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.
In the city of Somerville, the trees are treasured, but a change is coming and soon many will be gone
Two bear cubs were stuck and suddenly alone in a tree after their mother was killed.
Jazmine Johnson will take the stage Tuesday night with Justin Bieber at the Garden, and she admits, that will not be easy.
The driver of the duck boat involved in a fatal crash in Boston this weekend has a lengthy driving record.
Investigators say the fire at the Riverside Church was no accident.
After all she has done, she says running Boston will be one of her greatest accomplishments.
Scott Middlemiss will run on Marathon Monday for the Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation, the organization he created in memory of his young son who he lost to cardiomyopathy.
Adrianne Haslet was injured in the Boston Marathon bombings, but this year she’ll run the race.
Many people had already put their shovels and snow gear away.
Taylor Chin was treated at Boston Children’s Hospital when he was two years old. This is his way of giving back.
A faculty member was stabbed inside an academic building at Salem State University on Wednesday.
The Challenger Sports program at the Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester is made possible by the Martin Richard Foundation.
Police are investigating the vandalism of three religious statues at a Catholic church in Burlington.
Catholic Memorial decided to ban their own students from the Garden game after an ugly incident Friday night.
A Cape Cod military family met country star Carrie Underwood before she performed at the TD Garden Tuesday night.
Police say 15-year-old Dion Hopkins was killed by 16-year-old Amari Pope in Dorchester.
A Taunton man was arrested after allegedly carjacking a woman while wielding a pellet gun as she was putting her infant into a car seat.
A big problem in the Boston area is only getting worse.
Donald Trump got a local boost from former Mass. Sen. Scott Brown in New Hampshire.
Candidate will crisscross the state Tuesday, one week before the first in the nation primary.
New documents reveal what happened in the hours after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft made an unexpected appearance at a Patriot fans-only party Saturday night in Denver.
New England Patriots fans in Denver are preparing for the AFC Championship game on Sunday.
The Patriots arrived in Denver Friday night with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line against the Broncos on Sunday.
On the streets of downtown Denver Friday, Broncos fever was taking over ahead of the AFC Championship Sunday between the New England Patriots and Broncos.
On Tuesday, there were 15 towns that had untraceable threatening calls.
The teacher is using the power of social media to spread the word.
Massachusetts students will be providing community service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as part of Project 351.
Police are warning users of dating apps after two attacks in Worcester.
Hoverboards are being banned as doctors see more injuries.
Two Medford Police officers are being credited with saving twin five-month-old babies and their mother from a house fire.
On the streets of Danvers, there is still heartache and sadness over the horrific crime that happened inside their high school.
The high school Thanksgiving Day rivalries kicked off early this year.
Tuesday is said to be the worst travel day of the Thanksgiving week around Boston.
Naomi Lang is hoping to change the conversation and the perception one “like” at a time.
A mega shopping, entertainment, housing development project is coming to the Boston Garden area.
An elderly woman has died and another suffered serious injuries after they were struck by an SUV in the South End Wednesday afternoon.
People who park in Boston say it has gotten real expensive, real fast.
Police say someone handed out poisonous disks instead of candy on Halloween night in Hopkinton.
The church sex abuse scandal and subsequent cover-up exposed by the Boston Globe Spotlight investigative team in 2002 is now the subject a new movie.
A very creepy discovery was made by work crews at Government Center station.
If you use the Mass. Pike you may have noticed there is a crackdown going on right row.