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

  Red Cross working to avoid summer donation slump

  RPS focuses on investing more in mental health services

  ‘She is resilient:’ Hanover student survives crash, determined to graduate

  2 RPS students injured in South Richmond shooting

  Homebound vaccinations resume following Johnson & Johnson pause

  ‘Acceleration is not going away’: Virginia Department of Education discussing future of mathematics in schools

  Bally’s Casino proposal no longer being considered

  RPS moves forward with plan to build schools

  Community calls for the rebuild of George Wythe High School

  Henrico County launches doula fund

Community reacts to pause on usage of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

  2 small dogs found dead in the James River, RACC investigating

  ‘Somebody stole a beautiful person’: Police investigate death of VCU student

  CDC: Outbreaks linked to youth sports and extracurriculars

  Pfizer says vaccine effective for 12-15 year olds

  ‘We have a long way to go:’ The battle against pancreatic cancer

  Police: 20 people arrested for soliciting sex from minors online, social media in Chesterfield

  Mecklenburg man, inspired by father born into slavery, dies at 101-years-old

  ‘We can do this in a safe way:’ Wedding professionals hope for more guidance with eased COVID-19 restrictions

  Richmond approves road in honor of Lt. Ashley Berry as family continues to seek justice

  ‘Brown Ballerinas for Change’ working to diversify the arts

  Full Circle Grief Center offers counseling during the pandemic

  COVID-19 one year later: Chop Suey Books finds creative ways to stay open

  Health districts in Richmond region expand Phase 1B vaccinations, VDH says

‘RVA Community Fridges’ open ‘for the community, by the community’

  ‘Keep his memory alive:’ Virtual vigil for Adam Oakes happening Wednesday night

  ‘Adam had a huge, huge heart’: Family believes hazing led to VCU student’s death

  101-year-old Mecklenburg County man is living history

  Flying Squirrels announce legacy campaign to honor the Richmond 34

  Church Hill pharmacist helps vaccinate vulnerable communities