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

‘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

  Chesterfield County announces additional funding for teachers

  ‘Brown Ballerinas for Change’ working to diversify the arts

  RPS still discussing plan to reopen in spring for ‘limited number of students’

Red Cross helps communities stay safe during power outages

  CultureWorks offers COVID-19 Artist and Creative Workforce Relief Fund

  RPS superintendent has concerns about reopening schools by March

  RPS School Board votes to renew superintendent’s contract

  ’I wanted to share my art’: Nurse illustrates coloring book to document history

  ‘Reimagining philanthropy’: Non-profit offering grants to support communities of color

  Community donates 3,800 N95 masks to CCPS staff

  Community raising money to donate N95 masks to CCPS employees

  Vaccinations underway for teachers in Henrico, Richmond and Chesterfield experiencing delays

  Councilman concerned about firearms ordinance enforcement in Richmond; at least 1 confiscated

  Coalition pushing for paid sick days for essential workers

  ‘We never want to see this again:’ First employee receives Pfizer vaccine at Chippenham hospital

  VCU Medical Center receives shipment of COVID-19 vaccines, distribution begins Wednesday

  ‘It’s been a really violent year’: RACC responds to increase in animal cruelty calls

‘It’s Donutgate:’ Senator Joe Morrisey responds to Election Day violation charges

  Educators finding creative ways to help students interact in virtual classrooms

  Shelters and animal organizations report an increase in adoption requests

  ‘Find your mission:’ Non-profits in need of donations

  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