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Ken Mashinchi joined FOX 40 News as a general assignment reporter for the Stockton-Modesto bureau in September 2017.

Prior to joining the FOX 40 team, Ken worked in Bakersfield at 23ABC for nearly two years. Ken specialized in the crime and court beat and won an Emmy award for his role in the breaking news team coverage of the Erskine fire in June 2016.

Ken also currently works as a part-time lecturer at California State University, Stanislaus, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies in 2013.

While attending CSU Stanislaus, Ken played, and was captain, on the men’s basketball team. After graduation, Ken served as an assistant coach for the 2013-2014 school year, helping the Warriors to the NCAA D-II Sweet 16.

Ken received his Master’s degree from the University of Southern California in 2015 and worked as an intern at ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut before joining 23ABC in December 2015.

In his free time, Ken likes to read, play videogames and watch and play sports.

Contact Ken with any story ideas and news tips at Ken.Mashinchi@FOX40.com.


Recent Articles
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    MODESTO — Police say three people were killed early Sunday morning in Modesto, including two young children, ages 4 and 6. The homicide occurred at a home on the 1800 block of Rancho Encantado Court in south Modesto. Though information is scarce, it has been confirmed that two young boys have died.  Police are searching for answers. Neighbors say the area is relatively quiet and that the home that was involved was a rented out only a few months ago. […]

  • UC Davis Police, City Officers Amend Plain Clothes Policy for Annual ‘Picnic Day’

    DAVIS – City officers and University of California, Davis police geared up for Picnic Day in Davis on Saturday in hopes to avoid alterations, like the violent incident that occurred last year, by making some changes to their policy. The incident between Davis police and party goers at last year’s Picnic Day, a video of which went viral, resulted in five arrests and an independent investigation. The investigation revealed that the officers’ unmarked car and plain clothes played a role […]

  • Emergency Food Bank in Stockton Selects a New CEO

    STOCKTON – The Emergency Food Bank in Stockton has a selected a new leader on Friday and he is ready to take the food bank to new heights. On the morning of Jan. 2, the former CEO of the Stockton food bank, Michael Donaghy, was shot and killed. Now, Rick Brewer, who has called Stockton home for 50 years, plans to give back to the community he loves as the new CEO. “It took me a little while to summon […]

  • Man Punched, Knocked Unconscious for Offering to Pay for Stranger’s Beer

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  • Veterans Find Sense of Peace Again after Pathway Home Shooting

    YOUNTVILLE — Just over a month has passed since the lives of Christine Loeber, Dr. Jennifer Gonzales and Dr. Jennifer Golick were lost in a shooting at the Pathway Home in Yountville. Veterans say despite their background and expertise fighting in wars, the incident was something that really scared them. They said they’ve never felt threatened in terms of safety and they still haven’t since. Now, everything has started to go back to normal. The remaining memorial serves were a […]

  • Apartment Complex Catches Fire While Still Under Construction

      MANTECA – An apartment complex off Highway 120 in Manteca caught fire Sunday morning. Manteca Fire Department responded to the structure fire at Van Ryn Avenue and Atherton Drive along with neighboring agencies. It took the collaboration of the Manteca, Stockton, Lathrop, Ripon and Tracy fire departments to help put out the blaze. “I saw ashes everywhere and then and when I drove by I saw everything up in flames. From both sides of the building just smoke shooting […]

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    ELK GROVE — A ‘Walk to Remember’ was held in Elk Grove Saturday morning that honored fallen veterans. Many gathered at Elk Grove Regional Park to remember their loved ones that were killed in combat. Nine years ago, Sgt. First Class Bryan Hall and four of his comrades were killed in action in Iraq. Hall’s sister, Kristi Donelli, put together a 5K walk in his honor and for all dealing with the loss of a loved one due to war. […]

  • UOP Releases Benefit Album for Fire Victims

    STOCKTON — University of the Pacific’s student-run record label Pac Ave Records released their album “Rose Gold: Songs for Sonoma” on Friday. The album is composed of nine songs from student artists and all of the proceeds will go towards the Santa Rosa Junior College Fire Relief Fund, which benefits students at that junior college to purchase schools supplies, backpacks, bikes and other necessities. This is the sixth album that Pac Ave Records has produced since being founded in 2012. […]

  • City of Modesto Pushes to Make Rental Properties Safer

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