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.

Gov. Chris Christie Talks Possible Presidential Run In New Hampshire

Christie proposed an income cap on Social Security.

04/14/2015

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

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

Defiant Medical Marijuana Activist Opens Cannabis Shop In Allston

A man operates an Allston store where he sells marijuana products he believes are legal. Boston police, meanwhile, are looking into the shop’s legality.

12/02/2014

Home Heating Oil Prices Lower Than Last Year (For Now)

People who heat their homes with oil are catching a break this year.

11/07/2014

Fisher College Building Believed To Be Haunted

The college hired some paranormal investigators to find out for sure.

10/24/2014

Ballot Question 1: Eliminating Gas Tax Indexing

Voting “yes” on Question 1 would repeal gas tax indexing; voting “no” would mean that starting next year, the gas tax would be adjusted according to inflation.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/09/2014

Boston Schools Work To Attract Minority Faculty Members

The minority student population in Boston Public Schools is close to 90%, but only about a fifth of the teachers are minority.

01/20/2014

Shrewsbury Footing The Bill For Dozens Of Homeless Families Living In Motel

Town officials say they wish they had been given a heads up before 60 homeless families were placed at the Days Inn located on Route 9.

12/11/2013

Norfolk DA Announces Anti-DUI Campaign For Holiday Season

‘Observe, Don’t Overserve’ training sessions are targeted for bartenders and servers to prepare for the upcoming holiday season.

11/12/2013

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