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.

Historic bricks unveiled in Sandwich thanks to erosion (WBZ-TV)

Erosion Unearths Historic Cape Cod Brickyard

Erosion is a bitter enemy to many residents along the coast of New England. But in the Cape Cod town of Sandwich, erosion has taken on the role of archaeologist.

11/20/2014

A road rage incident in Bourne led to this marijuana discovery (WBZ-TV).

Road Rage Leads To Drug Bust In Bourne

A road rage incident in Bourne led to a drug bust, police say.

11/17/2014

Tito Velez and his girlfriend pose with airsoft rifles. (Photo credit Tito Velez)

Taunton Students Suspended After Posing With Airsoft Rifles On Facebook

Two high school students in Taunton have been suspended after they posted a photo of themselves holding Airsoft rifles.

10/28/2014

Chase the cockapoo puppy. (Photo credit Leonard family)

Winchester Neighbors Demand Action After Dog Kills Puppy

A Winchester family is demanding action after an unleashed bullmastiff killed their four-month old cockapoo puppy while they were walking on the street.

10/21/2014

Brookline Reservoir (WBZ-TV)

Jogger Rescues 2 Children From Brookline Reservoir

Two children were rescued after their carriage rolled into the Brookline Reservoir.

08/18/2014

Bruno DiFilippo survived a lightning strike. (WBZ-TV)

Plymouth Man Survives Lightning Strike

The man’s girlfriend says he “lit up like a Christmas tree” after the lightning strike.

08/07/2014

Michelle Hodgson in court. (WBZ-TV)

Sheriff’s Daughter Arrested At New Bedford Shooting Scene

On Saturday night, outside Jalice Café, a brawl turned into a shootout with seven people wounded.

08/05/2014

Police are being investigated for a confrontation inside this Wareham home.  (WBZ-TV)

Officers Investigated After Confrontation Inside Wareham Home

Two police officers are under investigation for a confrontation inside a Wareham home on Wednesday.

06/19/2014

Boston College (WBZ-TV photo)

Catholic Group Asks Cardinal To Boycott Kerry At BC’s Commencement

The Catholic Action League is protesting Secretary of State John Kerry as the school’s commencement speaker.

05/16/2014

A Cape Cod researcher says he's found the Santa Maria. (WBZ-TV)

Cape Cod Explorer Hopes To Dig Up Possible Columbus Wreck Off Haiti

An explorer who believes he’s found the wreckage of Christopher Columbus’ flagship, the Santa Maria, off the coast of Haiti said Wednesday that the vessel has been looted and needs to be excavated immediately.

05/14/2014

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