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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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.


Alleged Robber Found Asleep In Back Seat Of Car

A little girl found a suspected robber asleep in the back seat of her family’s car before school.


Local Florist Makes Special Bouquets For Las Vegas Victims

A Newburyport florist made special bouquets to help Las Vegas victims and their families.


Youth Football Team Walks Off Field To Honor 94-Year-Old Veteran

A youth football team walked off the field to thank a 94-year-old veteran for his service.


Book Finally Returned To Library Almost 80 Years Later

A book checked out of the Attleboro Public Library in November 1938 was finally returned after 78 years.


Beachgoers On Alert After Shark Attack Off Cape Cod

There was not a lot of swimming at Nauset Beach Tuesday and the warning signs were out after a shark attacked a seal just yards offshore.


Cape Cod Lifeguard Reunites With Baby He Rescued On Beach

A 19-year-old lifeguard from Craigville Beach is being hailed as a hero, after saving the life of a 14-month-old boy.


Teenager Bitten By Monkey At Brockton Fair Petting Zoo

A Bridgewater family got some very welcome news Thursday, after an excruciating wait for answers.