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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.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his defense team in court, March 5, 2015. (Sketch credit Jane Flavell Collins)

Victims Tell Court Of Horrific Injuries In Boston Marathon Bombing

Jessica Kensky said that she and her husband each lost a left leg in the attack and that she eventually had to have her other leg amputated as well.

03/09/2015

Jeff Bauman testified in the Boston Marathon bombings trial, March 5. (Sketch credit Jane Flavell Collins)

Jeff Bauman Among Survivors Facing Boston Marathon Bomber During Emotional Testimony

Jeff Bauman recalled the moment he lost both of his legs as he took the stand in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

03/05/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Judge George O'Toole, Jan. 5, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Flavell Collins)

Defense: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Followed Brother’s Lead In Boston Marathon Bombing

Testimony began in the Boston Marathon bombing trial as defense attorneys blamed Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s brother Tamerlan for the attacks.

03/04/2015

The jury box in Courtroom 9 in U.S. District Court where the Tsarnaev trial is being held. (Photo credit: U.S. District Court)

What We Know About The Boston Marathon Bombings Trial Jury

10 women and eight men will decide Tsarnaev’s fate.

03/03/2015

Home for sale in Duxbury (WBZ-TV)

Rough Winter Creates Challenging Real Estate Market In Mass.

Among the challenges: who would buy something they can’t see?

02/18/2015

A man armed with an assault rifle robbed the First Citizens Federal Credit Union in Taunton, Dec. 24, 2014. (Image credit: FBI)

FBI Offers $10,000 Reward In ‘Christmas Eve Bandit’ Search

The FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the so-called “Christmas Eve Bandit.”

01/12/2015

Widett Circle  (WBZ-TV)

Potential Venues For Boston 2024 Olympics

A lot of questions will be answered over the next year, but some potential venues are coming together.

01/09/2015

Far From The Tree Cider in Salem (WBZ-TV)

Salem Cider House Nearly Put Out Of Business By Beacon Hill Mistake

A new state law would have required small distilleries like Far From The Tree to hire a distributor to sell their product.

01/01/2015

Sharon Cloutier (WBZ-TV)

Family Continues Fight To Get Next Of Kin Info On Mass. Licenses

A Clinton mother and father are pushing a bill that would include emergency contact information on driver’s licenses.

12/22/2014

Market Basket employee Jen Gelvez (WBZ-TV)

Market Basket Workers Get Holiday Bonuses Despite Summer Shutdown

When thousands of Market Basket workers hit the streets during the summer of 2014, Jen Gelvez was with them.

12/11/2014

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