BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Former WAFB news anchor and reporter Jean West was honored today as the first black news anchor in Baton Rouge.
The Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists honored four pioneers in journalism today at Boudreaux's Catering on Government Street.
The honorees included former WAFB anchor Jean West. The WAFB alum now lives in Louisville Kentucky where she owns and operates her own TV production company and produces medical reports for clients nation-wide.
Money raised from the luncheon goes to scholarships for young journalists.