Daffney Dawson

Daffney Dawson

Digital Content Producer - KSLA

Shreveport, La.

Daffney Dawson joined the KSLA News 12 team in June of 2020.

She has lived in Louisiana for most of her life and became interested in journalism while studying at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss. While there, she served as the opinion’s editor for the Purple and White newspaper, spent a summer interning for KSLA, and served as an intern for the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting.

Daffney graduated from Millsaps with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies, as well as double minors in music and Spanish.

In her spare time, Daffney enjoys traveling, discovering new music, and going to the movies.


  • Millsaps College, bachelor's in mass communications

Recent Articles by Daffney

  Early voting begins in Bossier City

Wreck involving four-wheeler leaves one dead

Shreveport man found guilty of sex crimes against juveniles

Texarkana ISD to continue following COVID-19 protocol

  SFD battling large house fire on Dudley Drive

SPD searching for missing teen

Bowie County sex offender sentenced for possession of child pornography

Correctional officer and federal inmate sentenced for bribery, smuggling scheme

  14-year-old accused of shooting mother, boyfriend in Texarkana now in custody

  Johnson & Johnson vaccine expected to expand distribution efforts

Additional arrests made in Argyle Street shooting

  LDH announces mass vaccination events with Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Three teens to be charged as adults in connection with murder, associated robbery

United Way of Northwest Louisiana donates books from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to the region

COVID-19 vaccine clinic to be held in Miller County

Longview ISD says they will continue enforcing COVID-19 guidelines

  Texarkana police searching for teen who allegedly shot 2 people

  Gov. Edwards speaks on vaccine disparities

  Shooting near Broadway Ave. leaves one injured

  Haynesville police chief arrested on multiple warrants

NPSO investigating death of inmate

Shooting on Amherst Street leaves one injured

Caddo Parish to distribute water on Thursday, Feb. 25

Louisianans impacted by winter storms urged to fill out self-report damage survey

  SFD: Home significantly damaged after fire

Suspect on Texas Ten Most Wanted List arrested in Texarkana

Shreveport officials prepare to host water distribution sites

  Shreveport group creates crowdsourced water outage map

DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office to distribute water to community

  Gov. Edwards holds news conference at LSU Health Shreveport on state’s response to winter weather