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

  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

  Denham Springs elementary school raising money for new adaptive playground in memory of student

  ACTION JACKSON: Participants in roof repair program still waiting

  Walk? Bus? Carpool? New survey wants to know your daily travel patterns.

  ACTION JACKSON: Drivers claim Government Street repairs causing safety hazards

  Some parents, officials concerned tax won’t get renewed, causing possible school closures

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  Walkers take steps to end hunger

  Gonzales family celebrates long-awaited LSU victory over Alabama during 40-year tailgating party tradition

  Restaurants prep for biggest game of the year

  Veteran surprised with new car

  Brusly Elementary comes up with creative way to raise money during Beat Bama Week

  Action Jackson helps elderly couple resolve issue with headstone

  Polls packed for first day of early voting

  ACTION JACKSON: Landlord says bulk waste pickup policy is not fair

  Baton Rouge non-profit holds vigil for domestic violence victims

  Father seeking justice after son killed by carjacker

  ACTION JACKSON: Baton Rouge residents claim abandoned sugar cane field becoming a hazard

  6-year-old girl battling cancer becomes honorary Ms. Louisiana; family accepting donations ahead of procedure

  Action Jackson helps tenants stranded in Baton Rouge apartment

  ACTION JACKSON: Man claims city-parish neglecting responsibilities; mayor’s office responds

  St. Francisville paints the town pink for cancer awareness