August/September 2012: WBZ NewsRadio broadcasts live from the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida and the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
October 2012: WBZ broadcasts live reports from Martha’s Vineyard as Superstorm Sandy, the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the season, hits the region.
September 19, 2013: WBZ wins News/Talk Station of the Year in the 2013 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Radio Awards.
March 2013: WBZ covers the 2013 papal conclave live from Rome as Boston Archbishop Sean O’Malley was a top candidate to become the next pope. Father Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected by college of cardinals and became Pope Francis.
April 2, 2014: WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and WBZ-TV are awarded the Peabody Award for Overall Excellence for their coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings.
Summer 2014: The two-month long strike by Market Basket employees begins, following the firing of CEO and president, Arthur T. Demoulas. WBZ NewsRadio extensively covers the story throughout the summer.
July 3, 2016: Jordan Rich retires from his weekend talk show, he continues to do feature segments and radio advertisement voice overs.
July 2016: WBZ NewsRadio broadcasts live from the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio and the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
January 20, 2017: WBZ NewsRadio’s Carl Stevens reports live all morning during Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration at the U.S. Capitol.
November 2017: WBZ, WRKO, WZLX, and WKAF were sold by CBS Radio to iHeartMedia.
April 19, 2018: New England Patriots play-by-play announcer and morning sports reporter Gil Santos dies.
April 25, 2018: WBZ NewsRadio reporter Lana Jones unexpectedly dies.
August 25, 2018: After 70 years, WBZ NewsRadio leaves Soldiers Field Road and moves into iHeartMedia Boston’s studios at Cabot Road in Medford.
January 2019: Jeff Brown takes over as morning drive anchor.
February 4, 2019: Legendary news anchor Gary LaPierre dies from leukemia.
March 2020: COVID-19 social distancing protocols come into force. Dan Rea begins hosting Nightside remotely.
September 19, 2021: WBZ NewsRadio celebrates 100 years of broadcasting.