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
  • Fat City Bar & Café in Old Sacramento to close on Nov. 2

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Fat City Bar & Café in Old Sacramento will close after 43 years on Nov. 2. Cobble roads and an old town feel bring visitors from far and near to Old Sacramento. But people are worried that the businesses that have been around for years will be leaving the area. Jermaine Starks said whenever he wants to get an experience of what Sacramento really is, he visits Old Sacramento and the places and restaurants that have […]

  • Crosses built to honor Camp Fire victims removed from roadside spot

    PARADISE, Calif. (KTXL) — Eighty-five crosses meant to honor the victims of the Camp Fire were removed. Many drivers were used to seeing the wooden crosses lined up side by side as they made their way back into the town of Paradise. “I thought they would be there until, what, they rotted away?” said Paradise resident Vince Alamio. “They seemed to be a kind of permanent remembrance, if you want to call it that.” But nearly one year after the […]

  • Lockdown lifted at San Juan High School following shooting near campus

    CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (KTXL) — A lockdown at San Juan High School in Citrus Heights was lifted following a shooting near the school Wednesday. “Mom we are in a lockdown rn.” “I guess there are 3 people with guns on campus.” “Everybody started running.” That’s what Rosa Jiminez’s daughter texted her after police surrounded the school. “Later my daughter called me and said, ‘Do you know what happened?’ ‘I received messages, try to stay calm, don’t make noise,’” Jiminez told […]

  • Vigil Held in Sacramento for Texas Woman Killed in Her Home by Police

    SACRAMENTO — A vigil for the Fort Worth woman killed by police in her home was held in Sacramento. Organizers say the vigil is to honor the life of Atatiana Jefferson and other women of color killed. Sacramento for Black Lives, Black Women United and Anti Police-Terror Project Sacramento were at the vigil with over a dozen supporters. They say the vigil is happening in solidarity with vigils held in Texas. “It happens way too much in this country. We’ve […]

  • Bear Statue at Folsom Cafe Vandalized

    FOLSOM — The owners of a Folsom café are heartbroken after someone damaged a decades-old wooden carving of a bear. The bear, which is out front of Sutter Station Sweets and Cafe, had its face and hands damaged sometime Saturday night, say the owners. “We were driving in around 7 a.m. and we saw the beer in the road,” owner Marty Witron told FOX40. Witron says a neighbor came by and told them they had heard some loud noises but […]

  • Sacramento City Officials Might Limit Parking Time near McKinley Park

    SACRAMENTO — Residents near McKinley Park are used to seeing cars parked in the area for extended periods of time. It’s one of the few places where parking is unregulated, but that could soon change. Sacramento city officials are hoping to limit parking in the area to three hours. “The three-hour thing is great. Three hours Is enough to recycle through,” resident Randee Gaines told FOX40. Gaines lives across from the park, and he says people normally leave their cars […]

  • Residents Optimistic as Limited Parking at Aftershock has Attendees Parking in Neighborhoods

    SACRAMENTO — Residents in the El Camino Avenue neighborhood are optimistic as a three-day festival with limited parking drives people to park in the residential area. Some people living in the neighborhood welcome the crowds, but others say there should be a better option when it comes to parking. “People are really polite. They’re parking here, but they’re not parking in the driveways,” resident Craig Tippet told FOX40. More than 90,000 people are expected to crowd discovery park over the […]

  • Nevada County Sheriff: Twice as Many Calls for Service During Power Shut-Offs

    NEVADA COUNTY — As thousands of people across Northern California remain without power, Nicole McNeely and the Food Bank of Nevada County were lending a helping hand to stock shelves for families within the county left in the dark. “All of the schools have been canceled so a lot of families are faced with feeding their children all day,” McNeely said. “And a lot of people were not prepared for that.” Pacific Gas & Electric shut off power for millions […]

  • Police: Woman Claiming to be Psychic Scammed Victims Out of $100,000

    SACRAMENTO — Police in Sacramento said they are looking for a woman suspected of scamming people out of thousands of dollars. Sacramento Police Officer Karl Chan said officers responded a home along Helmsman Way in South Natomas for reports of several people out front in late September. “When officers arrived on scene, they contacted the people and actually found out them all to be victims of fraud that had occurred at a residence on that block,” Chan said. Chan said […]

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