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Jonathan Marshall

Jonathan Marshall Jonathan Marshall

Jonathan Marshall was born in Philadelphia and raised in Delaware. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication from Lincoln (PA) University and a Master’s of Science in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from Syracuse University.

Prior to working at WDAM, Jonathan has written for the Abilene (TX) Reporter-News, Philadelphia Daily News and Wilmington (DE) News Journal. He’s also co-hosted his own basketball radio show for a CBS affiliate in Texas. Jonathan has almost covered it all from Texas high school football, the NBA draft, team tennis and the rodeo.

Jonathan is excited to add Mississippi to his list of places he’s lived. You can catch him looking for where the local basketball runs are. If you know of any or have a great story to share feel free to reach out at jmarshall@wdam.com

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  • Dozens of endangered tortoises released at Camp Shelby

    Dozens of endangered tortoises released at Camp Shelby

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:57:38 GMT
    About 90 endangered gopher tortoises were released into the wild at Camp Shelby Wednesday. Photo credit WDAM.About 90 endangered gopher tortoises were released into the wild at Camp Shelby Wednesday. Photo credit WDAM.

    The Mississippi Military Department, the Nature Conservancy and several state and federal agencies have teamed up to boost the numbers of endangered gopher tortoises at Camp Shelby and the DeSoto National Forest. 

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    The Mississippi Military Department, the Nature Conservancy and several state and federal agencies have teamed up to boost the numbers of endangered gopher tortoises at Camp Shelby and the DeSoto National Forest. Wednesday, about 90 two-year old tortoises were released back into the wild in a restricted area of the national forest used by Camp Shelby. The goal is to supplement

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  • Laurel police searching for shooting suspect

    Laurel police searching for shooting suspect

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:51:36 GMT
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    The Laurel Police Department is searching for a shooting suspect after a Tuesday morning fight.  Police responded to a report of shots fired at the 800 block of South Magnolia at approximately 11:10 a.m., according to a LPD press release. Complainants reported that a fight between several individuals had erupted into gunfire.  The suspect, Lakendall A. Hunter, reportedly fired three shots in the direction of several people, though no injuries were reported. ...More >>
    The Laurel Police Department is searching for a shooting suspect after a Tuesday morning fight.  Police responded to a report of shots fired at the 800 block of South Magnolia at approximately 11:10 a.m., according to a LPD press release. Complainants reported that a fight between several individuals had erupted into gunfire.  The suspect, Lakendall A. Hunter, reportedly fired three shots in the direction of several people, though no injuries were reported. ...More >>
  • Six injured in Jones County car accident

    Six injured in Jones County car accident

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:43:08 GMT
    Source: JCFCSource: JCFC

    A two vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon sent three women, two children and a man to the hospital. 

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    A two vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon sent three women, two children and a man to the hospital. 

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