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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.

WBZ Cares: “Learn to Cope” Faces Challenges for the Future  

As Learn to Cope continues to grow, support group meetings held by each chapter across the state are the backbone of helping people deal with the opioid and addiction crisis.


WBZ Cares: “Learn to Cope” Support Group Meetings Help Families

Every day, 78 people in the U.S. die from an opiate overdose – 29 from heroin alone. Each of the 25 chapters of “Learn to Cope” in Massachusetts holds a weekly group support meeting, where family members get together to share their addiction challenges, and hear from experienced facilitators.


WBZ Cares: Support Group Leader Finds Strength at “Learn to Cope”

Every day, 78 people in the U.S. die from an opiate overdose – 29 from heroin alone. Today a recovering addict now leads group meetings through “Learn to Cope.”

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/12/2016

WBZ Cares: “Learn to Cope” Supports Families Dealing with Addiction

Learn to Cope,”a support organization, based in Taunton, offering education, resources, and peer support for families coping with a loved one addicted to opiates or other drugs.


WBZ Cares: Cradles to Crayons Achieves a Major Milestone

Since 2002, this organization has helped nearly a million children thrive at home, at school, and at play


WBZ Cares: Cradles to Crayons Distributes Thousands of Backpacks To Children in Need

For ten years, Cradles to Crayons has distributed backpacks full of books and school supplies to children in need across the state, as they begin a new school year.


WBZ Cares: Cradles to Crayons Helps Needy Children Thrive

This month WBZ Cares features “Cradles to Crayons,” a Boston-based organization which provides children from birth through age 12 with essential items – clothes shoes, school supplies and toys – which they need to thrive at home, at school, and at play.


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.


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.


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.




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