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Multiple award-winning journalist David Wade co-anchors WBZ-TV News at 5PM, 6PM 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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Dan Koh. (WBZ-TV)

In Their Shoes: Dan Koh – Boston Mayor’s Chief Of Staff

You know his boss, but you likely don’t know him. David Wade speaks to the mayor’s chief of staff.


Bat House in the Rubber Tracks recording studio at Converse (WBZ-TV)

Converse Offers Local Musicians Free Studio Time At Boston Headquarters

Boston-based Converse is taking an even bigger step into the music business with its own recording studio.


Michael Piper feeds a chicken (WBZ-TV)

Marblehead Boy Hatches Chicken Sitting Business

For a young North Shore entrepreneur it’s a fun a profitable business that fills a unique need.


David Wade runs with the Bulldogs Running Club. (WBZ-TV)

Running Club Helps Drug Addicts On Road To Recovery

A Boston running club gives an outlet to people recovering from drug addiction.


Pete Frates requires a large amount of electricity due to his medical equipment. (WBZ-TV)

Woburn Company Donates Solar Panels To Frates Family

A Woburn company donated $60,000 in solar panels to the Frates family.


Jill McManus and "Team Jill" (WBZ-TV)

Soccer Team Helps Dracut Mom Battling Cancer Get In The Christmas Spirit

A Dracut woman going through a tough time is getting lots of support from her daughter’s soccer team.


Hoverboard (WBZ-TV)

What You Need To Know Before Buying A Hoverboard

Some safety experts say the technology is ahead of the regulations, and buyers should beware.


A turtle rescued by the New England Aquarium. (WBZ-TV)

Dozens Of Sea Turtles Rescued From Cape Cod Beaches

There have been more than 60 of them found so far on Cape Cod Beaches, and for those endangered sea turtles, being found is the difference between life and death.


Once premature babies visit Brigham & Women's Hospital (WBZ-TV)

‘Superheroes’ Give Hope To Parents Of Premature Babies At Boston Hospitals

A spark of hope comes in the form of once premature babies who are now helping new parents focus on the future.


A new business delivers shops in the form of container stores. (WBZ-TV)

Innovative Container Businesses Open At Boston’s Marine Industrial Park

Outside the Innovation and Design Building in Boston’s Marine Industrial Park, freight containers are re-born as mini-restaurants and small shops.




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