Doug Cope

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Doug 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.

Marisa Centeio, Women's Learning Center Graduate at St. Mary's (Photo Credit: St. Mary's Center for Women and Children )

WBZ Cares: St. Mary’s Center Graduates Women From Education And Job Training Programs

This month, the WBZ Cares Campaign is profiling St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children in Dorchester, which provides housing, education and services for young women and their families.

07/27/2016

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WBZ Cares: “St. Mary’s Center” in Dorchester Helps Women and Their Children

For the month of July, WBZ profiles St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, located on Cushing Avenue in Dorchester. St. Mary’s Center provides housing, education and services for young women and their children.

07/06/2016

Police searched on Feb. 23 for a missing man under a railroad bridge on the Charles River. (WBZ-TV)

Surveillance Video Prompts Search For Missing Man In Charles River

Police say video evidence led them to search the section of the river for Zach Marr, who went missing from the Bell In Hand Tavern ten days ago.

02/23/2016

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

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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

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