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.

(Photo by Mary Blake - WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Boston’s Lost Landmarks: The West End Museum

Stop by Boston’s West End Museum and it feels like a high school reunion. Volunteers and visitors will often reminisce about their old neighborhood.

01/26/2016

The west end of Boston. (Photo by Mary Blake - WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Boston’s Lost Landmarks: The West End

“This neighborhood had 23 ethnic divisions within a 50-acre plot of land, and everybody got along,” said former resident Bob Andrews.

01/25/2016

The Golden Teapot near Government Center. (Photo by Mary Blake - WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Boston’s Lost Landmarks: The Golden Teapot

If you ask people walking under the Teapot, many are unaware of its history.

01/25/2016

Carol Morris at the candlelight vigil in Watertown on September 23, 2015. (Photo credit: Brett Crawford - Wicked Local Watertown)

The Opioid Crisis: One Mother’s Heartbreaking Story

Mary Blake spoke to a mother of 12 children who knows the ravages of drug addiction. Four of her kids have died and two are addicts.

11/16/2015

Solar panels. (WBZ-TV)

Lights On: Solar Energy Taking Hold In Massachusetts

In the final installment of her week-long series ‘Lights On,’ WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake reports on how solar energy is finding a footing in Massachusetts.

06/05/2015

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Lights On: Wind Industry Has Untapped Potential In U.S.

While wind is not quite ever present, it is constant enough to produce an expandable renewable energy and there are growth opportunities in the wind industry.

06/04/2015

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant. (WBZ-TV)

Lights On: Future Brings Major Changes To Nuclear Energy Industry

In part three of her week-long series ‘Lights On,’ WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake reports on how the nuclear power industry is working to hold its own.

06/03/2015

Light bulbs. (Photo credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lights On: Controversial Options To Reduce Electricity Costs

While consumers grapple with rising electricity costs, there remains mixed reaction to a growing number of proposals on the best way to ease the financial pain.

06/02/2015

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Lights On: Energy Customers Grapple With Soaring Prices

Utility company phone lines have been lighting up with customers demanding answers on the amount their bill indicates they now owe.

06/01/2015

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‘She’s Ready For This,’ Says BC Law Administrator Who Knew Marilyn Mosby

The Baltimore City state’s attorney has deep ties to Boston law enforcement.

05/02/2015

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