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Mary Blake

420x316 grad blake1 Mary BlakeMary 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.

Rush hour traffic on the Southeast Expressway. (Photo by Mary Blake-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Going Nowhere In Boston Traffic: Winding Streets And The Big Dig

Getting around has become a daily challenge for all of us. Mary Blake explores our current and future transportation options.

11/18/2013

John Connolly (WBZ-TV)

A Day On The Campaign Trail With Mayoral Candidate John Connolly

Connolly says even though he has campaigned across the city as an at-large city councilor over six years, The mayor’s race is a whole different ballgame.

11/04/2013

Marty Walsh (WBZ-TV)

A Day On The Campaign Trail With Mayoral Candidate Marty Walsh

Charles Montgomery, a Vietnam veteran who lives in Roxbury, had a pointed question for Marty Walsh during the mayoral candidate’s appearance at the 12th Baptist Church Veteran’s meeting last Wednesday.

11/04/2013

(Credit: Mary Blake)

Road To City Hall: 39 Candidates In Boston’s City Council Race

As hard as it’s been for Boston’s mayoral hopefuls to generate widespread interest in the September 24th Preliminary Election, it’s been even more difficult for the 39 Boston City Council Candidates.

09/23/2013

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Road To City Hall Part 4: A City They Love

The 12 candidates vying to succeed Menino have been out in the neighborhoods hoping to gain traction in a wide open race.

09/20/2013

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Road To City Hall Part 3: Education Tops List Of Issues In Race

Despite the sweltering heat, it was an overflow crowd at Boston Teachers Union Hall In Dorchester last Wednesday.

09/19/2013

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Road To City Hall Part 2: Neighborhoods Play Role In Race

Boston’s Action for Community Development held a Mayor’s Forum at their headquarters in downtown Boston last week.

09/18/2013

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Road To City Hall Part 1: Mayoral Candidates In Race To Be Heard

Twelve days before Boston’s Preliminary Election, and a number of the mayoral candidates were pressing the flesh at a Senior’s Picnic in Roxbury.

09/17/2013

One Fund Boston

One Fund Continues To Raise Millions For Bombing Victims

While the first round of One Fund Boston has been distributed to Marathon bombing victims, the fund is by no means depleted.

09/04/2013

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Nantucket Considered One Of Best Stargazing Spots On East Coast

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.”

08/13/2013

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