewed the original discharge form from Morton Hospital, where Arthur DaRosa had sought help for having suicidal thoughts just hours before the rampage. It shows two different names on the same form.


Police were spread out throughout the Boston Marathon course. (WBZ-TV)

No Arrests Made At 2016 Boston Marathon, Police Say

Police said despite the huge number of people at the event, there were no security incidents.



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