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 — More than a thousand mourners came to honor 26-year-old Dawnn Jaffier at funeral services in Mattapan. Jaffier was killed last weekend when she was shot as she prepared to celebrate the Caribbean Festival in Dorchester.
BOSTON — Many said it was hard to imagine a world without Dawnn Jaffier, as she touched so many lives and was all about giving back.
BOSTON — The judge decided to delay the hearing on the conviction of Sean Ellis to give his attorney time to examine police internal affairs documents handed over to her on Tuesday.
BOSTON — Sean Ellis allegedly shot Det. John Mulligan outside a Walgreens store in Roslindale in 1993.
BOSTON — Detectives could be called as witnesses in a hearing to determine whether a man convicted of killing a Boston cop 21 years ago should be given a new trial.
BOSTON — Its replacement was supposed to house the city’s only STEM school. But the superintendent now proposes that the Dearborn become a K-12 charter school.
BOSTON — The historic Ferdinand Building will be renamed after the late Boston City Councilor Bruce Bolling, a trailblazing Boston politician.
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.
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.