Jessica Bowman

Jessica Bowman joined WDAM as an anchor and reporter from Jackson, MS. She is no stranger to breaking news and top story coverage.

The Associated Press award winning reporter has covered state corruption trials, high profile homicide investigations and extraordinary feature stories while anchoring and reporting at our sister station WLBT/WDBD in Jackson, Mississippi.

She started her career on the Mississippi Gulf Coast at WLOX standing on the front lines as devastating hurricanes ripped through the coastal towns. She had her hand in covering the rebuilding process post Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States. Jessica was boots on the ground during the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the largest marine oil spill in the history of the of the petroleum industry.

During her years in South Mississippi Jessica was honored to be a part of the Mississippi Gulf Coast recovery from Hurricane Katrina and was honored to tell the very personal stories of South Mississippians' spirit and resilience.

Jessica is known for her community involvement. She has a proactive approach to gathering the news and bringing total coverage to the viewers in Mississippi.

The Texas native is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. During her years as a Golden Eagle she honed her skills interning in the newsroom at ABC's World News Tonight in New York.

Recent Articles by Jessica

  MS has highest risk of social isolation in people 65 years and older

  Forrest County moves forward with plan to save taxpayers millions

  MDOT to begin interchange construction on I-59, MS-42

  HPD officer makes history as department’s first female K9 unit

Fire destroys Shirley’s of Collins overnight

  Pine Belt task force works to curb human trafficking

  Hattiesburg church raises $10,000 for R3SM

  Avid Hotel project underway in Hattiesburg

  Possible solar energy agreement in works for Forrest County School District

  City of Hattiesburg continues paving project

  Consequences of drinking and driving shown to area students

  HPD investigator continues working case of missing woman

  Petal business owner frustrated with flooding issues

  Don’t become a victim of identity theft during tax season

  Thief steals from Southern Pines Animal Shelter’s thrift store

  Ellisville local businesses continue economic growth

  MS Sen. Joey Fillingane gives update on legislative session

  Hattiesburg family says U.S. Postal Service carrier sprays their dog

  Protecting your children from the measles

  Forrest County employees will receive pay raises