Jessica Bowman

Jessica Bowman

Anchor/Multimedia Journalist

Moselle, MS

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

Sex offender accused of prostituting disabled woman in Miss.

Man arrested on multiple drug charges in Forrest County

Thief steals from Southern Pines Animal Shelter’s thrift store

Cyclist killed in crash was riding for children’s cancer research

Accused Lincoln County shooter denied bond in initial court appearance

UPDATE: Jackson police confirm double shooting on Raymond Road

U.S. Marshals arrest 3rd man wanted in Hilltop Inn and Suites murder

Christmas in July for kids at Batson Children's Hospital

Former Forest HS secretary charged with dissemination of sexually oriented materials to minors

Some Florida residents in the path of Hurricane Irma have evacuated to Jackson

Beware of flooded cars being sold following recent storms

Pearl youth baseball coach busted with pot

Suspect on the run after firing multiple gunshots at Jackson apartment

South Jackson resident says bad roads are costing him money

Police identify teen who shot 13-year-old in back

US Marshals searching for home invasion suspect

UMMC Ophthalmology team urging you to protect your eyes from the solar eclipse

Possibly largest pot bust in Mississippi history

Construction project slated for completion on Lakeland Drive

Mississippians went to Louisiana in hopes of becoming a millionaire

Two Jackson men linked to 2006 home invasion found dead in LA

A Florida man is behind bars after leading Pearl police on a high speed chase

Funeral services announced for Richland firefighter Noah Pate

Blues artist honored with new headstone

Big crowds show up for sales tax holiday in Mississippi

Man who assaulted Florence police officer identified

UAW made thousands of dollars in contributions to local non-profits

Faith followers in Jackson speak about misconduct forcing Freeze to step down

Hot temperatures mean more a/c unit problems

Jackson Zoo's Ice Cream Safari attracts thousands of people