Ryan Kath

WBZ-TV's 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.

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03/20/2018

Call For Action Team Investigates Extended Warranty For Old Technology

Linda Hebert called WBZ-TV’s Call For Action after she found out her elderly neighbor was still being asked to purchase an extended warranty on a TV he bought in 2002.

03/15/2018

Lawsuit Details Sexual Harassment Claims Against Former Boston HHS Chief Felix Arroyo

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03/15/2018

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Safety concerns over several Revere high-rise apartment buildings with no working elevators reached a tipping point in a Boston housing courtroom on Friday.

03/09/2018

I-Team: Convicted Quincy Cop’s Pension Stripped

A former Quincy police officer convicted of ripping off taxpayers by “double dipping” is now really paying the price for his crime.

03/06/2018

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Thieves are finding a new way to steal your identity with a simple trip to the post office in person or online.

02/26/2018

I-Team: State Shuts Down Elevators At Revere High Rises

The state determined the elevators at Water’s Edge were unsafe and shut them down.

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I-Team: Beware Copyright Letters That Demand Money For Photos Posted Online

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