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Michael Rosenfield

WBZ-TV's Michael RosenfieldMichael Rosenfield is the New Hampshire Bureau Chief for CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV News and says he is thrilled to be back home in New England and working for the television station he grew up watching. Michael was born and raised in Jamaica Plain, MA and attended The Park School in Brookline and Belmont Hill School.

Michael comes to WBZ-TV from WXYZ-TV in Detroit where he was a reporter and frequent fill-in anchor. He was at the center of countless breaking news stories in Michigan, and traveled to cover national stories as well, including the campus shootings at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois. Prior to WXYZ, Michael was a reporter/fill-in anchor at WJRT-TV in Flint, MI and a weekend anchor/weekday reporter at KDLT-TV in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Michael has been honored with several awards for his reporting, including a Michigan Emmy Award. He also earned several first-place prizes from the Michigan Associated Press, the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, and the South Dakota Associated Press.

Michael attended the University of Pennsylvania where he received a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations. He also obtained a Master of Science in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

When not reporting for WBZ-TV News, Michael’s favorite hobby is to learn new languages. He studies Romanian, Italian, and French.

Feel free to email Michael with comments or story ideas at mdrosenfield@cbs.com. You can also follow him on Twitter at @michaelwbz4.

Weare, NH police officer wearing camera. (WBZ-TV)

Weare, NH Police To Have Cameras Mounted On Uniforms

All 12 officers will have to wear cameras while on duty. It is a direct result of several incidents of police misconduct.

06/30/2014

NH pool

Lifeguard Shortage Leaves NH Pools Struggling To Open

Only two of the four pools in Manchester have opened due to a lifeguard shortage.

06/25/2014

The roof of this trailer was torn off when a truck driver tried to fit it beneath the top of the Bailey Bridge in Amesbury. (WBZ-TV)

Too-Tall Truck Hits Top Of Bailey Bridge In Amesbury

A truck driver failed miserably when he tried to fit his 13-foot-6-inch high tractor-trailer under the 10-foot-3-inch high Bailey Bridge in Amesbury Friday morning.

06/20/2014

Testing water well in NH. (WBZ-TV)

NH Urges Residents To Test Water Wells

A study released this week found unhealthy levels of one or more toxic metals in NH wells.

06/19/2014

An underage drinking party was held at this Pelham, NH home (WBZ-TV)

NH Woman Could Face Charges After Underage Drinking Party

An underage drinking party Saturday night at a home in Pelham, New Hampshire has the hostess in trouble.

06/16/2014

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Mass. Hockey Rinks Add Orange Warning Track, Push Goes Nationwide

More than 100 hockey rinks around the country will be adding a warning track in the next year thanks to an effort that started locally.

06/13/2014

An X-ray of one of the two loons that were killed. (WBZ-TV)

NH Investigators: Endangered Loons Shot On Purpose

Looking at X-rays and photos of two loons that were shot last week in New Hampshire, biologist Tiffany Grade with The Loon Preservation Committee in Moultonborough is devastated that people took aim at these endangered and protected species.

05/27/2014

A mystery yacht in Hampton, NH has people talking. (WBZ-TV)

NH Mystery Yacht Has Neighbors Talking

The boat named the ‘Guest List’ has invited itself into Alicia Preston’s backyard.

05/26/2014

Legislation passed by the N.H. House and Senate creates a buffer zone around facilities that perform abortions like this Manchester Planned Parenthood clinic. (WBZ-TV)

NH Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature

The New Hampshire House and Senate have passed legislation creating buffer zones outside New Hampshire facilities that perform abortions.

05/23/2014

Wolfeboro Police Commission member Robert Copeland (WBZ-TV)

New Hampshire Town Official Won’t Apologize For Calling President Obama N-Word

A member of the police commission in a New Hampshire town says he won’t apologize for calling President Barack Obama the N-word.

05/16/2014

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