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.

Trooper Robert Sundberg (middle) arrived at Ayer District Court in handcuffs Monday. (Photo credit: Anna Meiler - WBZ-TV)

Alleged Victim Of Domestic Violence Faces Tough Questions In Court

A state trooper is behind bars on charges he tried to strangle his girlfriend, but what happened when she leveled the accusations in court has abuse advocates angry.


A fire burned through a 3-story home in Upton Thursday afternoon. (WBZ-TV)

Upton Man Dies In Apartment Fire

An Upton man died in an early morning fire despite efforts by his neighbors to rescue him.


Radiation-detecting helicopter operated by NNSA (WBZ-TV)

Helicopter Tests For Radiation Above Boston Marathon Route

The federal government’s radiation-detecting helicopter flew over the Boston Marathon route on Wednesday.


Wrong way driver almost hits SUV in Nahant (WBZ-TV)

State Police Investigate Nahant Wrong-Way Driver, Trooper’s Actions

A wrong-way driver caught on camera was not pulled over by a State Police trooper.


Frankie Baker (WBZ-TV)

Lynnfield Man With Cerebral Palsy Says He Was Attacked By Teens

A Lynnfield man who has cerebral palsy claims he was attacked in his town by two teenagers, leaving him with serious head injuries.


Homeless women receive beauty treatment thanks to volunteers. (WBZ-TV)

Robi On The Road: Back Bay Stylists Give Homeless Women Salon Treatment

Sylists come in on their day off once a month to treat homeless women to a day of beauty.


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.


(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.


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?


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.




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