Janella Newsome joined WWL-TV in 2014 as a part time morning general assignment reporter. She brings years of journalism experience having worked in both radio and television news.
She is an alumna of Howard University in Washington, DC where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. Janella received her master’s degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from the University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Janella works fulltime at Xavier University of Louisiana as news manager in the Office of Institutional Advancement. In terms of hobbies, she loves to travel, sing and plan for events.
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