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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

Plant lovers Increase During The Pandemic

Ginger Sprout Plant Co. sales begin to increase online in the midst of covid-19. Many were using their plants for peace and comfort.

High Blood Pressure Growing In African American Men

According to the Louisiana Department of Health, Louisiana is third in the nation for high blood pressure. Residents in New Iberia and St Martinville say they aren't surprised by these alarming numbers.

Local Organization Looking to Store Toys

The local organization started the Toys for Tots campaign in 2021. They have already stored over 3000 toys thus far but of course the struggle to put them in a nice building hasn't been easy.

Louisiana Peer Association Action Advocacy Coalition Hosts Virtual Conversation On Mental Health

As September comes to an end, the Louisiana Peer Association Action Advocacy Coalition is having their first annual recovery month outreach event.

Iberia Medical Center Looking To Hire More Nurses

Iberia Medical Center and like many other hospitals around the country are looking for more nurses as they continue to go through this fourth surge of Covid-19.

Domestic Violence Increases In Lafayette Parish

Faith house is seeing a 70 percent increase in domestic violence situations just in Lafayette parish alone.

Fentanyl Overdoses Doubles This Year In Lafayette Parish

Fentanyl overdoses continue to increase throughout the nation -- including right here in Lafayette Parish. One organization is working to stop those overdoses from happening.

Residents Reacting to Biden's Sweeping Vaccine Mandates

With president Biden announcing covid-19 vaccine mandates for all federal workers and contractors, some are feeling optimistic.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Issues new vaccine requirement guidelines

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.

Line Workers Continue to Restore Power In Southeast Louisiana

Thousands of Cleco Lineman workers are continuing their efforts as the process to restore power hasn't been easy.

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