Lana Jones

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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.

Custom plates from autoplates.com. (Photo from WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Lana Jones)

New England Auto Show Features Custom Cars, Plates

The New England Auto Show is open now through the weekend at the South Boston Convention Center and there’s a lot more than cars on display.

01/13/2017

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Study On Marijuana Health Effects Finds Mixed Results

A long-awaited study on the health effects of marijuana found both therapeutic effects and health risks associated with the substance.

01/12/2017

One of the Southbridge streets that doesn't have snow plow coverage this winter. (Lana Jones, WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Southbridge Subdivisions Could Be Stuck Without Snowplows

A pair of residential subdivisions in Southbridge could find themselves without a way to clear snow off their streets this winter.

12/27/2016

Keolis employees will use new biometric time clocks starting Monday. (Photo by WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Lana Jones)

Keolis: New Biometric Time Clock For Commuter Rail Employees More Accurate, Efficient

A new high-tech time clock is coming to Keolis Commuter Services.

12/02/2016

Chris Strynar (Image from Lana Jones/WBZ)

Norton 8th Grader Taking Classes At Harvard, Wheaton

Chris Strynar looks and sounds like a typical 13-year-old boy, but the Norton eighth grader has a gift for mathematics.

11/16/2016

The exterior of Garden Remedies on Washington Street in Newton. (WBZ-TV)

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Newton

One week after Massachusetts voters approved the use of recreational marijuana, a new medical marijuana dispensary opened Tuesday in Newton.

11/15/2016

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Boston Law Firm Accused Of Reimbursing Partners For Campaign Contributions

The watchdog group Campaign Legal Center is asking the Federal Election Commission to look into $1.6 million in campaign contributions by members of the Thornton Law Firm of Boston.

11/03/2016

Patch Adams at Advocates Life Skills and Learning Center in Ashland, Sept. 27, 2016. (Photo by Lana Jones - WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Patch Adams Explains How To Bring Joy To Others In Ashland Visit

One of the world’s great healers and ambassador of joy, Patch Adams, came to Ashland Tuesday.

09/27/2016

(Photo courtesy: Braintree Police-Facebook)

Hundreds Of Cases Possibly Tainted In Braintree Police Evidence Scandal

Hundreds of drug and weapons cases in Braintree could be compromised as a result of mishandled evidence.

09/14/2016

Sarah Turner (Image from GoFundMe)

Man Recently Released From Jail Accused Of Stabbing Salem Woman

A career criminal is being held without bail after he allegedly stabbed and beat a Salem woman last week.

07/19/2016

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