Charmaine Nero comes to Sacramento from Little Rock where she was a reporter and multimedia journalist for two years at the NBC and FOX affiliate stations, KARK/FOX 16. She reported on groundbreaking stories including a mass shooting at a night club – leaving 28 people injured. She also reported on several tornadoes damaging homes in the natural state, national execution coverage, and exposed K2 smuggling in a county jail – prompting officials to build a new outdoor recreation area for inmates, to name a few.

She also worked in Gainesville, FL where she was a Multimedia Journalist at WCJB, an ABC affiliate. Aside from turning daily stories as a one-woman band, Charmaine served as the stations technology reporter, producing and putting together stories for “Tech Tuesday’s.”

Charmaine is a proud alumna of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in NYC where she served as president of the Columbia Journalism Association of Black Journalists. She is also an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Charmaine is from Long Island, New York, but is excited to explore California!

You can reach Charmaine via email at or on Twitter: @CNeroTV

Recent Articles
  • Land Park Businesses Hit With String of Break-Ins

    LAND PARK — A series of break-ins at several businesses in Land Park has left many on edge. Video surveillance taken from a camera outside Larry Taing’s two businesses, a 76 gas station and Spinners Cinnamon Rolls, shows a suspect walk up just after 1 a.m. Sunday. At one point, the man is seen using a metal grinder while attempting to break in through the front door. Then he leaves as a car approaches. As soon as the car leaves, […]

  • Mother of Man Murdered in South Natomas Speaks Out

    SACRAMENTO — An emotional plea from the mother of a 21-year-old Dallas, Texas native who was tragically gunned down on a South Natomas street back in May. Six men, including a 38-year-old high school football coach, now face charges in the murder of Jaquan Wyatt. Jennifer Maraston says her son was like a father to his three siblings. He was traveling to Sacramento to celebrate his 21st birthday. He never got the chance to return home to his family. One day after celebrating his […]

  • Police: Surveillance Shows Three Young Men Igniting Fireworks in Woodland Mailboxes

    WOODLAND – Residents of a quiet Woodland neighborhood have been getting an early Fourth of July fireworks display but neighbors aren’t celebrating. “I’m very surprised to hear that someone is putting something in mailboxes,” said Emmanuel Ene of Woodland. Ene has lived in Woodland for the past five years. “It’s just like any great community, in this area, everyone watches out for each other,” he said. However, just down the street on Bartlett Avenue, his neighbor was one of around […]

  • Police Identify Man Suspected of Killing Sacramento Officer

    SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Police Department has identified the man suspected of fatally shooting Officer Tara O’Sullivan as 45-year-old Adel Sambrano Ramos. Ramos was taken into custody early Thursday morning after an hours-long standoff in North Sacramento. He was booked into jail on suspicion of murder and a misdemeanor charge of battery. Sacramento Police Sgt. Vance Chandler reports just before noon on Wednesday, there was a disturbance between a male and a female at a home on Redwood Avenue near […]

  • Father Still Missing One Week after His Abandoned Car was Found Near Lake Natoma

    SACRAMENTO COUNTY — Family says Vijay Kumar’s locked car was found parked at the aquatic center near Lake Natoma but he hasn’t been seen or heard from since. “It just does not seem like he would do anything drastic,” said Kumar’s wife, Madhur. Madhur Kumar stood hand in hand with her two teenage sons Monday, exactly one week after her 57-year-old husband went missing. “It was shocking. I was at work, actually, and I get a phone call from my […]

  • Fireworks Spark Brush Fire Near Rocklin Neighborhood

    ROCKLIN — Rocklin firefighters are issuing a warning to people celebrating this Independence Day with fireworks. It comes after firefighters say the “unsafe use of fireworks” was the cause of a 3-acre vegetation fire near Boulder Ridge Park Thursday just before 9 p.m. Doug Rainey has lived in the Rocklin community for close to three years. “We’re actually from Baltimore, so we’re kind of still getting used to the frequency of fires out here,” he told FOX40. “I’ve been pretty […]

  • Mother Says She Found Hypodermic Needles in the Sand of a Citrus Heights Park

    CITRUS HEIGHTS — A Citrus Heights mother is warning others after she says she found hypodermic needles underneath playground equipment at a neighborhood park. She says it happened Friday afternoon at Northwoods Park on Old Ranch Road. Jesi Mowry, says she came to the park to enjoy the beautiful weather with her daughter but was forced to turn around – after coming face to face with the needles. “I checked the playground before the girls played and ended up finding […]

  • Owners Wake Up to Their Vandalized Cars in Land Park

    SACRAMENTO — Almost a dozen people living in one Land Park neighborhood woke up to keyed cars. It happened to neighbors living along West Land Park Drive overnight. “I think what you can see is the scratch starts back here towards the end of the door,” said John Puente. Puente owns a red Mercedes SUV. He parks it in the same spot in front of his home every night. But Friday morning, he noticed a key mark all along the […]

  • Manteca School Officials Investigate Video of Teacher Hitting, Shoving Lamb

    Warning: The video below contains graphic imagery that some viewers may find disturbing SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY — A controversial video involving a bracing technique on a lamb in the Manteca Unified School District caught both outcry and concern. The video shows a teacher with the program preparing a lamb for competition. Some have been calling his actions aggressive. MUSD issued a statement in response to the video, saying: The District acted immediately and removed the teacher from the competitive livestock […]

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