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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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