Jasmine Turner

Jasmine Turner

Reporter/anchor

Jasmine Turner is an Emmy-award winning reporter and weekend anchor for NBC 12 News.

She joined the team in October 2016. Jasmine was born and raised in Henrico County, and attended The Richmond Montessori School and The Collegiate School. Her college years were spent at Elon University, where she graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Before returning to Richmond, Jasmine was a multimedia journalist and weekend anchor for WECT News in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Jasmine has covered several breaking news events in Central Virginia, such as the chaos in Charlottesville in August 2017, and the deadly tornadoes caused by Hurricane Florence in September 2018.

She frequently hosts NBC 12's Digital Dialogues, which are round table community conversations streamed exclusively on the NBC 12 News App, Amazon Fire, Roku and the NBC 12 Facebook page.

Jasmine enjoys spending time in the community, through serving on several boards, speaking to students and school groups, hosting events, and learning more about the people who make the Commonwealth of Virginia a great place to live, work and thrive.

She is ecstatic to be back in her hometown, reporting and anchoring for the station she grew up watching.

When she is not on air, Jasmine loves to sing, shop, travel and spend time with loved ones, her husband Marcelus, and their rescue dog Libbie!

Awards:

  • Emmy Award winner for coverage of the "Chaos in Charlottesville" in 2017
  • Elon University 10 under 10 Alumni Award

Education:

  • Elon University

Recent Articles by Jasmine

  Chesterfield Food Bank serves hundreds of families ahead of Thanksgiving

  ‘This is my purpose': 12-year-old from Chesterfield named as finalist for ‘Kid of the Year’ award

  Woman sentenced in deadly Shockoe Bottom hit-and-run

  Fire destroys home of member of ‘Richmond 34’

  ‘This is Eli’s dog’: Community helps raise $1,000 to train service dog

  Richmond police officer saves woman who tried to set herself on fire

  Chesterfield middle, high school students return to in-person learning

  ‘Never too late': 76-year-old woman has rights restored, votes for the first time

  Applications for Chesterfield’s third round of ‘Back in Business’ grants opening Nov. 12

  Chesterfield middle and high school students to return to the classroom Nov. 9

  Colonial Heights school temporarily switches to online learning due to COVID-19 cases

  Chesterfield upgrades air filters as students return to the classroom

  Goochland elementary students return to in-person learning

  Families concerned about COVID-19 outbreak reported at Chesterfield nursing home

  A Moment of Mindfulness: How yoga is helping the community during the pandemic

  ‘I’m focusing on sunshine': Community supports teacher battling liver disease

  American Red Cross in need of volunteers amid busy disaster season

  Community raising money for 6-year-old killed in 8-car crash

  Chesterfield school leaders give green light to more students returning to in-person learning

  VCU organization helping students create ‘voting plans’

  More than $6 million raised for COVID-19 Response Fund

  Richmond schools superintendent ‘hopeful’ child care program will begin within 2 weeks

  No date set for emergency childcare within Richmond Public Schools

  Mayor creates ‘Office of Equitable Transit and Mobility’ in Richmond

  ‘The Northside Pod Life’: Family creates learning pod for students

  Mayor Stoney confirms Richmond Behavioral Authority as an emergency child care partner

  Richmond Schools to open 5 schools for emergency child care

  Pediatrician discusses preventing eye strain while virtual learning

  Custom virtual backgrounds promote privacy, equity within RPS

  VSU to keep classes online, cancel on-campus housing due to COVID-19 concerns