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 sponsor of the bill that includes a provision to restore “happy hour” to bars across Massachusetts is facing criticism because he’s the part-owner of a restaurant that may benefit from the new law.
A drilling operation will measure and test the soil that is settling under the South Station railroad tracks.
An illegal immigrant from Brazil was ordered held without bail in the stabbing death of his girlfriend in Marshfield.
The recent violence involving illegal immigrants has prompted several sheriff’s to turn up the heat on Governor Patrick.
Four students have been suspended while police investigate an alleged online discussion in which the girls are said to have threatened a “Columbine-like” attack.
Cardinal Sean O’Malley has released a long-awaited list of priests accused of child sex abuse in Boston in the last 60 years, but he opted not to include certain priests.
About a dozen residents of the Chelsea Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation home were treated to a Red Sox game at Fenway Park on Wednesday.
St. Patrick’s Parish in Lowell was the site of a “shanty town” in the 19th century, and has already yielded a few gems from the past.
Gloucester is selling the naming rights to its high school sports stadium for $500,000.
The building, which first opened in 1678, appears to be a total loss, though, damage estimates have not been calculated.