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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.

Whitey Bulger. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Businessman Testifies That Bulger Demanded Cash At Gunpoint

Michael Solimando says Whitey Bulger held a gun to his head and a machine gun to his groin and warned him not to tell police.

07/16/2013

Whitey Bulger. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Jurors View Photos Of Alleged Bulger Victims’ Remains

In court Thursday, the forensic expert who dug Debra Davis out of her grave on the banks of the Neponset River showed jurors pictures of Debbie’s skull.

07/11/2013

Kevin Weeks

Whitey Bulger, Kevin Weeks Swear At Each Other During Trial

Kevin Weeks lived up to his billing in federal court on Tuesday.

07/09/2013

Kevin Weeks

Kevin Weeks Testifies About Relationship With Whitey Bulger

Kevin Weeks may well be a star witness for the prosecution in the federal trial of James “Whitey” Bulger, but he’s no star in the eyes of victims’ families.

07/08/2013

Boston Pops

Attendance Down For July 4th Boston Esplanade Celebration

Amid high temperatures and heightened security, attendance appeared down Thursday at Boston’s Fourth of July celebration.

07/04/2013

Whitey Bulger. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Whitey Bulger Recounts Attempted Robbery In Jailhouse Recording

Prosecutors played recordings made of phone calls during family visits to the Plymouth County correctional facility.

07/02/2013

Former Boston FBI Supervisor John Morris outside federal court, June 27, 2013. (Photo courtesy: Boston Globe-Wendy Maeda)

Ex-FBI Agent Apologizes To Murdered Man’s Family At Bulger Trial

Disgraced former FBI supervisor John Morris became tearful and choked up on the witness stand as he was apologizing to victims’ families.

07/01/2013

Whitey Bulger. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Whitey Bulger’s Defense Team Challenges FBI Informant File

Wednesday focused primarily on one thing in the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger: the defendant’s infamous FBI informant file and how much jurors in the case can believe it.

06/26/2013

Whitey Bulger. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Bulger’s Alleged Role As FBI Informant Debated

Jurors in the federal trial of James “Whitey” Bulger heard conflicting reports Tuesday about his FBI informant file.

06/25/2013

Whitey Bulger. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Prosecutors Introduce Bulger’s Informant File To Jury

James “Whitey” Bulger appeared agitated today as testimony in his federal trial focused on what government prosecutors say is his FBI informant file.

06/24/2013

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