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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.

Abigail Hernandez went missing from Conway, NH. in October than returned mysteriously in July.  (Photo from Conway, NH Police)

Investigators Get New Leads After Release Of Sketch In Abby Hernandez Case

Investigators released a sketch of the man Abby Hernandez says drove her away the day she disappeared but people in the area who were shown the image say it’s too vague.

07/25/2014

A mother and daughter were rescued from this car in New Hampshire. (Photo from Michael Rosenfield/WBZ-TV)

Good Samaritans Rescue Mother, Daughter After Crash On NH Highway

A mother and daughter were trapped in an overturned car on a New Hampshire highway and they were rescued by Good Samaritans and State Police Tuesday evening.

07/23/2014

Zackary Pavia in Salem District Court, July 17. (WBZ-TV)

3 Charged With Setting $2 Million Beverly Fire

A young man and two teenagers have been charged with setting a fire that destroyed two homes and damaged eight others in Beverly late Sunday night.

07/17/2014

Map of proposed natural gas pipeline (WBZ-TV)

Andover Residents Miffed By Plan For Gas Pipeline Through Town

The project calls for about 250 miles of pipeline from eastern New York to Dracut, including feeder lines to several communities like Andover.

07/09/2014

Reloadable mortar firework. (WBZ-TV)

Pelham, NH Fire Chief Calls For Reloadable Fireworks Ban After Accident

A NH fire chief says reloadable mortars are too dangerous and need to be banned.

07/08/2014

A pizza delivery driver was brutally assaulted in New Hampshire. (WBZ-TV)

Pizza Delivery Driver Brutally Attacked In NH

The victim is now out of the hospital but the injuries were severe.

07/07/2014

Fireworks sales are up in New Hampshire this July 4. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Residents Flock To NH To Buy Fireworks

Despite road signs reminding drivers heading north that bringing fireworks to Massachusetts is illegal, there were plenty of Massachusetts customers at a N.H. fireworks store.

07/05/2014

Tree down after T-storm in Methuen. (Photo by Michael Rosenfield/WBZ-TV)

Damage In Methuen Likely Caused By Microburst

The National Weather Service says it appears to have been a microburst that went through several areas Thursday including Methuen.

07/04/2014

Communities are adjusting their fireworks plans in New Hampshire. (WBZ-TV)

Weather Causing NH Fireworks Delays, Changes

At the Wakeda Campground in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, up to 2,000 people will celebrate the holiday weekend.

07/03/2014

Mitt Romney has called for the resignation of Robert Copeland for using a racial slur to describe President Barack Obama. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Romney Slams Shaheen As He Endorses Scott Brown

Mitt Romney on Wednesday endorsed former Mass. senator Scott Brown.

07/02/2014

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