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.

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

Randall Lints in court. (WBZ)

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

Whitey Bulger as he was arrested by the FBI, June 22, 2011. (Photo courtesy: 60 Minutes-CBS News)

Whitey Bulger To Students: Crime Doesn’t Pay

Bulger is handing out some sage advice to a group of local teenagers who profiled him for a history project.

06/28/2015

A sculpture at Worcester's Art In The Park (Photo credit Lana Jones/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Vandals Strike Art Display In Worcester Park

Worcester police are still looking for vandals who defaced an Elm Park sculpture display over the weekend.

06/15/2015

Ryan McGuire and Danny Nickerson (Image credit Golf Fights Cancer)

Foxboro Boy To Attempt 100-Hole Golf Marathon In Young Friend’s Memory

When 5-year-old Danny Nickerson of Foxboro died from a rare cancer in April, he left a friend who resolved to do what he could to fight the disease.

06/10/2015

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Bill Would Make ‘Revenge Porn’ A Crime in Massachusetts

The practice would be made punishable by a fine of $1,000 and up to a year in prison.

06/05/2015

The jury in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Marathon Bombing Trial Jury Faces Complicated Form In Life Or Death Decision

As the jury in the Boston Marathon bomber’s trial begins its first full day of deliberations in the punishment phase Thursday, they’ll be filling out a very long, complicated form on their way to a decision.

05/14/2015

File photo of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (Photo credit Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Chris Christie Talks Possible Presidential Run In New Hampshire

Christie proposed an income cap on Social Security.

04/14/2015

Four Boston Marathon runners wearing same bib number.

Boston Marathon Runners Warned Not To Post Bib Numbers Online

In 2014, a handful of runners who did not qualify used photos found on social media to duplicate bibs and join the race.

04/14/2015

(Photo by Christina Hager-WBZ-TV)

Drivers Unaware As City Moves Legally Parked Cars To Haul Snow

In some cases, city workers are forced to tow cars from their parking spaces, even if they are legally parked, in order to clear snow from the roads.

02/25/2015

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