Dan Roche Profile
Dan Roche is an American American award-winning news reporter/anchor working for WBZ-TV in Boston, Massachusetts. He joined the station in September 1999.
Dan Roche Career
Roche serves at WBZ as the sports anchor and reporter for WBZ-TV News and myTV38. 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 the “Patriots 5th Quarter” post-game show. Roche is a regular on WBZ Newsradio 1030AM and 98.5-FM The Sports Hub, where he has also filled in as a host. “Red Sox This Week,” a half-hour Red Sox show that aired on myTV38 and WBZ-TV, won a New England Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Series. He has also been nominated twice for an Emmy Award as New England’s Best Sports Reporter.
Prior to joining WBZ-TV, Roche worked as a radio sports talk show host; anchor, reporter, and Boston Bruins game host for sister station WBZ Newsradio 1030AM; and 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’s WCCM/WCGY radio station in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
For the past two decades, Roche has been a pioneer in Boston sports coverage. He has covered many of Boston’s most historic events over the years. His personal list of memorable events includes the Patriots Super Bowl in 1996, the Pats’ perfect 16-0 regular-season finale in New York against the Giants in 2007, and the Red Sox World Series Championships in 2004 and 2007. Roche also followed the Celtics on their 17th World Championship tour through Atlanta, Cleveland, Detroit, and Los Angeles. He traveled to the White House three times with the Red Sox and Celtics. He also covered the Bruins’ 2011 Stanley Cup run, and he was on the ice after Game 7 in Vancouver, interviewing players, coaches, and front office members.
Roche also walked the entire route of the Bruins Championship parade as the “pool reporter.” Roche was with the Boston College Hockey team when they won the NCAA Championship in Albany, New York in 2001. He was present when Carl Yastrzemski and Carlton Fisk were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Roche was the only Boston television reporter to tour the Hall, along with Dennis Eckersley and Wade B.
Roche was the only Boston television reporter to tour the Hall with Dennis Eckersley and Wade Boggs before their inductions. He led national coverage of Ted Williams’ death and the Cryogenics case, and he enjoyed covering the dedication of the Pesky Pole to good friend Johnny Pesky. In March 2005, Roche covered the Congressional Steroids Hearing, as well as a special ceremony attended by President George W. Bush at which Jackie Robinson was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Roche has served as emcee and participated in numerous charity events over the years, including the Jimmy Fund, The American Lung Association, The BoSox Club, The Lazarus House, and The Boys & Girls Club, all of which are located in Lawrence, MA, as well as the “Lowell Spinners.”
Quick Facts About Dan Roche
|Age||53 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Dan Roche Age
Roche was born in 1968 in Methuen, Massachusetts. He is 53 years old as of 2021. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Dan Roche Height
Roche stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches.
Dan Roche Family
Information regarding Roche’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Dan Roche Wife
Roche is married to Pam Roche and together the couple has been blessed with two children. On the 18th of September 2021, he wished his wife a happy birthday via an Instagram post.
Dan Roche Salary
Being one of the top reporters for WBZ-TV earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Dan Roche’s Net Worth
Roche has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a sports anchor and reporter.
Dan Roche WBZ- TV
At WBZ- TV Roche works alongside;
- Ed Davis
- Dr. Mallika Marshall
- Steve Burton
- Zack Green
- Sarah Wroblewski
- Eric Fisher
- Bill Shields
- Kristina Rex
- Breana Pitts
- Anna Meiler
- Juli McDonald
- Mike LaCrosse
- Rachel Holt
- Christina Hager