David Robichaud

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New 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.

Jackson Bisazza (WBZ-TV)

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Dorchester man threatened police with replica gun. (WBZ-TV)

Officers Show ‘Incredible Restraint’ When Suspect Points Replica Gun

Mayor Walsh is praising two officers for an incident in Dorchester that could have turned into a deadly force situation after a man pulled a replica gun on officers.


A visible police presence at Boston's Bastille Day celebration. (WBZ)

Police Up Security For Bastille Day Celebration In Back Bay

Thousands of people are expected to attend a celebration in the Back Bay Friday evening to mark Bastille Day.


The dump truck involved in a fatal pedestrian crash is towed from Ernest Ave. in Worcester. (David Robichaud/WBZ)

Mother Of 14 Killed By Paving Truck On Morning Walk

A mother of 14 was hit and killed by a paving truck in Worcester Thursday morning while out on a morning walk.


A Methuen police officer's body camera. (WBZ-TV)

Methuen Police Say New Body Cameras ‘About Being Transparent’

Just over a month ago, Methuen Police outfitted 47 officers with body cameras and have recorded over 7,000 incidents.


Bradley Bartlett-Roche (WBZ-TV)

‘Boston Piano Kid’ Launches Campaign To Play With Billy Joel

Bradley Bartlett-Roche, a talented 13-year-old piano player, has launched a campaign to play with idol Billy Joel.


Fireworks loaded into mortar on barge on Charles River (WBZ-TV)

Crew Prepares Barge For Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

WBZ-TV took a boat ride on the Charles out to the barge where most of the fireworks will blast off.


Lawn in Chelmsford (WBZ-TV)

Dry Weather Forces Towns To Increase Water Restrictions

More towns are increasing water restrictions due to the dry weather.


A dog inside a locked car (WBZ-TV)

Proposed Bill Would Let Passersby Break Into Hot Cars To Rescue Pets

The bill also calls for penalties for anyone who leaves a dog in a motor vehicle in a manner that threatens the health of an animal.


Bees (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Environment Group Warns: No Bees Means No Food

A group called Environment Massachusetts is trying to increase public awareness about the plight of the bee.



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