Mary Blake

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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.

Eric Lesser. (Photo credit: Nik Nadeau - wikimedia commons)

The Millennial Mindset: Getting Into Politics

Massachusetts state senator Eric Lesser is the youngest member of the senate at age 30.


Massachusetts state senator Eric Lesser (Photo credit: Senator Eric Lesser - Facebook)

The Millennial Mindset: Slowly Changing The World

“Part of it is that they have different attitudes about what constitutes a family,” says Kim Parker of the Pew Research Center.


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The Millennial Mindset: Speaking Their Language

Millennials have massive buying power and advertisers are starting to speak their language.


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The Millennial Mindset: The Gig Economy

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.


Armando Rodriquez. (Photo credit: Mary Blake - WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

The Millennial Mindset: Making Ends Meet In Boston

Glassdoor ranked Boston fourth in its report identifying the “25 Best Cities for Jobs in 2016.” Millennials aren’t so sure about that number.


Mayor Marty Walsh announced the re-branding of SPARK Boston, May 18, 2016. (Image credit: SPARK Boston)

The Millennial Mindset: Getting Involved In Boston

The Millennial generation is increasingly setting its sights on Boston.


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The Millennial Mindset: Passing Baby Boomers

Millennials, those between the ages of 18 and 34, now outnumber the Baby Boom generation (ages 51-to-69) by a half million people.


Regent Theatre in Arlington. (Photo credit: Mary Blake/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Regent Theatre Celebrating 100th Anniversary In Arlington

The Regent Theatre opened its doors on April 23, 1916.


Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House in Concord. (Photo credit: Mary Blake - WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

The Book Inside You: Local Literary History

Mary Blake looks at local authors who have withstood the test of time.


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The Book Inside You: The Business Of Selling It

There is inherent passion in the written word, but there is also the business of selling it.




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