Bill Shields

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Bill 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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Hingham Ferry Service Suspended After Ice Damages Dock

Ice is a fact of life around New England in the winter, but this bitter cold spell we’ve been enduring has created ice that’s a little early and very thick.


Kittens Rescued After Shelter Asks For Help Finding Them

Five kittens in Scituate are likely only alive because a team of volunteers helped find them.


Twin Sisters Help Free Man Trapped Under Truck After Crash

When a pickup truck with three teenagers ran off the road on Route 138 in Raynham Friday morning, one of the passengers was pinned underneath.


Friends Welcome Home Elderly Woman Attacked In Quincy

A 92-year-old woman returned home after being attacked and robbed outside her apartment building.


Students Give Final Farewell For Homeless Veteran With No Family

In life, a veteran named John didn’t have any family. But in death he has discovered a huge family at Catholic Memorial.


82-Year-Old Store Clerk Stabbed During Robbery

An 82-year-old store clerk in Dartmouth was stabbed several times by a robber and now tells his story of the incident.   


Boy’s Quick Thinking Saves Commuter Rail Train From Potential Disaster

A young train enthusiast saw a tree had fallen onto the train tracks by in Haverhill on Monday after the storm and jumped into action.


Firefighter Back On The Job After Serious Injury

Revere Fire Lt. Rob DeMauro is back on the job after he suffered a broken neck and back while battling a fire in Chelsea.


Good Samaritans Save Driver Trapped In Burning Car

Strangers worked together to help save a woman who was trapped inside her car after a crash.


Dog Alerts Owners To Intruder In Their Home

A Cape Cod couple says their dog alerted them to an intruder in their home.