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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
  • 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.

  • Bowman Gray Speedway must follow NASCAR rule

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — NASCAR’s new rule of staying inside the race car during a caution pertains to all smaller speedways under their guidance; including NASCAR sanctioned Bowman Gray Racing. President of the Winston-Salem Speedway Inc. Gray Garrison said that the NASCAR rule enforcing caution safety is a rule that has been “preached” to their drivers for years but is now a written reminder. Under the new rule, during a caution light, drivers must turn off the car and lower the […]

  • UNCG campus under construction overhaul

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — More than 5,000 student are expected to move into UNCG’s on-campus housing within three days amidst several construction projects. UNCG Housing Director Tim Johnson said the move-in of 5,100 students is UNCG’s biggest move in ever. Johnson said there is a large demand of students to stay on campus. The freshmen dormitory, Reynolds Hall just completed a full $7.5 million renovation. The updates included replacement of all building systems including plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and a facelift with […]

  • Lexington City Schools making changes for better security

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Superintendent Rick Kriesky of Lexington City Schools said construction of Pickett Elementary School is being done to rearrange the front office for security reasons. Kriesky said the million dollar project is moving the visitor entrance to the front if the building along with all administrative offices to keep a close eye on those who enter the building. Last year parents and visitors used a buzzer system that had access to the hallway of the school. “To actually […]

  • Local NASCAR community reflects on tragedy involving Tony Stewart

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — Saturday night’s wreck involving Tony Stewart hits home for many drivers in the Triad. NASCAR driver Tony Stewart hit and killed another driver who was walking on a track during a dirt-track race in upstate New York. Kevin Ward Jr., 20, died from injuries suffered in the incident, which occurred Saturday night at the Empire Super Sprints series event at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park. It’s not unusual for some NASCAR drivers to race on smaller speedways – […]

  • Redevelopment plans for Spencer’s Inc. factory in Mount Airy

    MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — Mount Airy’s new redevelopment commission has plans to restore and revitalize the old children’s manufacturing factory Spencer’s Inc. Redevelopment Commission Chairman Steve Yokeley said that the city paid more than $90,000 for the nearly 10 acre property along Willow Street at a city auction in May. Yokeley said that the commission plans to work on redevelopment plans for all of the city’s blighted commercial buildings but the iconic blue brick building is on top on their […]

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