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.
Training has been an especially challenging for the thousands of local runners, and the primary reason is the weather.
It’s a painful feeling being felt by so many Americans; Parents and students all across the country, struggling to come up with the cash for college, and in some cases even private high schools.
Curling, a sport that dates back to Scotland in the 1500’s, was restored as an official medal sport at the 1998 Winter Olympic Games following a 56-year hiatus.
Mary Blake talks to Winter Olympians Chris Mazdzer, a Pittsfield native, and Annalisa Drew of Andover.
Figure Skating is a Winter Olympic event that always draws enthusiastic crowds and Marissa Castelli of Cranston, Rhode Island and Simon Shnapir of Sudbury are looking forward to their moment in the spotlight in Sochi.
Opening Ceremonies for the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia take place Friday, so let the pageantry begin.
Police say organized groups usually work the whole Route 128 belt from Peabody to Dedham, hitting several malls along the way.
Technology is helping to ease traffic on city streets and highways.
It turns out behavior behind the wheel is a big component of traffic congestion, and bad behavior is nothing new to Bostonians.
Some commuters go to great lengths to avoid sitting in traffic on Boston’s congested roadways.