Delores Handy is a multiple Emmy-awarding winning broadcast journalist. She worked at radio and television stations in her hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas as well as in Memphis, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., before moving to Boston in 1982 to work at Channel 7.
Since arriving in Boston, she has also worked at Channel 2 and Channel 68 as a producer, news anchor and host. In addition, she has been news anchor for the Monitor Channel and CNN Headline News.
Among her awards and honors are four Emmy Awards for her work in television in Washington and Boston; induction in the “Silver Circle” of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for 25 years of excellence in television; a citation by the Museum of African-American History as one of the 350 people who epitomize the spirit of black presence in Massachusetts; Journalist of the Year by the Washington Press Club; a New York International Film Festivals Award for Documentaries; and many other awards from journalism and civic organizations for her work as a producer, writer, reporter and news anchor.
BOSTON — Hubie Jones has played a role in the formation and leadership of some 40 organizations that provide families and their children with the tools to live better lives and enrich their communities. “You literally can’t scratch the surface of anything in this community that’s of any value and not find Hubie Jones was at the center of it,” says City Year co-founder Michael Brown.
LOWELL, Mass. — Investigators expect to bring no criminal charges in connection with the fire
LOWELL, Mass. — As authorities try to determine the cause of the fire, the community is coming together to remember those who died and assist residents who survived.
BOSTON — Investigators Friday morning are returning to the scene of a fast-moving fire in Lowell that left seven people dead and 10 others seriously hurt.
BOSTON — The city has been without a permanent commissioner since January when Roderick Fraser stepped down amid the mayoral transition.
BOSTON — Martha Coakley, Steve Grossman, Donald Berwick and Charlie Baker made their case in Medford Saturday to over 100 activists from the NAACP.
BOSTON — James Hennigan, Jr., a former state senator and former state representative from Jamaica Plain, reflects on arguably one of the most important legal education cases in Boston’s history — Morgan v. Hennigan.
BOSTON — Gov. Deval Patrick on Friday nominated Massachusetts Appeals Court Judge Geraldine Hines to serve on the state’s Supreme Judicial Court
BOSTON — The education-focused nonprofit rooted in Boston is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
BOSTON — Brown v. Board of Education was a turning point in the desegregation of public schools, and paved the way for Boston’s 1974 school desegregation orders.
Thirty-two marathon bombing survivors, including 15 amputees, were treated on an inpatient basis at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.
BOSTON — Imagine being a prisoner and going through labor in handcuffs or leg restraints. WBUR spoke with one woman who says she went through it.
BOSTON — The judge’s decision to acquit Shawn Drumgold was based on prosecutors’ theory of possession, not on the drug lab scandal.