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

  Forrest County received $15.8 million for three new bridges

R3SM continues its efforts to help 2017 tornado victims

Pine Belt Strong: Two Years Later, remembering the 2017 tornado

Pine Belt agencies discuss threat law enforcement faces

Hunger pains felt across the state, report reveals

Family of man charged in deadly stabbing speaks

Jury finds Aaron Jones guilty of first-degree murder

Hattiesburg residents learn basic self-defense skills

Forrest Co. Emergency Management gives update on flood damage

Pine Belt welcomes first babies of the new year

Jones County impacted by flooded areas

Keith’s Superstore donates thousands to Children’s of Mississippi

Pine Belt heroes shop with kids this holiday season

Petal High School JROTC wins state championship

A new recreational facility coming to Sumrall

Parties waiting on judge’s decision in Petal annexation trial

Christmas party held in Hattiesburg for children of deployed soldiers

New dean named for WCU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine

State leaders congratulate Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith on her win

Study experts visit Purvis Middle School math students