Mary Blake is an award-winning reporter and anchor who joined WBZ News Radio in March 2007. Prior to joining the WBZ team, Mary worked as a News Anchor for WRKO and WROR in Boston. Mary began her career in Lowell as a News Anchor and Reporter for WLLH-AM and WCAP-AM. In addition, she has spent time working in television in the Boston area.
During her career, Mary has been recognized by the AP, UPI and RTNDA with numerous awards for Feature Reporting, Breaking News Coverage and Individual Achievement. The March of Dimes and the National Commission on Working Women have also awarded Mary for her anchoring and reporting.
Mary graduated Cum Laude from The University of Massachusetts with a concentration in Communication Studies. She also attended Arizona State University with a concentration in Journalism Studies.
Mary grew up in an Air Force family and traveled extensively before settling down in Massachusetts. She is married with four very active children and lives in the Boston suburbs.
In the final installment of her week-long series ‘Lights On,’ WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake reports on how solar energy is finding a footing in Massachusetts.
While wind is not quite ever present, it is constant enough to produce an expandable renewable energy and there are growth opportunities in the wind industry.
In part three of her week-long series ‘Lights On,’ WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake reports on how the nuclear power industry is working to hold its own.
While consumers grapple with rising electricity costs, there remains mixed reaction to a growing number of proposals on the best way to ease the financial pain.
Utility company phone lines have been lighting up with customers demanding answers on the amount their bill indicates they now owe.
The Baltimore City state’s attorney has deep ties to Boston law enforcement.
The next American chess champion might call Boston home.
Two major grocery store chains are coming under fire from a Boston health advocacy group over the sale of lottery tickets to underage buyers.
Many of this year’s Academy Award nominated movies have diverse story lines, casts, settings and endings. But some have at least one attribute in common: a Massachusetts link.
Six months ago, WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake examined the state’s heroin epidemic in a 15 part series entitled “Heroin, from Prescription to Addiction.” Now she checks back to see what, if any progress has been made.