Lana Jones is a general assignment reporter for WBZ Newsradio 1030. She joined the station in 1991 as a news writer, editor and fill-in anchor/reporter. She has been part of WBZ’s award-winning coverage of the Priest sex abuse scandal, the crash of John F. Kennedy Jr.’s plane and the Worcester warehouse fire.
Jones began her broadcast career in Toledo, Ohio while studying Special Education at Bowling Green State University. A native of Warren, Ohio, Jones moved to Worcester, Massachusetts in 1981 to join the staff of WAAF. There she anchored the news and hosted a weekly talk show on local youth issues. From 1983 to 1988, Jones was a news anchor and reporter for WMJX, Boston. She worked as a reporter for the former WHDH radio from 1989 to 1991.
Jones and her husband live in Worcester, Massachusetts.
The minority student population in Boston Public Schools is close to 90%, but only about a fifth of the teachers are minority.
Town officials say they wish they had been given a heads up before 60 homeless families were placed at the Days Inn located on Route 9.
‘Observe, Don’t Overserve’ training sessions are targeted for bartenders and servers to prepare for the upcoming holiday season.
The Boston City Council voted Wednesday to schedule an East Boston-only vote on the Suffolk Downs casino host agreement on November 5.
A Worcester woman’s choice to ride her bicycle topless has raised questions about the clarity of some state and local laws.
Suffolk Downs says it has reached a host community agreement with Revere that would provide an estimated $15 million in annual revenue to the city if a casino is built at the thoroughbred race track.
At the JFK Museum on Main St in Hyannis, a special exhibit marks the president’s last summer on the Cape.
School may be held on Good Friday for some districts hampered by a lack of snow days.
The home-based assignment plan was approved on the first ballot. It would do away with the zone system that has assigned many to schools far from their neighborhoods.
A bar behind Fenway Park offered fans a chance to drop off their old Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford jerseys.