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.

(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Local Families Turning To Fundraising Websites To Pay For School

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.

02/10/2014

Broomstones Curling Club in Wayland (Mary Blake photo)

Going For Gold: Curling Grows In Popularity

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.

02/07/2014

Chris Mazdzer of the United States makes a run during the men's luge training session ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Sanki Sliding Center on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Going For Gold: Chris Mazdzer In Luge, Annalisa Drew In Freeskiing

Mary Blake talks to Winter Olympians Chris Mazdzer, a Pittsfield native, and Annalisa Drew of Andover.

02/06/2014

Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Going For Gold: Figure Skating Pairs Champions Ready To Make Boston Fans Proud

Figure Skating is a Winter Olympic event that always draws enthusiastic crowds and Marissa Castelli of Cranston, Rhode Island and Simon Shnapir of Sudbury are looking forward to their moment in the spotlight in Sochi.

02/04/2014

Alex Carpenter #25 US Women's Olympic Hockey (WBZ-TV photo)

Going For Gold: Local Women On U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

Opening Ceremonies for the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia take place Friday, so let the pageantry begin.

02/04/2014

Police officers at North Shore Mall in Peabody. (Photo from Mary Blake)

Holiday Shoplifting: Fighting Organized Retail Crime In Mass.

Police say organized groups usually work the whole Route 128 belt from Peabody to Dedham, hitting several malls along the way.

12/19/2013

Boston Transportation Management Center (Photo from Mary Blake)

Going Nowhere In Boston Traffic: Technology Makes A Difference

Technology is helping to ease traffic on city streets and highways.

11/22/2013

Orange Line (WBZ-TV photo)

Going Nowhere In Boston Traffic: Improving Public Transit, Behavior Behind The Wheel

It turns out behavior behind the wheel is a big component of traffic congestion, and bad behavior is nothing new to Bostonians.

11/21/2013

(Photo from Mary Blake)

Going Nowhere In Boston Traffic: Avoiding The Commuter Crawl

Some commuters go to great lengths to avoid sitting in traffic on Boston’s congested roadways.

11/20/2013

Ray Wall at Boston Sand and Gravel. (Photo credit Mary Blake)

Going Nowhere In Boston Traffic: ‘We’re All In This Together’

Mary Blake rode along with some Boston drivers during their lengthy rush hour commute.

11/19/2013

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