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.
Boston Mayor Tom Menino called it a big hill to climb. Earlier this week, the city reached the summit. Ten thousand Boston teens now have jobs for the summer.
Mary Blake examines the importance of collecting that paycheck at a young age.
Teen jobs in 2012 paint a vastly different picture than just ten years ago.
There have been some alarming findings on suicide circumstances.
As she continues her series “Cries for Help,” WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Mary Blake reports on the problem of bullying and teen suicide.
The National Institute of Mental Health has compiled statistics on suicide and has found that for every teen suicide you hear of, there are another 25 suicide attempts.
Suicide. It’s the third leading cause of death among teenagers in this country and cuts across the social and economic fabric of every single community.
The Ethos SeniorPalooza Luncheon at the Hyde Park Community Center in Boston on Tuesday included a unique demonstration.
Close your eyes, and begin the trek up Brookline Avenue from Kenmore Square.
Musical tributes, poems and special editions of newspapers and magazines are all dedicated to Fenway Park’s centennial year.