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.

A memorial to fallen Major General Harold Greene in Natick. (WBZ-TV)

Natick Names Street After Fallen General

On Friday, several hundred people were on hand to watch the unveiling of the new street sign, and a memorial to Major General Harold Greene.

07/10/2015

Staff Sergeant Mark Welch and Gov. Charlie Baker (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Baker Honors Soldier For Heroism After Boston Marathon Bombings

At the State House Wednesday, there was a special honor for a National Guard soldier-turned-Boston Marathon bombing hero.

07/08/2015

Gypsy moth caterpillar (WBZ-TV)

Gypsy Moth Caterpillars Wreak Havoc On Cape Cod

Gypsy moth caterpillars are wreaking havoc on hardwood trees on Cape Cod and Southeastern Massachusetts.

07/06/2015

A fire broke out at R.A. Ribb Clam Rake Company late Thursday night in Harwich. (WBZ-TV)

Cape Cod Family Business Destroyed By Fire

A fire destroyed the R.A. Ribb Clam Rake Company late Thursday night in Harwich.

07/03/2015

Shark detector to be deployed off South Shore (WBZ-TV)

New Equipment Will Track South Shore Great White Sharks

Shark experts are very anxious to see just how many sharks return to our waters this summer.

06/16/2015

Officer Ryan Cavicchi and Zar (Duxbury PD)

Duxbury Police K9 Gets Hero’s Farewell

There was a hero’s farewell Friday for a service dog that spent 11 of his 12 years working with the Duxbury Police.

05/29/2015

Sarah Outen (WBZ-TV)

Adventurer Leaves Cape Cod On Final Leg Of Worldwide Journey

Sarah Outen is rowing from Cape Cod to England to complete a journey around the world.

05/14/2015

Train surfing on the Orange Line (Image credit transit police)

Video Captures ‘Train Surfing’ On Orange Line

Transit police have arrested a Jamaica Plain teenager accused of “train surfing” and are warning the public that the stunt can be deadly.

05/07/2015

Sarah Outen. (WBZ-TV)

British Adventurer Attempts To Row From Cape Cod To England

Sarah Outen is getting ready to row from Cape Cod to England.

05/06/2015

Pete Sweeney (WBZ-TV)

Special Vest Shocks Life Back Into Rutland Man

Pete Sweeney was saved by a special defibrillator vest after suffering sudden cardiac arrest while watching a Bruins game.

WBZ-TV–05/01/2015

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