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.

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Lights On: Solar Energy Taking Hold In Massachusetts

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.

06/05/2015

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Lights On: Wind Industry Has Untapped Potential In U.S.

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.

06/04/2015

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Lights On: Future Brings Major Changes To Nuclear Energy 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.

06/03/2015

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Lights On: Controversial Options To Reduce Electricity Costs

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.

06/02/2015

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Lights On: Energy Customers Grapple With Soaring Prices

Utility company phone lines have been lighting up with customers demanding answers on the amount their bill indicates they now owe.

06/01/2015

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‘She’s Ready For This,’ Says BC Law Administrator Who Knew Marilyn Mosby

The Baltimore City state’s attorney has deep ties to Boston law enforcement.

05/02/2015

Chess prodigy Sam Sevian at a tournament in 2013. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Boston Teen Vying For American Chess Crown

The next American chess champion might call Boston home.

03/31/2015

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Lawsuit Accuses Grocery Chain Of Selling Lottery Tickets To Kids

Two major grocery store chains are coming under fire from a Boston health advocacy group over the sale of lottery tickets to underage buyers.

03/11/2015

Actor Robert Duval's nomination was displayed on a big screen for his role in the film 'The Judge,' filmed in Shelburne Falls, Mass.  (Mark Winter/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Links Some Oscar Nominees

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.

01/16/2015

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Fighting State’s Heroin Epidemic Key To Charlie Baker’s Plans As Governor

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.

12/19/2014

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