Mary Blake

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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.

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Number Of Heroin Overdoses Still Startling Around Massachusetts

Six months ago, WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake examined the state’s heroin epidemic in a 15 part series entitled “Heroin, from Prescription to Addiction.” Now she checks back to see what, if any progress has been made.


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Hitting The High Notes: Music Matters In Schools

In part four of her series ‘Music Education: Hitting the High Notes,’ WBZ’s Mary Blake talks about the important of music for the growth of children.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/17/2014

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Hitting The High Notes: ‘Taste The Music’

In part five of her week long series “Music Education: Hitting the High Notes,” WBZ’s Mary Blake has the story of an influential teacher in Boston.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/16/2014

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Center For Salivary Diagnostics Could ‘Revolutionize’ Health Care Landscape

There was a ribbon cutting ceremony in Cambridge at the Forsyth Institute’s new research center.


Mrs. Coriniti's music class in Burlington. (Photo from Mary Blake)

Hitting The High Notes: Burlington Distinction

In part three of Mary Blake’s Music Series “Music Education: Hitting the High Notes” she takes a look at the benefits of being in the band.


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Hitting The High Notes: Bands, From Marching To Mariachi

The pull of music is both powerful and global and is often called an essential part of life’s narrative. WBZ Radio’s Mary Blake reports.


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Hitting The High Notes: Middle School Music to Boston Symphony Orchestra

From improving visual and verbal skills, to boosting the immune system, the benefits from ‘having music’ in our lives are endless. WBZ Radio’s Mary Blake reports.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/13/2014

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The NFL Experience: New Technology and Upgrades for Fans

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/26/2014

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The NFL Experience: Enhancing the Fans’ Time at Gillette

Because of the high amount of fans and traffic, Gillette Stadium officials and police have implemented a traffic management plan.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/25/2014

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The NFL Experience: The Necessity of Pre-Game Tailgating

For tens of thousands of Patriots’ ticket holders, the ritual of tailgating is always the first order of business.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/24/2014



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