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 over 26 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.
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