Donovan Long is a Daybreak anchor. He’s a two-time Emmy, Edward R. Murrow, Michigan Association of Broadcasters and Associated Press Award-winning journalist.
Donovan graduated summa cum laude from Florida A&M University in 2015. Before joining WOOD TV8 in July 2019, he worked as a weekend evening anchor/reporter for both the CBS affiliate in Knoxville, Tenn. and the Fox affiliate in Albany, Ga.
He’s a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Long was diagnosed with Functional Neurological Disorder following a car accident in July 2018. He spent 11 months learning to walk and run again.
When he’s not at work, Donovan enjoys spending time with loved ones, playing recreational basketball, fishing and reading.