Jasmine Turner

Jasmine Turner

Jasmine Turner is an Emmy-award winning anchor and reporter 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.

In 2021, she joined the On Your Side Investigators team. Through the On Your Side franchise, she helps the community solve issues they may be encountering, such as housing, healthcare and consumer issues.

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 in her hometown, anchoring and reporting for the station she grew up watching.

Outside of the newsroom, Jasmine is a yoga, meditation and indoor cycling teacher. She is passionate about helping others live well, offering support along the way. Jasmine also loves to sing, shop, travel and spend time with loved ones, her husband Marcelus, her bonus daughter Aubrey, and their rescue dog Libbie!

  • Elon University
  • Affiliations
  • Serves on alumni boards for the Collegiate School and Richmond Montessori School
  • Awards
  • Emmy Award winner for coverage of the "Chaos in Charlottesville" in 2017
  • Emmy Award winner for Newscast - Daytime (1pm - 8pm) - Medium Market (50+) NBC12 News at 5:00 WWBT
  • Emmy Award winner Weekend Newscast - Medium Markets (50-99) NBC12 News Weekend WWBT
  • Elon University 10 under 10 Alumni Award