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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Animal shelters in Massachusetts may be in trouble. Some say that new state regulations would make it harder for them to care for abandoned animals.
Engineers are rebuilding the seawall there, which was severely damaged during last winter’s storms.
A raging fire has destroyed an iconic Quincy landmark.
Not much stops 84-year-old Joanne McNealy of South Boston. But a couple of days ago, as she was walking home from the market, she slipped and fell, hitting her head on the concrete.
Because of Hurricane Sandy, FEMA is redrawing the floodplain maps up and down the Eastern Seaboard.
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A cousin of Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty Friday to a contempt charge for allegedly refusing to testify before the grand jury that indicted Hernandez.
The EEE virus has claimed the life of an 85-year-old Weymouth woman.
A team of Boston first responders faced the Wounded Warriors softball team, a group of young men who served their country, and paid the price with an arm or a leg.
Authorities were investigating a large hole near Spot Pond late Thursday.