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.

Inmates learn to cook through a House of Correction culinary program. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Prison Culinary Program Gives Inmates ‘Chance For Freedom’

Some inmates at the Middlesex House of Correction in Billerica participate in a culinary program aimed at preparing them for work upon their release.


Christopher Grace stuns David Robichaud with a card trick. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Meet A Real-Life Mentalist

A mentalist is a “magician of the mind,” Christopher Grace told WBZ-TV.


Haverhill Downtown Boxing Club is having a positive influence on area youth. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Haverhill Downtown Boxing Club Training Young Gentlemen

A boxing gym in Haverhill has become an oasis for at-risk kids, helping keep them out of trouble.


Shultz’s Guest House provides an opportunity for dogs to get adopted. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Dedham ‘Guest House’ Helps Abandoned Dogs Find New Homes

Shultz’s Guest House is a dog shelter set on 200 acres of private land in Dedham, bringing dogs from high kill shelters to a safe home.


Tony Lepore, the dancing cop. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Dancing Cop Not Stopping In Retirement

Tony Lepore, known as “The Dancing Cop” in Providence, now makes visits to schools and teaches students to chase their dreams and respect law enforcement.


Andrea Lord is known as "The Trash Lady." (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: ‘The Trash Lady’ Part Of Groundbreaking Waste Removal Family

Andrea Lord of New Hampshire is a female trash collector, which is a rarity in New England and across the country.


Fawn Heart Cronin training a client online. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Personal Trainer Works Out Clients Via Skype

A personal trainer who couldn’t leave home to train her clients found a creative way to keep her business going.


Nick Cosky runs a drone business called Three If By Air. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Man Turns Drone Hobby Into Successful Business

Nick Cosky runs a business called “Three If By Air,” selling videos taken by drone to other companies.


Ernie Boch Jr., left. (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.


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.