Danielle Jackson joined the FOX8 team as a multimedia journalist in October 2018. Before heading to the Triad, she spent time in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as a multimedia journalist at WBRZ.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia. There she majored in Mass Communications with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism. Danielle started her career at WSB-TV in her hometown of Atlanta. She was a news trainee and assignment desk editor, writing for both on-air and web.
She found her passion for storytelling originally when she became the editor-in-chief of her high school newspaper. In college, her passion continued in the form of broadcast television. Joining organizations such as the National Association of Black Journalists and Black Women Film Network, Danielle uses her medium to both tell the stories of others and to lend a helping hand to others.
Outside of work, she enjoys shopping, discovering new restaurants and completing DIY projects.
If you have any story ideas, please feel free to email her.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — A woman in Greensboro’s personal banking information was compromised by online hackers who took out thousands of dollars. Valeree Hall says when she tried to check her online bank account with BB&T, she realized she couldn’t log in earlier this month. “I went online to check to see what has cleared, and I couldn`t get into the system, and it said fraudulent information,” Hall said. She immediately called the customer service number and was told they had […]
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Buying a home can be a trying process, especially if you’re not financially ready to purchase. The Housing Consultants Group along with the City of High Point offers a program called Individual Development Accounts, which allows potential homeowners to reach their goals of financial literacy to obtain and keep their home. “Being able to be a homeowner is the next step for me,” said Connie Fogle, a past participant of the program. Robin Morgan, the director […]
A Triad family lost a loved one in the Sept. 11 attacks on America. Sandy Bradshaw, a native of Randolph County, was a flight attendant on United Flight 93 when Islamic terrorists hijacked four commercial planes. The plane crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, shortly after 10 a.m. Every year Bradshaw’s mother, Patricia Waugh, visits her graveside on special holidays and the 9/11 anniversary. Wednesday afternoon, she placed yellow roses on the gravesite reflecting on Bradshaw’s and her favorite color. Waugh says […]
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The Guilford County school board voted during Tuesday evening board meeting to move forward with funds to improve their safety and security plan. The $10 million two-thirds bond the county commissioners approved earlier this year would benefit the school system’s integrated-technology to make sure all 72,000 Guilford County students and the 10,000 faculty and staff are as protected as possible. “This is the first step to jump-start this process to basically initiate action with the board […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A local pastor with Bahamian ties could only describe the devastation of his homeland as unprecedented after Hurricane Dorian crushed parts of the Bahamas. “This is a storm that has literally changed our country forever,” Pastor Tejado Hanchell said. Hanchell is from Nassau. He pastors Mount Calvary Holy Church of Winston-Salem and has resided in the area for the last 14 years. He along with others were devastated by how Hurricane Dorian slowly barreled over the island. […]
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A woman who was on her way down U.S. 29 Monday evening says she doesn’t look at driving on the highway the same anymore after she was attacked. Around 6 p.m., the woman, who did not want to be identified, told FOX8 another driver pulled out a weapon. She was in the left lane of the highway heading north when another car got behind her going fast just moments after other cars began to merge on […]
ELON, N.C. — Police connected a local man to a string of break-ins that occurred over the last two months. Investigators say they received a call from a witness who saw a man breaking into an apartment on West Trolling Avenue. Police responded to the scene and arrested Brandon Thompson, 31, of Elon. Three apartments were burglarized on July 28. Molly Logan lives in the apartment complex. She and her roommate were two of the victims who had several electronic […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro family said they experienced road rage and were attacked by an ATV driver Wednesday afternoon. The couple, Dustin and Sarah Samsel, were heading home when they say a man riding an ATV almost caused a crash causing them to abruptly slam on their brakes to avoid a wreck. “At the corner of Vanstory and Meadowview, there was an ATV turning left, and he about hit us because the light was red for him and green […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — A graveyard mystery has a Greensboro woman upset about something that is no longer in a cemetery. Janie Seagraves visited Proximity Cemetery on Phillips Avenue about a month ago to visit her loved one’s graves. She has several family members who were buried in the cemetery dating back to the early 1900s. During her visit, she noticed her older brother’s headstone was nowhere to be found. Her brother, Ernest H. Watkins, died when he was just 2 […]
Parents in the Piedmont Triad are paying thousands of dollars for their kid’s school lunches, and many more of them are struggling to come up with the money. Last school year, several school systems in our area were in debt facing the same problem from elementary to high school. Totals were up to $50,000. “It`s a struggle. It`s a big struggle,” said Alamance Burlington Schools Child Nutrition Director Pamela Bailey. Bailey works directly with the federally-funded program that operates within the […]
ASHEBORO, N.C. — A health care provider in Randolph County seeking support from the city to continue their efforts in creating better health care for the citizens of Asheboro. Thursday night during the city council meeting, Randolph Health CEO Angie Orth asked the city council if the mayor and city manager would be willing to be on the Randolph Health’s sub-committee of their advisory committee. “The city is an important strategic partner for us at Randolph Health. As we navigate […]
HIGH POINT, N.C. — The entrances and exits to one High Point cemetery are a concern for residents in the area. A committee is asking for the City of High Point to look into placing gates at the entrances and exits of Oakwood Cemetery. Residents say drivers use the cemetery as a cut-through, speeding through the burial site. Last year, police say an impaired man was speeding through the cemetery and crashed into several tombstones. “We had one issue were […]