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: Good Sports Helps All Children Be Active

Good Sports makes sure sports equipment gets to kids who need it. WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Doug Cope reports.


WBZ Cares: Generations Incorporated Looks To Expand Beyond Metro-Boston

Generations Incorporated hopes to expand their services into other Massachusetts communities.


WBZ Cares: Volunteers Return Weekly To Help Students How To Read

The volunteers of Generations Incorporated come from all walks of life and return each week to help kids how to read.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/15/2017

WBZ Cares: From Humble Beginnings, Christmas In The City Now Helps Thousands

For nearly 28 years, Christmas In The City has helped thousands of families in need during the holiday season.


WBZ Cares: Christmas In The City Help Needy Families Have Worry Free Day

Christmas In The City’s goal is to create a day and atmosphere where children and parents have to worry about anything.


WBZ Cares: Christmas In The City Relies On Volunteers Only

“Christmas in the City” uniqueness is that it is entirely run by volunteers and no paid staff.


WBZ Cares: Christmas In The City Aims to Help Homeless Kids In Need

Christmas In The City founders Jake Kennedy and his wife Sparky launched the organization when they thought of other children who are not so lucky.


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



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