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Jasmine Huda takes her love of news and the St. Louis community to Fox 2 News at 11 p.m., which she co-anchors with Shirley Washington. Jasmine joined The Fox 2 / News 11 team in January 2016.

Jasmine’s experience in news began in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she attended the University of Michigan and reported for NPR member station WUOM. She subsequently landed behind-the-scenes positions with National Public Radio and Fox News Channel in Washington, DC.

A St. Louis native, Jasmine was thrilled to move back to Missouri for her first on-air reporting position at KSPR-TV in Springfield, MO. She later moved to her hometown, first working at KSDK-TV, and later KMOV-TV as an evening anchor and reporter. She is the recipient of a national Edward R. Murrow award, a regional Edward R. Murrow award, and a regional Mid-America Emmy.

Jasmine has been honored in several publications for her talent and contributions to St. Louis. She was named “Best Newscaster” by St. Louis Magazine, “Best Female On Air Personality” by Alive Magazine, and has also been profiled in The New York Times, The 9s Men’s Magazine, Forbes.com, and “Who’s Who In Diversity in St. Louis.”

Jasmine is active in a number of local causes, primarily the American Heart Association. She is a member of the Go Red For Women Executive Leadership Team and emcees the annual Go Red For Women Luncheon and Metro St. Louis Heart Walk. She is also involved with Guns ‘N Hoses, The National Council of Jewish Women’s ‘Back 2 School Store’, The Veiled Prophet Fashion Show, and The Crisis Nursery.

In her spare time, Jasmine enjoys yoga, “Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me” and her new home, which she says desperately needs a puppy.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail me at jasmine.huda@tvstl.com

Recent Articles
  • Behind the badge: Arnold police officer described as proud husband, father

    ARNOLD, Mo. – Most people who know Ryan O’Connor as the first responder who was critically injured by a burglary suspect. But to those who know him, he is also a devoted father and husband. Fox 2/KPLR 11’s Jasmine Huda learned more about the man behind the badge and the latest show of support – an electronic billboard – backing the officer and his family. “Ryan [O’Connor] would spend most of his roll calls talking about his children and his wife. “ […]

  • Pre-school students create “survival kits” for Maryland Heights police officers

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Maryland Heights police officers have new survival kits – and they have a group of pre-school children to thank. The students recently assembled a bag of items for the department. Officer Erica Stough said it all began with a phone call from the teacher at a local school. “She teaches the kids about community service and how to help others – so she does the survival kits for police officers every year.” You might think a […]

  • Citing uptick in car thefts, Ladue police remind residents to keep vehicles secure

    LADUE, Mo. – Car clouting and break-in cases have been reported throughout the St. Louis area. But one community is seeing something unusual: car thefts. Ladue Police Captain Darin McClure reported five vehicles stolen in the past month. “It’s gotten our attention,” he said. In each of the cases, the cars were left unlocked, and the keys were inside. Police recovered all three vehicles – three in East St. Louis, one in north St. Louis, and one in north St. […]

  • Injured Arnold officer undergoing lifesaving surgery Thursday

    ARNOLD, MO – Police are asking for your prayers. The Arnold Police Department shared this update on Facebook about an officer critically wounded in a shooting, “As of 1:00 PM today, Officer O’Connor is still very critical and is undergoing another surgery in an attempt to save his life. We are praying, we would like for you to do so as well.” Arnold Police Officer Ryan O’Connor continues to fight for his life at St. Anthony’s Hospital. At last report, […]

  • Local police wives group bands together to support family of wounded officer

    ST. LOUIS – Wives of police officers have been working around the clock at St. Anthony’s Medical Center in 16-hour shifts. Long hours, yes. But it also reflects a commitment to an extended law enforcement family. The wives are members of the St. Louis Police Wives Association, an organization comprised of police spouses on both sides of the river. When news broke that Officer O’Connor was shot by a burglary suspect Monday afternoon, the group sprang into action. “I went […]

  • Police: Stranger harasses woman with threatening texts, negative Craigslist ad

    ST. LOUIS, MO — A Chesterfield woman wants to know who is using Craigslist to post mean comments about her. An online ad in the personals section featured her picture and the title, “Danger.” The woman, 35, told Chesterfield police it all began with a text from an unrecognizable number with a 636 area code. The text included a link to Craigslist. “And it had a picture of our victim. And it said, ‘This lady is dangerous. If you have […]

  • Medical services at Metro stations: Mobile health screening units available free of charge for riders

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A new vehicle will soon be introduced to Metro transit centers. It won’t be used to transport riders, but it will serve an important purpose. A mobile health screening unit will be made available and free of charge to riders. A federal grant is funding the pilot program, which will feature health assessments, blood pressure and diabetes screenings for adults age 18 and older. The mobile health screening unit, called Links 2 Health, will rotate […]

  • From law enforcer to entertainer, Eureka officer reflects on viral “cheer” at football game

    EUREKA, Mo. – The high school football season is over, but much of the St. Louis area still remembers the young man who became an overnight sensation. He’s not a star athlete. But he does wear a uniform and, in a unique way, found a way to win over the crowd at a game. Eureka Police Department’s Officer Brett Grittini led a cheer at a home game at Eureka High School. Grittini serves as a student resource officer at Eureka […]

  • Police offer safety advice for holiday shoppers – Avoid distractions

    DES PERES, Mo. – Police warn that distractions make people easy targets during the busy holiday shopping season. Des Peres Department of Public Safety Captain Sean Quinn said it’s critical to stay alert when running errands or during any other activity in public. “A lot of things are avoidable,” he said. “If you just take a little extra precaution, it can pay big dividends at the end.” As crowds grow at shopping centers, criminals tend to follow. “Big crowds, things […]

  • Dating app dangers: Authorities remind young adults to exercise caution

    ST. LOUIS – Dating sites can bring together people, but they can also be used as a tool to prey on unsuspecting victims. Before you swipe right, authorities are reminding the public to exercise common sense and trust their instincts. Maryland Heights Police Department Detective Kendra House has investigated several cases involving sexual assaults; many of those cases involve an initial correspondence online. “In the last couple of months, I’ve had four cases that have involved social media, where something […]

  • “Mystery Man” pays for police officers’ lunches at local deli

    CLAYTON, MO – There is such thing as a free lunch, thanks to the generosity of a local man. The man pays for sandwiches for local police officers at Protzel’s Deli in Clayton. And while his identity is unknown to some, his agenda is not. “My ruling is, if you take care of people like that, you’ll get it back 10-fold,” he said. The “Mystery Man” has been covering the cost of officers’ lunches for well over a year. Each […]

  • Volunteers purchase, rehab homes for Eureka residents displaced from spring floods

    EUREKA, Mo. – Volunteers are giving hope to Eureka residents who were displaced from the spring floods. The Eureka Disaster Relief Committee, a group comprised of churches, civic leaders, and volunteers, has not only purchased new homes – they’ve renovated them, as well. Tim Schulte, pastor of Eureka United Methodist Church and chairman of the committee, said the group has already helped five families relocate. “They are ecstatic. They cannot believe this is happening,” Schulte said. The committee purchased mobile […]