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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
  • Students and staff weigh options after St. Louis college announces closure

    OVERLAND, MO – The past few days have been tough for staff and students at Hickey College on North Lindbergh Boulevard. The school is preparing to close its doors, largely due to declining enrollment. “It’s a wonderful place and it’s still a wonderful place. No one here wanted this to happen,” Hickey College President Christopher Gearin said. “I think you’re seeing major enrollment declines in many colleges and universities. We’re just one of them. It’s harder for us as a […]

  • Free training, paid employment through St. Louis apprenticeship program

    Free on-the-job training and paid wages. Sound too good to be true? The above scenario can become a reality through an apprenticeship program offered by the St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE). “I didn’t know how to get into this industry in this city. And thanks to SLATE, I’m in,” St. Louis resident Nathaniel Jackson said. Jackson is taking part in Explore St. Louis’ Entertainment Apprenticeship Program. The three-year program is giving him hands-on training in an industry […]

  • “Somebody Knows Something” – University City Councilman insists drive-by shooting was not random

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO – The councilman who represents the neighborhood where five people, including two babies were injured in a drive-by shooting is urging those with knowledge to come forward. “If they continue to conceal these people, they will be the next ones. It may be their son, their daughter, their baby who was shot,” University City Ward 3 Councilman Rod Jennings said. “Somebody knows something.” As KTVI was first to report, 9-month-old and 18-month-old babies were critically injured in […]

  • Two babies among five injured in University City drive-by shooting

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO – University City police are searching for the drive-by shooters who injured five people, including two babies. Officers responded to Ferguson Avenue, south of Plymouth Avenue, Tuesday evening. Neighbors reported hearing shots fired shortly after 8 p.m. “I called the police non-emergency number because I didn’t want to be an alarmist. And they said, ‘Yeah, we’ve got police responding to shots in that area. We’ve had several other calls,’” Jessica Gronewold said. Police said the shots came […]

  • ‘Felony Lane Gang’ strikes in St. Louis area, police warn public to hide valuables

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Summer time means outdoor time at parks, sporting events, and festivals. Perfect conditions, police say, for identity thieves to strike. St. Louis County police reported at least four recent vehicle break-ins linked to a sophisticated ID theft network from out of state. The group cashes checks from stolen purses and wallets. Those valuables are often left in plain sight in parked vehicles, Officer Benjamin Granda said. “You’re much more likely to take your family to […]

  • Free summer lunch program expands, includes additional location

    ST. LOUIS – Summer break means no school. And for some children, that means no lunch. That’s why St. Louis County Library is providing free meals for children this summer. The program runs through mid-August. St. Louis County Library District Director Kristen Sorth said the demand is great, and that families are grateful. “We’ve heard from lots of families. I’ve had letters, from parents – several parents –  who said it’s one less thing to worry about,” Sorth said. “Not […]

  • Police discover loads of stolen pink lingerie, loungewear in man’s vehicle

    DES PERES, MO – Charges are expected against a man accused of stealing more than $2,300 worth of apparel from a west St. Louis County Victoria’s Secret store. Police report a man and woman were seen at the store at West County Center May 31st. “They entered their store with their own, large, empty shopping bags. And filled them up quite quickly,” Des Peres Department of Public Safety Detective Marshall Broughton said. The theft was not discovered until after the […]

  • ScholarShop closes in July, owners promise to keep doors open for students

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI) – It is a fashion finale no shopper wants to miss. The last remaining ScholarShop store in the St. Louis area will close its doors July 3. But the organization in charge says it will continue to open doors for local students. “Our mission as an organization is supporting St. Louis area students who can’t otherwise afford a higher education,” Scholarship Foundation Executive Director Faith Sandler said. For nearly 60 years, the ScholarShop has played a key […]

  • Shoplifter accused of making repeat trips to golfing store for expensive putters, drivers

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – A man who made repeated trips to steal high-end golf clubs likely resold the sporting equipment for profit, Chesterfield police said. “I would imagine they’d have to be an easy sell, for him to come back two days apart, to commit the same crime,” Chesterfield Police Detective Robert Powell said. Powell said Christopher Ottensmeyer, 41, stole putters, drivers, and other items from the Golf Galaxy store on THF Boulevard in early 2017. Ottensmeyer was charged this week […]

  • Student without hearing finds hope at Central Institute for the Deaf

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A young girl who experienced a loss of hearing has found hope. Seven-year-old Jocelyn Westerfeld of St. Charles will transition from the Central Institute for the Deaf in St. Louis to a public school district in the fall. Westerfeld has come a long way after losing nearly all of her hearing as a preschooler. And at age 4, she was not getting the services she needed. “When we were in the public school, I had concerns […]

  • St. Louis organization builds schools to educate impoverished children in Pakistan

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – It’s known as the “St. Louis, Missouri” campus. But what most people don’t know is that the campus is located in another country, more than 7,000 miles away. A local organization is building schools to educate some of the most impoverished children living in Pakistan. The Citizens Foundation is focused on educating children in Pakistan’s poorest urban slums and rural communities. The TCF’s St. Louis chapter has raised funds to build two schools: The St. Louis, […]

  • St. Louis County Pipes and Drummers Honor Fallen Colleague at National Police Week

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (KTVI) – A group of musicians from the St. Louis area brought their pipes, drums, and hearts with them to Washington, D.C. The St. Louis County Police Department’s Pipes & Drums returned to Washington, D.C. for National Police Week. The annual event draws up to 30,000 visitors to honor fallen law officers. In 2016, 143 officers were killed in the line of duty, according to the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder […]