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

  Baton Rouge viral sensation planning giveaway for homeless

  Thousands remain without power throughout with record cold, bitter wind chill

  BRFD say generator believed to be cause of house fire on South Lakeshore Drive

  ACTION JACKSON: Things you should consider before purchasing a home warranty policy

  Group of young businessmen working to restore historic Baton Rouge landmark

  Zachary family struggles to find housing after eviction

Diabetes and COVID-19 Vaccine

  Coronavirus vaccine could affect how you donate plasma

  Barber shop normally filled with chatter is quiet as all eyes focus on historic inauguration of Biden, Harris

  Group of young entrepreneurs working to revitalize parts of North and South Baton Rouge

  Baton Rouge woman facing issues rebuilding after 2016 flood

  Baker residents register for coronavirus vaccine in person

  Some Mid-City residents not happy with new business development

  Could East Baton Rouge Parish return to phase 1?

  State Sen. Regina Barrow helps eligible patients get COVID-19 vaccine one month after loosing husband to virus

  Ochsner Baton Rouge workers get second dose of coronavirus vaccine

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

  Tips for celebrating the new year safely

  Auto insurance rates to rise after discounts end

  Several Baton Rouge area organizations step up to help the homeless community this Christmas

  Pointe Coupee Sheriff hands out gift cards, meals to struggling families

  Homeless veteran surprised with new car

  EBR School Board working to finalize location for new high school in south Baton Rouge

  ACTION JACKSON: Things to remember when buying/selling a used car

  Principals adopting new tools to keep tabs on student’s virtual school attendance

  EBR School Board concerned with condition of Glen Oaks Middle

  Baton Rouge area residents share thoughts on coronavirus vaccine

  Fraudulent claims cause LWC to halt unemployment benefits to new applicants

Parish Leaders and law enforcement say COVID-19 has contributed to record high homicides in East Baton Rouge