Daffney Dawson

Daffney Dawson

Digital Content Producer - KSLA

Shreveport, La.

Daffney Dawson joined the KSLA News 12 team in June of 2020.

She has lived in Louisiana for most of her life and became interested in journalism while studying at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss. While there, she served as the opinion’s editor for the Purple and White newspaper, spent a summer interning for KSLA, and served as an intern for the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting.

Daffney graduated from Millsaps with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies, as well as double minors in music and Spanish.

In her spare time, Daffney enjoys traveling, discovering new music, and going to the movies.


  • Millsaps College, bachelor's in mass communications

Recent Articles by Daffney

Grambling State University cancels football activities due to positive COVID-19 tests

Child hit by stray bullet at Shreveport motel dies; suspect arrested

Gov. John Bel Edwards congratulates Julia Letlow on win in La.’s 5th congressional district

Gov. Edwards holds news conference at LSU Health Shreveport on state’s response to winter weather

La. National Guard troops assist with security in Washington, D.C.

Former LA Gov. Edwin W. Edwards undergoing tests in Shreveport

High school principal arrested for alleged sexual assaults of juveniles

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