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

  Baton Rouge residents fed up with getting stuck at railroad crossings

  Melrose Place resident says business’ new equipment has brought unwanted noise

  Space heater causes massive damage to N Acadian apartment complex; no injuries

  Louisana Marathon runners finish strong

  LSU Tiger fans celebrate championship win with parade

  Volunteers, community leaders come together for annual Walls Project for MLK Day

  BESE begins process to find new state superintendent

  LSU alum ’Greedy’ Williams helps kick off National Championship weekend

  Baton Rouge crews identifying flood-prone spots ahead of severe weather

  Severe weather preps checklist

  Still no word on location for anticipated Bridge Center

  SHOWCASING LOUISIANA: Mardi Gras only gets bigger as more parades develop

  $20,000 reward offered for information on 2019 shooting

  ACTION JACKSON: Beware of scammers posing as Entergy representatives

  Neighbors, witnesses to shooting that left 74-year-old woman dead still shocked

  Restaurants, bars in Baton Rouge prep for Saturday’s big playoff game

  Tips to keep you from becoming a target after Christmas

  Last-minute shoppers hit the shelves on Christmas Eve

  Reports: Entergy customers to see rate increase

  Board approves management for fiercely debated tire shredder; councilwoman plans to file lawsuit

  ACTION JACKSON: Patio/Roof Issues

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

  Residents fed up with illegal dumping of tires, but new program could help

  LSU Tiger and Southern Jag fans celebrate busy college football weekend

  SU fans get excited ahead of SWAC Championship game against Alcorn

  PREVENTING CHRISTMAS TREE FIRES: Safety is the greatest gift you can give your family

  Fans prepare for Bayou Classic this Saturday

  St. Vincent De Paul’s holiday helpers lend a helping hand

  ACTION JACKSON: Woman recovering from rare disease needs help widening door frame to fit wheelchair

  ACTION JACKSON: Residents fed up with illegal dumping off of North Flannery Road