Jim 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 email@example.com.
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FBI experts chose to build mock-ups of every single explosive device connected to the Boston Marathon bombings.
Jurors followed a remarkable evidence trail about how FBI agents identified where the pressure cookers were believed to be purchased.
Leftover BBs and receipts for the purchase of a pellet gun were found in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s UMass Dartmouth dorm room.
A lawyer for the Boston Marathon bomber aggressively questioned an FBI computer expert Monday.
The Tsarnaev brothers left behind a mountain of evidence in the aftermath of their firefight with Watertown police.
Bombs made out of pipes and a Rubbermaid plastic container were shown to jurors on Wednesday.
The note was carved into wooden slats inside the Watertown boat where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hid from police for hours.
The Watertown police officers describe the firefight as less than ten minutes long – but among the most terrifying moments of their professional lives.
In the newly-released surveillance video, you can see the horror written all over Dun Meng’s face.
Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial watched never-before-released surveillance video Wednesday of what prosecutors say is the Tsarnaev brothers approaching and killing MIT Officer Sean Collier.