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.

Retired US Coast Guardsman Melvin Gouthro (WBZ-TV)

Retired Coast Guardsman Recalls Daring Rescue Off Cape Cod In ‘The Finest Hours’

The US Coast Guard sent four young men into the teeth of a winter storm in a 36-foot wooden boat to rescue nearly three dozen stranded crew members in February 1952.

01/27/2016

Basement of Home Cafe in Brockton flooded after water main break (WBZ-TV)

Water Main Break Forces Popular Brockton Restaurant To Close

Eight years ago, a ruptured water main on North Main Street flooded the Home Cafe. Now, it’s happened again.

01/22/2016

Patriots fan Jo Guenard (WBZ-TV)

Patriots Thank 99-Year-Old Fan For Her Loyalty

A 99-year-old Patriots fan has stuck with the team through the highs and the lows.

01/20/2016

Dom DiOrio (WBZ-TV)

Weymouth Boy Helps The Homeless One Dime At A Time

He’s just a kid, but 12-year-old Dom DiOrio has a big heart and even bigger ideas.

01/15/2016

A stray bullet hit a car in Boston (WBZ-TV)

Mother, Son Nearly Hit By Stray Bullets In Boston

A mother and son were driving out of Boston when their car was hit by three bullets.

01/14/2016

Jose Tirado-Sanchez. (Photo credit - Fall River Police Department)

Arrest Made After Fall River Store Clerk Fights Off Attacker With Knife

Police have arrested a man they say robbed Jarek’s Market on Fifth Street Sunday and engaged in a knife fight with the store’s owner.

01/12/2016

Medway Fire Lieutenant Matt Anzivino (WBZ-TV)

Off-Duty Firefighter Detects CO Leak At Medway Day Care

An off-duty Medway firefighter detected a carbon monoxide leak at his children’s day care Monday morning, evacuating the building before anyone was hurt.

01/11/2016

Anne Scott and and Katie Wales (WBZ-TV)

Former Students Say St. George’s School Covered Up Sex Abuse

Former students at the prestigious St. George’s School in Rhode Island gathered to recount their horrific stories.

01/05/2016

(WBZ-TV)

Switch Problem Leads To Significant Red Line Delays

You have to wonder, if it wasn’t for bad luck, the Red Line would have no luck at all.

12/29/2015

Armed robbery suspect in Brewster Farms Country Market (WBZ-TV)

Alleged Serial Robber Arrested In Brewster

A man on the FBI’s Most Wanted List has been arrested on Cape Cod.

12/17/2015

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