Working along side NBC 10 Sports Director Vai Sikahema and Sports Anchor John Clark, McCarthy also serves as a substitute sports anchor. As a former news reporter who has a great passion for sports, McCarthy is the first female sports reporter at NBC 10.
Prior to joining NBC 10, McCarthy worked in Alabama, where she was as a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor at WAFF, the NBC affiliate in Huntsville. During her senior year of college, McCarthy began her television broadcasting career working as a news reporter at WGGB in Springfield, Massachusetts, where she to worked until August 2003.
A native of Boston, Massachusetts, McCarthy graduated from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, with a B.A. in Politics. She first gained experience with the news during an internship at the Fox News Channel in New York City.
Growing up, McCarthy rode horses competitively. Although she no longer competes, she still enjoys horseback riding. Her other hobbies include exercising, reading and spending time with friends.