Donovan Jackson

Donovan Jackson

WAFB Reporter

Baton Rouge, La.

Donovan Jackson is a general assignments reporter for WAFB 9News.

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  • Southern University: Mass Communication with concentration in Broadcast and Journalism

Recent Articles by Donovan

Homeowner’s insurance claims rolling in after winter storm

Coronavirus vaccine could affect how you donate plasma

Residents of Baton Rouge nursing home eager to receive first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Auto insurance rates to rise after discounts end

Homeless veteran surprised with new car

Real estate experts warn home buyers not to skip out on inspections

Louisiana high schools requiring in-person testing amid coronavirus

LSP warns drivers troopers are cracking down on speeding ahead of the holidays

Friends, family gather to remember Coby Beauchamp

BR church working to help first responders displaced by yet another hurricane

Many of Louisiana’s record number of early votes due to mail-in ballots

Baton Rouge couple reacts to same-sex union endorsement from Pope Francis

11-year-old in custody after alleged joyride in school bus

LSU officials identify dormitory on campus as high risk area for coronavirus; students mandated to take test

Baton Rouge film maker takes new movie on the road

Louisiana voters claim they did not receive mail-in ballots they requested; LDP planning legal action

Health officials urge La. residents to answer phone calls from contact tracers

Courts statewide proceed with eviction hearings

Supporters of stay-at-home order, protestors against it gather at Governor’s Mansion

Mom beats COVID-19 in time for Mother’s Day weekend

LWC making changes to unemployment benefits that could increase amount over next couple months

Protesters in La. put pressure on governor to end coronavirus restrictions

Most COVID-19 deaths in La. are among African Americans, data shows

Krewe of Mutts brings in big crowd

$20,000 reward offered for information on 2019 shooting

Tips to keep you from becoming a target after Christmas

LSU President F. King Alexander will leave for Oregon State University

SU fans get excited ahead of SWAC Championship game against Alcorn

Polls packed for first day of early voting

6-year-old girl battling cancer becomes honorary Ms. Louisiana; family accepting donations ahead of procedure