Jasmine Ramirez joined the KOLD News 13 team in January 2020.
She is new to Arizona and is extremely excited for Tucson's sunshine and winters without blizzards and freezing temperatures.
Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, she fell in love with reporting while in high school.
While attending the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Jasmine worked as a multimedia journalist for KOMU 8 News. She spent a summer interning in Brussels, Belgium at an international news agency.
After graduating, Jasmine worked as a reporter and anchor at ABC 17 News in Columbia, Missouri. She covered everything from record-breaking flooding, a presidential rally and tornado recovery.
She is already falling in love with Tucson’s sunshine, and looks forward to exploring the city and getting to know the community.
Millions of small businesses have gotten economic relief through the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBA Administrator Jovita Caranza visited Tucson Wednesday and explained what small businesses across the country are doing to power through the COVID-19.
The well-known Rincon Market closed its doors months ago due to COVID-19. Ares Collective, the team behind Prep & Pastry, Commoner & Co. and August Rhodes Market, is turning the space into Flora’s Market Run.
Southern Arizona watched as more than 1,000 firefighters battled the Bighorn Fire this summer. However, not even one tested positive for virus while fighting it. The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management says only one firefighter has tested positive while fighting a wildfire in Arizona.
Many students at the San Xavier Mission School didn’t have laptops or computers for virtual learning but the community worked together to raise tens of thousands of dollars and get the technology they needed.