Patsy Douglas is a news reporter for News15 at KADN-TV.
News 15 news reporter Patsy Douglas is a 2020 graduate of Norfolk State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication / Broadcast News.
Patsy was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where she discovered her passion for broadcast journalism at their local radio station.
She's interned at two of the top news stations in Norfolk, Virginia, 13 News Now and WAVY-TV 10. She has also worked and produced content with WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina and The National Association of Black Journalists in Miami, Florida.
Patsy loves telling local stories that are important to the community. Her favorite hobby when she isn't in front of the big screen is mentoring young girls who aspire to get in the media industry.
Patsy is very diverse in media and she has a keen understanding of being a woman of many talents. Be sure to check out her stories on News15.
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With president Biden announcing covid-19 vaccine mandates for all federal workers and contractors, some are feeling optimistic.
UL officials say that students who plan to take winter intersession or spring semester courses will now need to submit a proof of a covid-19 vaccine.
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University of Louisiana at Lafayette is helping 80 UNO students in need, after hurricane Ida left major power outages.
The Lafayette Animal Shelter and care center has taken in more than 100 animals that were evacuated from shelters in hurricane Ida’s path.
During this challenging time, first responders are lending a helping hand after hurricane Ida. Officials say that our southeast neighbors are in need of help more than ever now with some areas without power.
Hurricane Ida brought major damage to our southeast neighbors which is causing evacuees to rush home to discover what was lost.
Low vaccination rates are causing more people to get tested more than ever now. This surge has several healthcare workers gearing up for an uptick in testing sites throughout Louisiana.
Misinformation about the Covid-19 vaccine is growing throughout the community following FDA approving the Pfizer vaccine.