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.

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I-Team: Mass. Falling Short On Elevator Safety

According to the state auditor’s office, the Department of Public Safety comes up short when it comes to elevator safety.

11/18/2014

SUV after crash in Auburn (WBZ-TV)

Eight Friends Hope To Turn Near-Death Experience Into Lesson For Teens

Eight best friends from Central Mass. survived a terrible accident and are now trying to turn their bad experience into a lesson for other teens.

11/13/2014

Kathy Riley and her mother Dorothy O'Connell (WBZ-TV)

WWII Vet Who Lost Uniform Says She Was Ripped Off

A Cape Cod veteran says she was duped by a man who said he was borrowing her Navy uniform for an exhibit.

11/11/2014

The back windows of a car were shot out on Route 3 in Plymouth. (WBZ-TV)

Windows Shot Out Of Car On Route 3 In Plymouth

Two South Shore women are still reeling from a bizarre and potentially deadly encounter on Route 3 just after midnight Monday.

11/10/2014

Timothy Englehardt (WBZ-TV)

Parents Of Haverhill Man Shot In Florida Seek Answers

Investigators first suspected suicide when Tim Englehardt was shot in the head at a friend’s house.

11/06/2014

Antares rocket explodes after takeoff (NASA image)

WPI President: NASA Will Learn From Rocket Explosion, Move Forward

WPI President Dr. Laurie Leshin once led teams of scientists working on the very program that created the Antares rocket.

10/28/2014

Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Baker, Coakley Face Off In Gubernatorial Debate In Worcester

Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker sparred over several issues including taxation and spending.

10/27/2014

Donny Jo Prevost (WBZ-TV)

Weymouth Cancer Patient Gets Wish Granted By MFA

Donny Jo Prevost has crammed several lifetimes’ worth of memories into his 63 years, but it’s only as of this month, that he can finally say his biggest wish has been granted.

10/23/2014

Airstrike against ISIS target. (WBZ-TV)

Former Ambassador Says Airstrikes Not Enough To Defeat ISIS

Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Nicholas Burns says the battle against ISIS is winnable but it’s going to be years in the making.

09/23/2014

An artist rendering of the proposed Wynn Casino in Everett. (WBZ-TV)

Wynn Resorts In Everett Gets Boston-Area Casino License

The Massachusetts state gaming commission voted Tuesday to award the eastern Massachusetts casino license to Wynn Resorts for its plan in Everett.

09/16/2014

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