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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Rally for peace at site of Jonathan Dos Santos' murder (WBZ-TV)

Hundreds Rally To End Violence In Dorchester

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Dorchester Tuesday night as part of a “Peace Rally and March”.


One worker was killed and another injured in a construction accident in Somerville (WBZ-TV))

Worker Killed, Another Injured In Somerville Construction Accident

One worker is dead and another suffered serious injuries in a construction accident in Somerville Thursday afternoon.


Vietnam veteran Edward Hinckley (WBZ-TV)

Veteran’s Widow Learns Remains She Buried Were Not Her Husband’s

Investigators believe a former funeral director accused of mishandling the remains of dozens of bodies gave the veteran’s ashes to the wrong family.


Jane Costa was seriously injured by a foul ball at Fenway Park in 1998 (WBZ-TV)

Woman Who Sued Red Sox After Serious Injury Speaks Out

Jane Costa was seriously injured at a Red Sox game at Fenway Park in 1998.


Veteran's grave in Hingham (WBZ-TV)

Bronze Markers Stolen From Veterans’ Graves In Hingham

Just before Memorial Day, three families found their loved one’s bronze markers missing.


Boston MedFlight. (WBZ-TV file image)

Laser Light Aimed At Boston MedFlight Helicopter Cockpit

The Boston MedFlight was bringing a patient to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center around 2:30 a.m. when a green laser was flashed into the helicopter’s cockpit.


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in court on May 14, 2015 (Sketch credit Jane Rosenberg)

Tsarnaev Jurors Ask Questions During First Full Day Of Deliberations

A series of questions from the Boston Marathon bombing jury on Thursday gave Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his legal team a glimpse into what the dozen people who control his fate are thinking.


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Closing Arguments Heard, Jury Begins Deliberations In Tsarnaev Trial

The task before the Boston Marathon bombing jury is an immense one, no matter how much both legal teams tried to simplify their cases during Wednesday’s closing arguments.


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev listens to defense testimony in court on April 29. (Credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Jury To Soon Begin Deliberating Tsarnaev’s Fate

WBZ Security Analyst Ed Davis does not think prison conditions will sway the jury.


Sister Helen Prejean testified Monday, May 11, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Sister Prejean Testifies That Tsarnaev Feels Remorse

Sister Helen Prejean spent just a few minutes on the stand on Monday.