CINCINNATI — Jasmine Kinds will be part of the WCPO 9 anchor and reporter groups on Jan. 24. She is going to anchor the 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. newscasts along with reporting Monday by means of Friday.
Kinds involves WCPO 9 from sister station WFTS-TV in Tampa, Florida. The Sunshine State native has additionally anchored and reported in Columbia, South Carolina, and Beaumont, Texas.
“Jasmine is a robust anchor and journalist with a confirmed observe report of connecting with communities,” stated Jeff Brogan, vice chairman and basic supervisor at WCPO 9.
Kinds has coated many vital tales, together with the Charleston church bloodbath, South Carolina’s removing of the accomplice flag from statehouse grounds, and the Dallas and Baton Rouge police shootings in 2016. She earned a Southeast Texas Press Award for organizing three reside debates in contentious sheriff races.
In her free time, Kinds enjoys trying to find the most effective spots to eat round city and discovering wholesome recipes to cook dinner at residence.
“I’ve by no means lived within the Midwest, so I’m wanting ahead to immersing myself within the tradition, digging into the meals and making new pals,” she stated.
Kinds served because the “Restaurant Report Card” host in South Carolina and began a number of reporter segments together with “Match Fridays,” “Motivational Mondays” and a reporting franchise known as “Schooling Issues.” She can be a member of the Nationwide Affiliation of Black Journalists, which she credit for refining her journalistic expertise.
WCPO 9 advocates for the folks of Cincinnati. The information group works day-after-day to assist folks discover offers and keep away from scams by means of its “Don’t Waste Your Cash” franchise, which is distributed to stations throughout the nation. The 9 First Warning Climate Workforce alerts viewers upfront of extreme climate monitoring storms around-the-clock to maintain households secure. The station produces impactful investigations, particular stories and award-winning journalism. It’s owned by The E.W. Scripps Firm.
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