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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
  • Sewing school provides immigrants and refugees skills, hope

    ST. LOUIS – A local organization is helping women immigrants and refugees – one stitch at a time. It’s providing them free classes on sewing, and in many cases, employment after education. As Fox 2’s Jasmine Huda reports, the work is giving the women a new skill – and a new purpose.

  • “He was a great dad to us” – Son remembers sacrifice, service of fallen St. Louis County police officer

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – It has been a painful past few weeks for the wife and five children of a St. Louis County police officer who was killed in the line of duty. “It’s a rough time. But we’re trying our best,” Ethan Ellis, 17, said. Ethan is the son of James “Mitch” Ellis. Mitch Ellis, 49, was killed in a vehicle accident on October 11. He was driving from the St. Louis County Police Jennings Precinct to his […]

  • Father prays for healing after St. Louis police officer shot at high school reunion

    ST. LOUIS – A family is asking for prayers after a St. Louis police officer was shot while attending a high school reunion. Detective Shawn Cleveland, 28, was among five people shot when a fight broke out at Normandy High School in early October. “He looked at his mom and said, ‘I’ve been shot.’ Because she was there, probably about 10 feet away from him,” said Michael Cleveland, the detective’s father. Cleveland’s son was trying to break up a fight, […]

  • Fighting with a purpose: Jason Kander discusses depression, PTSD, and help for veterans

    ST. LOUIS – He was a rising star in the Democratic party. Some even thought he was presidential material. But Jason Kander says calling it quits was the best decision he has ever made. Kander, 38, withdrew from the Kansas City mayor’s race in October 2018 to make a shocking, public announcement: that he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. “It got to the point where I needed to deal with it,” Kander said. Kander was a big […]

  • Fundraiser planned for St. Louis detective shot while attending high school reunion

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Family, friends, and colleagues are hoping the community will come out to support a St. Louis Police detective who was shot while attending a high school reunion event. Detective Shawn Cleveland was among five people shot when a fight broke out in early October at Normandy High School. “Detective Cleveland identified himself as an officer to intercede like all policemen will do. In the process of taking police action, someone shot him,” Captain Donnell Moore said. […]

  • Funeral home owner anxious for answers, ups reward in arson case

    ST. LOUIS – Who would want to burn down a funeral home? It’s a question investigators are still trying to answer, months after someone set fired to the Kutis Funeral Home in south St. Louis County. As Fox 2’s Jasmine Huda reports, the owner of Kutis said is hopeful a larger reward will lead to an arrest.

  • Injured Police Officer O’Connor shares story at Fox News Channel town hall

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A local police officer who was nearly killed on the job recently shared his story with a national audience. Former Arnold Police Officer Ryan O’Connor recently appeared on Fox News Channel for a program called, “Town Hall America: Police Emergency.” As Fox 2’s Jasmine Huda reports, O’Connor and his wife, Barbara, expressed gratitude for his remarkable recovery.

  • State’s inaugural “Back the Blue” award honors fallen North County Cooperative Officer

    VINITA PARK, MO – A fallen police officer from the St. Louis area has been named the first honoree of the state’s “Back the Blue” award. “Our intention is to get around the state and honor the men and women across Missouri. But the very first one is here today,” said Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt. “They deserve to be respected, and in some instances, when officers give the ultimate sacrifice, like Officer Langsdorf.” Schmitt presented the inaugural award to […]

  • Shaw Park Ice Rink closed this winter; demolition and rebuild coming soon

    CLAYTON, Mo. – It’s winter tradition: lace up the skates and spend the holidays at the Shaw Park Ice Rink. But this year, the rink on South Brentwood Boulevard will be empty. After years of planning, the City of Clayton has secured funding to begin its much-anticipated project to demolish the nearly 60-year-old rink and build a new one. The rink promises to be a state-of-the-art facility that could operate year-round and not just 10 weeks out of the year, […]

  • Drugs addicts turn to hardware stores to shoplift, support addiction

    ST. LOUIS – They’re everyday products, stolen to feed a drug habit. Police say addicts in the St. Louis area are turning to hardware stores to make quick cash. Fox 2’s Jasmine Huda reports on what’s being stolen, and what police are doing to catch up with the criminals.

  • Unstoppable: Critically injured Arnold police shows remarkable strength during workout

    ARNOLD, Mo. – A new milestone for a local police officer who was critically injured in the line of duty. A recent video clip shows Ryan O’Connor, 45, bench pressing weights. It is a remarkable sign of strength – both physical and mental – for the former officer with the Arnold Police Department. O’Connor was shot in the back of the head by a burglary suspect in December 2017. Doctors were unsure whether he would be able to speak or […]

  • “Work-family” steps up after St. Louis County police officer killed in car crash

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A fallen officer’s extended work family is making sure his loved ones are not forgotten. The St. Louis County Police Family Association is a 501(c )3 organization dedicated to serving the department’s employees and their families. That includes responding to critical events, including the tragic loss of Ofc. James “Mitch” Ellis Ellis was on his way home from work last week when a car slammed into his vehicle head-on. Hours later, on October 11, the […]

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