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.
While the NFL struggles with player controversies, some stadiums are also struggling to keep attendance from dropping. Many owners are turning to high tech offerings to entice the football fan.
Because of the high amount of fans and traffic, Gillette Stadium officials and police have implemented a traffic management plan.
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There are no easy solutions, but steps are being taken to combat the state’s drug overdose epidemic.
BOSTON (CBS) – Over-prescribing drugs, or, making too many of them? In this segment of her series, “Heroin: from Prescription to Addiction,” WBZ’s Mary Blake examines responsibility, and blame. Dr. Ron Dunlap is Past President […]
An addict’s desperation can often lead to crime. WBZ’s Mary Blake takes a look at the victims.
Lawmakers are pledging to increase treatment and recovery services in the Boston area.
One day at a time. One better choice at a time. One human life at a time. That’s how a recovery coach, and former addict now views the world.
WBZ’s Mary Blake has the story of a Fall River superstar’s fall from grace, and subsequent redemption.