Bill Shields

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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.

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A Hingham teacher has apologized for what some are calling a homophobic tweet.


Boy Escorted Home For Final Time By Father’s Fellow Officers

After four months in Boston Children’s Hospital, 15-month-old Bryce Derosier came home for the final time with a police escort.


Memorial Flags Stolen From Mansfield’s ‘Field Of Honor’

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Seniors Fight To Wear Military Sashes Over Graduation Gowns

With graduation night approaching, a number of seniors who have enlisted in the military are butting heads with administrators.


Winter Storms Cause Lasting Damage to Cape Cod Beaches

Cape Cod’s Nauset beach struggles to remedy the damage done by this winter’s nor’easters.


Gas Prices Surging Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend

The price of regular in Massachusetts went up six cents on Monday.


Endangered Whales Put Lobster Season On Hold In Mass.

The state is keeping lobster traps out of Cape Cod Bay because dozens of right whales remain in the area.


Fallen Officer’s K-9 Healing Well, Still Struggling Emotionally

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Freetown Residents Say Scrap Metal Facility Is Polluting Air, Water

Residents say the plant is polluting the air and water without any concern for the neighbors.


Sgt. Gannon Remembered As Dedicated Big Brother

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