Liam Martin

WBZ-TV's Liam Martin

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Liam Martin joined WBZ-TV in June of 2015 as an evening anchor and reporter.

He grew up on the South Shore and now lives west of Boston with his wife and baby daughter.

Prior to joining WBZ, Liam worked as a general assignment reporter at WCVB-TV in Boston and as an evening anchor and reporter for WILX-TV in Lansing, Mich. In 2011, he was named “Best Reporter” by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters.

Liam began his journalism career as a Celtics columnist for the New England Sports Network.

He earned an undergraduate degree in Government from Harvard University and a master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University.

Liam is an avid Boston sports fan and is proficient in Spanish and French.

You can connect with him on Twitter at @LiamWBZ.

Residents Of Boston’s West End Concerned About Construction Debris

Neighbors in Boston’s West End are fuming over the latest in a string of construction projects.

07/05/2018

Sophisticated Humanoids, Robotic Furniture: Boston Stands At Forefront Of Innovation

It’s clear that Boston is in the midst of a tech boom.

05/14/2018

The Groundbreaking Inventions That Happened In The Boston Area

The Boston area is known for its role in the American Revolution, but it’s also the birthplace of some revolutionary inventions.

05/14/2018

Advocates Push For Safe Injection Sites In Boston

Along with information, they gave people an up close look at how they say these sites can prevent overdoses and save lives.

04/30/2018

Father On Marathon Mission After Death Of Newborn Son

A father is running the Boston Marathon to help sick children and families in need at Children’s Hospital.

04/11/2018

Conrad Roy’s Father Running Boston Marathon For Suicide Prevention

The father of Conrad Roy is running the Boston Marathon to help spare others from the pain he still feels after his son committed suicide. 

03/29/2018

Boy Hopeful Groundbreaking Surgery In Boston Will Improve Vision

After groundbreaking surgery at Mass Eye and Ear, both patient and doctor are beaming, with hope.

03/21/2018

Cambridge Company Uses Artificial Intelligence System To Stop Shoplifters

A Cambridge company is using artificial intelligence to help retailers cut down on losses by tracking your every move at the checkout.

02/20/2018

Norwell Native Susan Tedeschi Excited By 7th Grammy Nomination

Susan Tedeschi has received another Grammy nomination, this time with the Tedeschi Trucks Band.

01/26/2018

Country’s Only Gluten-Free Food Bank Helps Mass. Families In Need

Organizers say the only gluten free food bank in the country is operating in Medfield, supplying food pantries in eastern Mass.

09/27/2017

Vandals Destroy Newly Renovated Field At Haverhill School

Somebody ran their car through a school playing field in Haverhill Tuesday night, and it’s wrecked.

08/02/2017

Mobile Farmers Market Offers Healthy Food To Neighborhoods With Limited Access

Offering fresh, healthy food for sale in neighborhoods where that’s not always easy to find is the mission of the new Mobile Farmers Market. 

07/27/2017

Grandfather Turned Police Officer Begins New Career

A 48-year-old grandfather from New Bedford is one of the city’s newest police officers.

06/23/2017

Legal Expert: Acquittal Will Not Affect Hernandez’s Appeal In Odin Lloyd Case

Legal Analyst Jennifer Roman spoke with WBZ-TV’s Liam Martin about the verdict in the Aaron Hernandez case.

04/14/2017

Meb Keflezighi Preparing For Final Boston Marathon

The 2017 Boston Marathon will be the final time Meb Keflezighi makes his way from Hopkinton to Boston.

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Tufts, Babson Field Hockey Teams Prepare For Final 4

Players from two local colleges are getting ready for the Final 4 playoffs.

11/16/2016

Boston Vows To Fight Back Against Trump’s Immigration Plan

Several cities including Boston, Cambridge and Somerville do not fully cooperate with immigration officials.

11/14/2016

Drivers Speed For Last Minute EZ Pass Before Electronic Toll Switch

Paying cash at toll booths on the Mass Pike becomes part of history Friday, so there’s a last minute scramble underway to get EZ Pass transponders.

10/27/2016

Army Veteran’s Charity Teaches Guitar To Underprivileged Children In Uganda

A North Andover native is using music to help underprivileged children in Uganda.

09/29/2016

Luxurious Queen Mary 2 Docks In Boston For Short Homecoming

It’s the lap of luxury on the high seas, visiting Boston today, and we’re taking you aboard.

09/29/2016

Pine Street Inn Opens New Brookline Affordable Housing

Home sweet home is the new reality for 30 people in Brookline, thanks to the efforts of the Pine Street Inn.

09/16/2016

Dynamic Murals Are Centerpieces For Worcester Beautification Project

Artists from around the world are creating dramatic murals near the center of Worcester.

09/02/2016

Man On Mission To Clean Every Gravestone At Cape Cod Cemetery

A man has made it his mission to clean each gravestone at the West Dennis Cemetery.

08/23/2016

Coast Guard Rescues Gloucester Fisherman Impaled By Dogfish

A Gloucester fisherman says a dogfish stabbed him while he was trying to get the hook out.

07/12/2016

How ‘American Gothic’ Crew Transformed Toronto Into Boston

The new CBS thriller “American Gothic” is based in Boston, but was filmed in Toronto.

06/29/2016

Tourist From Mass. Escapes Attack At Istanbul Airport

At least 36 people are dead and dozens more are injured following a terrorist attack at Turkey’s busiest airport.

06/28/2016

New CBS Murder Mystery ‘American Gothic’ Centers On Boston Family

WBZ’s Liam Martin visited the set in Toronto to meet the cast and the executive producer who had a very specific reason for setting the show in Boston.

06/22/2016

Broken Water Pipe Destroys Library At Haverhill School

School is closed through Monday because asbestos was freed up by the rushing waters.

02/17/2016

Man Robs South Boston Store With Hypodermic Needle

On Christmas Eve, a man walked into a South Boston convenience store and pulled a hypodermic needle on the clerk.

01/01/2016

Newton Teen Says LeBron James ‘Made My Night’

LeBron James has won over a lot of Celtics fans after he took a moment to greet a Newton teen who was honored at the TD Garden Tuesday night.

12/16/2015

Man Who Allegedly Dragged Officers In Mattapan Is Former Uber Driver

The man accused of dragging two Boston Police officers down a Mattapan street was recently an Uber driver, and now there are new calls to regulate ride sharing services.

11/11/2015

Watertown High School Field Hockey Team One Win Away From U.S. Record

Watertown High School’s field hockey team is closing in on a national record.

10/20/2015

Off-Duty Arlington Police Officer Helps Save Friend’s Life

He may have been off-duty at the time, but Arlington Police Officer Michael Hogan helped save the life of a teammate while playing ice hockey.

10/15/2015

Blackstone Principal And Student Square Off In ‘No Phone Challenge’

An eighth grade student and her principal each gave up their phone for 15 days and learned a valuable lesson in doing so.

10/08/2015

Family From Ireland Hopes Boston Doctors Can Save Boy’s Life

Cian McDonnell-Lynch is just four years old. He’s been given until Christmas to live.

08/26/2015

Protesters Fight To Save Prouty Garden At Boston Children’s Hospital

The Prouty Garden has been a place of peace at Boston Children’s Hospital for decades, but it could soon be gone.

08/03/2015

Salem State Students Dig Out Shipwreck On Ipswich Beach

Uncovering our seafaring past on an Ipswich beach. That’s what a group of students is doing this week– digging, exploring and looking for answers.

07/15/2015

Community Helps Attleboro Man Battling Cancer Plan Dream Wedding

An Attleboro couple is planning their dream wedding while they still have time.

07/14/2015

Tornado Confirmed In Wrentham By National Weather Service

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Wrentham’s town common Tuesday evening.

06/24/2015

Funeral Held For Man Suspected Of Terror Plot In Boston

At the Roxbury mosque where Usaamah Rahim used to pray, family and friends gathered to mourn his death at a traditional Muslim service.

06/05/2015