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.

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.


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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.


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.


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.”


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.



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.