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 — Mery Daniels’ dream of becoming a doctor is on hold. Now she says she is simply looking forward to “every single session of therapy” as she learns how to walk again.
BOSTON — Mery Daniel, a 31-year-old from Haiti now living in Mattapan, remains hospitalized after losing her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombings.
BOSTON — The First Suffolk District is often referred to as the Southie seat, but the bulk of the district doesn’t live in Southie and the candidates are taking note.
BOSTON — For the past 12 years, John Barros has led the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative.
BOSTON — Opponents will be in court Thursday arguing for a permanent injunction against research that which deals with some of the deadliest pathogens.
BOSTON — Felix Arroyo, of Jamaica Plain, becomes the third member of the Boston City Council to enter the race to succeed Mayor Thomas Menino.
BOSTON — Thursday marks the 45th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We speak with Bostonians about their memories of that time and how it informs their work today.
BOSTON — Education is a cornerstone of Connolly’s campaign, but the fiery speech he delivered focused on the culture of City Hall.
BOSTON — City Councilor Frank Baker has proposed making three of the seven seats on the Boston School Committee elected positions. Currently the mayor appoints all members.
BOSTON — Under the plan, families would be given their choice of at least six schools based on a long list of criteria, including distance, vacancies and school performance on MCAS.