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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.

Former state probation commissioner John O'Brien. (WBZ-TV )

Former State Probation Commissioner John O’Brien Guilty Of Racketeering

Former state probation commissioner John O’Brien has been found guilty in a scheme to rig the agency’s hiring process to favor applicants who had the backing of powerful state legislators, often at the expense of more qualified job candidates.

07/24/2014

Hundreds in support of Palestine rally outside State House in Boston. (Photo from Jim Armstrong/WBZ-TV)

Hundreds Rally In Boston In Support Of Palestine

Violence in the Middle East has sparked protests in Boston.

07/22/2014

A teen was struck while riding a scooter in Dorchester. (WBZ-TV)

Teen Badly Injured By Hit And Run Driver In Dorchester

A teen riding a motor scooter was run down by a speeding car in Dorchester Wednesday night.

07/09/2014

(Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Whitey Bulger Documentary Premieres In Cambridge

The latest in a long and ever-growing series of for-profit Bulger-based books and films, “WHITEY” runs afoul of at least one family member of Bulger’s alleged victims.

06/27/2014

MJ and Aaron Gouveia (WBZ-TV)

Norton Couple Targeted By Protesters Is Heartbroken Over Buffer Zone Ruling

It’s been four years, but MJ and Aaron Gouveia can still hear the protesters’ screams.

06/26/2014

Insurgents in Iraq (CBS)

Iraq War Veterans Saddened By Renewed Violence

The renewed violence in Iraq is reopening wounds for local Iraq war veterans.

06/19/2014

Hillary Clinton at book signing in Cambridge (WBZ-TV)

Hillary Clinton Signs Copies Of New Book In Cambridge

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took her most recent book tour to Cambridge Monday evening.

06/16/2014

Foxboro High field dedicated to Sam Berns. (WBZ-TV)

Foxboro High School Athletic Field Dedicated To Sam Berns

It was six years in the making, but the first artificial turf playing field in Foxboro is now a reality.

06/12/2014

Suspected burglar in Fitchburg home (WBZ-TV)

Burglary Suspect Caught On Video Inside Fitchburg Home

Neighbors who live on and around Arlington Street in Fitchburg are hoping surveillance pictures captured by a smart-thinking homeowner can put an end to what they describe as months of anxiety.

06/09/2014

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

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