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

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

Community gathers to restore vandalized African American museum, teach children the benefits of fellowship

Future of Sadie Roberts-Joseph’s museum unclear after her death

Lawmakers to vote on bill to expand ride-sharing statewide

Louisiana’s Laine Hardy crowned next ‘American Idol’

Police offering more than $7K for information on shooting that killed Plaquemine teen

Woman claims it’s within her rights as renter to not pay rent, and she may be right