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Ken Mashinchi joined FOX 40 News as a general assignment reporter for the Stockton-Modesto bureau in September 2017.

Prior to joining the FOX 40 team, Ken worked in Bakersfield at 23ABC for nearly two years. Ken specialized in the crime and court beat and won an Emmy award for his role in the breaking news team coverage of the Erskine fire in June 2016.

Ken also currently works as a part-time lecturer at California State University, Stanislaus, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies in 2013.

While attending CSU Stanislaus, Ken played, and was captain, on the men’s basketball team. After graduation, Ken served as an assistant coach for the 2013-2014 school year, helping the Warriors to the NCAA D-II Sweet 16.

Ken received his Master’s degree from the University of Southern California in 2015 and worked as an intern at ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut before joining 23ABC in December 2015.

In his free time, Ken likes to read, play videogames and watch and play sports.

Contact Ken with any story ideas and news tips at Ken.Mashinchi@FOX40.com.

Recent Articles
  • Modesto Neighborhood Bands Together Against Thieves

    MODESTO — A burglary earlier this week in Modesto has neighbors coming together to try to find the suspects. Friday, neighbors spoke out about how a stolen garage door opener set the burglary in motion. Security cameras show the moments a man entered Efrem Grimes’ Modesto home Tuesday, but outside of turning over the camera and unplugging a few items upstairs, nothing was taken inside the home.  “The most shocking part to me is him coming into the house and […]

  • From New Thrills to New Foods, Stanislaus County Fair Opens for 2018

    TURLOCK — From the carnival games to the Ferris wheel, the classic fair vibe is as strong as ever at the Stanislaus County Fair. With 107 years of history, there are also plenty of new things to check out. “It’s really essential to have new things coming to the fair because that’s what brings people in,” said the fair’s Marketing and Communications Director Adreena Alkhas. “Every year, we look at our demographics, we look at our budget and we really […]

  • Armed Man Shot by Stockton Officer is Later Released from Custody

    STOCKTON — The Stockton Police Department reports an armed man shot by an officer Sunday has been released and will not be booked into jail. Just before midnight, several callers told law enforcement that they had heard multiple gunshots while a large party was going on in the area of Watercourse Street near Dayton Herzog Lane. One caller said they heard gunshots then watched as three people hopped a fence into their backyard. When officers got to the area just […]

  • Man Gored by Bull While Looking at Car for Sale in Tracy

    TRACY — A man came close to death Wednesday in Tracy when he went to look at a car for sale, and came face to face with an aggressive bull. It was a pain King’s time in the Army didn’t prepare him for. “I remember feeling the horn going through my right side and the next thing I knew, I was on the ground, close to a bush, and I crawled between the bush and the house and the bull […]

  • Neighbors Say Modesto Intersection Where Cyclist Died is Known for Its Dangers

    MODESTO — A bicyclist was struck and killed Wednesday night in Modesto and police are looking for help finding out what happened. On a night where fireworks are what you expect to hear, Alisa Peck and others who live near Briggsmore and College in Modesto heard a deadly collision between a car and bicyclist. “Even hearing stuff like that, it’s traumatic to us adults, let alone the kids. My kids were outside, too,” Peck said. “It was Fourth of July, […]

  • Families Trying to Celebrate the Summer Stay Cautious as Air Quality Concerns Rise

    TURLOCK — Air quality is always a concern when wildfires and summer temperatures combine. Between the new spray park and additions to the playground, Graceada Park was the place to be early Monday afternoon. With air quality sitting in the good to moderate range for Modesto for the early part of the day, families jumped at the chance to get outside, though some had their concerns. “I was outside having coffee with my husband and I was like, ‘I don’t […]

  • The Fowler Family Speaks Out After Isiah’s Retrial, Conviction

    SACRAMENTO — The parents of 17-year-old Isiah Fowler are speaking out just days after he was convicted in the retrial of the April 2013 death of his 8-year-old sister, Leila. In the eyes of Barney Fowler, Wednesday’s decision convicting his son, Isiah, for the second time was not surprising. “I didn’t have a good feeling going into it, so I didn’t expect him to come home anyways,” said Barney Fowler. Barney and Isiah’s stepmother, Crystal, spoke out Sunday, recalling the […]

  • Missing Turlock Teen Has Serious Medical Condition, Family Says

    TURLOCK — A Turlock family is desperately looking for a teen who has been missing for nearly a week. The parents of 16-year-old Deanna Gemperle, say she was last seen riding her bike down El Capitan Drive towards crane park in Turlock Tuesday morning. Now, due to a serious medical condition, her parents are worried the situation can become dire because she does not have her medication. Charlie has been a service dog for Deanna Gemperle for several years.  “She […]

  • Authorities Seize 14,000 Pounds of Illegal Fireworks in San Joaquin County

    STOCKTON — A San Joaquin County illegal fireworks task force seized 14,000 pounds of illegal fireworks Thursday night. They arrested 40-year-old Steven Clark. Clark linked to an ad for illegal fireworks found on Craigslist and was arrested after undercover investigators posed as buyers. The task force says they had been investigating Clark for about four years and had been conducting a number of undercover buys. Officials from across San Joaquin County gathered in front of a pile of roman candles, […]