Jim Armstrong

WBZ-TV's Jim ArmstrongJim Armstrong is an Emmy-award winning reporter who joined WBZ-TV in the fall of 2010.  Born and raised in Rhode Island, Jim has covered news in New England since 2002 as a reporter and anchor at WLNE in his hometown of Providence.  Prior to that, Jim served as a reporter and anchor for WPDE in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and KGWC in Casper, Wyoming.

Jim began reporting in Boston for WFXT and spent seven years there before joining WBZ.  While working at WFXT, Jim was nominated for several Emmys, taking one home in 2009 for his work as a Commentator/Editorialist. Jim’s reporting has also been recognized by many local and regional awards.

Jim is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston University’s College of Communication.  He also holds a Masters Degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

He and his wife have two children.

You can contact Jim at jaarmstrong@cbs.com.

Boston’s WBZ-TV is owned and operated by CBS Television Stations.

Norwood neighborhood (WBZ-TV)

Norwood Police Investigate String Of Burglaries

Jewelry, electronics and a gun are among the items that have been stolen in a burglary spree in Norwood.


Margaret McCusker, the twin sister of Whitey Bulger's girlfriend Catherine Greig. (WBZ-TV)

Twin Sister Of Whitey Bulger’s Girlfriend Breaks Silence

The twin sister of Whitey Bulger’s longtime girlfriend Catherine Greig spoke at length on Thursday for the first time.


Jack Russell (left) of Great White, talks with reporters after The Station nightclub fire in 2003 (Photo by Douglas McFadd/Getty Images)

Great White Singer Wants To Apologize In Documentary Covering The Station Nightclub Fire

Jack Russell says he’s never had the chance to say he’s sorry.


James Woodbury accused of killing his girlfriend in Lynn (WBZ-TV)

Lynn Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend

Police say they found the suspect in bed, drinking a beer and watching football on television.


Stephanie Franz summoned to court for being Uber driver in NH (WBZ-TV)

NH Grandmother Faces Fines For Being An Uber Driver

She may not look like a criminal, but Stephanie Franz definitely has a court date coming up soon.


Holden Green housing complex in Cambridge (WBZ-TV)

Woman Nearly Attacked While Walking Dog At Harvard University

A young woman is warning others after she narrowly escaped an early morning attack.


Police at Jackson Square T station after stabbing (WBZ-TV/Jim Armstrong)

Teen Stabbed At Jackson Square MBTA Station

A 17-year-old suffered life threatening injuries when he was stabbed in Jamaica Plain.


State Police say a wheel that came off of a semi-truck hauling cement on Interstate 495 led to a camper rollover in Lawrence on Tuesday. (WBZ-TV)

Tire Falls Off Truck, Hits Camper On I-495 In Lawrence

State Police say a wheel that came off of a semi-truck hauling cement on Interstate 495 hit a camper in Lawrence on Tuesday.


Investigators released a sketch of man wanted for questioning in multiple rapes in Brockton in 2013 and 2014. (Image Credit: Plymouth County District Attorney's Office)

Brockton Police Release Sketch Of Man Wanted For Rapes

Investigators have released a sketch of a man who is wanted for questioning in connection with multiple rapes in Brockton.


A crumbling Scituate seawall. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Towns Receive Funding For Seawall, Dam Repairs

Nine communities will receive about $10 million to make repairs to seawalls and dams.



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