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.

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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.

06/06/2016

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.

04/23/2016

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.

04/01/2016

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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.

03/31/2016

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The Book Inside You: Agents, Editors And Rejection

Two budding novelists share their stories of what it takes to get a book published.

03/30/2016

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The Book Inside You: How Do You Start?

“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.

03/29/2016

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The Book Inside You: Don’t Give Up Reading Or Writing

In these days of tweets, texts, and emojis, are people still reading literature?

03/28/2016

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SAT Gets First Revision In 10 Years

The so-called new and improved SAT will be administered for the first time on Saturday.

03/01/2016

From left, Republican presidential candidates Chris Christie and Marco Rubio during a debate. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

SC Debate Could Affect GOP Race, BU Professor Says

Since the GOP field has yet to sort itself out, there is growing interest in Saturday’s debate in South Carolina.

02/10/2016

The abandoned Steinert Hall on Boylston Street. (Mary Blake/WBZ)

Boston’s Lost Landmarks: Steinert Hall On Boylston Street

Steinert Hall was a subterranean concert venue on the stretch of Boylston Street once known as Piano Row.

01/29/2016

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