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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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Boston (WBZ-TV)

Walsh: Boston On High Alert Following ISIS Threat Alluding To New York City

After ISIS produced a video containing veiled threats against New York City, Boston is responding.


An employee edits wedding video at Lexus Studios in Somerville. (WBZ-TV)

Toyota Files Lawsuit Against Lexus Studios In Somerville

Toyota is now taking Lexus Studios to court, claiming copyright infringement.


Plymouth police investigate body found on beach (WBZ-TV)

Body Found On Plymouth Beach Identified As Missing Malden Man

A body that washed ashore on a Plymouth beach Thursday morning has been identified.


A home was set on fire in Falmouth (WBZ-TV)

Man Chases Suspect Who Set Home On Fire In Falmouth

Falmouth police are still looking for the person who set fire to a home with a man locked inside.


Marshfield Town Hall (WBZ-TV)

Hackers Steal Thousands Of Dollars From Town Of Marshfield

The town of Marshfield has it’s money back. But for a while, it was a big mystery.


Jim Wardwell, former Hanover football coach (WBZ-TV)

Ex-Hanover Youth Football Coach Accused Of Hacking League Website

The Hanover Youth Football program is in full swing this season, but it almost didn’t happen.


Lenny Strachman (WBZ-TV)

Easton Man Searches For Nurse Who Helped Him After Serious Crash

An 80-year-old man is trying to find the nurse who rushed to his side in his moment of need.


One of the upside down Prime Auto Group billboards. (WBZ-TV)

Upside-Down Billboards Along Highways Turn Heads

A new advertising campaign has motorists around Boston turning their heads.


Colin Dahlen (WBZ-TV)

Woman Allegedly Raped By Kingston Martial Arts Instructor Breaks Her Silence

A woman is breaking her silence decades after she was allegedly raped by her martial arts instructor.


An oyster. (WBZ-TV)

Duxbury-Area Oyster Beds Shut Down Due To Bacteria

The health department stepped in after at least five people got sick because of a naturally-occurring bacteria called vibrio.




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