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Multiple award-winning journalist David Wade co-anchors WBZ-TV News at 5PM and 11PM with co-anchor Lisa Hughes, and Chief Meteorologist Eric Fisher.

Over the course of his distinguished broadcast career, Wade has been nominated for dozens of Boston/New England Emmy Awards and has won 21 including two for Best Anchor, two for Best Reporter, and multiple wins for Best Writer. In addition, he won an Associated Press award in 2002.

A Massachusetts native raised in Somerville, Wade previously worked at Boston’s WFXT-TV where he was a weekday anchor at 5PM and 10PM. He joined WFXT-TV in 1998 and spent four years as a general assignment reporter before being named anchor.

Before joining WFXT in 1998, Wade was a reporter at WXXA-TV (Fox) in Albany, NY. Before that, he began his broadcast career in 1995 as a reporter at WRNN-TV in Rye Brook, NY.

David is a 1995 graduate of Emerson College with a BA degree in broadcast journalism. He graduated from Tewksbury High School in 1991.

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"Wessie" merchandise being sold by a Maine brewery. (WBZ-TV)

Maine Town Buzzing After Possible Sightings Of Massive Snake ‘Wessie’

It’s the summer of the snake in Westbrook, and for any sleuth the first stop has to be Riverbank Park, where sightings of a massive snake have been reported.

08/31/2016

Boston holds Massachusetts's 32nd annual tomato contest. (WBZ-TV)

Massachusetts Tomato Contest Celebrates Local Farmers

On Wednesday, the center of the tomato universe was Boston, for the annual Massachusetts Tomato Contest.

08/24/2016

Larry Kaplan gets watermelon dumped on him in Delaware (WBZ-TV)

Man Putting Unique Twist On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge In All 50 States

A Pennsylvania man is traveling to all 50 states and putting a unique twist on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

08/03/2016

Callia Range and Jessica Flynn (WBZ-TV)

Little Girl With Developmental Delays Now Dancing In Viral Video

Callia Range suffers from significant gross motor delays which greatly impacted her development as an infant. Now, she is defying all odds and is up, walking, and dancing in a viral video.

07/27/2016

PMC rider Chris Ryan (WBZ-TV)

Rider Motivated By Cancer Battle, Father’s Death Prepares For 5th PMC

The charity bike ride raises millions of dollars for lifesaving cancer research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and for almost all the riders, the PMC is personal.

07/26/2016

Fence blocking access to Town Neck Beach in Sandwich (WBZ-TV)

Cape Cod Beach Dispute Pits Neighbor Against Neighbor

A dispute over a walking path was escalated when a fence was put up in front of a Cape Cod beach.

07/15/2016

The unique performance celebrates the opening of a new Seaport District building. (WBZ-TV)

‘Awe-Inspiring’ Vertical Dancers Turn Heads In Seaport District

They were dancing on the walls today in Boston, something called “vertical” dancing.

06/08/2016

No one knows who placed the art in Union Square. (WBZ-TV)

Somerville ‘Pop-Up Art’ Prompts Mixed Reactions From Residents

About a week ago an anonymous artist put up about 20 figurines. But not everyone was happy in Somerville.

05/31/2016

A Newton man has invented the Nubrella. (WBZ)

Newton Man Hopes Hands-Free Umbrella Invention Will Take World By Storm

Do you ever fumble around using an umbrella and wish you had both hands free? Well a contraption invented right here in the Boston area may be for you.

05/03/2016

Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn (WBZ-TV)

Leaf-Eating Insects Wreaking Havoc At Lynn Cemetery

It’s a battle against the bugs, tiny leaf eating insects that can devastate trees, some that are 100 years old.

04/27/2016

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