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


Recent Articles
  • California Red Cross Crews Head to the East Coast to Await Hurricane Dorian

    As Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc in the Bahamas, American Red Cross crews volunteering in Florida were hunkering down Sunday. They were anticipating its arrival as the Category 5 hurricane made its way toward the coast. “There are approximately 1,500 Red Cross people spread out between Miami and South Carolina,” said volunteer Tracey Singh with the San Joaquin charter of the Red Cross. Singh said she is used to helping out during wildfires in California but it was her first voyage […]

  • With Zero Recreational Drownings This Summer, Sacramento’s DART Hopes to Finish Strong This Labor Day Weekend

    SACRAMENTO — There wasn’t a large crowd on the water Saturday but rescue team members said they expect it to be a busy weekend as families head out to beat the heat. This Labor Day weekend as families flock to the American River Drowning Accident Rescue Team members are encouraging people to wear life jackets, especially children. “This summer we haven’t had any recreational drownings. We are really happy with that,” DART member Cole Glenwright said. Alex Romero was one […]

  • Historic Fountain on Capitol Mall Could Soon Disappear

    SACRAMENTO — A proposal to demolish the fountain outside the Jesse M. Unruh building, steps away from the State Capitol, is drawing criticism from local historians and visitors. Old pictures show the fountain in its glory days but 90 years since it was built, it’s now riddled with cracks, sitting dormant for almost a decade. “I stopped here to look at the Capitol Building and that was the first time I’ve been here since probably ’74,” Richard Tucker, visiting from […]

  • Man Accused of Punching 2 Kids Inside Lodi Target

    LODI — A man in Lodi is accused of punching two children inside the Target store on West Kettleman Lane. The Lodi Police Department says officers were dispatched to the store Wednesday evening and learned an 11-year-old and a 5-year-old were punched in the head. “He screamed loud. It rang throughout the entire store,” Amber Burchfield, who was in the store at the time, told FOX40. “At the time I didn’t know that anything was wrong because, I mean, when […]

  • Meadowview Community Reacts to Planned Homeless Shelter

    SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento City Council voted Tuesday night in favor of a homeless shelter on city-owned property next to the Sam and Bonnie Pannell Community Center in the Meadowview neighborhood. The site will house only women and children. “Went out to the community two weeks ago and, of course, we had a broader, different proposal. But I heard the community and I heard some of the concerns, and we listened and we made the right changes,” Mayor Darrell Steinberg […]

  • Large Fight at Raging Waters Sends 2 to the Hospital, Closes Park Early

    SACRAMENTO — A large brawl broke out Sunday at Raging Waters in Sacramento, according to police. “We came here, having a great time. Unfortunately, it ended soon,” said Gonzalo Bustante. What was supposed to be a day of family fun for dozens of families at Raging Waters at Cal Expo quickly took a turn for the worse. “Big group yelling back and forth to each other and they started getting a little physical,” Bustante told FOX40. Bustante was with his […]

  • Popular Cannabis Website Weedmaps to No Longer Advertise Black Market Businesses

    SACRAMENTO — Many cannabis businesses marketing their products at the Tree Harvest Festival at Cal Expo this weekend reacted positively towards a recent announcement by Weedmaps. Weedmaps, a major online cannabis marketplace and pot distributor, said they will no longer let black market businesses advertise on its site. “I want to say about 90% of our customer base finds out about us through Weedmaps, its huge,” Rob Draper said. Rob Draper and his brother David Draper own High Grade Farms in […]

  • Shock, Anger after Racist Message Circulates at Rio Americano High School

    SACRAMENTO — Parents, students and staff say they were shocked to see a racist post circulating online and at Rio Americano High School just one week into the school year. “They need to be held accountable,” mother Levias Taylor said. “It’s sick to do something like that.” Taylor has two kids, a freshman and a senior, attending Rio Americano. She says she found out from her son on Thursday that someone in school sent him the message to his phone. […]

  • Lodi Officials Rescue More Than a Dozen Dogs, Cats from Hoarding Situation

    LODI — Police arrested two people after more than a dozen dogs and cats were found living in unsafe conditions at a Lodi home. The windows to the home on South Central Avenue were boarded up Wednesday, one day after Lodi Code Enforcement officials declared the house was uninhabitable. Police arrested two people, 43-year-old Steven Bellamy and 38-year-old Natasha Terry, on suspicion of outstanding warrants and charges related to animal cruelty. “It’s my mom’s residence and my brother and the […]

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