David Robichaud

WBZ-TV's David RobichaudNew England native and Emmy Award-winning journalist David “Robi” Robichaud is WBZ-TV News’ Morning Reporter for weekday morning newscasts at 4:30AM, 5AM, and 6AM as well as being a general assignment reporter across newscasts.

Robichaud has worked at New England’s CBS Television stations, WBZ-TV and myTV38 (WSBK-TV), for nearly twenty years including working as the assignment desk editor prior to becoming a reporter. Before joining the WBZ-TV Morning News with Connolly and Wade, Robichaud was a feature reporter for “The Morning Show” on myTV38 in a highly acclaimed segment called “Robi on the Road,” and before that he hosted “The Phantom Gourmet” on myTV38.

He has also co-hosted WBZ News Radio’s “Kid’s Company” which won a Peabody Award, “Sports Saturday” and “Sports Sunday” programs.
Before joining the station in 1984 Robichaud worked at WLVI-TV as the assignment editor and at WHDH-TV as the news planning editor.
Robichaud received a Columbia DuPont Award as part of WBZ-TV’s team coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings as well as a New England Emmy Award as part of WBZ-TV’s team effort covering the terrorist attacks on New York City.

A four-time Emmy Award winner, he also received an Emmy nomination for his series “Living With War,” which took an in depth look into the lives of the refugees from the war in Kosovo.

A native of Concord, Massachusetts, Robichaud attended Concord Carlisle High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication from Bridgewater State College, where he also minored in radio and television broadcasting. Robichaud also received a certificate from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting.

He presently resides in the Greater Boston area with his wife and two children.

Boston’s WBZ-TV is owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

In addition to being a second generation car dealer, Ernie Boch Jr. has a passion for music. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Ernie Boch Jr. Drives Students With Love For Music

Ernie Boch Jr. has made a career as a successful car dealer. He also has a passion for music and is using it to help others with the Music Drives Us foundation.

12/19/2014

Many children are happy to see Santa at the Burlington Mall. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Santa Keeps Tabs On Naughty And Nice At Burlington Mall

Saint Nick meets with plenty of children at the Burlington Mall, though not all of them are thrilled to see him.

12/12/2014

A seagull being treated for pneumonia. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Animal Rescue League Of Boston Answering The Distress Calls

For over 100 years, they have made it their mission to advocate for animals, wild or domestic.

11/21/2014

Floyd Greenwood. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Andover Teen Science Wiz Meets The President

How many eighth graders can say they’ve met the President of the United States?

11/14/2014

Boston Brawlers quarterback Tajh Boyd. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Boston Brawlers, FXFL Players Hope For Shot At NFL

They make a thousand bucks a week, ride on cramped school buses and play in stadiums where there may be only a few dozen fans watching.

11/07/2014

David Robichaud surprised Barry Manilow with this t-shirt. (WBZ-TV)

Robi Surprises Barry Manilow With T-Shirt

WBZ-TV’s David Robichaud surprised Barry Manilow during a recent satellite interview.

10/28/2014

Barrett's Haunted Mansion in Abington. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Haunted Mansion Looking For A Good Samaritan

Barrett’s Haunted Mansion in Abington has been horrifying people for 23 years and now they want you to write to them.

10/24/2014

Jaden Thoennes rowing on the Charles River. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: ParaRowing Changing Lives

To see them rowing on the Charles River – arms pumping, backs aching, lungs nearly bursting – you would never know these athletes had any physical limitations.

10/15/2014

Nathan Sawaya unveiled his new exhibit “The Art Of The Brick” at Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston on October 9. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Toy Brick Artist Making Something Special With Legos

“My whole role is to inspire others and I want them to go home and create,” Nathan Sawaya told WBZ-TV.

10/10/2014

Yehuda Yaakov, Israel's consul general to New England. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Israeli Rep. To New England Converts To Red Sox Nation

Raised a Yankees fan, Israel’s new consul general to New England Yehuda Yaakov has changed his allegiance to the Red Sox.

09/25/2014

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