Lana Jones

420x316 grad jones1 Lana JonesLana 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.

Becca Pizzi and daughter Taylor (Photo from Lana Jones/WBZ)

Belmont Woman Hopes To Complete World Marathon Challenge

Becca Pizzi is hoping to become the first woman to complete seven marathons on seven continents in seven days.

01/14/2016

Alice Fischer celebrates her 110th birthday with family (Image from Lana Jones/WBZ)

Walpole Woman Celebrates 110th Birthday

The woman believed to be the oldest living resident of Massachusetts turned 110 Wednesday.

12/23/2015

Nelson arrived in sick in Massachusetts from a Missouri puppy mill (Photo from Lana Jones/WBZ)

‘Puppy Mill’ Dog Nelson Ready For Adoption

A dog that arrived in Massachusetts very sick from a puppy mill is getting better and will be ready for adoption soon.

12/18/2015

Four cats rescued from a Worcester apartment (Photo credit Lana Jones/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

28 Cats Removed From Small Worcester Apartment

The cats will be monitored before they are put up for adoption.

11/03/2015

Carlos Arredondo (WBZ-TV)

Marathon Bombing Hero Carlos Arredondo Inspired By Pope’s Immigration Talk

Arredondo said he hopes the pope’s message will resonate with the faithful.

09/24/2015

A Worcester school bus (WBZ)

Worcester School Workers Face Child Porn Charges; Superintendent Hoped Media Wouldn’t Find Out

Both a cafeteria worker and a special needs bus driver are alleged to have had pornographic images of children on their computers.

09/24/2015

Johnny Depp at Venice Premiere (L) and as Whitey Bulger in Black Mass. (R) (WBZ-TV)

Johnny Depp ‘Nailed It’ As Whitey Bulger, ‘Black Mass’ Author Says

The movie about the notorious Boston gangster is intense and authentic, according to Dick Lehr.

09/16/2015

Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger and director Scott Cooper on the set of 'Black Mass' in Cambridge in May 2014. (Photo credit: Claire Folger-Warner Brothers)

‘Black Mass’ Performances ‘Eerily Spot On,’ Says Whitey Bulger Trial Reporter

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Lana Jones says some of the performances in ‘Black Mass’ are “eerily spot on.”

09/15/2015

A 'No CVS' sign outside Hopkinton Drug across the street from the old Colella's Supermarket. (Photo by Lana Jones-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Hopkinton Residents Fight To Keep CVS Out Of Downtown

A group of residents in Hopkinton are taking on the drug store giant CVS and its plans to move into a building downtown.

08/20/2015

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Hardwick Man Charged With Beating, Starving Son Held On High Bail

A Hardwick man has been ordered held on $200,000 cash bail on charges that he beat and starved his 7-year-old son into a coma.

08/19/2015

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