Dan Roche

WBZ-TV's Dan Roche Dan Roche is an award-winning sports anchor and reporter for WBZ-TV News and myTV38 (WSBK-TV).

He is a reporter for WBZ-TV’s and The New England Patriots’ flagship programs “Patriots All-Access” and “Patriots Gameday” and is a host of “Patriots 5th Quarter” post-game show. Roche is a contributor to WBZ Newsradio 1030AM as well as 98.5-FM The Sports Hub where has has filled in as a host. He also has a sports blog on cbsbostonsports.com, and you can follow Dan on Twitter @RochieWBZ.

Roche won a New England Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Series for “Red Sox This Week,” a half-hour Red Sox show that aired on myTV38 and WBZ-TV. He has also been nominated twice for an Emmy Award for Best Sports Reporter in New England. Prior to joining WBZ-TV in September of 1999, he worked as a radio sports talk show host; anchor, reporter and Boston Bruins game host for sister station WBZ Newsradio 1030AM. In addition to WBZ Radio, Roche has worked at WHDH and WRKO Radio in Boston where he hosted Boston Red Sox pre-game and post-game programming. He began his career at Curt Gowdy Broadcasting WCCM/WCGY radio in Lawrence, MA.

Roche has been a leader in Boston sports coverage for two decades. Through the years he has covered many of Boston’s most historic moments. His personal list of memorable events he’s covered includes: the Patriots Super Bowl in 1996, the Pats’ perfect 16-0 regular season finale in NY against the Giants in 2007, the ’04 and ’07 Red Sox World Series Championships…he was the only Boston reporter to gain access and ride with the team in the ’04 Duck Boat Victory Parade. Roche also covered the Celtics 17th World Championship ride through Atlanta, Cleveland, Detroit, and Los Angeles. He made three trips to report from the White House with the Red Sox and Celtics. He also covered the Bruins run to their 2011 Stanley Cup title and was on the ice interviewing players, coaches, and front office members following Game 7 in Vancouver. He also was the “pool reporter” for the Bruins Championship parade walking the entire route. Roche was in Albany, NY with the Boston College Hockey team when they won the NCAA Championship 01. He was on hand in Cooperstown, NY when Carl Yastrzemski and Carlton Fisk were enshrined into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Roche was the only Boston TV reporter to tour the Hall with Dennis Eckersley and Wade Boggs just prior to their inductions. He led the coverage nationally in the death of Ted Williams and the Cryogenics case; he enjoyed covering the dedication of the Pesky Pole to good friend Johnny Pesky. Roche covered the Congressional Steroids hearing in March 2005 as well as a special ceremony featuring President George W. Bush where Jackie Robinson was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Roche has given his time as emcee and taken part in numerous charity events through the years including the Jimmy Fund, The American Lung Association, The BoSox Club, The Lazarus House and The Boys & Girls Club both of Lawrence, MA, and the “Lowell Spinners.”

Roche is a graduate of Syracuse University and North Andover High School. He was born in Methuen, MA and currently resides in Andover with his wife and two children.

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Pedro Martinez is presented with his plaque by Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson during his induction ceremony at the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 2015 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Pedro Martinez Meets Artist Behind Hall Of Fame Plaque

Walking through the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday, getting a glimpse of his likeness up on the wall with the other greats of the game, it has finally hit Pedro Martinez.


Pedro Martinez speaks during his induction ceremony at the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 2015 in Cooperstown, New York.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Roche: Pedro Martinez Takes Us Back In Time

Dan Roche gives you a closer look at Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame weekend.


Baseball Hall of Fame exhibit for Pedro Martinez (Photo from Dan Roche/WBZ-TV)

Preview Of Pedro Martinez’s Hall Of Fame Exhibit

A Hall of Fame exhibit features artifacts from Pedro Martinez’s career.


Xander Bogaerts and Brock Holt (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Roche: Sharing Some All-Star Thoughts

I say this all the time — it is a big deal for guys to be named to the All-Star team.


Mookie Betts. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Roche: Red Sox Showing Glimpses Of What They Can Be

Dan Roche says the Red Sox are finally showing glimpses of what they can be.


Dan Roche at the White House (Photo from Twitter/@RochieWBZ)

Roche: White House Trip Never Gets Old

Dan Roche reflects on his many trips to the White House following Boston’s champions.


Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Roche’s Red Sox Look Back, Look Ahead: Bullpen Solid, But Starters Struggling

Dan Roche looks back at the week that was, and ahead to the upcoming week for the Boston Red Sox.


Curt and Shonda Schilling. (WBZ-TV)

Shonda Schilling Running Boston Marathon To Thank Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Shonda and Curt Schilling are both cancer survivors, and this year, Shonda is running the Boston Marathon to say thank you to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute for helping her husband battle throat cancer last year.


Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Roche’s Red Sox Look Back, Look Ahead: Positive Signs From Boston Offense

As we get set for Monday’s home opener, Dan Roche takes a look back and a look ahead for the Boston Red Sox.


Xander Bogaerts and Mookie Betts of the Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the New York Yankees at Fenway Park. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Roche: Five Keys To 2015 Red Sox Season

Dan Roche brings you five keys for a successful 2015 season from the Red Sox.




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