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.
Millennials have massive buying power and advertisers are starting to speak their language.
A new Gallup report suggests it’s not the workplace ‘extras’ like weekly ice cream runs, or napping rooms that prompt a millennial to apply for a job interview.
Glassdoor ranked Boston fourth in its report identifying the “25 Best Cities for Jobs in 2016.” Millennials aren’t so sure about that number.
The Millennial generation is increasingly setting its sights on Boston.
Millennials, those between the ages of 18 and 34, now outnumber the Baby Boom generation (ages 51-to-69) by a half million people.
The Regent Theatre opened its doors on April 23, 1916.
Mary Blake looks at local authors who have withstood the test of time.
There is inherent passion in the written word, but there is also the business of selling it.
Two budding novelists share their stories of what it takes to get a book published.
“Creativity quite often emerges from a bed of hard work and a willingness to stay at the desk,” one local author told WBZ NewsRadio 1030.