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

  Real estate experts warn home buyers not to skip out on inspections

  Louisiana high schools requiring in-person testing amid coronavirus

  Family speaks after losing three children in house fire on Nottingham

  BRFD wants to remind families to take proper safety precautions as winter approaches

  Annual neighborhood competition sparks Denham Springs Christmas light show

  Family of teenager battling Cerebral Palsy, scoliosis and many other health conditions gets Thanksgiving meal thanks to community support

Black Friday will be less crowded than previous years due to Gov. Edwards’ COVID-19 restrictions on shopping malls

  Thanksgiving Day travel reuniting family members for the first time since before pandemic

  Louisiana Spirit is here to help those affected by COVID-19

  Nursing homes adjust to holiday season amid coronavirus

  Deadline to apply for rental assistance is Friday

  LSP warns drivers troopers are cracking down on speeding ahead of the holidays

  With parades halted in New Orleans, what will Mardi Gras 2021 look like in Baton Rouge?

  Newest health facility in north Baton Rouge aims to serve at least 10k patients per year

  Friends, family gather to remember Coby Beauchamp

  ACTION JACKSON: Mother of 2 being evicted from home despite halt on evictions through end of year

  Residents say debris from Hurricane Delta lingers a month after landfall

  225 GIVES launches as way for people to donate to non-profits struggling due to pandemic, hurricane season

  Six EBR metro council seats head to runoff

  From 19 to 95, voters young and old cast their ballots on Election Day

  ACTION JACKSON: Baker woman still waiting for Restore La. to finish home repairs one year later

  BR church working to help first responders displaced by yet another hurricane

  Many of Louisiana’s record number of early votes due to mail-in ballots

  Residents of Baton Rouge neighborhood concerned after rash of burglaries

  Local leaders hope to reduce violent crime in EBR

  Some still undecided about EBR mayor-president race as Election Day approaches

  Baton Rouge couple reacts to same-sex union endorsement from Pope Francis

  Early voting turnout high in Baton Rouge

  ACTION JACKSON: Beware of contractor fraud after Hurricanes Laura, Delta

  Many residents in W Feliciana Parish still waiting for power to be restored after Hurricane Delta