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.

Sidney Thomas jewelry store inside Chestnut Hill Mall. (WBZ-TV)

Thieves Smash Display Case, Steal Rolex Watches At Chestnut Hill Mall

Tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of jewelry was stolen from a Newton store on Monday.

01/12/2015

Michael Doherty (WBZ)

Boston Police Officer Released On Bail In Alleged Uber Attack

A longtime Boston police officer is accused of attacking an Uber driver over the weekend.

01/05/2015

State Police crime lab technician and Chatham Police prepared to examine Chatham Police cruiser involved in fatal pedestrian accident on New Year's Day.  (Photo credit: David G. Curran)

College Student Lying In Road Run Over By Chatham Police Cruiser

A man was run over and apparently killed by a Chatham police cruiser early Thursday morning.

01/01/2015

DPW sign in Marshfield (WBZ-TV)

‘Merry Christmas’ Sign Removed After Complaint In Marshfield

An electronic DPW sign with the message ‘Merry Christmas’ has been banned in Marshfield.

12/18/2014

Ernie Tomascik won $1 million during halftime at the Patriots game. (Mass Lottery image)

Fairhaven Man To Keep Job At RMV After $1M Lottery Win

You may think Tom Brady is a lucky guy, but his number 12 was also lucky for a Registry worker.

12/16/2014

Ermelinda Madeira (WBZ-TV)

New Bedford Girl Saves Mom, Neighbors From Potential Explosion

A nine-year old New Bedford girl is being hailed as a hero.

12/11/2014

Mural on School St. in Plymouth. (WBZ-TV)

Plymouth Business Fights Paint With Paint

Downtown Plymouth is a vibrant retail destination but it still has some blemishes: graffiti.

12/10/2014

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in South Attleboro (WBZ-TV)

Cliff Collapsing Behind South Attleboro Church

Soil and rock are collapsing from a cliff right behind a South Attleboro church.

12/05/2014

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

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