David Wade

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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 24 including two for Best Anchor, two for Best Reporter, and multiple wins for Best Writer.

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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Ring Lost In Middleboro Pond Returned To Owner 45 Years Later

It’s been lost for 45 years, but now, against all odds, a college ring is back on its rightful finger.


Native American Artifacts Uncovered Next To Middleboro Little League Fields

Almost every summer since 1996, a group from Bridgewater State University has excavated thousands of Native American artifacts.


Peabody Ice Cream Man Has Been Spreading Smiles For 71 Years

Allan Ganz has been an ice cream legend for generations of Peabody kids and adults.


Cancer Survivor Inspired By Her Past To Make A Difference

Kelley Bernard is 10 years cancer-free and her experience at Children’s Hospital inspired a career.


New Income Restricted Property Opens In Boston

Quality affordable housing is so rare in the city that The Beverly received nearly 6,000 applications for a lottery last fall.


Lobstermen Concerned As Prices Plummet In New England

A drop in lobster pricing is good news for consumers, but not so good for the people who catch the tasty crustacean.


Survivors Of Cancer, Boston Marathon Bombing Take On PMC Together

Patrick Downes and Jack Manning will both be riding the 192-mile PMC course with a prosthetic leg.


Superfan Hopes To Meet Taylor Swift At Gillette Stadium

She’s a little girl on the autism spectrum with a huge dream; to meet her idol, Taylor Swift.


Mass. High School Yearbooks Now Available Online

Thanks to the Boston Public Library, thousands of yearbooks from Massachusetts high schools are available, online.


Scituate Man Spreads Smiles Across The Country One Bike At A Time

It’s a labor of love for a Scituate man who’s changing lives one bicycle at a time.


West Newbury Students Win International Robotics Championship

A group of elementary school kids are worldwide robotics champions after they beat out 7000 other teams.


Hot Air Balloon Surprises Methuen Neighborhood

A hot air balloon dropped into a Methuen neighborhood and it caused a lot of excitement as well as surprise.


Parents Search For Answers From School, Cell Phone After Son’s Suicide

For the first time, a mother and father from Central Mass. are sharing their son’s heartbreaking story as they search for answers about his suicide.


81-Year-Old To Retire Soon After 30 Years Of Making Unique Birdhouses

Bob Casey will retire at the end of the year and that means his artwork is in high demand.


70 Years Of WBZ: Race To Get First Broadcast On Air In 1948

Seventy years ago this week WBZ-TV went on the air for the first time. It was a challenge, but one the station’s owners were determined to meet.


Unexpected Discovery During First Tour Of Abandoned Subway Tunnel

This is the first time the public has gotten to see this piece of Boston history.


Turning To Adult Dorms, Libraries, Rentable Attics To Help Solve Boston Housing Crunch

High prices, bidding wars and cash investors have made house hunting a frustrating experience for all but the very wealthy in Boston and many of the suburbs.


Leveling Neighborhoods & Outlawing Rent Control, A Look Back At Boston Housing

Many housing issues the City of Boston is dealing with have been happening for decades.


Robots Create Meals At New Boston Restaurant

A new restaurant opens in Boston on Thursday that uses robot technology to prepare dishes.


Tree Companies Clean Up Boy Scout Camp Hit Hard By Winter Storms

On Arbor Day, a group of tree service companies swooped into a Boy Scout camp in Sudbury to volunteer their time.


Basketball For Peace Tournament Brings Teens, Police Together

The basketball tournament was a chance to meet police officers, prosecutors and other authorities.


First Responders Train To Identify Different Kinds Of Explosives

For first responders, knowing the characteristics of different kinds of explosives can lead them to the bomber.


Charles Austin, Legendary WBZ-TV Reporter, Dies At 73

Charlie Austin, a trailblazer and a reporter at WBZ-TV for more than 30 years, died early Tuesday morning. He was 73 years old.


Thrift Shop Donates $1 Million To Marblehead Schools Over 13 Years

Here’s the thing that makes the Magic Hat special: the proceeds go to the Parent Teacher Organizations in each of Marblehead’s six public schools.


Nashua, NH First Responders Get ‘Active Shooter Kits’

With the increase in mass shootings, first responders are looking for new tools to save lives. Nashua, NH is preparing to use what they call active shooter response kits.


7 Worcester Businesses Still Closed Weeks After Water Pipes Burst

Three weeks and counting without an income, and seven small businesses in Worcester are more than a little worried that they just won’t last.


Singing Deli Worker Delights Customers At Watertown Market

A surprising voice is booming through a Watertown grocery store.


Beverly Neighbors Outraged Over Front Yard Solar Panels

It’s a neighborhood argument over solar panels, but not the kind you’re used to seeing on roof tops.


Hand Painted Lane Draws Attention To Bike Safety In Boston

It started out as maybe a protest, or maybe a joke, or maybe a little of both. But the City of Boston has washed away the hand painted bike lane on the Congress St. bridge.


Cyber Monday: Inside Amazon Warehouse On Busiest Day Of The Year

On a busy Cyber Monday, there’s no place busier than a place with the name “Amazon,” like the company’s Fall River warehouse, churning out box after box.


Wild Turkeys Make Big Comeback In Boston Area

Even at Thanksgiving it seems like wild turkeys are everywhere and that’s actually a conservation success story.


WWII Veteran Reunited With Dog Tag He Lost 70 Years Ago

Bill Ledwell, 92 years old, was reunited with his dog tag, which he lost in 1947.


Artificial Intelligence Creates Horror Stories At MIT

The program, named “Shelley” after Mary Shelley who wrote Frankenstein, creates a collaboration between the machine and humans.


Thousands Of Rowers Ready To Compete In Head Of The Charles Regatta

Rowers from all over the world have converged on the Boston area for the Head of the Charles Regatta.


Artists Upset Controversial Allston Mural Was Removed

In the course of 72 hours, a mural went up in Boston, got changed and then got wiped clean.


Former Athlete Shares Survival Story Of Opioid Addiction From Sports Injuries

Many high school athletes are getting hooked after a taking prescribed opioids after an injury or surgery. A young man from Taunton hopes to change that.


Will Trump’s Call For NFL Boycotts Affect Consumers?

It remains to be seen whether or not consumers will follow President Donald Trump’s calls to boycott the NFL over players’ national anthem protests.


Expansive Mural Project Aims To Bring ‘Wow’ To Worcester

They’re big, bold and beautiful. Murals are coming to life this week all over Worcester as part of a project that aims to bring art to the people.


Teen, Photographer Meet After Painful First Pitch At Fenway Park

A teenager and a newspaper photographer became social media sensations after a wayward first pitch at Fenway Park.


Teens Learn Business Skills, Make Money For College At Boston Farm

The innovative program is preparing young people for the future, and making fresh, local food available in Boston neighborhoods.


Confederate Flag Causes Controversy At RI Campground

A viewer wanted to know how displaying such a divisive symbol can be allowed, especially since the campground is on town owned land.


Scooper Bowl Kicks Off In Boston Despite Gloomy Weather

It’s June and baby it’s cold and rainy outside, and that’s upsetting a lot of people.