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.

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.


(Photo credit: Sissi Rodrigues)

Harsh Winter Leaves Students With Shorter Summer Vacations

Kids in Weymouth are finishing their shortest summer vacation ever.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.