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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
  • Winston-Salem businesses react to large fight downtown involving teenagers

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Downtown Winston-Salem business owners and employees said they were not surprised by the fight Friday night downtown involving nearly 300 teenagers. Jayne Johnston, owner of Washing Perk & Provisions Co., said police handled the situation well, but there should be discussion amongst business owners and police about what they can do be prepared and protect their customers. Casey Hogge with Downtown Brody’s said this is not the first time and police should have been more prepared for […]

  • Piedmont Iraqi veterans react to conflict

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — U.S. Marine Corps veterans believe it would be a mistake to not send troops to Iraq. Marine veteran Patrick LeBlanc served in 2004 in Ramadi, Iraq. LeBlanc said that within eight months, 34 men died during combat. “I feel like something should be done to kind of justify why we were over there in the first place,” LeBlanc said. Marine veteran Will Napper agrees. “If we don’t go back if we don’t help them, then yes more […]

  • Burlington city leaders to discuss bus transit system

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Burlington City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday on the possibility of developing a bus transit system. Director of Development and Technical Services Nolan Kirkman said that council has been discussing a transit system since the mid-2000s. Kirkman is one of the team members that have worked with the Transit and Planning team to research the cost and route options for the city. If council approves the idea of a transit system the bus routes […]

  • High Point teen goes from homeless to high school graduate

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — High Point teen Desmoné Kearse will graduate from T. Wingate Andrews High School despite the challenge of being homeless most of her senior year. For about nine months, Kearse and her family of four spent their nights in eleven different homes; even spending some nights at the Open Door Ministries Homeless Shelter. Kearse said that she thought about quitting when the studying, and caretaking for her younger siblings while her mom was at work, became overwhelming. […]

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    Changes made to summer feeding programs because of growing need

    Summer feeding programs across the Piedmont Triad will begin in the next couple weeks as a part of the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program. Many counties have added more feeding sites at school cafeterias to make up for the growing need. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and Chartwells are offering the summer feeding program at the following schools Monday through Thursday for children 18 and under from June 23 to August 14: Ashley Elementary, Cook Elementary, Diggs-Latham Elementary, Easton Elementary, Forest […]

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    Possible budget cuts for nonprofits in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Several Greensboro nonprofits face a 10 percent budget cut in funding from the city. Tuesday night, Greensboro Children’s Museum CEO Marian King spoke about the importance of accessibility to the museum for child development. For four years the Greensboro Children’s Museum has used $75,000 from the city out of their $1.4 million overall budget. They face a loss of $7,500 for 2014-2015 which could mean cuts for discounted nights and scholarships. “You could say it’s just $7,500 […]

  • Maya Angelou’s pastor says she was ‘mentor’

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Senior Pastor Dr. Serenus Churn, Sr. of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Winston-Salem said that although he was Maya Angelou’s pastor, she was his mentor. Churn said that Angelou had been an active member for decades, before he joined the church as Pastor in 1984. “She prided herself on being a true member of the church,” Churn said. “Many times persons who are really icons may have their name on the church row but no, she was […]

  • Greensboro colleges, police teaming up to prevent campus crime

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The recent death of North Carolina A&T student Jermane Clark inspired further discussion amongst city leaders for a way to prevent crime both on and off Greensboro college campuses. Councilman Jamal Fox said that although there have been similar discussions before under the University Roundtable, there has never been input from students. “We already had the University Roundtable but it kind of fizzled out. So we’re going to pick that back up, we’re going to add the […]

  • 2014 college graduates see a positive job outlook

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The job outlook for 2014 college graduates is positive, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. In a recent survey of more than 160 employers, companies reported they plan to hire 8.6 percent more than last year. Half of those employers reported they are looking to hire graduates with degrees in finance, engineering, business and computer science. Vice President of Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University Andy Chan said the positive job outlook […]

  • Guilford Co. parents worry about possible autism classroom changes

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Parents of children with autism worry their kids could fall behind academically and socially with the potential to combine classes based on need rather than autistic disability. Starting next school year, the number of autistic-only classrooms will reduce from 27 to 23. Dr. Alicia Tate is the executive director of exceptional children and said the reduction is not a cut in programming but simply a reduction do to the number of exceptional needs children based on […]

  • Greensboro student from Ghana accepted into 24 universities

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro high school senior originally from Ghana has been accepted into 24 universities all over the country. Akosua Beoke is one of 45 graduates from the Early College at Guilford — the first graduation of 30 for Guilford County Schools. Beoke and her family moved to Greensboro from Ghana seven years ago. Her father Frank Beoke said it was a sacrifice well worth it for the opportunities for his children. “It’s a sacrifice; I was actually […]

  • Triad Nigerian Association reacts to #BringBackOurGirls movement

    GREENSBORO— More than 100 members are involved in the Nigerian Association of the Triad and plan to rally support Thursday in downtown Greensboro. President Don Okafor said the rally is not only to show support for the nearly 300 girls kidnapped from their Chibok Boarding school on April 14th, but also to push for more protection from Nigerian government. Okafor has lived in the United States for 14 years. He said even though his family lives more than 300 miles from […]