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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.

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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Man Presumed Dead After ‘Polar Plunge’ In NH

State officials say the polar plunge challenge is spreading over social media.

04/16/2014

Seabrook Police Officers escort Michael Bergeron. (YouTube)

Seabrook, NH Police Officer On Unpaid Leave After Assault Indictment

Officer Mark Richardson was charged in an assault on a teen captured on video.

04/11/2014

Patrick Luk survived a fall while backcountry skiing. (WBZ-TV)

Backcountry Skier Survives Fall Down NH Mountain

Fish and Game officials estimate Patrick Luk fell several hundred feet before landing at the bottom of a ravine.

04/09/2014

Tyler Zanco. (Family photo)

Investigators: Waltham Teen’s Bid For Revenge Led To Shooting Death

Investigators report that Tyler Zanco wanted revenge against a man he believed ripped off his cousin in a drug deal.

03/28/2014

McKenzie Lowe (Change.org)

FDA Allows NH Girl To Try Controversial Brain Tumor Drug

The family has to find a doctor willing to administer the unapproved drug and so far, no luck.

03/26/2014

Jim Geiger

Calif. Man Attempts To Climb Mt. Everest At 68

New Hampshire filmmaker Thom Pollard will document the climb.

03/24/2014

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

NH Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Urges Brown To Sign ‘People’s Pledge’

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen is talking about her re-election bid for the first time since Scott Brown said he is a possible contender.

03/18/2014

Behaylu Barry (WBZ-TV)

Adopted NH Boy Turns To Family In Ethiopia During Medical Crisis

The 12-year-old, who was adopted seven years ago from Ethiopia, was diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia and he needs a bone marrow transplant.

03/11/2014

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