Jim Boyd, former anchor for Boston’s WCVB will be inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame on Friday.

Boyd, who retired from the business in 2008, worked for the ABC affiliate as a reporter and anchor for 36 years.  He told Needham’s WickedLocal.com he’s uncomfortable with his recent reappearance in the spotlight,

“If you’re a journalist, my perception is that you’re involved in a service. You’re a conduit. You take the info and you make the darndest effort to be truthful, reliable, responsible to your news consumers,” he said at a poolside table behind his Needham home. “But it’s not really about you.”

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