Bill Shields Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, WBZ-TV, Salary and Net Worth

Bill Shields is an American retired Emmy Award-winning news reporter/anchor who is well-known for having worked at WBZ-TV in Massachusetts.


Bill Shields Profile

Bill Shields is an American retired Emmy Award-winning news reporter/anchor who is well-known for having worked at WBZ-TV in Boston, Massachusetts. He joined the station in July 1980 and retired on September 24, 2021. 

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Bill Shields Career 

Shields serves at WBZ as the general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News. On Thursday, September 23, 2021, WBZ announced that Shields will be retiring from his TV career after 41 years at the station. His last appearance on TV was on September 24, 2021. Shields joined WBZ with an extensive background in reporting, news photography, and editing. 

In 1982 and 1987, he received New England Emmy Awards for his work. Shields worked as a reporter for KENS-TV in San Antonio, Texas from 1977 to 1980 before joining WBZ-TV. He also worked as a photographer and reporter for KTVV-TV in Austin, Texas, and as a reporter for KHFI radio. Shields graduated from the University of Texas with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Mentioning education, Rodriguez graduated from Rhode Island College with a bachelor’s degree in communication and Spanish and a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Emerson College. 

Bill Shields Age 

Shields was born in 1952 in the United States. He is 69 years old as of 2021. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.

Bill Shields Height

Shields stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Quick Facts About Bill Shields

Full Name Bill Shields
Age 69 years old as of 2021
Nationality American
Spouse Katherine Rossmoore
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Bill Shields Family

Information regarding Shields’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Bill Shields Wife and children

Shields is married to Katherine Rossmoore who is a yoga teacher and health coach. Together the couple has been blessed with three sons whose names he has not revealed. He resides in the Greater Boston Area with his wife and three sons.

Bill Shields Salary

Being one of the top reporters for WBZ-TV earned an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Bill Shields’s Net Worth

Shields has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a journalist.

Bill Shields Cancer

Shields was diagnosed with lung cancer in October 2013. He had to take time off reporting for treatment and therefore he went off on TV. He underwent chemo and radiation and finally had his final PET scan. Shields however recovered and rejoined WBZ shortly after he announced he was cancer-free.

Bill Shields WBZ- TV

At WBZ- TV Shields worked alongside;

  1. Ed Davis
  2. Dr. Mallika Marshall
  3. Dan Roche
  4. Steve Burton
  5. Zack Green
  6. Sarah Wroblewski
  7. Eric Fisher
  8. Kristina Rex
  9. Breana Pitts
  10. Anna Meiler
  11. Juli McDonald
  12. Mike LaCrosse
  13. Rachel Holt
  14. Christina Hager


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