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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.

Marc Fucarile and Jen Regan (Photo from Jim Armstrong)

Marathon Bombing Survivor Gets Married At Fenway Park

The tragedy of the Boston Marathon bombings slowed them down, but it could not prevent the wedding of Marc Fucarile and Jen Regan.

04/17/2014

Watertown Police Sgt. John MacLellan. (WBZ-TV)

Watertown Police Officer Recalls ‘Chaotic’ Shootout With Bombing Suspects

Watertown Police officers came face to face with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects during a shootout on the city’s streets.

04/11/2014

Marc and Jen plan to get married on April 17. (WBZ-TV)

Fucarile, Fiancee Plan To Make New Memories This April

Instead of leaving town to commemorate the Marathon bombings, they’re getting married at Fenway Park.

04/08/2014

Victim of 'upskirt' photo on Green Line. (WBZ-TV)

Victim Happy Mass. Lawmakers Made ‘Upskirting’ Illegal

The new law is the result of outrage that followed a ruling by the state’s Supreme Judicial Court.

03/06/2014

Walpole High School (WBZ-TV)

Walpole High School And Police Investigating Sexting Between Students

A criminal investigation is also being conducted by the Walpole Police Department.

02/26/2014

Snow being piled up at home in Haverhill. (Image from Paul Antico)

Haverhill Crews Turn Man’s Front Yard Into Snow-Dumping Site

Haverhill public works crews pushed the snow that covered his street onto his lawn, since he’s the unlucky homeowner who lives at the end of the cul-de-sac.

02/21/2014

Boston University Police cruiser. (WBZ-TV)

Boston University Steps Up Underage Drinking Patrols

Boston University is taking action after several students got so drunk, they needed to be hospitalized.

02/14/2014

Colleen Swanson (WBZ-TV)

Breastfeeding Mom Forced To Pump In Fall River Court Bathroom

Colleen Swanson headed to Fall River Trial Court this Tuesday, ready to serve her jury duty. But as the new mom of a five-month-old boy, the breastfeeding Swanson had a concern.

02/12/2014

Eric Munsell, 24 went missing in Boston. (Family photo)

Police Search For Missing Boston Man

The family of a missing Boston man is hoping someone who saw him last Saturday night can provide vital clues to his whereabouts.

02/10/2014

Jesse Gomes helped rescue a woman trapped inside a burning tanker truck. (WBZ-TV)

Good Samaritan Rescues Driver From Burning Tanker Truck In Fall River

A man ran towards the flames, unbuckled the driver, and pulled her to safety.

01/27/2014

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