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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.

Coyote (File Image)

Wareham Pet Owners Concerned About Recent Coyote Attacks

Pet owners in Wareham have been told to keep a closer eye on their animals in the wake of what appears to have been a pair of attacks by a pack of coyotes.

11/11/2013

Salem Mass. (WBZ-TV photo)

Salem Steps Up Halloween Security After Marathon Bombings

A state police helicopter will hover overhead Halloween night, sending live pictures to the laptops and iPads of local police.

10/28/2013

Hunter and his mom Ellen Kang-Sether. (WBZ-TV photo)

Parents Want Boston School Policy Changed After Kindergartner Was Left Alone For 3 Hours

A 5-year-old boy was left alone for hours outside of his Charlestown apartment after he was sent home on a bus by mistake.

10/24/2013

Stephanie Ettinger De Cuba (WBZ-TV photo)

Arlington Woman In Middle Of Chaos During Capitol Lockdown

Stephanie Ettinger De Cuba was discussing pediatric research with congressional staffers when the alarms literally sounded.

10/03/2013

This photo was taken Tuesday afternoon on I-93. (Photo obtained by WBZ-TV)

State Police Furious About ‘Stupid And Reckless’ Expressway Stunt

State Police are upset no one called them about a dangerous incident on the Southeast Expressway that people photographed, but didn’t report.

08/14/2013

Janet Uhlar, Juror #12 in the Bulger trial. (Credit: CNN)

Whitey Bulger Jury Reversed On Major Verdicts

The jury originally found Whitey Bulger responsible for 18 of the 19 murders in his indictment. They later reversed themselves on seven of them.

08/13/2013

Whitey Bulger. (Sketch by: Christine Cornell)

Bulger jury goes home for weekend without verdict

Jurors in the racketeering trial of reputed crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger have gone home for the weekend after deliberating for a fourth day without reaching a verdict.

08/09/2013

Whitey Bulger. (Sketch by: Christine Cornell)

4th Day Set For Bulger Jury Deliberations

Jurors in the Whitey Bulger trial have been allowed to examine a machine gun that was among a cache of weapons Bulger allegedly hid in South Boston.

08/08/2013

Whitey Bulger. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Prosecutors Want To Know If Whitey Bulger Will Testify

The judge says she’ll hear from lawyers about it after Wednesday’s testimony ends.

07/31/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger is one of the most infamous crime figures in Boston history. He is on trial for allegedly committing 19 murders in the 1970s and '80s.

Bulger Jury On Track To Begin Deliberations As Early As This Week

The jury in James “Whitey” Bulger’s murder, extortion and racketeering trial could start deliberating his fate as early as this week.

07/28/2013

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