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Mary Blake

420x316 grad blake1 Mary BlakeMary 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.

A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 2013 Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

WBZ Reporter Remembers Voice In Boston Marathon Medical Tent

Volunteers at the Boston Marathon finish line medical tent will be hearing a familiar voice once again this year.

9 hours ago

Brittany Loring and Liza Cherney

Marathon Bombing Survivor Moving On A Year Later

Brittany Loring has come a long way since she was injured last Marathon Monday.

04/16/2014

Walsh at a South End restaurant ribbon cutting last Wednesday (WBZ-TV)

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s First 100 Days Part 1 & 2

Walsh and his colleagues reflect on the mayor’s first 100 days in office.

04/16/2014

Lu Lingzi, a BU graduate student from China, 8-year-old Martin Richard of Dorchester and 29-year-old Krystle Campbell of Medford.

A Year Later, Loss Lingers For Friends Of Bombing Victims

The one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings is especially difficult for those who knew and loved the three people who lost their lives at the finish line.

04/15/2014

Tom and Christine Mitchell of Lexington. (Photo by Mary Blake-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Low Temps, High Snowfall Challenge Boston Marathon Runners

Training has been an especially challenging for the thousands of local runners, and the primary reason is the weather.

03/03/2014

(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Local Families Turning To Fundraising Websites To Pay For School

It’s a painful feeling being felt by so many Americans; Parents and students all across the country, struggling to come up with the cash for college, and in some cases even private high schools.

02/10/2014

Broomstones Curling Club in Wayland (Mary Blake photo)

Going For Gold: Curling Grows In Popularity

Curling, a sport that dates back to Scotland in the 1500′s, was restored as an official medal sport at the 1998 Winter Olympic Games following a 56-year hiatus.

02/07/2014

Chris Mazdzer of the United States makes a run during the men's luge training session ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Sanki Sliding Center on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Going For Gold: Chris Mazdzer In Luge, Annalisa Drew In Freeskiing

Mary Blake talks to Winter Olympians Chris Mazdzer, a Pittsfield native, and Annalisa Drew of Andover.

02/06/2014

Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Going For Gold: Figure Skating Pairs Champions Ready To Make Boston Fans Proud

Figure Skating is a Winter Olympic event that always draws enthusiastic crowds and Marissa Castelli of Cranston, Rhode Island and Simon Shnapir of Sudbury are looking forward to their moment in the spotlight in Sochi.

02/04/2014

Alex Carpenter #25 US Women's Olympic Hockey (WBZ-TV photo)

Going For Gold: Local Women On U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

Opening Ceremonies for the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia take place Friday, so let the pageantry begin.

02/04/2014

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