David Wade

WBZ-TV's David WadeMultiple 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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The solar panel farm on the Mass Pike near exit 13 in Natick. (WBZ-TV)

Mass DOT: Solar Farms Would Save State Millions In Energy Costs

Mass DOT is leasing 10 parcels of land next to state highways to a private firm that will build and operate small solar farms on Massachusetts sites, potentially saving the state millions in energy costs.

04/05/2015

Doug Tolman (WBZ-TV)

In Their Shoes: Watertown Asphalt Plant Operator

Aggregate Industries in Watertown is cranking out 200-300 tons of asphalt every day.

04/03/2015

Training run in the snow... in shorts. (Image: D.Wade/WBZ-TV)

David Wade’s Marathon Training: Running In The Snow… In Shorts

I knew the forecast for last Saturday AM. I knew it well. “Temperatures start in the 30’s with quick mid-morning burst of snow.” Still, I wanted to wear shorts.

03/26/2015

Dave Mellor. (WBZ-TV)

Dave Mellor Overcomes Major Adversity To Become Fenway Park Head Groundskeeper

It took two tragedies to get Dave Mellor to Boston to become the Red Sox head groundskeeper.

03/24/2015

Historic Winter Poses Threat To Marathon Preparations

With the Boston Marathon only four weeks away, the weather is posing more of a threat to race preparations.

WBZ-TV–03/23/2015

Dave Wade on Heartbreak Hill during his training for the Boston Marathon (Image: D.Wade/WBZ-TV)

David Wade’s Marathon Training Blog: Teaming Up With Autism Speaks

Every year at the Boston Marathon, thousands of runners raise millions of dollars to try to defeat some monstrous illnesses.

03/18/2015

David Wade on a training run in early March. (Image: WBZ-TV)

David Wade’s Marathon Training Decision: Music, Or No Music?

I’ve been told many times, “real runners don’t listen to music.” A lot of runners tell me they prefer to “zone out.” That never happens to me. I never zone out.

03/03/2015

Hakim Emmanuel (WBZ-TV)

Stoughton Man Bowls 3 Consecutive Perfect Games

History was made in Brockton when 38-year-old Hakim Emmanuel bowled three consecutive perfect games.

02/24/2015

WBZ-TV's David Wade on Heartbreak Hill in February, 2015. Wade is training for his first Boston Marathon (Image: D.Wade/WBZ-TV)

David Wade On Marathon Training: I Must Have Fallen And Hit My Head

Before this summer, I had never run more than five miles. I had never run in any road race. But, my wife will tell you, I always have to have an activity to obsess over.

02/24/2015

Ritchie Elgar (WBZ-TV)

High School Wrestler Determined To Get Back On Mat After Car Crash

A wrestler at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical School had an incredible Sophomore year but then life put him on his back.

02/09/2015

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