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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.

Robbery suspect in Bob’s Coins of Manchester

Off-Duty Police Officer Stops Man After Attempted Robbery In Manchester

A suspect chose the wrong time to rob a Manchester, New Hampshire coin shop – an off-duty police officer walked in moments later.

05/15/2014

Dogs scare black bear out of Bow, NH backyard. (JukinVideo)

Bulldogs Scare Black Bear Out Of NH Backyard

Surveillance video on a homeowner’s property captured two bulldogs going after a black bear in Bow, New Hampshire.

05/09/2014

(WBZ-TV graphic)

NH Supreme Court Upholds ‘COPSLIE’ License Plate

David Montenegro, who legally changed his name to ‘human’ and represented himself in front of the New Hampshire Supreme Court in November, has won his case.

05/07/2014

Police say the bank robber showed a large knife during the robbery. (Manchester, N.H. Police)

Police, SWAT Team Search For Manchester, NH Bank Robber

Police in Manchester, New Hampshire are looking for a bank robber who ended up causing the SWAT team to move in to a local neighborhood.

05/05/2014

Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams (WBZ-TV)

Rockingham County Attorney Accused Of Harassment Returns To Work

After six months off the job, Rockingham County Attorney Jim Reams has been allowed to go back to work while he awaits his own trial.

04/30/2014

Nashua Telegraph (WBZ-TV)

NH Newspaper Criticized For Cover Photo Of Woman’s Shoes

The cover was supposed to spark interest in a feature story about 25 of the area’s extraordinary women. Instead it stepped right into a sexy, stiletto-clad controversy.

04/29/2014

(Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Gas Up 8 Cents A Gallon In Mass. And NH

The cost of fueling a car in Massachusetts and New Hampshire continues to soar, with gas up another 8 cents per gallon in the past week.

04/28/2014

A New Hampton NH day care had its license revoked after complaints. (WBZ-TV)

NH Day Care’s License Revoked For Multiple Violations

A New Hampshire day care has had its license revoked after state officials found numerous violations during an unannounced visit.

04/24/2014

Msgr. Edward Arsenault was sentenced to four years in prison. (WBZ-TV)

NH Priest Pleads Guilty To Theft

A one-time top church official in New Hampshire was hauled off to prison in handcuffs following three guilty pleas.

04/23/2014

Behaylu Barry (middle) with siblings Rediat (left) and Eden (right). (Photo from Michael Rosenfield)

Siblings Arrive From Ethiopia To Try And Save Brother’s Life

The two siblings are a bone marrow match for their 13-year-old brother Behaylu who was diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia earlier this year.

04/22/2014

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