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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
  • Guilford Animal Control has responded to 70+ calls of dogs left in hot cars already this year

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Guilford County Animal Control officers are reminding dog owners to leave their pets at home during the hot summer months. Since May 1, there have been 72 calls for service regarding people leaving their dogs in vehicles. Owners that are still present once animal control arrives are faced with a $500 citation for animal cruelty by the Guilford County Environmental Health Department. Dr. Stacey Chappell, with Animal Medical Centre of Greensboro, said it only takes five minutes […]

  • BBB reports student exchange scam uses UNCG address as headquarters

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Better Business Bureau of Greensboro reported The Study in US Partnership student exchange website is a scam; using UNCG’s admissions address as its U.S. headquarters office. Known as SUS Partnership for short, the website claims to be a successful foreign exchange program for the past 10 years complete with student reviews. On the website, 1400 Spring Garden St. is listed as the headquarters office, which is the address for the visitor and undergraduate admissions building at […]

  • Insurance agents warn of lightning strikes during the summer

    Insurance agents warn people of lightning strikes during thunderstorms this summer and how to cover possible damages. Based on the number of lightning strike damage claims from State Farm last year, North Carolina ranks seventh in the country. Last year approximately 6.2 million dollars was paid toward to the damage of 1,044 claims in the state. State Farm agent John Klopp said no matter what insurance you chose, make sure lightning is a coverage option. “Certainly there’s ways to try […]

  • Proposed bill would require mopeds to be registered, titled

    RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina legislators are currently deciding on a bill that would require moped riders to register and title their moped and possibly purchase insurance coverage. The bill is meant to provide assistance to law enforcement in case of an accident or if a moped was used in a crime. Owner of Select Cycle John Hill is a member of the N.C. Motorcycle Dealers Association and said that the registry is understandable and something the association has been […]

  • Greensboro city Leaders want to close Heritage House apartment complex

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro Councilman Zack Matheny and other city leaders say enough is enough when it comes to the substandard living conditions and crime at the Heritage House apartment complex on Meadowview Road. Matheny said under the direction of Councilman Mike Barber, council would like to work with housing agencies to find placement for the residents then shut the complex down. “I talked with the police chief today and yesterday and he believes it should be condemned or repurposed […]

  • Greensboro passes false alarm fee increase

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro City Council passed a false alarm fee increase Tuesday night to reduce the millions of dollars in response costs. Deputy Chief of Police Brian Cheek said that nearly $3 million was spent last year responding to false alarms in the city last year. Of all burglary and/or robbery alarm calls made to Guilford Metro 911, 98 percent of them are false alarms. “That’s proactive time that’s taken away from officers each year on these false alarm […]

  • 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 […]