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.

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.

06/28/2016

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.

06/23/2016

Neighbors are not happy with a woman who is renting out her Worcester home on Airbnb. (WBZ-TV)

Neighbors Object To Worcester Woman Renting Out Home On Airbnb

Residents in a Worcester neighborhood are upset that a person on their street was renting out rooms to strangers through Airbnb.

06/22/2016

Drone with camera (WBZ-TV)

FAA Releases New Rules For Drone Operators

The FAA has released new rules for commercial drone operators.

06/21/2016

Michael, the alleged victim of the Sharon road rage attack. (WBZ-TV)

Man Attacked In Front Of Children In Sharon Road Rage Incident

A local man says he feels lucky to be alive, after taking a brutal beating in a road rage incident in Sharon.

06/17/2016

Police uncovered a marijuana growing operation in a Worcester home (Courtesy: Worcester Police Department)

400 Marijuana Plants Seized From Worcester Home

Two people are under arrest in connection with a large marijuana growing operation police uncovered at a Worcester home.

06/16/2016

Mass. Rep. Katherine Clark (Image from @RepKClark/Twitter)

Reps. Clark, Moulton Skip Moment Of Silence To Protest Gun Policies

Two members of Congress from Massachusetts are leading the charge to end moments of silence around issues of gun control.

06/14/2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump speaks at the Saint Andelm College New Hampshire Institute of Politics in Manchester (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Focuses On Terrorism, Immigration Laws During NH Speech

Republican Donald Trump focused on terrorism and immigration laws during a speech at Saint Anselm College Monday.

06/13/2016

Inmate Richie Velasquez and Jenna, the dog he trains as part of Project Good Dog. (WBZ-TV)

Worcester County Jail Inmates Train Dogs For Adoption

Project Good Dog, the idea of Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis, matches inmates with dogs from a local shelter called Second Chance.

06/10/2016

Rotary at Route 129 in Wakefield (WBZ-TV)

New Wakefield Rotary Configuration Causes Confusion, Uproar

Many drivers in Massachusetts consider traffic rotaries to be a pain in their struts, but a new roundabout configuration up in Wakefield really has a lot of commuters fired up.

06/09/2016

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