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Jasmine Spencer is a Kernersville native and is happy to be in the Piedmont.

Before Fox8, Jasmine was a reporter and fill-in weekend morning anchor at WCTI 12 in the Greenville, North Carolina bureau. During her Hurricane Irene coverage in Washington N.C., Jasmine was featured on Direct TV and CNN.

Jasmine is a proud Elon University Alum where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. Go Phoenix! Some of her fondest memories at Elon were studying abroad in South Africa and going to the 2011 College Television Awards in Hollywood. Along with her Phoenix 14 News team, she accepted the 1st place award for "Best Newscast" from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation.

Jasmine loves to travel, spend time with family and teach Zumba.

If you see something, say something. She'd love to hear from you! jspencer@wghp.com.


Recent Articles
  • Federal program feeds more GCS students

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A federal program allows Guilford County schools to provide more free meals for more approximately 28,000 students. The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) allows students in high-poverty schools to receive free breakfast and lunch, regardless of their individual circumstances. The provision, a facet of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, is being expanded nationwide for the 2014-15 school year after seeing success in the first seven locations. “With nearly 60 percent of students already qualifying for […]

  • Greensboro hosts poverty summit

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro hosted the first of several poverty summit meetings aimed at getting North Carolina mayors to discuss ways to improve poverty. According to a study from the Brookings Institution, Greensboro and Winston-Salem ranked in the top 10 of U.S. cities with a growing poverty rate. Since the early 2000s, Greensboro’s poverty rate has grown 77 percent. Winston-Salem’s poverty rate has grown 82 percent. Mayors from Burlington, Winston-Salem and Durham were also in attendance. Greensboro […]

  • Winston-Salem Public Safety Committee could extend no skate zone

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Council members of Winston-Salem’s Public Safety Committee will discuss on Monday whether or not to ban skating around the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. The city ordinance currently does not allow skating or skate-boarding downtown in the Central Business District. If the proposal passes, the banning zone would “almost double,” according to council member Molly Leight. The initial request in the proposal draft is “due to damage from skaters” around the innovation Quarter. Leight says she supports a […]

  • Final ceremony held for Greensboro War Memorial Auditorium

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Renderings for the new War Memorial monument were revealed at the final ceremony for the War Memorial Auditorium. Coliseum Director Matt Brown and city leaders called the auditoriums closing “bittersweet” as plans mover forward to build the Steven B. Tanger Center for the Performing Arts. Coliseum staff said that the demolition date for the auditorium has not been scheduled yet as they wait for confirmation from the construction company. The War Memorial Auditorium was built in 1959 […]

  • Burlington approves rezoning along University Drive for commercial use

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — City leaders approved rezoning a six-acre property along University Drive and South Church Street in Burlington. The approximately six-acre space has been in a rezoning battle since 2009. Planning and Zoning Administrator Joey Lea said the latest proposal has been postponed at least three times in order to take into consideration the neighbors’ concerns. Neighbors along Huffman Lane, east of the property, fought against the rezoning of the residential area to commercial use. To compromise, the developers from […]

  • Thousands attend John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – The fourth annual John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival drew in more than 3,000 people to Oak Hollow Festival Park in High Point. More than 200 volunteers worked the event and a year a planning to provide music from artists, Latimore, Morgan James, Andreas Varady, Boney James and George Benson. Students known as “Coltrane Scholars” in Guilford County were awarded Antigua Wind instruments for an essay contest on the love of jazz music.

  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center working to remove brain tumors through the nose

    WINSTON, SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest Baptist Medical center neurosurgeons and Otolaryngologists are working together to safely remove brain tumors through the nose, providing patients with a less invasive surgery. Neurosurgeon Dr. Rashid Janjua said the procedure that has been used for about two years at the medical center is a team effort between the two doctors accessing the brain without cutting directly into the skull. “The technique that we have perfected over here, and we are the only ones […]

  • Hundreds of tow truck drivers gather to honor fellow driver killed in Rockingham Co.

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Hundreds of tow truck drivers from across North Carolina lined up Saturday to escort a beloved tow truck driver who was killed in a crash to her final resting spot. Hundreds attended the funeral procession of Dale’s Towing truck driver Jennifer Lynn Williams. At least 62 different towing companies from all over the Triad showed up to support Williams and her fiancé Johnny Manring, who also works at Dale’s Towing. “The drivers still left will take it […]

  • Sheriff Barnes creates drug radio ads for back to school

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Guilford County Sheriff B.J. Barnes is pleading for the help of parents to talk to their kids about the dangers of drugs before heading back to school. Six weeks ago, Barnes recorded four different radio ads on five different stations that share the zero tolerance policy for abuse of alcohol, prescription drugs and heroin. “We felt that an education type thing would be a benefit — not only to the parents but to the kids that […]

  • Greensboro group wants citizen’s police review board

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro church leaders held a press conference at the Beloved Community Center urging charges against Devin Scales be dropped and more police accountability. The group of clergymen said the misuse of force by the Greensboro Police Department should be handled by an independent citizen’s police review board with subpoena power. Rev. Nelson Johnson of Faith Community Church gave an example at the conference of the current internal police investigation of Officer T.B. Cole and the arrest of […]

  • Charges dismissed against Carver High School teacher

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Former Carver High School English teacher Samuel McClain has been cleared from two charges of simple assault for allegedly patting two male students on the buttocks. McClain’s lawyer Kevin Dowling said the trial was four hours with nine witnesses including former and current Carver students. Dowling said over the phone that the judge’s dismissal Tuesday was a prima facie case. Dowling said the state failure to present enough evidence to prove the allegations towards McClain were true. […]

  • Triad shoppers get ready for school

    With only one more week until students start school again, the back-to-school shopping spree begins. The National Retail Federation estimates Americans will spend $8.6 billion during the month of August on back to school supplies and clothing. It’s the first time in 12 years that North Carolina is without a sales tax free weekend. Some shoppers say that many department stores are offering savings in place of the tax-free loss.

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