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Jasmine Spencer is an anchor and has been a part of the FOX8 News team since September 2012.

Every Tuesday at 4 p.m. you can watch segments with Forever Family that feature adoptable children statewide.

Thanks to the partnership with Seven Homes Foster Care & Adoption Agency in High Point, the segment has helped place more than 60 children into permanent homes nationwide.

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 and spend time with family.

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Recent Articles
  • Family of local mom battling cancer surprises her with makeover, pampering

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Joyce Blackwell thought her husband was taking her to breakfast Monday morning. After about an hour drive from Salisbury to High Point, Blackwell ended up at Salons by JC for a special surprise makeover and pampering. Blackwell’s husband and cousin nominated Blackwell for the experience through the nonprofit organization called “Hello Gorgeous.” The motto for the organization is “restoring the beauty that cancer steals.” With the help of salon professionals, the experience provided a complimentary makeover […]

  • Hezy is looking for a forever family

    Twelve-year-old Hezy is full of energy, spunk and laughter. When he’s not cracking jokes to his foster family or friends, he enjoys reading, science and trying new things. One of his favorite books is the “good book,” the Bible. “He would probably do well with a family who definitely does go to church because that is something that its very important to him. But he needs a family that is loving and caring and help him be the most successful […]

  • Downtown Greensboro preparing for Friday’s Festival of Lights

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Local businesses and Downtown Greensboro Inc. staff are preparing for tens of thousands of people expected at the annual Festival of Lights. Elm Street will be blocked from Friendly Avenue to Lewis Street and filled with countless Christmas activities, performers, warming stations, food vendors and Santa Claus. DGI President and CEO Zack Matheny calls the festival a “tradition like no other” that brings the Greensboro community together from all walks of life. The new Community Christmas Tree is […]

  • High Point neighbors hope new speed humps slow down drivers

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point Transportation is working to install five speed humps along Rotary Drive. Transportation Director Mark McDonald said several complaints and an extensive traffic study led council members to approve the installations. “We did traffic counts and collected speed data using both manual and automatic speed recorders. We also had assistance from the police at times doing spot checks and enforcement,” McDonald said. “It was broken into two sections, there was a 25 mph zone and there was […]

  • Ethan is looking for a forever family

    Similar to most 7-year-old’s, Ethan loves animals and video games. His relationship with his older sister Demi means everything to him. Together they love to sing songs and create memories but would love to share it with a forever family. Ethan dreams of one day becoming a police officer and wants to be able to have a mother and father to support him. If you or someone you know is interested in adoption, please contact

  • Ventilators protecting firefighters in Thomasville

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. – A federal grant from FEMA was awarded to the Thomasville Fire Department, allowing one more layer of protection for firefighters. Purchase of what’s known as a Source Capture Exhaust System SCES reduces the chances of the exhaust fumes seeping into the living quarters at the station. “When this station was built in 1976 (the headquarter station), exhaust systems weren’t thought of and then we built station three in 1991 and due to budget cuts, we weren’t able […]

  • Z is looking for a forever family

    Unafraid of the what life may have in store, 17-year-old Z is hopeful at finding a Forever Family. A unique and adventurous teen, she loves to try new things, create and has aspirations of performing for a show like Cirque Du Soleil. Most importantly she wants an accepting family that can give her the consistent love that she’s always dreamt of having. If you or someone you know is interested in adoption, please contact

  • Children’s Home Society campaign helping adoptive children and families

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Donations through the Children’s Home Society’s Little Red Stocking fund help to assist more than 500 families statewide with various resources and post-adoption services. Ricky and Jo Heather Dodson explained how it has been beneficial to their family after adopting two boys. “We now have support to therapy services that are offered to us through the Children’s Home Society,” Jo Heather said. “That’s an active living part of our life and it is a gift and […]

  • Clyde Fitzgerald, the former CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina, passes away

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Clyde Fitzgerald, the former CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina, has died, according to the food bank. The organization sent FOX8 the following statement on Sunday: “Everyone who has known Clyde over the years realizes the impact he has made in addressing hunger in our region and state – first as a board member and board chair with Second Harvest Food Bank, and, later, as the CEO for nearly ten years. Clyde’s graciousness, […]

  • Guilford Courthouse National Military Park closed for debris removal

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Guilford Courthouse National Military Park rangers say the historic site will be closed for at least a week as crews clear leftover debris from Tropical Storm Michael. Acting Superintendent Sarah Cunningham said that the estimate is weather dependent. “They’re focusing on getting the tour road open first and then once the ground dries out we’ll start focusing on the internal trails,” Cunningham said. The park has contracted a tree removal service withe the help of federal […]

  • 700 American flags honor heroes and veterans of the community in Randolph County

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Driving passing by South Asheboro Middle School, you can see 700 American flags standing in a formation honoring heroes and veterans of the community. Asheboro and Randolph Chamber of Commerce President Linda Brown said the first Field of Honor display came about as a way to bring the community together. “The first year, we did this was in 2016 and we chose this weekend because it immediately followed the presidential election and that year it was […]

  • New radar signs assist in trick-or-treater safety in Guilford County

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — New speed limit digital radar signs are helping Guilford County sheriff’s deputies warn drivers to slow down. Capt. Randy Shepherd said the new signs are just one of the ways deputies are providing safety to neighborhoods this Halloween holiday. “We try to deploy some spare patrol cars out just as a visual deterrent to say law enforcement may be in the area,” Shepherd said. “Our officers are going to be out rotating as much as they can, patrolling […]