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.

Youth Harbor graduation at Somerville Armory (WBZ-TV)

39 Homeless High School Graduates Honored In Somerville

Despite being homeless, 39 teens reached their goal of graduating high school.

06/22/2015

Donald Trump campaigns in Manchester, NH (WBZ-TV)

Trump Campaigns In NH, Says He Will Restore American Dream

Donald Trump visited Manchester Community College on the heels of announcing his candidacy in New York the day before.

06/17/2015

Rally for peace at site of Jonathan Dos Santos' murder (WBZ-TV)

Hundreds Rally To End Violence In Dorchester

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Dorchester Tuesday night as part of a “Peace Rally and March”.

06/16/2015

One worker was killed and another injured in a construction accident in Somerville (WBZ-TV))

Worker Killed, Another Injured In Somerville Construction Accident

One worker is dead and another suffered serious injuries in a construction accident in Somerville Thursday afternoon.

06/11/2015

Vietnam veteran Edward Hinckley (WBZ-TV)

Veteran’s Widow Learns Remains She Buried Were Not Her Husband’s

Investigators believe a former funeral director accused of mishandling the remains of dozens of bodies gave the veteran’s ashes to the wrong family.

06/09/2015

Jane Costa was seriously injured by a foul ball at Fenway Park in 1998 (WBZ-TV)

Woman Who Sued Red Sox After Serious Injury Speaks Out

Jane Costa was seriously injured at a Red Sox game at Fenway Park in 1998.

06/08/2015

Veteran's grave in Hingham (WBZ-TV)

Bronze Markers Stolen From Veterans’ Graves In Hingham

Just before Memorial Day, three families found their loved one’s bronze markers missing.

05/28/2015

Boston MedFlight. (WBZ-TV file image)

Laser Light Aimed At Boston MedFlight Helicopter Cockpit

The Boston MedFlight was bringing a patient to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center around 2:30 a.m. when a green laser was flashed into the helicopter’s cockpit.

05/27/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in court on May 14, 2015 (Sketch credit Jane Rosenberg)

Tsarnaev Jurors Ask Questions During First Full Day Of Deliberations

A series of questions from the Boston Marathon bombing jury on Thursday gave Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his legal team a glimpse into what the dozen people who control his fate are thinking.

05/14/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Closing Arguments Heard, Jury Begins Deliberations In Tsarnaev Trial

The task before the Boston Marathon bombing jury is an immense one, no matter how much both legal teams tried to simplify their cases during Wednesday’s closing arguments.

05/13/2015

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