About Donna

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You may have seen Donna in front of a camera when she filled-in as local television reporter on ABC-TV affiliate WBMA-TV. You might hear her voice on national radio when she covers the state’s biggest news stories for CBS Radio News - heard on 400 stations around the country.  She serves as guest writer for the Radio Television Digital News Association’s (RTDNA) Communicator Daily, and wrote a monthly column for the Alabama Media Professionals (AMP) newsletter where she also served as the Vice President of Professional Development.

Francavilla also enjoys freelance television producing for CBS TV News and Oprah: Where Are They Now television series.

In The News

  • Radio, TV Stations Show Unparalleled Commitment While Covering Ala. Tornadoes

    Radio, TV Stations Show Unparalleled Commitment While Covering Ala. Tornadoes May 25 2011By Donna Francavilla, Frankly Speaking CommunicationsBIRMINGHAM, AL -  On April 27th, a series of violent storms tore through the Southeast much like a lawnmower cuts and flings grass. At least 350 were killed in the Southeast; 230 people in...
  • Covering the Gulf Oil Spill, One Story at a Time

    Covering the Gulf Oil Spill, One Story at a Time By Donna Francavilla, Owner, Frankly Speaking CommunicationsAs sticky, thick, black oil washed ashore the Gulf of Mexico’s pristine powdery, white beaches, ruining livelihoods, killing sea life and becoming the worst environmental disaster the U.S. has faced, reporters were dispatched to cover...
  • It’s the Dawn of a New Political Era in Alabama

    It's the Dawn of a New Political Era in Alabama Let's face it. Alabama has been through it! Former Governor Robert Bentley resigned yesterday to become the 3rd of 3 of the most powerful public officials in Alabama to be ousted, resigned or otherwise loose their jobs in just ONE YEAR...

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Donna Francavilla is a passionate journalist who pursues news with forethought and dedication to the craft. She is a mainstay of the highly competitive Birmingham media community and can be readily called upon to deliver whenever and wherever the need arises. Donna remains a student of journalism which motivates her news pursuits and her drive to deliver the story factually and timely.
Dennis Leonard
Dennis Leonard
Innovation Team at Alabama Power Company

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