Bill Shields

420x316 grad shields1 Bill ShieldsBill 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 bdshields@boston.cbs.com.

Sarah Outen (WBZ-TV)

Adventurer Leaves Cape Cod On Final Leg Of Worldwide Journey

Sarah Outen is rowing from Cape Cod to England to complete a journey around the world.

05/14/2015

Train surfing on the Orange Line (Image credit transit police)

Video Captures ‘Train Surfing’ On Orange Line

Transit police have arrested a Jamaica Plain teenager accused of “train surfing” and are warning the public that the stunt can be deadly.

05/07/2015

Sarah Outen. (WBZ-TV)

British Adventurer Attempts To Row From Cape Cod To England

Sarah Outen is getting ready to row from Cape Cod to England.

05/06/2015

Pete Sweeney (WBZ-TV)

Special Vest Shocks Life Back Into Rutland Man

Pete Sweeney was saved by a special defibrillator vest after suffering sudden cardiac arrest while watching a Bruins game.

WBZ-TV–05/01/2015

Sgt. Henry Staines (Image from YouTube video)

Bystander Films Boston Police Officer Holding Toy Gun To Camera

The officer was caught on camera appearing to wave a gun in a bystander’s face.

04/30/2015

For three straight Patriots Days someone has planted these flags in Sandwich. (WBZ-TV)

Mysterious Patriot Surprises Cape Neighborhood With American Flags

For the past three years on Patriots Day, someone has been surprising homeowners in a Sandwich neighborhood with American flags next to their mailboxes.

04/22/2015

(Image Credit: United States Army)

Family And Friends Pay Final Respects To Cpl. John Dawson Of Northbridge

Cpl. John Dawson’s funeral took place in Upton on Monday.

WBZ-TV–04/20/2015

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New Camera Technology Connects Mothers With Newborns In NICU

South Shore Hospital is using new technology that allows mothers to monitor their newborn babies in the NICU.

CBS Boston–04/17/2015

WWII veteran Bob Noble of Quincy (WBZ-TV)

Quincy WWII Veteran To Lay Wreath At Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

A Quincy veteran has been selected to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for National POW Day.

WBZ-TV–04/03/2015

A Middleboro man was reunited with his missing wedding ring. (WBZ-TV)

Melting Snow Uncovers Middleboro Tree Cutter’s Missing Wedding Ring

Tree trimmer Tim Abdow lost his ring during a February storm and was just recently reunited with it.

04/01/2015

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