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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘Tis the season for giving–but apparently not for employers, according to a BankRate.com survey.
The elephants paraded through the streets and chowed down on watermelon.
Spanking can be an appropriate punishment, a Fitchburg couple contends.
Kids in Weymouth are finishing their shortest summer vacation ever.