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.
Efforts to tackle the state’s drug addiction epidemic are being made on several fronts.
Massachusetts public safety and health officials are fighting heroin and prescription opiate addition that is leading to an epidemic of overdoses.
Volunteers at the Boston Marathon finish line medical tent will be hearing a familiar voice once again this year.
Brittany Loring has come a long way since she was injured last Marathon Monday.
Walsh and his colleagues reflect on the mayor’s first 100 days in office.
The one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings is especially difficult for those who knew and loved the three people who lost their lives at the finish line.
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.