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

  Community gathers to restore vandalized African American museum, teach children the benefits of fellowship

  Leaders unveil master plan for BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo and the Greenwood Community Park

  Dodgeball tournament being held to help Baton Rouge area non-profits

  Stock market makes slight rebound; people react to record drop

  LA Wallet digital driver’s license app not accepted everywhere

  Volunteers rally to rid Amite River of debris, hidden hazards beneath the surface

  ACTION JACKSON: Mother claims mold in apartment is making her children sick; owners agree to move her

  Baton Rouge area organizations helping veteran to get a job, car

  Denham Springs group seeking to help support military troops overseas

Community leaders help students prepare for upcoming school year

  Three-day conference addresses social issues in ethnic communities

  Family of Alton Sterling reacts following apology from police, settlement with department

  ACTION JACKSON: Baton Rouge church face parking issues; pastor holds AT&T accountable

  Gun owners trade firearms for gas in hopes preventing accidents in homes

  Gonzales drivers concerned about safety on Highway 44

  ACTION JACKSON: Zachary residents concerned about poor conditions in neighborhood

  Community fights for peace through prayer march

  Polk Elementary to be renamed after first black female EBR School Board member

  Future of Sadie Roberts-Joseph’s museum unclear after her death

  Family of Sadie Roberts-Joseph mourns activist’s death

  DOTD crews prepare for heavy rainfall

  New law could make it easier to purchase blighted properties

  La. native talks about being caught in string of strong earthquakes

  Downtown Baton Rouge sees big Fourth of July turnout despite levee closure

  Baton Rouge gets early start on Fourth of July holiday

  Buddy Amoroso remembered with bike ride one year after death

  New program promises to repair roofs of qualified homeowners

  ACTION JACKSON: Officials working to reduce illegal dumping across the parish

  Gov. Edwards vetoes St. George transition bill

  Flood victims blame city for lack of concern; non-profit group working to clean waterways