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Sarah-Ann Shaw, Boston’s reporting legend, 90

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Sarah-Ann Shaw, Boston’s reporting legend, 90

The Bay State Banner would like to express our sincere condolences over the passing of Boston reporting legend Sarah-Ann Shaw. Ms. Shaw was the first Black female reporter at WBZ-TV and mentored generations of young journalists. Look for our tribute in the next edition of the paper. 

Sarah-Ann Shaw, 90
November 6, 1933 – March 21, 2024

In lieu of flowers: 
More details and information from the family will be provided here when it becomes available:
  • Funeral arrangements: Davis Funeral Home
  • Funeral Services: Bethel AME Church
Sarah Ann’s family wanted people to be aware that their loved one had been battling Alzheimer’s Disease, which more people should be aware of, and other illnesses.
Call to action from Sarah-Ann Shaw: VOTE
Read more: cbsnews.com/boston/news/sarah-ann-shaw-wbz-boston-first-black-woman-tv-news-reporter-dies-obituary/
Sarah-Ann Shaw, WBZ-TV