Doug Cope

420x316 grad cope1 Doug CopeDoug Cope is a reporter/anchor at WBZ, and host of the daily feature “The Parent Report”, which reports on issues involving children and parenting.

Doug has both a broadcasting and public affairs background, having served eight years in state government, most recently as Public Affairs Director for the State Highway Department. Doug worked in similar capacities at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, and the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Before entering state service, Doug was a News Director/ Reporter at several radio stations in New England, including WHDH in Boston, WHYN in Springfield, MA, WJBQ in Portland, ME, and WHEB in Portsmouth, NH.

Doug lives on the South Shore with his wife and two children.

Volunteers gathered toys at Project Hope's holiday toy drive. (Photo credit - Doug Cope/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Project Hope’s Annual Toy Drive In Full Swing

Volunteers from several companies are helping gather toys for an annual toy drive put on by Project Hope, a Boston-based agency dedicated to helping low-income families.

12/21/2015

Money (Image credit: Oscar Siagian/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey Shows Most Workers Don’t Expect Holiday Bonus

‘Tis the season for giving–but apparently not for employers, according to a BankRate.com survey.

12/15/2015

Elephants brunch on Hanover Street (WBZ-TV)

Ringling Bros. Circus Elephants Brunch In Boston

The elephants paraded through the streets and chowed down on watermelon.

10/14/2015

Greg and Melanie Magazu and their children (WBZ-TV)

Our Religion Permits Spanking, Aspiring Foster Parents Tell Court

Spanking can be an appropriate punishment, a Fitchburg couple contends.

09/10/2015

(Photo credit: Sissi Rodrigues)

Harsh Winter Leaves Students With Shorter Summer Vacations

Kids in Weymouth are finishing their shortest summer vacation ever.

08/25/2015

Brian Hartman, Bono and The Edge on stage at the Garden (WBZ-TV)

Easton Teen Plays Guitar On Stage With U2

An Easton teenager’s dream came true when he got pulled up on stage to play with U2 at the Garden last weekend.

07/15/2015

Narcan (WBZ-TV)

Easton Public Schools To Carry Narcan To Combat Drug Overdoses

Easton Public Schools will have Narcan available in case of an opioid overdose.

07/15/2015

Ann Romney. (WBZ-TV)

Ann Romney Kicks Off Awareness Campaign On Brain Diseases

A new social media campaign launched Tuesday aims to lead a global discussion about the impact of neurological diseases.

04/28/2015

The woman was found on this Appleton Street driveway. (WBZ-TV)

Teen Charged With Raping Everett High School Student

An Everett teen was charged with sexually assaulting a teenage girl following an underage drinking party that occurred earlier this month.

03/30/2015

Police tape in front of Piano Mill, where a roof partially collapsed (Photo credit Doug Cope/WBZ)

Piano Once Owned By Liberace Feared Damaged In Roof Collapse

Part of the roof at the Piano Mill on Centre Avenue caved in, all over expensive pianos inside.

02/10/2015

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