Anchors & Reporters

Lisa Hughes<img style="border:10px solid white;" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/hughes420.jpg?w=300" alt="WBZ-TV's Lisa Hughes" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/LisaWBZ" target="_blank">Follow Lisa on Twitter</a></p> Award-winning journalist Lisa Hughes is a news anchor for WBZ-TV News weekdays at 5PM, 6PM and 11PM with co-anchor David Wade. Hughes joined the station in June 2000 after working as a correspondent for CBS Newspath, the CBS-TV Station Group’s satellite news service. Lisa has covered just about every major news event in New England, and she has had the pleasure of interviewing many of the area’s newsmakers. Before joining CBS, Hughes worked as a reporter and weekend anchor at KIRO-TV in Seattle, Washington beginning in 1995. She was a main anchor and reporter for KBCI-TV in Boise, Idaho from 1992-1994, and was an anchor and reporter for KCBY-TV in Coos Bay, Oregon from 1991-1992. Among her many honors for her work in journalism, in 2014 Hughes received both a Columbia DuPont Award as well as a 2013 George Foster Peabody Award as part of WBZ-TV’s team coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings. In 2008 Lisa received an Emmy Award for On-Camera Talent Reporter. In 2007, Lisa won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for her at-home interviews with the candidates running for governor. Lisa was an Emmy Award nominee in 2000 for News Anchoring and received an Emmy Award for Hard News Story in 1996. In her first year with WBZ-TV, Hughes was named Best Newcomer in TV News by Boston Magazine and Best News Anchor by the Improper Bostonian. Hughes was honored by the Idaho Press Club for Best Live Shot in 1994, and Best Live Shot and Best Series in 1993. The Idaho State Broadcasters Association also recognized Hughes for Best News Story in 1993-1994. In addition to her work at the station, Lisa is also involved in a number of community organizations and charities. She is on the board of First Literacy (formerly the Boston Adult Literacy Fund) and often partners with Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s office for Read Boston events. She has contributed to events to support of the tremendous work of Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, the Perkins School for the Blind, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Horizons for Homeless Children and more. Additionally, as part of WBZ-TV’s partnership with Children’s Hospital Boston, Lisa worked with the hospital on stories, events, and fundraisers throughout the year. Born in Moscow, Idaho, Hughes received a bachelor of arts in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. She currently resides in the Boston area with her husband, Mike, and their daughter Riley and son Dylan. Boston’s WBZ-TV is owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.
David Wade<img style="border:10px solid white;" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/wade420.jpg?w=300" alt="WBZ-TV's David Wade" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/davidwade" target="_blank">Follow David on Twitter</a></p> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="mailto:dwade@cbs.com">E-Mail David Wade</a></p> 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. Boston’s WBZ-TV and myTV38 are part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.
Paula Ebben<img style="border:10px solid white;" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/ebben420.jpg?w=300" alt="WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/PaulaEbbenWBZ" target="_blank">Follow Paula on Twitter</a></p> Award-winning journalist Paula Ebben co-anchors WBZ-TV News at 5:30PM and WBZ-TV 8PM News on myTV38 with co-anchor Liam Martin. Ebben also reports across WBZ-TV’s newscasts including WBZ-TV News’ “Eye on Education” reports. A Central Massachusetts native raised in Shrewsbury, Ebben previously worked as an anchor and reporter at New England Cable News. Before joining NECN, Ebben was an anchor and reporter at WGMC-TV in Worcester. Ebben received a 2014 Columbia DuPont Award and a 2013 Peabody Award as part of WBZ-TV’s team coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings. She has been nominated for multiple New England Emmy Awards for Anchor, Consumer Reporter, Education Series and for Writing. In 2005, Ebben received a regional RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Feature Reporting. In 2011, she was chosen to report for all CBS stations from The Royal Wedding in London, England. She has also reported from the Democratic (’04) and Republican National Conventions (’04 and ’16). She has interviewed First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House, reported from the Canonization of the Popes in Rome and covered the three city visit of Pope Francis to the United States. Ebben graduated cum laude from Boston College with a BA degree in English. Ebben serves on the Board of Trustees of her alma mater, Notre Dame Academy in Worcester. She also does volunteer work for Bridge Over Troubled Waters, the Boston College Alumni Board of Directors, the Women’s Alumni Mentoring Program at Boston College, Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart and The Roxbury Latin School. Ebben and her husband reside in the Greater Boston area with their four children. Boston’s WBZ-TV is owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation
Liam Martin<img style="border:10px solid white;" alt="WBZ-TV's Liam Martin" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2015/06/martin420.jpg?w=300" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/LiamWBZ" target="_blank">Follow Liam on Twitter</a></p> Liam Martin joined WBZ-TV in June of 2015 as an evening anchor and reporter. He grew up on the South Shore and now lives west of Boston with his wife and baby daughter. Prior to joining WBZ, Liam worked as a general assignment reporter at WCVB-TV in Boston and as an evening anchor and reporter for WILX-TV in Lansing, Mich. In 2011, he was named "Best Reporter" by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. Liam began his journalism career as a Celtics columnist for the New England Sports Network. He earned an undergraduate degree in Government from Harvard University and a master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University. Liam is an avid Boston sports fan and is proficient in Spanish and French. You can connect with him on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/liamwbz" target="_blank">@LiamWBZ</a>.
Kate Merrill<img style="border:10px solid white;" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/merrill420.jpg?w=300" alt="WBZ-TV's Kate Merrill" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/KateMerrill" target="_blank">Follow Kate on Twitter</a></p> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="mailto:kmerrill@cbs.com">E-mail Kate Merrill</a></p> Emmy award winning journalist Kate Merrill is a news anchor for WBZ-TV News weekday morning (4:30-7AM) and noon newscasts with co-anchor Chris McKinnon. Merrill joined the station in March 2004 after reporting for WNBC-TV in New York. Merrill began her career as a college intern at WCVB-TV in Boston. Upon graduating she moved to upstate New York to report for WICZ-TV and WIVT-TV. In 1998 Merrill started working as an anchor and reporter for WKRN-TV in Nashville, TN. During her time in Nashville, she received an Emmy Award for her role in covering the tornado that hit Tennessee in 1999. That same year Merrill also received two awards for her investigative reporting. After spending five years at WKRN, she returned to the Northeast to work for WNBC-TV in New York. Merrill is a graduate of Lafayette College and holds a bachelor of arts degree in government and law. In addition to her reporting duties she works with the American Heart Association and YMCA. Originally from Carlisle, MA, Merrill’s great grandfather was editor of the Boston Globe. She currently resides outside of Boston where she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. Boston’s WBZ-TV and myTV38 are owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.
Chris McKinnon<img style="border:10px solid white;" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/mckinnon420.jpg?w=300" alt="WBZ-TV's Chris McKinnon" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/chriswbz" target="_blank">Follow Chris on Twitter</a></p> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="mailto:cmckinnon@cbs.com">E-Mail Chris McKinnon</a></p> Chris McKinnon is anchor of WBZ-TV News’ weekday morning (4:30-7AM) and noon newscasts with co-anchor Kate Merrill and AccuWeather meteorologist Danielle Niles. McKinnon joined WBZ-TV News from KWTV News 9 in Oklahoma City, OK where he was a general assignment reporter since October 2011. Prior to KWTV, he was an anchor/reporter for KREX-TV in Grand Junction, CO. McKinnon is a 2009 graduate of the University of Southern California where he earned a BA degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. While studying at USC, he worked at USC's Annenberg TV News, and he had an internship at SiriusXM Radio. McKinnon is a New England native who enjoys playing hockey and tennis, and he is a devoted fan of the USC Trojans. A self-proclaimed "foodie,” he is happy to be “home” in Boston and to be back enjoying the area’s outstanding restaurants.
Ken MacLeod<img style="border:10px solid white;" alt="WBZ-TV's Ken MacLeod" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/macloed420.jpg?w=300" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/KenMacWBZ" target="_blank">Follow Ken on Twitter</a></p> Ken MacLeod is a general assignment reporter and substitute anchor at WBZ-TV News. Before joining the Boston-based station, MacLeod worked at WKMG-TV (CBS) in Orlando, Florida where he co-anchored the station’s morning program and the top-rated noon news for three years. Prior to working in Orlando, MacLeod was co-anchor and reporter for the #1 rated noon news at WAGA-TV (CBS/FOX) in Atlanta, Georgia. He was also news anchor and interim co-host of “Good Day Atlanta,” the station’s most watched morning program. MacLeod worked as a general assignment reporter for the station from 1990 to 1996. MacLeod’s extensive reporting resume also includes assignments at WXIA-TV (NBC) in Atlanta and WLEX-TV (NBC) in Lexington, Kentucky. During his broadcasting career, he has received numerous honors including nine Southern Regional Emmy Awards for spot news, series, general feature, news writing and outstanding field reporting. He also received 19 additional Emmy nominations in virtually every reporting category. Born in Montclair, New Jersey, MacLeod received a bachelor of science degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University. While attending college he interned for WBZ-TV and WNAC-TV. MacLeod and his family currently reside in the Greater Boston area, close to where his father grew up in Lynn, Massachusetts. You can reach Ken at <a href="mailto:kmmacleod@cbs.com">kmmacleod@cbs.com</a>. Boston’s WBZ-TV is owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.
Katie Brace<img src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/brace420.jpg?w=300" alt="Katie Brace, WBZ-TV" width="300" height="224" class="wp-image-544407" align="left" style="padding:0 10px 10px 0;" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/KatieBraceWBZ" target="_blank">Follow Katie on Twitter</a></p> Katie Brace is a General Assignment Reporter for WBZ-TV News With more than a decade of news experience, Brace joined WBZ-TV from Atlanta's WGCL-TV where she was an anchor and reporter for five years. Before that, she spent four years as an anchor and reporter at WPTV-TV in West Palm Beach, FL. She has been an anchor and reporter at WMTW-TV in Portland, ME and the main anchor at WNDS-TV in Derry, NH. Before becoming an on-air journalist, Brace worked at CBS RADIO Boston's WBZ NewsRadio and the Boston Athletic Association. Boston's WBZ-TV and sister-station myTV38 (WSBK-TV) are part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation. For more, go to <a href="http://www.cbsboston.com/">cbsboston.com</a>, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/CBSBoston" target="_blank">like us</a> on Facebook at CBS Boston and follow us on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/cbsboston" target="_blank">@CBSBoston</a>.
Anaridis Rodriguez<img class="alignleft" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/rodriguez420.jpg" alt="" width="300" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="https://twitter.com/Anaridis" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Follow Anaridis on Twitter</a></p> Anaridis Rodriguez is a weekend morning anchor for WBZ-TV. Rodriguez comes to WBZ-TV from The Weather Channel in Atlanta, where she was a news anchor and network correspondent. For three years, she delivered news and contributed to severe weather aftermath coverage for the Weather Channel’s morning show. Prior to that, Rodriguez was a weekend anchor/reporter for WWLP-TV in Springfield, MA. There, she traveled across the Commonwealth covering the impact of Tropical Storm Irene in Western MA, the heroin crisis in the Pioneer Valley and the Boston Marathon bombings. A native of Santo Domingo, Rodriguez emigrated from the Dominican Republic to Providence, RI at the age of 12. Rodriguez holds a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Emerson College and bachelor’s degree in communication and Spanish from Rhode Island College. You can connect with her on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/Anaridis" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@Anaridis</a>.
Nick Giovanni<img class="alignleft" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/giovanni420.jpg" alt="" width="300" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/NickGNews" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Follow Nick on Twitter</a></p> Nick Giovanni is a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV. Giovanni joined WBZ-TV in September 2016 from WUSA-TV, the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C, where he spent two years as a morning news anchor and sports reporter. Prior to WUSA-TV, Giovanni was the weekend sports anchor for KPRC-TV in Houston, TX where he covered the Houston Texans from their playoff run to Gillette Stadium in 2013 and to New York City for the 2014 NFL Draft. Giovanni started his career at WJXT-TV in his hometown of Jacksonville, FL. Giovanni graduated from the University of Florida. He is proud to call Boston home. You can connect with him on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/NickGNews" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@NickGNews</a>.
Matt Yurus[caption id="attachment_932140" align="aligncenter" width="560"]<img src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/matt-yuris_cbsdfw.jpg" alt="" width="560" /> Matt Yurus (CBS)[/caption] Matt Yurus is a digital anchor based in Dallas/Fort Worth, telling stories for CBS’ local news stations’ websites across the country. After receiving his Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, he got his start at WUSA9, the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C. There he worked as a field producer, MMJ and reporter. Matt is a lawyer turned newsman. He earned his law degree from George Mason University, passed the New York Bar Exam, and began his career as a legal fellow for a U.S. senator on Capitol Hill. When he is not telling stories, Matt enjoys reading non-fiction, exercising, window shopping, watching baseball and can be found doing anything that involves water — swimming, skiing, fishing or boating.
Paul Burton<img style="border:10px solid white;" alt="WBZ-TV's Paul Burton" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/burton-420.jpg?w=300" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/PaulWBZ" target="_blank">Follow Paul on Twitter</a></p> Paul Burton is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News. Burton joined the stations as a participant in the "CBS News Development Program" and from WLNE-TV in Providence, where he worked as a general assignment reporter since the spring of 2003. A true local reporter, Burton was born and raised in Framingham, MA along with brother Steve Burton.  He attended Northwestern University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and a Master's degree in Journalism.  Burton received a second Master's degree as well as a Doctorate in Ministry degree from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. Prior to becoming a journalist, Burton led a successful career as an athlete.  From 1994-1997 he was an ALL Big Ten punter at Northwestern, taking part of two Big Ten Championships, and playing in both the 1996 Rose Bowl in Pasedena, CA and 1997 Citrus Bowl in Orlando, FL.  Burton also spent time in the NFL as a member of the Seattle Seahawks. In addition to his career and studies, Burton is associate pastor at Tremont Temple Baptist Church.  Burton also serves as director of the Ron Burton Training Village, a youth sports camp founded by his father, Ron Burton, in 1985. Through the medium of sports Burton works with children ages 11 to 18 on how to succeed in life and succeed both on and off the field.
Cheryl Fiandaca<img class="alignleft" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/fiandaca420.jpg" alt="" width="300" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/CherylFiandaca" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Follow Cheryl on Twitter</a></p> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="mailto:iteam@wbztv.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">E-Mail the WBZ-TV I-Team</a></p> Cheryl Fiandaca is the chief investigative reporter for the I-Team at WBZ-TV. An award-winning broadcast journalist, Fiandaca joined WBZ-TV from the former NBC affiliate in Boston. Over the past several years, she has distinguished herself with her special brand of investigative journalism: getting exclusive interviews with newsmakers, uncovering information on breaking news stories and conducting wide-ranging investigations that have led to meaningful changes in government. Fiandaca was a reporter for WABC-TV and WCBS-TV. She briefly stepped away from reporting in 2012 to become the spokesperson for the Boston Police Department. An attorney, Fiandaca is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts, New York and the District of Columbia. She earned a B.S. from Suffolk University and a J.D. from New England Law, both located in Boston. You can connect with her on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/CherylFiandaca" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@CherylFiandaca</a>.
Beth Germano<img style="border:10px solid white;" alt="WBZ-TV's Beth Germano" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/germano420.jpg?w=300" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/bethwbz" target="_blank">Follow Beth on Twitter</a></p> Emmy award-winning Beth Germano is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News.  Born and raised in Massachusetts, Germano has been a New England-based reporter for more than 15 years.  She joined WBZ-TV as a freelance reporter in 1996 after reporting for several local television stations including WCVB-TV, New England Cable News, Monitor Cable Channel, WLVI-TV, and WGBH-TV. Germano also anchored and reported for several radio stations in the region including WRKO-AM and WBUR-FM, the National Public Radio affiliate in Boston, WHJJ-AM in Providence, Rhode Island, WGIR-AM in Manchester, New Hampshire and WLNH-FM/WKZU-AM in Laconia, New Hampshire where she got her start in news. During her broadcasting career, Germano has been honored with several awards.  Most recently, she received a New England Emmy Award as part of WBZ-TV's Outstanding Team Effort, covering the September 11th attacks on New York City. She was awarded first place from the Rhode Island Associated Press Broadcasters Association, the Tom Phillips UPI New England Broadcasting Award, and several honors from the New Hampshire Associated Press Broadcasters Association. Germano received a bachelor of arts degree in English and Journalism from the University of New Hampshire, where she graduated magna cum laude.  She lives in the Greater Boston area with her husband Lucas and daughters Regina and Anne.
Christina Hager<img style="border:10px solid white;" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/hager420.jpg?w=300" alt="WBZ-TV's Christina Hager" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/HagerWBZ" target="_blank">Follow Christina on Twitter</a></p> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="mailto:chhager@boston.cbs.com">E-mail Christina Hager</a></p> Award-winning reporter Christina Hager works as a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News. Hager joined the station in June 1999, after working as a reporter for WTNH-TV, the ABC affiliate in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1998 she was honored with a New England Emmy for her work in breaking news, in addition to receiving four Emmy nominations in 1997. Prior to her work in Connecticut, Hager was a general assignment reporter in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and Battle Creek, Michigan, where she won a 1996 Michigan Emmy Award for Best Documentary. Hager has been reporting throughout the country for more than ten years. She began her career as a general assignment reporter at WGBC-TV (NBC) in Meridian, Mississippi, and relocated after two years to WLBZ-TV (NBC) in Bangor, Maine as a reporter and anchor. Raised in a "news family," (her father is NBC network correspondent Robert Hager) Hager was born in Bethesda, Maryland. She graduated from Colby College where she received a bachelor of arts degree in Government and English. She worked as the News Director for WMHB Colby Radio. Hager received her master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She presently resides in the Greater Boston area with her husband and sons. You can contact Christina at <a href="chhager@boston.cbs.com">chhager@boston.cbs.com</a>.
Juli McDonald<img class="alignleft" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/mcdonald420.jpg" alt="" width="300" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/julimcdonald" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Follow Juli on Twitter</a></p> Juli McDonald is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV. McDonald comes to WBZ-TV from WCVB-TV, the ABC affiliate in Boston, where she spent a year as a reporter. Before WCVB-TV, McDonald was an anchor/reporter for four years at WWLP-TV in Springfield, MA. Prior to WWLP-TV, McDonald spent two years as an anchor/reporter for KFYR-TV in Bismarck, ND. A native of Norwood, MA, McDonald is a graduate of Emerson College where she earned a B.A. in broadcast journalism. You can connect with her on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/julimcdonald" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@julimcdonald</a>.
Anna Meiler<img class="wp-image-843594 alignleft" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/07/meiler420.jpg" alt="" width="300" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="https://twitter.com/AnnaMeiler" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Follow Anna on Twitter</a></p> Anna Meiler is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV's weekday morning and noon newscasts. Meiler joined WBZ-TV in April 2016 from WNYT in Albany, NY where she was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor. Prior to WNYT, Meiler was a reporter and fill-in anchor for WKTV in Utica, NY where she covered two visits from President Obama and a FEMA-declared flooding disaster in the Mohawk Valley. Meiler graduated magna cum laude from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a journalism degree and political science minor. She is also a member of the National Honor Society in Journalism and Mass Communication. You can connect with her on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/AnnaMeiler" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@AnnaMeiler</a>.
Louisa Moller<img class="alignleft" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/07/moller420.jpg" alt="" width="300" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="https://twitter.com/LouisaMoller" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Follow Louisa on Twitter</a></p> Louisa Moller is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV. Moller joined WBZ-TV in October 2015, after working as a general assignment and investigative reporter for WTIC-TV, the FOX affiliate in Hartford, Connecticut. During her time in Hartford, she covered a wide range of stories including the tragic Sandy Hook shooting massacre and the Boston Marathon bombing. She also uncovered flaws in Connecticut’s online health insurance exchange and the state’s landmark gun control legislation. Before WTIC-TV, Moller was a reporter at CBS affiliate, WTHI-TV, in Terre Haute, Indiana. Prior to that, Moller was a reporter for WFFF-TV in Burlington, VT. Moller is a graduate of Boston College and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. You can connect with her on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/LouisaMoller" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@LouisaMoller</a>.
Yadires Nova-Salcedo<a href="https://boston.cbslocal.com/personality/yadires-nova-salcedo/420x316-grad-salcedo-2/" rel="attachment wp-att-166592"><img class="alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-166592" style="border-color:initial;border-style:initial;border-width:0;margin:5px;" title="420x316-grad-salcedo" alt="" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/420x316-grad-salcedo.jpg?w=200" width="200" height="150" /></a> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/YadiresWBZ" target="_blank">Follow Yadires on Twitter</a></p> Yadires Nova-Salcedo is the host and producer of "Centro," a special news segment that airs on WBZ-TV Saturdays 7:50AM.  "Centro" examines issues of importance to the Latino community including education, politics, current events and entertainment. The Emmy nominated journalist joined WBZ-TV in January 1996.  She began her television career at WCVB-TV in Boston while still a student in middle school.  Her numerous and varied roles throughout her tenure at WCVB included working as a production assistant on "Good Day" in 1990 and as an on-air spokesperson for Hispanic audiences for the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon. After graduating from Emerson College in Boston, Nova-Salcedo joined WUNI-TV in Needham, Massachusetts, an affiliate of the Spanish language television network Univision, where she was the news director, producer, editor and lead anchor from 1993 to 1995. In addition to her current position at WBZ-TV, Nova-Salcedo is the executive producer and director of “Encuentro Latino,” a weekly one-hour long, Spanish language TV show with local, national and international coverage. Nova-Salcedo along with her husband, are owners of the New Vision Productions Corporation, which produces their show “Encuentro Latino” and many other production projects. Nova-Salcedo has received numerous awards for her work with charitable and non-profit organizations, including La Alianza Hispana’s “Women of Courage” Award and has been recognized every year on El Planeta’s  “Powermeter - 100 Most Influential People in Massachusetts”, since its inception 8 years ago. She has served on many different boards, including the Board of Governors of the Boston/New England Chapter of the National Television Academy (NATAS) and is a member of the Latino Professional Network as well as the New England Ad Club. Nova-Salcedo plays a very active role in the Latino community by speaking at schools and emceeing charitable events throughout New England. Nova-Salcedo was born in the Dominican Republic and was raised in the Greater Boston area.  She graduated from Emerson College in Boston in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in broadcast journalism.  She currently lives in Canton with her husband, daughter and son. WBZ-TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation. You can contact Yadires at <a href="mailto:ynsalcedo@cbs.com">ynsalcedo@cbs.com</a>.
Breana Pitts<img class="alignleft" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/07/pitts420.jpg" alt="" width="300" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/BrePWBZ" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Follow Breana on Twitter</a></p> Breana Pitts is a traffic reporter on WBZ-TV weekday mornings (4:30-7AM) with anchors Chris McKinnon, Kate Merrill and meteorologist Danielle Niles. Pitts joined WBZ-TV News from KTSM-TV in El Paso, Texas, where she was a main anchor. Prior to joining KTSM-TV, Pitts was a News Coordinator at WHDH-TV, the NBC affiliate in Boston, where she spent nearly two years. She began her broadcasting career at New England Sports Network as a Host/Reporter in 2012. Pitts is a graduate of Suffolk University, where she earned a B.A. in broadcast journalism. You can connect with her on Twitter at <a href="https://twitter.com/BrePWBZ" target="_blank" rel="noopener">@BrePWBZ</a>.
Bill Shields<a href="https://boston.cbslocal.com/personality/bill-shields/420x316-grad-shields-2/" rel="attachment wp-att-166557"><img class="alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-166557" style="margin:5px;border:0 initial initial;" title="420x316-grad-shields" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/420x316-grad-shields1.jpg?w=200" alt="" width="300" height="226" /></a> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/ShieldsWBZ" target="_blank">Follow Bill on Twitter</a></p> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="mailto:bdshields@boston.cbs.com">E-Mail Bill Shields</a></p> Bill Shields is a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News. He joined the station in July 1980 with an extensive background in reporting, news photography and editing. He was honored with New England Emmy Awards for his work in 1982 and 1987. Prior to joining WBZ-TV Shields was a reporter for KENS-TV in San Antonio, Texas from 1977 to 1980. He also worked as a photographer and reporter for KTVV-TV and as a reporter for KHFI radio, both in Austin, Texas. Shields holds a bachelor of arts degree in journalism from the University of Texas. He lives with his wife and three sons in the Greater Boston Area. You can contact Bill at <a href="mailto:bdshields@boston.cbs.com">bdshields@boston.cbs.com</a>.
Jim Smith<img style="border:10px solid white;" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/jimsmith420x316.jpg?w=300" alt="WBZ's Jim Smith" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/JimSmith_WBZ" target="_blank">Follow Jim on Twitter</a></p> Jim Smith is an award winning reporter who joined WBZ-TV in May of 2007. Since coming to WBZ, Smith has covered every variety of news story throughout the region. Smith was part of the WBZ-TV news team who received a 2014 Columbia DuPont Award and a 2013 Peabody Award as part of their coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings. Born and raised in Boston, Smith has worked in broadcast journalism for more than 30 years. Prior to joining WBZ, he worked as a reporter at WLVI-TV in Boston for 16 years. Before that, his career took him to Washington DC, where he was a correspondent for Cox Broadcasting's Washington Bureau. Smith’s assignments at the Bureau included Capitol Hill, The White House, The State Department, and Pentagon. Prior to coming to Washington, Smith was a reporter at WFTV-TV in Orlando, Florida. Assignments there involved National Political Coverage, NASA space missions, and the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill in Alaska. He began his TV reporting career at WCSH in Portland Maine, where he also anchored and was honored with the Maine Broadcasters AP Award. Additionally, Smith worked as a contributing reporter for WBZ NewsRadio 1030, where he was honored with an Edward R. Murrow award for a series he produced and reported on Youth Sports. He also spent five years working as a television news producer in Boston, first at WHDH-TV and then at WCVB-TV. Smith is a graduate of Boston University's College of Communication. He is an avid sports fan, and has also completed 11 marathons including 9 Boston Marathons. Jim lives with his wife and two children in the Greater Boston area.

Experts

Jon Keller<img style="border:10px solid white;" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/keller420.jpg?w=300" alt="WBZ's Jon Keller" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/KelleratLarge" target="_blank">Follow Jon on Twitter</a></p> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="mailto:keller@wbztv.com">E-Mail Jon Keller</a></p> Jon Keller is Political Analyst for WBZ-TV News, and his “Keller At Large” reports on a wide range of topics are regularly featured during WBZ-TV News at 5PM and 6PM. Keller’s commentaries are also seen weekday mornings at 5:30am on WBZ This Morning and heard each weekday at 7:55AM and 12:25PM on WBZ NewsRadio 1030. Jon is widely regarded as the top political analyst in New England. He is a favorite of the region’s viewers because he is smart, witty and local, and asks the tough questions everyone wants to have asked. The politicians respect him too because he has a reputation for being non-partisan, accurate, and dedicated to serving viewers. Although ‘Keller at Large’ primarily tackles politics, Keller also offers social and cultural commentary on news of the day and pop culture. Before joining WBZ-TV in 2005, Jon was Political Analyst for “The Ten O’Clock News” on WLVI-TV in Boston for 14 years. Previous credits include op-ed columnist for The Boston Globe, chief political reporter for The Boston Phoenix, and reporter, columnist and editor for The Tab Newspapers. His freelance writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New Republic, the Chicago Tribune and other publications. Jon has been honored with ten New England Emmy Awards for commentary and reporting, and was named “Best TV Political Analyst” twice in Boston Magazine’s annual “Best of Boston” issue. Born in Washington, DC, Jon was raised in Cambridge and graduated from Brandeis University in 1977 where he earned Cum Laude honors in history. Jon has been married for nearly forty years and has two grown sons. In his spare time (of which there is little), Jon enjoys traveling; listening to live jazz and soul music; playing golf (poorly but with great pleasure); and walking Buddy the Wonder Lab.
Dr. Mallika Marshall<img style="border:10px solid white;" alt="WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/marshall420.jpg?w=300" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/mallikamarshall" target="_blank">Follow Dr. Mallika Marshall on Twitter</a></p> Mallika Marshall, MD, is an Emmy-award winning journalist and physician who serves as the regular Health Reporter at WBZ-TV in Boston. A practicing physician who is Board Certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics, Marshall serves on staff at Harvard Medical School and practices at the Massachusetts General Hospital's (MGH) Chelsea Urgent Care Clinic and MGH Revere Health Center. Marshall is currently a Contributing Editor for Harvard Health Publications (HHP), the publishing division of Harvard Medical School. She has nearly 15 years of media experience, including serving as “HealthWatch” Anchor at WBZ-TV News for 10 years beginning in 2000. Since working at WBZ-TV, Marshall was the Medical Contributor on Katie Couric’s daytime talk show “Katie.” She served as the medical contributor for New England Cable News (NECN) and as the Medical Director for Everyday Health, digital media’s popular source of medical news. Marshall also has served as the host of “Dr. Mallika Marshall,” a series of health news reports that was nationally syndicated and aired in more than 70 markets, including major cities such as San Francisco, Atlanta, St. Louis, Cleveland, and Houston. A cum laude graduate of Harvard College, Marshall received her medical degree with honors at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. She completed her medical residency at Harvard in internal medicine and pediatrics. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society, the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the National Association of Black Journalists. She also has served on the Board of Trustees for the Urgent Care Foundation and the Board of Directors for Dress for Success Boston. In addition to numerous medical awards, she was an Associate Editor of the Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide and a Contributing Editor for the Harvard Medical School affiliated website, InteliHealth. Marshall is writing a series of children’s books that will deliver healthy messages in entertaining stories for school-age children. Boston’s WBZ-TV and sister-station myTV38 (WSBK-TV) are part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation. For more, go to www.cbsboston.com, like us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/CBSBoston" target="_blank">Facebook at CBS Boston</a> and follow us on Twitter <a href="http://twitter.com/cbsboston" target="_blank">@CBSBoston</a>.
Ed Davis<img style="border:10px solid white;" alt="WBZ-TV's Ed Davis" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/davisbiotreated.jpg?w=300" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/EdDavis3" target="_blank">Follow Ed on Twitter</a></p> Edward (“Ed”) F. Davis, III, former Commissioner of the Boston Police Department and current fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, has joined WBZ-TV News as Security Analyst. As WBZ-TV News’ Security Analyst, Davis will contribute expert analysis exclusively to WBZ-TV News’ local coverage of legal issues, trials, and law enforcement news. Davis’ experience will add perspective and insight unlike any other analyst in the market. Some local landmark stories to which Davis plans to provide non-evidentiary analysis include: the trial of Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev; the Aaron Hernandez trial; homeland security as well as domestic and international terror threats; police response in emergency situations; security around Boston’s big events like the Boston Marathon, July 4th Fireworks Spectacular, Head of the Charles, and First Night. Davis has 36 years of distinguished law enforcement experience, most recently as Commissioner of the Boston Police Department for seven years (2006-2013). In the first three years of his tenure as Commissioner, shootings were reduced by 40 percent. Over the span of seven years, serious crime was reduced by more than 30%. Davis began his career in 1978 with the Lowell Police Department as a patrol officer. He was promoted through the ranks, serving as a Detective, Detective Sergeant, and then Detective Lieutenant before being promoted to Captain in 1992. Then Captain Davis was in charge of Community Policing and Commander of a combined federal, state and local Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit. Davis earned his Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from New Hampshire College in 1986 and a Masters of Arts in criminal justice in 1990 from Anna Maria College. In 2013, Davis was awarded an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree by Suffolk University. He has participated in many programs at Harvard University and was the recipient of the prestigious John B. Pickett Fellowship in Criminal Justice Policy and Management. Davis attended the Kennedy School of Government's Program for Senior Government Executives as well as the Senior Management Institute for Police, sponsored by the Police Executive Research Forum. Davis attended the Law Enforcement Executive Development Association program in 1993 at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. He is recipient of numerous awards for community service including: a National Leadership Award from the Police Executive Research Forum, a Better Government Award from the Pioneer Institute, and a Local Hero Award from Community Teamwork, Inc. of Lowell. A lifelong resident of Lowell, Davis is married to Jane Davis and has three children Edward, Kaitlyn and Phillip. Boston’s WBZ-TV and sister-station myTV38 (WSBK-TV) are part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

Meteorologists

Eric Fisher<img style="border:10px solid white;" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/fisher420.jpg?w=300" alt="WBZ-TV's Eric Fisher" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/ericfisher" target="_blank">Follow Eric on Twitter</a></p> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="mailto:epfisher@cbs.com">E-Mail Eric Fisher</a></p> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://facebook.com/ericfisherwx">Like Eric on Facebook</a></p> Eric Fisher is Chief Meteorologist for CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV News and anchors weather segments weeknights at 5PM, 6PM, and 11PM, as well as WBZ-TV News at 10PM on myTV38 (WSBK-TV). He is also a frequent contributor the CBS News, often found reporting on breaking severe weather across the country on the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley. Born and raised in New England, Eric says there are few places on earth that produce weather like this little corner of the U.S. It offers the challenges of blockbuster snowstorms, hurricanes, tornadoes, heat waves, frigid cold snaps and dramatic seasonal shifts. Eric vividly remembers Memorial Day of 1995 as a day that helped solidify his path as a meteorologist, when an infamous tornado ripped through Great Barrington in the Berkshires. Glued to the red warnings crawling across the screen and watching the radar, his career in weather was born. Fisher joined WBZ-TV News from The Weather Channel in Atlanta where he spent three years as a Meteorologist. He produced and delivered national forecasts and contributed to numerous live reports on extreme weather for The Weather Channel, NBC Nightly News, TODAY and MSNBC. Some of the most notable events Fisher reported from include the Moore, Oklahoma tornado in 2013; the 2011 tornado Super Outbreak; Hurricanes Sandy, Irene, and Isaac; and the massive blizzards that essentially shut down New York City in December of 2010 and Boston in February of 2013. Recent times have unfortunately provided no shortage of natural disasters. Previously Fisher worked as the morning meteorologist at WGGB-TV in Springfield, Massachusetts. A supporter of science and learning, Eric is a member of both the Mount Washington Observatory and the Blue Hill Observatory here in New England. Eric is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany (SUNY) with a B.S. degree in Atmospheric Science and a minor in Mathematics. Connect with Eric on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/EricFisherWX" target="_blank">Facebook.com/ericfisherwx</a>  and on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/ericfisher" target="_blank">@Ericfisher </a> Boston’s WBZ-TV and sister-station myTV38 (WSBK-TV) are part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS.
Danielle Niles<img style="border:10px solid white;" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/niles420.jpg?w=300" alt="WBZ-TV's Danielle Niles" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/DanielleWBZ4" target="_blank">Follow Danielle on Twitter</a></p> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="mailto:dlniles@cbs.com">E-mail Danielle Niles</a></p> Danielle Niles is the Meteorologist for CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV Morning (4:30AM-7AM) and Noon News with co-anchors Kate Merrill and Chris McKinnon. A native of Weymouth, MA, Niles joined WBZ-TV News from New England Cable News where she spent five years as weekday morning meteorologist. Before that, Niles was a forecaster at Weather Services International in Andover, MA where she provided forecasts for private companies. Niles is a 2006 cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts/Lowell where she earned her bachelor's degree in atmospheric science, and was captain of the women's varsity soccer team. She then went on to earn a master's degree in meteorology at Florida State University. Boston’s WBZ-TV and sister-station myTV38 (WSBK-TV) are part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation. For more, go to <a href="http://www.cbsboston.com">cbsboston.com</a>, like us on Facebook at <a href="https://www.facebook.com/CBSBoston" target="_blank">CBS Boston</a> and follow us on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/cbsboston" target="_blank">@CBSBoston</a>.
Barry Burbank<img style="border:10px solid white;" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/burbank420.jpg?w=300" alt="WBZ-TV's Barry Burbank" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/BarryWBZ" target="_blank">Follow Barry on Twitter</a></p> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="mailto:bmburbank@cbs.com">E-mail Barry Burbank</a></p> Veteran meteorologist Barry Burbank is the meteorologist for the WBZ-TV weekend news. Burbank is the region's longest tenured morning meteorologist having launched his career with WBZ-TV on March 3, 1978. Burbank joined WBZ-TV in 1978 as the station's weekend and relief meteorologist after beginning his career in February 1976 as the weeknight forecaster at WCSH-TV 6 in Portland, Maine. He was Maine's first professional television meteorologist. Over the past two plus decades, he has provided extra storm coverage on WBZ News Radio 1030 and produced weather forecasts for several other New England radio stations. Burbank has led a distinguished career, receiving numerous accolades for his work. Most recently, Burbank received the 2006 Award for Outstanding Service by a Broadcast Meteorologist, a national honor presented by the American Meteorological Society. He was also chosen to become a member of the Boston/New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Silver Circle in 2005. This honor is given to distinguished individuals who have made significant contributions to television over the course of at least 25 years. A native of Maine, Burbank, as one of 12 Charter members, was inducted into the Sanford High School Hall of Fame, which recognizes former graduates who have made significant contributions in their chosen fields. Burbank is a member of the American Meteorological Society and is a recipient of its Seal of Approval for Excellence in Television Weathercasting. He has served as treasurer of the Eastern New England Chapter of the National Weather Association and is a member of the Blue Hill and Mount Washington Observatories. He has been a member of the Board of Managers of the Andover/ N. Andover YMCA and over the years has volunteered much time helping various charitable organizations. In 1972 Burbank earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from Lowell Technological Institute in Lowell, Massachusetts. Burbank is planning on rejoining his alma mater, now known as the University of Massachusetts Lowell Campus, as a member of the Board of Advisors of the College of Arts and Sciences. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award from that University in 1984. Burbank has been married for over 25 years and has three children. He currently lives with his wife on the North Shore of Boston. WBZ-TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.
Pamela Gardner<img style="border:10px solid white;" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/gardner420.jpg?w=300" alt="WBZ-TV's Pamela Gardner" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/PamelaWBZ4" target="_blank">Follow Pamela on Twitter</a></p> Pamela Gardner is the weekend morning meteorologist for WBZ-TV News. Gardner joined WBZ-TV from WISH-TV in Indianapolis, IN where she was the weekend evening meteorologist. Before that, she worked at WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, IN as the weekday morning meteorologist having started there as the weekend meteorologist. Gardner began her career at WIPB-TV in Muncie, IN, and while there she was nominated for a regional Emmy Award. Gardner received her bachelor’s degree in telecommunications with a minor in meteorology from Ball State University, and she earned her Broadcast Meteorologist Certificate from Mississippi State University. She has also earned the National Weather Association Weathercaster Seal of Approval. <a href="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/nwa.jpg"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-742524" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/nwa.jpg" alt="nwa" width="420" height="188" /></a> Gardner enjoys the challenge of forecasting weather and decided to leave the severe storms and tornadoes of the Midwest to experience the nor’easters of New England. She is thrilled to call Boston home, and when not at work, you can find Pamela, her husband, and their adopted dog “Champ” exploring everything New England has to offer…including anything sports or food related.

Sports

Steve Burton<img style="border:10px solid white;" alt="WBZ-TV's Steve Burton" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/burton420.jpg?w=300" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/STEVEBURTONWBZ" target="_blank">Follow Steve on Twitter</a></p> Steve Burton is a sports anchor and reporter for WBZ-TV News on WBZ-TV and on sister station myTV38 in Boston.  A New England native, he joined WBZ-TV in August 1994.  Prior to that Burton worked as a sports anchor and reporter for New England Sports Network (NESN) since 1988.  While at NESN, Burton hosted the pre and post game shows for the Boston Red Sox. Raised in Framingham, Massachusetts, Burton grew up in a sports family.  His father, Ron Burton, played for the New England Patriots football team.  Young Burton graduated from Framingham High School, where he was the quarterback for the school's football team and went on to play quarterback for Northwestern University. When he's not working at WBZ-TV, Burton spends much of his time working at the Ron Burton Training Village, a 5-week sports camp for inner city youths.  He also serves as a board member on several children's charities including the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Burton received a bachelor of science degree in Communications and a master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University.  He lives in the Greater Boston area with his wife and four children.
Dan Roche<img style="border:10px solid white;" alt="WBZ-TV's Dan Roche" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/danroche420.jpg?w=300" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/RochieWBZ" target="_blank">Follow Dan on Twitter</a></p> Dan Roche is an award-winning sports anchor and reporter for WBZ-TV News and myTV38 (WSBK-TV). He is a reporter for WBZ-TV’s and The New England Patriots’ flagship programs “Patriots All-Access” and “Patriots Gameday” and is a host of “Patriots 5th Quarter” post-game show. Roche is a contributor to WBZ Newsradio 1030AM as well as 98.5-FM The Sports Hub where has has filled in as a host. He also has a <a href="https://boston.cbslocal.com/category/dan-roche-sports-blog/">sports blog on cbsbostonsports.com</a>, and you can follow Dan on Twitter<a href="http://twitter.com/#!/rochiewbz" target="_blank"> @RochieWBZ</a>. Roche won a New England Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Series for “Red Sox This Week,” a half-hour Red Sox show that aired on myTV38 and WBZ-TV. He has also been nominated twice for an Emmy Award for Best Sports Reporter in New England. Prior to joining WBZ-TV in September of 1999, he worked as a radio sports talk show host; anchor, reporter and Boston Bruins game host for sister station WBZ Newsradio 1030AM. In addition to WBZ Radio, Roche has worked at WHDH and WRKO Radio in Boston where he hosted Boston Red Sox pre-game and post-game programming. He began his career at Curt Gowdy Broadcasting WCCM/WCGY radio in Lawrence, MA. Roche has been a leader in Boston sports coverage for two decades. Through the years he has covered many of Boston’s most historic moments. His personal list of memorable events he’s covered includes: the Patriots Super Bowl in 1996, the Pats’ perfect 16-0 regular season finale in NY against the Giants in 2007, the ’04 and ’07 Red Sox World Series Championships…he was the only Boston reporter to gain access and ride with the team in the ’04 Duck Boat Victory Parade. Roche also covered the Celtics 17th World Championship ride through Atlanta, Cleveland, Detroit, and Los Angeles. He made three trips to report from the White House with the Red Sox and Celtics. He also covered the Bruins run to their 2011 Stanley Cup title and was on the ice interviewing players, coaches, and front office members following Game 7 in Vancouver. He also was the "pool reporter" for the Bruins Championship parade walking the entire route. Roche was in Albany, NY with the Boston College Hockey team when they won the NCAA Championship 01. He was on hand in Cooperstown, NY when Carl Yastrzemski and Carlton Fisk were enshrined into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Roche was the only Boston TV reporter to tour the Hall with Dennis Eckersley and Wade Boggs just prior to their inductions. He led the coverage nationally in the death of Ted Williams and the Cryogenics case; he enjoyed covering the dedication of the Pesky Pole to good friend Johnny Pesky. Roche covered the Congressional Steroids hearing in March 2005 as well as a special ceremony featuring President George W. Bush where Jackie Robinson was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Roche has given his time as emcee and taken part in numerous charity events through the years including the Jimmy Fund, The American Lung Association, The BoSox Club, The Lazarus House and The Boys & Girls Club both of Lawrence, MA, and the “Lowell Spinners.” Roche is a graduate of Syracuse University and North Andover High School. He was born in Methuen, MA and currently resides in Andover with his wife and two children. WBZ-TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.
Levan Reid<div class="mceTemp"> <img style="border:10px solid white;" alt="WBZ-TV's Levan Reid" src="https://cbsboston.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/levanreid420.jpg?w=300" width="300" height="226" align="left" /> <p style="font-size:16px;"><a href="http://twitter.com/LevanReid" target="_blank">Follow Levan on Twitter</a></p> Levan Reid is a veteran sports reporter for WBZ-TV’s and The New England Patriots’ flagship programs “Patriots All-Access” and “Patriots Gameday” and is a contributor to “Patriots 5th Quarter” post-game show. </div> Reid’s career started in Manchester, New Hampshire at WMUR-TV in 1992.  In 1996, he moved to Boston’s FOX 25 (WFXT-TV) where he worked as a sports reporter and covered all of Boston’s major sporting events.  In 2003, Levan went to WUSA-TV in Washington, DC where he worked until 2009, after which he freelanced for a variety of organizations until joining WBZ-TV as a freelancer in July, 2010. Reid has traveled all over the country covering events such as World Series and Super Bowls.  He is driven by the fans’ passion for their sports and says he draws meaning from his work because the fans care so much.  Football is his favorite sport to cover because, according to him “every week it’s all eggs in one basket.” Levan graduated from Notre Dame College in Manchester, New Hampshire with a joint major in History and Philosophy and a joint minor in English and Communications. While at Notre Dame, he played football for a year but preferred playing second base for the college baseball team.  When he is not working, Levan goes to the gym or enjoys a gourmet meal.