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.

You can contact Bill at bdshields@boston.cbs.com.

Caterpillar (WBZ-TV)

Gypsy Moth Caterpillars Causing Fire Concern Across New England

Gypsy moth caterpillars and winter moth caterpillars are devouring hardwood leaves across New England.

06/20/2016

Dave and Meaghan Brain at Mass. Maritime Academy (WBZ-TV)

Father-Daughter Duo Make History At Mass. Maritime Academy

Meaghan and Dave Brain are the first father-daughter duo to attend Mass Maritime Academy together.

06/14/2016

Mike Carfagna. (WBZ-TV)

Weymouth Man Hit By Accused Drunk Driver Struggles To Recover From Massive Injuries

The Weymouth man who was run down by an accused drunk driver in February has struggled to recover from a long list of brutal injuries.

06/09/2016

An excavator with a jackhammer clears rock on Rt. 128 in Needham (WBZ-TV)

Needham Neighborhood Frustrated After Months Of Jack-Hammering

A massive jackhammer has been chipping away at a rock outcropping since February.

06/02/2016

A massive copper beech tree fell onto a Newton home (WBZ-TV)

Massive Tree Falls On Newton Home

A massive 191-year-old copper beech tree suddenly split Tuesday, and fell on a home in Newton.

05/31/2016

Sun (WBZ-TV)

Owner Charged After Dog Dies In Hot Brockton Van

The owner is facing animal cruelty charges after leaving his French bulldog in a hot van where it died Thursday in Brockton.

05/27/2016

Roseymary Heath prepares to release a dove in her husband's memory. (WBZ-TV)

New Bedford School Honors Teacher Killed In Taunton Rampage

Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School honored George Heath, who was stabbed and killed inside a Taunton restaurant.

05/25/2016

Wakefield playground (WBZ-TV)

Police Investigate Man Taking Photos Of Children In Wakefield

A man taking pictures of children in Wakefield is making people nervous and uncomfortable.

05/20/2016

Patricia Slavin (WBZ-TV)

Victim Of Taunton Rampage Remembered As ‘Angel On Earth’ At Funeral

Patricia Slavin was killed during a rampage in Taunton.

05/18/2016

A-Plus Waste and Recycling in Middleboro (WBZ-TV)

Middleboro Residents Say Smell From Recycling Center Is Making Them Sick

People in Middleboro say a nearby recycling center smells so bad they’re getting sick in their own yards.

05/09/2016

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