Danae Leake

Danae hails from Jacksonville, located in the world's famous county (Duuuval), and moved to Baton Rouge to work as a digital content producer for WAFB.

As a child, Danae always had a love for the world of words and storytelling that empowers. While studying English and Mass Communication at the University of North Florida, she was very active in the university's student media, and worked her way up to Features Editor. In addition, Danae interned for WJCT, the National Public Radio affiliate in Jacksonville, and Jacksonville Magazine.

In 2016, she landed a position as a Digital Content Producer at Action News Jax, WJAX-TV, covering local breaking news and managing the station's website and social media pages.

After wanting a change of pace and atmosphere, Danae moved to Baton Rouge in May to work as a digital news reporter. In addition, she manages and produces content for the site’s inaugural business section.

Contact Danae via email at dleake@wafb.com.

Recent Articles by Danae

GB Sciences approved to grow medical marijuana at LSU facility

Pillsbury flour recalled for possible salmonella contamination

Waitr estimates its revenue grew 200% in 2018

LSU student named queen of Zulu Krewe, Tiger Golden Band to play alongside her in Mardi Gras parade

LSU professor refines process to make biodegradable Mardi Gras beads

Man accused of slaying 5, including his parents, arrested in VA; extradition hearing set

New renderings of Carnival Cruise Line’s ‘Mardi Gras’ ship released

Edwards: Unemployment claims from furloughed workers won’t be processed once government reopens

Suspect accused in Wayde Sims' shooting death formally indicted

LSU fraternity shut down; university investigation launched

DCFS reports early issuance of Feb. food stamps for La. recipients complete

LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri honored with Rod Dedeaux Award

MISSING: Baker woman last seen dropping off children

Louisiana Highway Safety Commission offering discounted Lyft rides for New Year’s Eve

Number of Hepatitis A cases in La. up to 72

LSU alumnus wins big on Wheel of Fortune

Person killed during attempted robbery of LSU athletes identified

Parrot uses Alexa to order items, play music while owner is away

83-year-old Vietnam War veteran receives Ph. D. from LSU despite setbacks

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