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

  Alternatives to build your immune system, fight flu

Tuition assistance program announced for Hattiesburg, Forrest County

Pine Belt chef gives basics & benefits to meal prepping

Hattiesburg non-profit donating this holiday season

Chris McDaniel backing Cindy Hyde-Smith

PINK UP: Hattiesburg woman encourages others not to give up

Election commissions working to prepare for voters

New soccer, tennis complex could be coming to Sumrall

Newly paved streets in Hattiesburg

Family seeking help finding missing man

District at Midtown brings economic impact to Hub City

Immigration activist, journalist shares story at USM

Stop the violence rally held in Hattiesburg

Attorney General Jim Hood warns of e-cigarette dangers

Infrastructure project underway in Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg hoping for major improvements without raising taxes

Hundreds gather for Laurel’s National Night Out

Citizens call for peace after deadly weekend in Hattiesburg

Park Smart campaign rolling out in Hattiesburg

Council votes for city improvements in Hattiesburg