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.

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Police believe the man in this surveillance footage stealing donation money is 44-year-old David DeShiro of Norwood. (Photo credit: Norwood Police Department)

Mother Turns In 44-Year-Old Son Who Allegedly Stole Jimmy Fund Donation Can On Thanksgiving

Police have arrested a man they say stole a Jimmy Fund donation canister from the counter of AJay’s Market in Norwood.


The firefighters of Ladder 15 Engine 33 sit down for a Thanksgiving meal. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Firefighters Share Thanksgiving Meal Between Calls

Right when they’re about to partake in their Thanksgiving feast, the firefighters of Ladder 15 Engine 33 on Boylston Street get a call and have to make a run.


A bullet entered a home near a North Attleboro gun range (WBZ-TV)

Bullets Hit 2 Homes Near North Attleboro Gun Range

Residents of a neighborhood in North Attleboro say they’re living in fear, after two bullets have shot into homes there.


Ahmad a Syrian refugee (WBZ-TV)

Boy Injured In Airstrike Pleads With President Obama To Allow More Syrian Refugees

A young Syrian refugee is pleading with President Obama to allow more people from his country into the U.S. to rebuild their lives.


Boston (WBZ-TV)

Walsh: Boston On High Alert Following ISIS Threat Alluding To New York City

After ISIS produced a video containing veiled threats against New York City, Boston is responding.


An employee edits wedding video at Lexus Studios in Somerville. (WBZ-TV)

Toyota Files Lawsuit Against Lexus Studios In Somerville

Toyota is now taking Lexus Studios to court, claiming copyright infringement.


Plymouth police investigate body found on beach (WBZ-TV)

Body Found On Plymouth Beach Identified As Missing Malden Man

A body that washed ashore on a Plymouth beach Thursday morning has been identified.


A home was set on fire in Falmouth (WBZ-TV)

Man Chases Suspect Who Set Home On Fire In Falmouth

Falmouth police are still looking for the person who set fire to a home with a man locked inside.


Marshfield Town Hall (WBZ-TV)

Hackers Steal Thousands Of Dollars From Town Of Marshfield

The town of Marshfield has it’s money back. But for a while, it was a big mystery.


Jim Wardwell, former Hanover football coach (WBZ-TV)

Ex-Hanover Youth Football Coach Accused Of Hacking League Website

The Hanover Youth Football program is in full swing this season, but it almost didn’t happen.



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