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!
Emmy Award winner for coverage of the "Chaos in Charlottesville" in 2017
As revival services were set to get underway at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Dinwiddie Tuesday night, a van full of 11 worshipers from Shiloh baptist in Blackstone were involved in a fatal crash outside of the church doors.
A Chesterfield mother says she wants answers from the school division after her daughter with special needs got off the school bus hysterical Tuesday. She believes her child may have been hit by a substitute driver.
Mary Kaitlyn Bowles, who was 17 at the time the incident occurred, is filing a civil lawsuit against Timothy Wilson, Sr., Wilson’s parents and the Ettrick-Matoaca Volunteer Rescue Squad in Chesterfield County.
A Chesterfield family is celebrating differences and spreading an important message through Emily’s Bracelets. Emily Morrissey is a 20-year-old with a big smile, who loves creating handmade bracelets for the community.
In 2017, 52-year-old Janice Lugo’s life was taken. Her boyfriend at the time of almost 5 years, Kristopher Jones is accused of her murder. Her mother, Aida DeCosta-Gomez, says the last 2 years have been full of suffering as she misses her daughter and waits for justice.