Donovan Long is a Multimedia Journalist who anchors Local 8 News on Saturday and Sunday nights. He joined Local 8 News in March 2016 after working in Albany, GA as a Weekend Anchor/Reporter.
He was born in Chattanooga, TN and has moved 9 times before making Knoxville, Tennessee his new home. Donovan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida A&M University. While there, he was honored by the Society of Professional Journalists, the Southeast Journalism Conference and received a College Emmy Award. He also interned with both CNN and CBS News in New York.
Donovan is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Society of Professional Journalists and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Donovan loves spending time with his family, running, fishing, reading and listening to music. If you have a story idea, contact Donovan through email, phone or social media.