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Jasmine Norwood is thrilled to be living and reporting in the nation’s capital again. She was born and raised in San Diego, moved to D.C. to attend Howard University, and quickly fell in love with the area.

Jasmine joined DCW News at 10p in May 2016. She comes to Washington D.C., from Richmond, Virginia, where she worked as a reporter at WTVR on an Emmy-winning morning show. Prior to Richmond, Jasmine spent a couple years reporting in South Bend, Indiana and Benton Harbor, Michigan, where she broke major stories that lead to federal investigations into local government and the allocation of funds. While in the Midwest, Jasmine also earned an Emmy nomination for her coverage of a convicted killer’s escape from prison.

Jasmine has a passion for helping others, and strives to be a voice for the voiceless, through journalism.

In the summer, you can almost always find Jasmine by a pool or on her way to the nearest beach. Her family always jokes, she learned to swim before she could walk.

Growing up, Jasmine swam on competitive swim teams for 10 years. She made history as the first African American to train and compete with the San Diego Sweetwater Dolphins, a nationally competitive synchronized swim team.

When she’s not working to make a difference in the community or mentoring young girls, Jasmine is working towards her goal of opening a swimming school for underprivileged children.

Jasmine enjoys baking gluten-free treats, practicing yoga, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

She lives in Prince George’s County, Maryland with her husband and their pup, Bella.

Recent Articles
  • Kaur

    Grandmother sentenced to life in prison for murder of husband’s ex-wife

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. – On Monday, a 66-year-old grandmother was sentenced to life in prison. In November, Raminder Kaur, was convicted by a second jury of first-degree murder in the Germantown slaying of her husband’s ex-wife. Raminder Kaur’s attorney had attempted to claim in her appeal trial that the murder of Preeta Gabba, 47, was carried out alone by Kaur’s husband. But the new jury disagreed, and her original conviction will stand. Kaur and her husband, Baldeo Taneja, 65, had been […]

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    Metro: Women’s March rides top 1 million, Trump inauguration less than average weekday

    WASHINGTON — Inauguration and Women’s March on Washington attracted hundreds of thousands of out-of-towners to the District.  In fact, WMATA says, its numbers were record breaking. According to WMATA, Women’s March was their second busiest day in history, with more than 1 million trips, only beat by President Barak Obama’s inauguration in 2009. As for Friday’s inauguration, President Donald Trump’s administration fired back after video circulated locally and nationally, showing a lot of empty space in the audience. “This was […]

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    Trump supporters travel across the nation to see new president take oath

    WASHINGTON — Supporters of the new president drove for days and waited in line for hours, to be in the District, on the National Mall, during inauguration. “I feel proud, I almost cried a little bit ago, I’m really happy to be here,” expressed Timothy Roberts from Ohio. “I think it is important that on this day we just come together and celebrate a peaceful transfer of power, a day of oneness that should set an example for the days […]

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    Surveillance video, person of interest in murder of 68-year-old grandmother

    WASHINGTON — New developments in the murder of 68-year-old grandmother, and cherished Southeast community member, Vivian Marrow.   Marrow was shot and killed in the 2400 block of Elvans Road, while heading to the store in her wheelchair Monday morning. Wednesday, Metropolitan Police Department released surveillance video showing exactly what happened during the shooting. The video can be hard to watch, as it shows Marrow, cruising down the sidewalk in her wheelchair, when two people run pass her.  The person in […]

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    Family begs community to speak out after 68-year-old grandmother killed in broad daylight

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —  DC police is investigating a deadly shooting that claimed the life of a 68-year-old woman. The shooting happened 10:16 a.m. Monday in the 2400 block of Elvans Road, Southeast. Responding officers found a man and a woman who had been shot. DC first responders transported both victims to nearby hospitals. Officers said Vivian Marrow died of her injuries at the hospital. The other victim is in stable condition. During a press conference, Interim Police Chief Peter Newsham […]

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    Auditors: The District unnecessarily spent over $40 million during 2016 snow storm

    WASHINGTON — After months of investigating how taxpayer dollars were spent during the Blizzard of 2016, the Office of the District of Columbia Auditor released a report of its findings. During Storm Jonas, when nearly two feet of snow were dumped on the District, auditors found District officials unnecessarily spent more than 40 million dollars. Matt Separa, an analyst with the ODCA told DCW50 there were a number of costly decisions made. “Particularly about $145 thousand dollars were spent on […]

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    Montgomery County man charged with killing his infant son

    ROCKVILLE, Md. – After an extensive investigation, Montgomery County Police arrested 20 year old Roger Miller Jr., Monday, for allegedly murdering his five month old son in October. Tuesday, Miller was denied bond in District Court in Rockville. Miller is accused of shaking his 5 month old son, Darrell Barnes to death.  Miller is held on first degree child abuse resulting in death and first degree child abuse resulting in injury. Investigators said baby Barnes was home alone with Miller […]

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    Ashburn waitress reportedly stiffed by guests who ‘don’t tip black people’

    LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. — The Loudoun County branch of the NAACP is speaking out against an incident where a waitress at an Ashburn says she did not receive a tip but had a racist note left on her receipt by a family she served. The NAACP posted a full photo of the receipt and says the manager of the restaurant has confirmed this incident did happen at the Anita’s in Ashburn. Anita’s is a Northern Virginia chain of restaurants that […]

  • Northern Virginia waitress receives hate message instead of tip

    ASHBURN, Va. – A Loudon County waitress said she shocked when she received a hateful message instead of a monetary tip, Saturday. “It makes me feel good, I like taking care of people because you never know who is having a bad day,” expressed Kelly Carter, a waitress at Anita’s New Mexico Style Mexican Food, in Ashburn. Carter told DCW50 she was taking care of a young couple, Saturday morning, even making conversation with them, so she was shocked when […]