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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.

Rep. Bill Keating (D-MA) (WBZ-TV)

Rep. Keating Visits Sochi To Assess Terror Threat

Massachusetts Congressman Bill Keating says “there is reason to be concerned and vigilant” about safety as the world gets closer to the Winter Games in Sochi.

01/22/2014

Pothole (WBZ-TV photo)

Pothole Problems Arrive Early For Mass. Drivers

New Englanders are all too familiar with the car-wrecking potholes that appear on the roadways every spring. But this year, the nuisances are showing up way ahead of schedule.

01/08/2014

Police say this man attacked a Dorchester resident. (Surveillance image)

Fake Delivery Men Rob, Pistol Whip Elderly Couple In Dorchester

Boston Police are investigating three similar attacks on city residents in which someone comes right up to their front door pretending to be delivering a package.

12/18/2013

Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery. (WBZ-TV photo)

Maine Company Looking For Help To Honor Fallen Soldiers With Wreaths

A caravan of vehicles bearing Christmas wreaths is making its way from Maine to Washington, D.C. but donations are down this year.

12/09/2013

Part of the graffiti sprayed on Isaac Phillips's home in Lunenburg. (WBZ-TV)

Lunenburg Police: No Evidence Linking High School Football Players To Racist Graffiti

Lunenburg police announced Monday that there is no conclusive evidence that anyone on the high school football team is linked to racist graffiti sprayed on the home of a player last month.

12/02/2013

(WBZ-TV photo)

How To Find The Best Deal This Holiday Shopping Season

This holiday shopping season may turn some traditional wisdom on its ear. For one thing, you may be able to find the best deals by actually going to the store rather than shopping online.

11/27/2013

Catherine Greig and Whitey Bulger arrested in Santa Monica, California, June 22, 2011. (Photo courtesy: 60 Minutes)

FBI Agent Details Whitey Bulger’s Arrest In ’60 Minutes’ Interview

The FBI agent who finally captured James “Whitey” Bulger in June, 2011 shares some new details about the arrest with “60 Minutes” this Sunday.

11/21/2013

(Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Prosecutor: Whitey Bulger Is A Sociopath, Should Get Life

A prosecutor called James “Whitey” Bulger a “little sociopath” Wednesday as he urged a judge to sentence the infamous South Boston gangster to life in prison, but Bulger himself declined to speak.

11/13/2013

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

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