In Boston, WBZ Dumps Veteran Sports Reporter

By Andrew Gauthier 

Boston Herald

Well-known sports reporter Alice Cook, a former Olympic figure skater, is the latest casualty at WBZ-TV, joining her former colleague Bob Lobel on the bench as the station downsizes its sports roster.

Cook, who has been at Channel 4 for 25 years, was told Friday afternoon that her contract wasn’t being renewed and she could continue to report throughout the football season, her agent confirmed. The station is waiting for her response.


“She’s mulling her options at this point but she’s excited about the future,” said Cook’s agent and husband, Patrick Voke of the Boston law firm LeClairRyan. More…