“McPhee is an aggressive and well-connected journalist with some of the best sources in Boston and the proven ability to break stories,” WCVB news director Andrew Vrees said. “We have been interested in McPhee’s work for sometime. Her track record speaks for itself.”
McPhee’s career includes stints with the Boston Herald, Boston Globe, and WRKO. She’s also an established crime author, having published such books as “A Date With Death,” which was recently adapted into a Lifetime movie, about the infamous “Craigslist killer.”
McPhee has recently appeared on Boston TV as a contributor for Fox O&O WFXT.
“I’m very excited about getting back on the beat digging up stories for NewsCenter 5,” McPhee wrote on her Facebook page, following the announcement.
Here’s video of McPhee appearing on WFXT…