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.
Massachusetts political leaders are marking the first night of Hanukkah with the annual menorah lighting at the Statehouse.
When Occupy Worcester’s permit at Lake Quinsigamond expired Sunday, the group that had been protesting there for a month packed up.
The ‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement has come to Harvard University.
With the Iraq War coming to a close by Christmas, the flood of returning soldiers could an impact the local job market, but Gov. Deval Patrick is not worried.
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.