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Patsy Douglas

Patsy Douglas is a news reporter for News15 at KADN-TV.

Title: Reporter
pdouglas@kadn.com

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.

Recent Posts by Patsy Douglas

Cheerleading Recognized as an Olympic Sport

Cheerleading is now getting full recognition after being accepted by the International Olympic Committee. This comes after a push from the International Cheer Union.

Residents React to LCG American Rescue Plan Act Proposal

Lafayette parish mayor president Josh Guillory revealed a 70 project proposal to spend $86 million in funds provided by president Joe Biden’s American rescue plan act.

New Variant Affecting Young People

The journey to get more younger people vaccinated hasn't been easy as many healthcare workers are seeing more of them hospitalized with the new delta variant circling the area.

Elderly Concerns With New Variant

As nursing homes restrictions remain low, more variants are growing throughout the area which are causing some concern for the elderly.

Youth Power Project Starting In Grand Coteau

As school preparations start for the fall; one upcoming college student is lending a helping hand ---helping young adults who've experienced self doubt and learning loss during the pandemic.

I-10 Crashes Increase throughout the year

Troopers with the Louisiana State Police investigated 31 fatal crashes resulting in 39 deaths in 2021.

Healthcare Workers Safety During Covid-19

Many are sending their condolences after the loss of Olivia Guidry. Some are hoping that healthcare workers stay as safe as possible with covid-19 numbers increasing once again throughout the area.

Fentanyl Crisis Growing In Lafayette Parish

According to activists with Acadiana Harm Reduction when Covid-19 hit last year the Lafayette Coroner's Office saw 50 deaths total and already this year they've seen more than 40 deaths in Lafayette Parish.

Acadiana Residents Receive Increase In Scam Calls

Acadiana residents are seeing an increase in scammers calling and texting their phones for information.

New Iberia Parents Honor Murdered Son

Senseless gun violence continues throughout communities in Acadiana, including New Iberia. One grieving father who lost his 17-year-old son to gun violence in August of 2019 is starting the Garon Paul Atkinson Lewis Foundation.

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