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

  Gov. Edwards vetoes St. George transition bill

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

  Republic Services denies employee’s claims ahead of Wednesday press conference with Mayor

  Non-profit gives dads early Father’s Day celebration

  Juneteenth provides way to remember the past, celebrate the future

  EBR Office of the Public Defender requests reduction in case load for attorneys

  Mother finds belongings on street 24 hours after eviction notice served by landlord

  Tenants withholding rent due to maintenance problems face eviction

  How to protect yourself when hiring a contractor for home repair

  Plaquemine family fights chemical plant over burial grounds

  Protesters march through Baton Rouge to bring change to ‘Cancer Alley’

  Baton Rouge mother fighting deadly disease passes away

  Tips to beat the heat and stay cool as summer temps ramp up

  Lawmakers to vote on bill to expand ride-sharing statewide

  Cemetery cleanup uncovers veteran gravesites for Memorial Day

  Bayou Country Superfest brings joy to fans and local businesses

  City leaders grill Republic Services over mounting trash collection complaints

  Those for and against abortion speak out as Senate passes bill to ban procedure in La.

Louisiana’s Laine Hardy crowned next ‘American Idol’

  New medical marijuana clinic opens in Baton Rouge

  EBR city-parish says they will not remove all debris from curb

  Drivers inconvenienced after Greenwell Springs Road knocked out by flood water

  Laine Hardy meets with Gov. Edwards Tuesday ahead of ‘American Idol’ finale; parade planned in his honor

  New resolution could help address missed garbage and recycling issues in EBR Parish

  Denham Springs residents want answers after road work project started in Jan. of 2018 still not done

  State officials urge families to get a head start on hurricane preparedness

  Community, law enforcement hopeful to see decrease in juvenile gun violence

  Flood victims living in FEMA’s MHUs could see big penalties

  New Program helps parolees re-enter community

  Police offering more than $7K for information on shooting that killed Plaquemine teen