Ryan Kath

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Ryan Kath is an award-winning investigative journalist who joined WBZ-TV in March 2015 as an I-Team Correspondent for WBZ-TV News.

Kath joined WBZ-TV from KSHB-TV in Kansas City where he spent eight years, the last four as an investigative reporter.

Kath’s investigative stories earned more than a dozen Emmy awards, received recognition from the Kansas and Missouri Broadcasters’ Associations, as well as the Kansas City Press Club and RTDNA’s Edward R. Murrow awards.

Most recently, Kath and the KSHB investigative team won a prestigious duPont Award for their continuing coverage of the deadly natural gas explosion on the Country Club Plaza.

Prior to Kansas City, Kath worked for two years at KTTC-TV in Rochester, MN.

Kath graduated from Minnesota’s Gustavus Adolphus College in 2002, earning a Bachelor’s degree. He is also a 2004 graduate of Boston University, where he received a Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. It is at BU where Kath met his wife.

The Kaths are proud parents of two young daughters, and also have a mischievous adopted mutt named Donald. Kath is an avid sports fan who, on the weekends, you’ll find chasing his misguided professional soccer aspirations.

Kath is thrilled about returning to Boston and looks forward to telling stories that uncover problems and create positive changes in the community.

Have a tip about taxpayer waste, government corruption, or a consumer problem? Send Kath an email at rkath@cbs.com.

Boston’s WBZ-TV and sister-station myTV38 (WSBK-TV) are part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

Audit: DCF Missing Serious Injuries Suffered By Kids In Its Care

The Department of Children and Families did not know about 260 serious injuries to kids under the agency’s care, including gunshot wounds, burns, broken bones, and head contusions.

12/07/2017

I-Team: After Consumers Struggle To Get Mass Save Rebates, Utilities Promise Improvements

Since first starting to follow the issue, the WBZ I-Team has helped 13 customers secure more than $37,000 in Mass Save rebates that were erroneously delayed or denied.

12/04/2017

One Year Later: Business Booming, Entrepreneur With Down Syndrome Now Hiring Employees With Disabilities

You can’t blame Collette Divitto for feeling a little giddy this holiday season.

11/28/2017

I-Team: What Taxpayers Need To Know When The IRS Wants To ‘Verify’ Your Identity

With all of the massive data breaches at companies like Equifax, there is a better chance than ever a thief will steal your identity and try to cash in on a fraudulent tax return.

11/21/2017

How To Protect Yourself From Unwanted Electric Bill Changes

There’s an easy way for companies to make changes to your bill without your permission. And it usually starts with a knock at the door.

11/10/2017

I-Team: Lawmaker Questions Utilities About Mass Save Rebate Issues

A state lawmaker is questioning utility companies about why some consumers have difficulties receiving their Mass Save rebates.

11/08/2017

I-Team: ‘Million Dollar Decorator’ Allegedly Rips Off Nonprofit, Others Across Country

A Boston nonprofit that provides afterschool programs for low-income kids says an interior designer took their money, but never delivered.

10/31/2017

I-Team: Cape Cod Man Charged Nearly $700 For Knee Brace Available Online For $125

A Cape Cod man was charged $672.22 through insurance for a knee brace that only costs $125 online.

10/27/2017

I-Team: After Expensive Energy Upgrades, Consumers Struggle To Get Promised Mass Save Rebates

After several months and phone calls, homeowners could not get any answers about why their rebate checks had not arrived.

10/24/2017

I-Team: RMV Takes Responsibility For Rocky Rollout Of New Inspection Program

In a change of tune, the head of the Registry of Motor Vehicles admitted to state lawmakers on Tuesday that the state agency misfired during the rollout of a new vehicle inspection program.

10/24/2017

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