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
  • Authorities investigate officer-involved shooting in Grass Valley that left 1 man dead

    GRASS VALLEY, Calif. (KTXL) — Authorities in Grass Valley are investigating an officer-involved shooting Wednesday afternoon that left one man dead, according to a joint statement by the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office and the Grass Valley Police Department. The shooting happened on New Year’s Day at the intersection of Walker Drive and Oak Street, according to officials. Officials said deputies responded just before 1 p.m. to reports of a male suspect walking on Squirrel Creek Road near Adam Avenue with […]

  • Local Sacramento churches react to recent attacks on communities of faith

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Texas police say a man shot and killed two people during a church service Sunday morning in White Settlement. The shooter died when two members of the church security team returned fire. One pastor in Sacramento says he was delivering a sermon at a church when he found out about the shooting. “I got a news feed on my phone,” Capital Christian Center Pastor Rick Cole told FOX40. “We had services this morning and between second […]

  • Sacramento police release footage of Dec. 18 shooting near Midtown Safeway

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Recently released footage shows a Sacramento police officer’s vantage point from the shooting that took place Dec. 18 at a Safeway in Midtown. Officers say they were called out in response to a man causing a disturbance and refusing to leave the area near Safeway on 19th street. The man was later identified as Kevin Cole. A verbal altercation ensued as police tried to get Cole to leave the area. In the released footage, an officer […]

  • Sacramento woman says fatal DUI crash happened as couple left her home

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Tire marks and broken glass were left scattered along Orange Avenue in South Sacramento after a fatal DUI crash Friday, according to officials. A memorial with candles and photos were posted on a fence near the place where the California Highway Patrol says a pickup truck collided with a car pulling out of a driveway. The crash left a 63-year-old woman dead, along with her dog, and a 60-year-old man injured. “Sheila loved to color. She […]

  • South Sacramento family returns home from Christmas party to find gifts stolen in break-in

    SOUTH SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — What was supposed to be a joyous day celebrating the Christmas holiday for a South Sacramento family took a turn for the worse. After a few hours out with family on Christmas Day, a mother of two, who did not want to be identified, told FOX40 she returned home to find the front door was broken. Someone had left a trail of damage behind. “When I opened up the screen door the door handle was […]

  • Investigators: Smoldering cigarettes may have led to deadly Christmas Eve house fire

    CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (KTXL) – A man has been found dead after fire officials put out a house fire Tuesday night, according to the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District. Officials said crews responded to reports of a fire around 11:45 p.m. on Christmas Eve at a house on Brookhaven Way near Hilltree Avenue. Firefighters were able to put out the fire within 15 minutes but one man was found dead inside, according to officials. Metro Fire’s arson investigator said the fire […]

  • Stockton boy who was shot, killed was volunteer at local church

    STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) — Stockton police say that on Friday afternoon they responded to Coral Lane where a 17-year-old boy had been shot. The boy later died from his injuries at the hospital. The shooting occurred around 4:30 p.m. on Coral Lane near the New Day Community Church. “I was informed that the whole street was blocked off and something horrible had happened,” Pastor Bill Yates told FOX40. New Day Community Church Pastor Bill Yates identified the boy as Edward […]

  • Hazardous conditions force slow travel through Sierra

    Cisco Grove, Calif. (KTXL) — As holiday travelers make their way through the Sierra, drivers are stopping in order to put chains on their tires. “I do a lot of driving up and down the mountains, but I didn’t think I would be coming up here when it was this bad,” traveler James Darnell told FOX40. Darnell is on his way home to Roseville from Carson City, Nevada. “I seen a lot of cars sliding off the roads, a lot […]

  • Sacramento man speaks out after officer shot at his dog near Safeway

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — A Sacramento man says he’s still unsure why a trip to the grocery store ended with him in the hospital and his dog at the vet. “I don’t train her to harm anybody. She helps me get around and she knows when I might have a seizure,” said Kevin Cole. On Wednesday, however, Cole thought that he would never see his support dog, Nikki, again. Sacramento police say an officer was responding to reports of a […]

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