WATCH IT AGAIN: Donna Britt’s final broadcast before retiring - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

WATCH IT AGAIN: Donna Britt’s final broadcast before retiring

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Beloved WAFB anchor Donna Britt retired Wednesday after nearly 38 years of remarkable work at the station. Donna anchored her final newscast Wednesday, June 13 alongside co-anchor, Greg Meriwether. 

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Since joining the WAFB News Team in 1981, Donna has led viewers of Louisiana’s News Channel through countless major news events with her calming voice and professional demeanor.

Donna said: 

Thanks WAFB for a wonderful, challenging, stimulating career. Thank you for also being my friends. I also want to thank you, the viewer. So many of you made me a member of your family – I love that. Where will you find me? At the Farmer’s Market on Saturday, at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo – I’ll try to make every ALS or MDA fundraiser that I can.

At this point, former WAFB employees and those closest to Donna filled the set. As Donna delighted with the sight of so many people, she joked, “Is there cake?”

Thank you, Donna Britt.

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