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Contact: Danielle.Jackson@wghp.com

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.


Recent Articles
  • Duke Energy calls in trucks from Midwest to help face Carolina snowstorm

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Utility crews and others began fighting the winter storm before it even hit. Duke Energy has hundreds of utility crews stationed and ready to help restore power in the Triad in preparation for outages and utility issues. Saturday afternoon utility trucks from the Midwest and surrounding states were stationed in the parking lot of the Koury Convention Center. “We have nearly 9,000 people working across the Carolinas to fight the effects of the storm. That includes here […]

  • Burlington police officers take part in school bus safety campaign

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — The Burlington Police Department and the Alamance-Burlington School System are teaming up to reinforce school bus safety laws for drivers and students. Each week, officers with the city’s traffic division will ride school buses, interacting with students and catching people who pass buses while their stop arms are out. “It’s very frustrating because it’s a life at stake,” said DeShannon McCoy Williams, a 30-year veteran bus driver. Their goal is to raise awareness while putting the children’s […]

  • Winter weather preparations underway in the Triad

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Cold temperatures and snow are expected for the Triad over the weekend. State and local transportation and maintenance departments are paying close attention to the forecast as they prepare their roadway equipment. “Our shop has been working pretty much around the clock making sure that all of our equipment is ready to go for this snowstorm,” said Jordan Lambeth, with the City of Greensboro. The city’s street and stormwater maintenance division fleet consists of 40 plows and […]

  • Parents concerned about safety measures after armed man came on Smith High School campus

    GREENSBORO, N.C — Parents at Smith High School in Greensboro want to know what plans Guilford County Schools has in place for additional security measures. Monday during the lunch hour, Steve Brantley Spence, 29, of Norfolk, Virginia, came inside of the school with guns and rounds of ammunition. “I was terrified. Because I didn’t know when it came about, and they were like, ‘A guy was on campus with two guns loaded guns,’” said Latonya Stinson, a concerned Smith High […]

  • Randolph County Jail begins use of body cameras

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Body cameras have been put in use for on-duty officers inside of the Randolph County Jail. It’s another tool and piece of technology officers can use as a mechanism for safety and security. The jail administrator says recording all of the officers’ interactions will help tell the true story about the officers’ or inmates’ claims. “It also documents any evidence that we may need to keep. So it’s going to document which will help our case […]

  • Greensboro to test waters near airport for possible chemical contamination

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro wants to conduct surface water sampling to hunt traces of Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known as PFAS. Officials with the city, Guilford County, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and N.C. Department of Health and Human Services plan to collect groundwater samples for water wells near and around the airport. They believe the possible PFAS contamination could stem from chemicals firefighters use to fight fires. “These foams are used for fire […]

  • Black Friday: Piedmont Triad shoppers looking for the best savings on Christmas gifts

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Thanksgiving shoppes are taking advantage of the deals at some of the biggest retailers in the Triad. Outside of the Target locations on Wendover and New Garden, holiday shoppers waited Thursday night in long lines wrapped around the buildings in hopes of getting the best deals on doorbusters. Friday morning, they braved the cold well before stores were set to open. Most shoppers said they want to save every penny they can on big ticketed items such […]

  • Employees gearing up for Black Friday shoppers in the Triad

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Employees at some of the biggest retailers are gearing up for Black Friday with specials for shoppers. “We have overnight crews and day crews making sure your experience this holiday is as magical as possible,” said one of the supervisors at Best Buy near Wendover Avenue in Greensboro. Best Buy’s has sales on items including TVs, toys and electronics. Other retailers such as Target on New Garden Road say they’ve had hundreds of workers in place for […]

  • Local businesses, churches helping feed families in need for Thanksgiving

    The season to give thanks and to share meals is upon us. Groups in the Piedmont Triad are gearing up to prepare meals for those who are in need. Since 2010, members of the Williams Memorial CME Church in High Point have gathered Thanksgiving meals to help feed 10,000 people. When the community initiative first started, the church fed 5,000 people. Pastor Robert William says it was on his heart and mind to help those in need. The congregation began […]

  • Community raises concerns over Battleground Ave. expansion

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A proposed roadway expansion project could become a reality along Battleground Avenue. The N.C. Department of Transportation, along with the City of Greensboro, wants to widen U.S. 220/Battleground Ave from north of Westridge Road to the future ramps of Interstate 840 eastbound. The project would cost an estimated $17.5 million that would upgrade the existing roadway to six lanes with sidewalks and medians. According to the city and state, the purpose of this project is to alleviate […]

  • Neighbors concerned about series of break-ins in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Neighbors in one Davidson County subdivision say they have been the victims of a rash of car break-ins and items stolen around their property. Harold Bassett lives in the Cardinal Terrace subdivision and says his neighbors have been victims of theft. “I found part of a bill folder up here on the side of the street on the corner and I come out of my basement, I found my neighbors pocket book throwed up under some […]

  • Neighbors attempt rescue in overnight Thomasville fire that killed man

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — An overnight house fire killed a Thomasville man. Fire officials said Joe Blackburn, 58, died in the fire. The Thomasville Fire Department responded to the fire in the 400 block of West Main Street just before 2 a.m. Friday. Charmin Bowman, a neighbor, said she heard a woman calling for help. She and her fiancé ran down the street, saw the woman on the roof and immediately called for help. “I told him to kick in the […]