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.

A partial roof collapse in Bridgewater (WBZ-TV)

Snow Blamed For Collapsed Roof In Bridgewater

With more snow in the forecast, a state official is advising people to get snow off the roofs.

01/29/2015

The University of Phoenix Stadium, the  site of Super Bowl XLIX. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Could Patriots Fans’ ‘Super Bowl Fatigue’ Lower Ticket Prices?

Tickets to the Super Bowl may be cheaper than any title game in the past five years.

01/19/2015

The Patriots Charitable Foundation donated coats and money to help homeless residents. (WBZ-TV)

Patriots Charitable Foundation Donates Coats To Homeless

Patriots CEO Robert Kraft presented a check for $20,000 and 200 coats to the Pine Street Inn on Tuesday.

01/06/2015

Hundreds of children were legally adopted in Massachusetts Friday (WBZ)

Hundreds Of Children Find Forever Families On National Adoption Day

Hundreds of children across the state were granted ‘forever families’ Friday, completing the adoption process for parents just in time for National Adoption Day.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/21/2014

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Ballot Question 4: Earned Sick Time For Employees

Ballot Question 4 would set a mandate for both small and large businesses to provide employees with a certain allocation of sick days.

10/30/2014

Market Basket employees rally for ousted CEO. (Photo from Doug Cope/WBZ NewsRadio)

Market Basket Employees Protest Firing Of CEO

Hundreds of Market Basket grocery store employees rallied outside the store in Chelsea Tuesday.

06/24/2014

(Photo by Doug Cope-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Thousands March In 2014 Boston Pride Parade

About 25,000 people marched through the streets of the city Saturday as part of the 44th annual Boston Pride Parade.

06/14/2014

Minute Maid Lemonade (Credit: Wikipedia)

NH Woman Claims PTSD After Finding Rat In Frozen Lemonade

A New Hampshire woman says she can’t even walk down the frozen food aisle anymore after she found a rat in a can of frozen lemonade concentrate.

09/24/2013

Baker/Coakley

Baker, Coakley Make Early Campaign Stops

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker is planning to make his first campaign stop since announcing his candidacy two weeks ago.

09/18/2013

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Mass. Gets C+ On Boston Foundation Health Report Card

One group says we are making progress in making healthy nutritional choices, but there is a long way to go.

06/18/2013

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