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.

Wicked Good Cupcakes are assembled. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Mass. Company Finds Sweet Success With Cupcakes In A Jar

A mother and daughter from the South Shore created cupcakes in a jar that have become massively successful.

07/17/2015

(Photo credit: The Fishing Academy)

Robi On The Road: Fishing Academy Gets Kids Off Streets, Onto Water

Thanks to a charity called The Fishing Academy, some kids at risk can get off the streets and onto the water for the first time.

07/10/2015

Geese B Gone helps chase away geese with the help of dogs. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Man And His Dogs Make ‘Geese B Gone’

Geese can be a major nuisance for people who like to enjoy the great outdoors. So if you have a problem, who you are going to call?

06/26/2015

Bradley Bartlett-Roche. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Faneuil Hall’s 12-Year-Old ‘Piano Man’

Bradley Bartlett-Roche is one of the youngest street performers ever to be selected to officially play at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

06/19/2015

Gary Sohmers, the "King of Pop Culture." (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: ‘King Of Pop Culture’ Boasts Unique Toy Collection

Gary Sohmers has an extensive collection of old toys and other items.

06/05/2015

WBZ-TV's David Robichaud learns the ropes at Drumlin Farm. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Drumlin Farm Introduces Visitors To Nature

In this digital age, where can we unplug and commune with nature? Drumlin Farm in Lincoln is a great option.

05/29/2015

A patient's room at the Hope Lodge. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Cancer Patients’ Home Away From Home

Hope Lodge is known as a “home away from home” for cancer patients.

05/22/2015

A recent performance at Boston's Improv Asylum. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Improv Asylum Performers Provide More Than Laughter

Actors from Improv Asylum don’t just put on a show when they’re on stage. They also use their skills to help companies improve their employees’ performance.

05/08/2015

A Powers for Flowers volunteer brings creations into an area nursing home. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Volunteers Give Funeral Flowers Second Life

Most flowers are thrown away after funerals. But David Robichaud looks at one organization giving them a new purpose.

05/01/2015

Women are becoming more prevalent on the Strongman circuit. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Female Strongman Competitors Proving ‘This Sport Is For Everyone’

Brittany Diamond and Gina Melnik are among a growing number of women getting involved in Strongman competitions.

03/27/2015

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