Kate Merrill

WBZ-TV's Kate Merrill

Follow Kate on Twitter

E-mail Kate Merrill

Emmy award winning journalist Kate Merrill is a news anchor for WBZ-TV News weekday morning (4:30-7AM) and noon newscasts with co-anchor Chris McKinnon. Merrill joined the station in March 2004 after reporting for WNBC-TV in New York.

Merrill began her career as a college intern at WCVB-TV in Boston. Upon graduating she moved to upstate New York to report for WICZ-TV and WIVT-TV.

In 1998 Merrill started working as an anchor and reporter for WKRN-TV in Nashville, TN. During her time in Nashville, she received an Emmy Award for her role in covering the tornado that hit Tennessee in 1999. That same year Merrill also received two awards for her investigative reporting.

After spending five years at WKRN, she returned to the Northeast to work for WNBC-TV in New York.

Merrill is a graduate of Lafayette College and holds a bachelor of arts degree in government and law. In addition to her reporting duties she works with the American Heart Association and YMCA.

Originally from Carlisle, MA, Merrill’s great grandfather was editor of the Boston Globe. She currently resides outside of Boston where she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Boston’s WBZ-TV and myTV38 are owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

Amazon Prime Day 2018 – How To Maximize Savings

It’s one of the biggest sale days of the year. Amazon Prime Day 2018 begins at 3 p.m. Monday. Here are some bargain-hunting tips.

7 hours ago

6 Stores Found To Have ‘Usually Misleading’ Sales, Study Shows

Everyone loves a good deal but, that bargain price may not really be a sale at all.


Apps That Pay You Cash For Losing Weight

Staying on a diet is a struggle, but what would you do it for money?


Boat Club Memberships Offer Cheaper Way To Enjoy The Water

To skip the expense of buying and maintaining a boat, some people are now cruising their way into club memberships.


Mystery Deals Can Save You 30% Or More When Booking Hotels Online

If you still have not planned your summer vacation, you may be able to save big on your hotel room if you are willing to be a bit flexible.


Corporate Culture: ‘An Invisible Ecosystem’ That Determines Workplace Happiness

Corporate culture is important but can be tough to define, according to Ralph Roberto, president of Keystone Partners.


‘Year Up’ Program Trains Students For Entry-Level Job Openings

The mission of Year Up is to match young talent, who may lack access to higher education and careers, with workforce demand.


Earny App Gets Shoppers Money With Refunds They Weren’t Expecting

The app Earny looks at receipts and then tracks the price to find any possible refunds.


Unusual Careers: Jobs You Never Knew Existed

If you are unhappy or bored in your career, there may be something out there you never knew existed that perfectly fits your passion.


Marathoner Who Ran Boston 31 Times Now Battling ALS

Rich Kennedy, who has run the Boston Marathon 31 times, is now sidelined by ALS, a disease he’s helped raise millions of dollars to fight.