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.
The Director of Astronomy at the Mariah Mitchell Observatory on Nantucket has a suggestion for Island visitors: “Look up at the night sky, wherever and whenever you can.”
August 1st means we’ve turned the page now on two of the three months that make up our ‘meteorological summer.
This week’s hot summer weather has had people flocking to their favorite ‘cool down’ spot.
Christine Macdonald knows exactly what she’s looking for when she holds classes on therapy dog techniques.
It was well after dark on an April evening, and you could hear the sound of barking dogs at the Christopher Cutler Rich Animal Shelter in Gloucester.
Tell people you want to do a series about pets, and you don’t have to look far to find a story, or two, or three for that matter.
Alternative therapist say animals are very receptive to massage therapy.
‘Pet-nation’ is not far off the mark when you look at animal statistics in the United States
A Newton-Wellesley Hospital nurse who was one of the first responders at the marathon bombings is no stranger to catastrophic events. WBZ’s Mary Blake has the story of Betty Sparks.
I honestly cringe now when I see a bicyclist without a helmet, since I know now what can happen with a fall.