New England native and Emmy Award-winning journalist David “Robi” Robichaud is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV.
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, 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.
Eight-year-old Mahala Moffitt fell in love with a teddy bear at a consignment store in West Concord, and months later she was reunited with it.
Steve Otis, a double amputee, was robbed of his wheelchair and wallet while on a street in Brockton.
A man and his 6-year-old son were lost for hours in the Southbridge woods, and when his phone died panic began to set in.
A home burned down hours after tenants were evicted.
A Quincy family was stunned when a stranger suddenly got up at their mother’s funeral and started making comments which they feel were racially insensitive to the Asian community.
Residents are on alert, after a man was almost attacked by a fox Thursday morning.
The community is pulling together after a firefighter died in the line of duty.
A day after a nor’easter, Framingham Police pulled over many vehicles with dangerous amounts of snow on the roof.
Students at one school in Revere will have homework to complete during the blizzard.
Several streets around the Fenway neighborhood had to be shut down which created a traffic mess for the morning commute, especially for people trying to get to Boston’s medical facilities.