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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.

Photo from Beverly Citizen of students smoking cigars after graduation. (WBZ-TV)

Beverly Lacrosse Players To Miss Championship For Smoking Cigars

A pair of high school graduates from Beverly will miss the championship lacrosse game of their senior year because they smoked cigars after their graduation ceremony.

06/06/2014

The Patriots held the Moms Football Safety Clinic to teach about the dangers of concussions. (WBZ-TV)

Pats Host Safety Clinic To Teach Moms Dangers Of Concussions

Close to three hundred moms from Maine to Rhode Island made the trip to Gillette Stadium Thursday night.

05/29/2014

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Rescuers Rappel Down Freetown Quarry After Woman’s Fall

It was a tricky mission for rescue crews in Freetown, Tuesday.

05/27/2014

Dozens of Nigerian students arrive at Boston Logan. (Jim Armstrong/WBZ)

Nigerian Students On Full Scholarship To Northeastern From Nigerian Government

On Memorial Day, America is proving to be the land of hopes and dreams for some foreign students.

05/26/2014

Set of Black Mass in Cambridge (Photo from Jim Armstrong/Twitter)

Filming Underway For Whitey Bulger Movie In Cambridge

Crowds of people gathered in Cambridge hoping to catch a glimpse of Johnny Depp.

05/20/2014

The Polish American Club in Cambridge has been transformed into a replica of Triple O’s Lounge for "Black Mass" (Photo from Jim Armstrong/Twitter)

First Photos Surface Of Johnny Depp As Whitey Bulger

The images went public just as crews were making fast work of building a set for the film “Black Mass.”

05/14/2014

Justin Odryna and Benoit Armangau (WBZ-TV)

Hiker Rescued From NH Mountain After Accidentally Stabbing Himself

A Massachusetts hiker has been rescued from the White Mountains in New Hampshire after suffering an accidental, self-inflicted knife wound.

05/02/2014

The Webster/Dudley food pantry was picked clean. (Jim Armstrong/WBZ)

Volunteers Step Up After Webster-Dudley Food Pantry Picked Clean

Volunteers at the Webster/Dudley Foodshare program are scrambling to restock their shelves, after someone broke in and cleaned the place out.

05/01/2014

Carissa Ruscak, 14.5 lbs, born at Mass General Hospital (MGH Photo)

14 Pound Baby Born In Boston

When baby Carisa arrived at Massachusetts General Hospital on the afternoon of April 22nd, she weighed in at an impressive 14 pounds, 5 ounces.

04/23/2014

SWAT Team enters Watertown home. (WBZ-TV)

Watertown Still Haunted By Manhunt, Shootout

For hours, Watertown was on lockdown as teams went door to door looking for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

04/18/2014

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