Darren Botelho

Darren Botelho joined NBC10 Boston as weekend evening anchor in July of 2022.

Prior to NBC10 Boston, he was the weekend evening anchor at ABC6 in Providence, Rhode Island.

He's a native New Englander who received his journalism degree from the University of Maryland and his MBA from Clemson University.

He has also worked at stations in Lafayette, Louisiana, Asheville, North Carolina, and Tampa, Florida.

During his time as a television journalist, he has covered several major national stories, including the Charleston church shooting, the arrest of serial killer Todd Kohlhepp and the South Carolina 1,000-year flood of 2015.

The Latest

  • Mattapan Sep 21

    Startling new details in case of man charged in 12-year-old brother's shooting death

    A man appeared in court Thursday to face new charges in the death of his 12-year-old brother in Mattapan over the summer. Boston police arrested Walter Hendrick Wednesday on those new charges — including manslaughter and witness intimidation. He pleaded not guilty during his arraignment Thursday in Suffolk Superior Court. Hendrick is facing prior additional weapons charges for the shooting…

  • hurricane lee Sep 16

    Hurricane Lee and travel: Latest on flight, ferry impacts in Boston area

    With Hurricane Lee getting closer to the Massachusetts coast — the storm’s latest track indicates it will swipe Boston with wind and rain but won’t make landfall there — travel in and out of the area is beginning to be impacted. Flights to New England may be affected, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, which was monitoring the situation on…

  • New Hampshire Sep 7

    Knife-wielding man caught on camera slashing tires in parking lot of NH bar

    An unknown man was caught on camera slashing multiple tires with a knife, in the parking lot of a Hampton, New Hampshire, after the owner told NBC10 Boston the man got thrown out for bad behavior on Sunday night. “We came back to the parking lot and found all the tires popped,” victim Jordami Gomez said. “To get 20 to…

  • Worcester Sep 5

    Worcester students struggle with lack of AC during late summer heat

    Temperatures were hovering around 90 degrees and some Worcester Public Schools’ students said that made for a sweaty mess without air conditioning. But, school district officials had a plan. The majority of the district’s classrooms do not have air conditioning; possibly upward of 90%. Students said it was difficult to concentrate despite school district officials putting out an advisory to…

  • Worcester Sep 5

    Worcester student dies; family blames complications from spicy chip challenge

    A 14-year-old student from Worcester, Massachusetts, died on Friday, officials say, and his family says his death was caused by complications from eating an extremely spicy chip that’s the subject of a viral challenge. Harris Wolobah’s mother confirmed to NBC10 Boston that the family believes the teenager died of complications from the One Chip Challenge, though the results of...

  • Massachusetts Aug 30

    All abuzz: Aggressive insects reported in several Mass. towns

    Several towns in Massachusetts are warning about aggressive wasps, bees, and hornets. Police in Medway temporarily closed the town’s dog park on Tuesday and warned about “an influx of hornets.” The park appeared to be back open on Wednesday. In Ashland, public works crews taped off an area of Montenegro Sqaure with wasps showing “aggressive behavior.” And on Tuesday...

  • hurricane season Aug 29

    Hurricane Idalia affecting flights at Logan Airport

    As Hurricane Idalia barrels toward Florida, some flights to Florida from Logan Airport were canceled or delayed Tuesday, leaving passengers stranded or racing to book another flight to make it back home. Passengers told NBC10 Boston they didn’t take the storm too seriously until they saw it getting stronger. Now, many are nervous about their families and their pets...

  • wareham Aug 8

    Former Wareham High School custodian charged with inappropriately touching student

    A former Wareham High School custodian is accused of inappropriately touching a female student. Michael Miranda, 54, of Marion, was charged with indecent assault and battery. He appeared in Wareham District Court Monday. Miranda is accused of coming up to a 16-year-old student in drama club, who was washing paint brushes in a custodial closet at school in March, putting…

  • Hyde Park Aug 1

    Prosecutors say Hyde Park hit-and-run suspect denied involvement, tried to return car

    The man suspected of hitting and killing a four-year-old boy in the Hyde Park section of Boston last month was held on a $15,000 bail following his arraignment Tuesday. Police said that 30-year-old Olguens Joseph turned himself in on Monday. He pleaded not guilty at his arraignment. It was surveillance video that may have helped break the case open. A…

  • Newton Jul 24

    Man accused of exposing himself to woman said he was taking pictures for his girlfriend

    A man accused of exposing himself to a 22-year-old woman walking in Newton, Massachusetts, on Friday appeared in court on Monday morning. Brendo Da Conceicao Carneiro, 25, of Leominster, put his hand up in front of NBC10 Boston’s cameras after his arraignment and declined to speak with the media before taking off from the district courthouse in Newton. He is…

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