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.

Measles vaccine (WBZ-TV)

Study: U.S. Could Be On Verge Of Measles Outbreak

A new Emory University study released this week says the number of Americans vaccinated against measles is dropping dangerously close to the level where large outbreaks of the disease are more and more likely.


Colton Guay (Facebook photo)

Toddler Dies After Contracting E. Coli At Maine Fair

A little boy has died from E. coli after visiting a county fair in Maine.


The body of a boater was recovered off Swampscott (Photo courtesy: Larisa Forman)

Man Dies Trying To Save Boat Off Swampscott

A man has died after he was pulled from the water off Swampscott Wednesday afternoon.


Pope Francis at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle on September 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jonathan Newton-Pool/Getty Images)

Boston Human Rights Center Could Help Take In Syrian Refugees

Making it to the United States would be logistically challenging for Syrian refugees when compared to many European nations, but Thursday the Pope himself told American lawmakers that they must welcome those in need.


Boston Police investigate shooting on Huntington Ave (WBZ-TV)

Police Investigate Shooting Near Northeastern University

Boston Police say pedestrians on Huntington Avenue are “fortunate” they weren’t hit by stray bullets around 4:30 Tuesday afternoon.


Crowds wait for buses after a man was struck by a train at JFK/UMass (WBZ-TV)

Man Struck, Killed By Red Line Train In Dorchester

A man was struck and killed by a Red Line train at the JFK/UMass station Monday afternoon.


Cristina Barbuto (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Woman Fired For Using Medical Marijuana

A woman with Crohn’s disease was fired after her drug test had come back positive for marijuana.


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Car Buyers Rethinking Choices As Gas Prices Drop

Drivers are doing double takes as they pass by gas stations advertising regular unleaded for less than $2.00 per gallon.


A pregnant woman was attacked in Plymouth (WBZ-TV)

Pregnant Woman Attacked, Robbed In Plymouth

Plymouth Police are looking for a man who knocked a pregnant woman to the ground and robbed her early Tuesday evening.


Woman walking in Cambridge (WBZ-TV)

Police Warn Women After Attacks In Harvard Square

Cambridge Police are reminding women in and around the Harvard Square area to be careful when they’re walking at night.




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