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 Charmaine.nero@fox40.com or on Twitter: @CNeroTV


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