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.

Market Basket employee Jen Gelvez (WBZ-TV)

Market Basket Workers Get Holiday Bonuses Despite Summer Shutdown

When thousands of Market Basket workers hit the streets during the summer of 2014, Jen Gelvez was with them.

12/11/2014

Banks Street in Cambridge (WBZ-TV)

Cambridge Residents Warned After Violent Robbery

Cambridge police are warning residents of the Riverside neighborhood to be on alert following an especially violent attack Wednesday morning.

12/10/2014

A Green Line door was torn off a trolley. (WBZ-TV)

Door Torn Off Green Line Trolley Near Park Street Station

A Green Line inspector is facing disciplinary action by the MBTA as a result of an early morning problem with the doors on one of the system’s trolleys.

12/09/2014

Sean Houle (Barnstable PD photo)

Man Accidentally Shot By Hunter In Barnstable

A man walking his dog was shot by a hunter on Cape Cod Monday evening.

12/08/2014

Fire destroys Peabody home (WBZ-TV)

Woman Escapes House Fire In Peabody

Investigators in Peabody are looking into the cause of a two-alarm fire that has left a Broad Street family homeless.

12/05/2014

streetrx.com (WBZ-TV)

Website Lets Buyers, Sellers Share Drug Prices Online

A new website is bringing illicit prescription drug deals into the open, at least on the web.

12/04/2014

Massachusetts General Hospital. (Photo by Jodi Hilton/Getty Images)

Patient With Suspected Ebola In Stable Condition At Mass General

A patient with suspected Ebola virus was admitted to Mass General Hospital Tuesday afternoon.

12/02/2014

Boston College High School (WBZ-TV)

BC High Students Punished For Taking Inappropriate Photos Of Female Teachers

Administrators at Boston College High School are working on strategies and policies to address a problem on the Dorchester campus.

12/01/2014

An injured Norwood firefighter being transported to a medical hospital (WBZ-TV)

Firefighter Falls Off Roof At 2-Alarm Fire In Norwood

One firefighter was injured battling a two-alarm fire in Norwood on Friday, officials said.

11/21/2014

Ashland Police dog Dax (WBZ-TV)

Ashland Police Dog To Receive Hanna Award For Bravery

Dax the German Shepard will become the first K-9 officer in the history of the Commonwealth to receive the George L. Hanna Memorial Award.

11/18/2014

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