Jessica Larche


Award winning reporter Jessica Larche joined WTKR NewsChannel 3 in November 2010.

Before her journey in journalism led to Hampton Roads, Jessica spent nearly three years covering breaking news and investigating law enforcement and government in Jackson, Mississippi. Jessica's groundbreaking investigations into missing fire hydrants and her special reports on the shooting of little Sanaa Hill were recognized by the Mississippi Associated Press.

Jessica graduated summa cum laude after studying broadcast journalism at Florida A&M University in 2007. As the News Director of Tallahassee's 90.5 radio station, Jessica's documentaries on Hurricane Katrina and the death of Martin Lee Anderson won several William Randolph Hearst Awards. She also made history at FAMU as the first anchor of the FAMU News 20 at Five live newscast in the fall of 2007.

A New Orleans native, Jessica is a proud member of the Who Dat Nation as she cheers on the World Champion New Orleans Saints from hundreds of miles from home ("Who dat said they gon' beat 'dem Saints?!").

Jessica enjoys volunteering in the community as a member of the Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals, the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She is the past president of the Jackson Association of Black Journalists.

One of Jessica's favorite quotes is "Stories are remembered only if you tell them well". She looks forward to sharing memorable stories with NewsChannel 3 viewers for years to come.

Recent Articles

  • Creigh Deeds describes attack, problems with mental health system on ’60 Minutes’

    Posted on: 11:24 pm, January 26, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:40pm, January 27, 2014

    Two months after being attacked by his son, who then took his own life, Virginia state Senator Creigh Deeds is...
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  • York county wife charged after allegedly shooting husband during domestic dispute

    Posted on: 10:55 am, January 24, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:48am, February 4, 2014

    Mary Jane Betts was arrested after she was released from the hospital on Friday.
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  • Hundreds pray for end to violence in Newport News

    Posted on: 7:19 pm, January 20, 2014, by , updated on: 08:22pm, January 20, 2014

    Hundreds of men stood together at Newport News City Hall, praying for an end to violence.
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  • Scam Alert: Scammer targeted seniors’ retirement savings

    Posted on: 5:39 pm, January 20, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:40pm, January 20, 2014

    A scammer is targeting seniors, some of them with dementia. He promised he could get more out of their retirement...
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  • Reverend says he and congregation were scammed out of their church

    Posted on: 8:45 pm, January 10, 2014, by

    “It was the end of the world, it was unbelievable. I had been violated. Not just violated financially, I was...
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  • Team Coverage: History of training-related accidents in Hampton Roads

    Posted on: 7:28 pm, January 9, 2014, by

    Hampton Roads has been the site of or had ties to several training-related accidents in recent years. The April 2012...
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  • VDOT says they are prepared for Tuesday morning’s freezing temperatures

    Posted on: 6:52 pm, January 6, 2014, by

    The Virginia Department of Transportation tells NewsChannel 3 they are monitoring weather conditions around the clock. Temperatures are expected to...
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  • Princess Anne HS teacher’s assistant accused of engaging in online relationship with teen

    Posted on: 5:01 pm, January 6, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:46pm, January 7, 2014

    A teacher's assistant and assistant volunteer softball coach at Princess Anne High School has been arrested after allegedly posing as a male juvenile and engaging in an online relationship with a girl.
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  • Local retired SEAL exposes imposter

    Posted on: 6:10 pm, January 3, 2014, by

    A proven Hampton Roads Navy SEAL took action to expose a man who posed as a commando and used the scheme to dupe people across the globe.
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  • Norfolk sailor’s grand larceny charges to be expunged

    Posted on: 8:46 pm, January 1, 2014, by , updated on: 06:02am, January 2, 2014

    Norfolk, Va. – A Norfolk judge has signed an order to expunge a Norfolk sailor’s criminal record, erasing any trace...
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  • Biggest scams to hit Hampton Roads in 2013

    Posted on: 6:44 pm, December 31, 2013, by

    Con artists convinced countless people in Hampton Roads to hand over their hard-earned money in hopes of big returns.  Investigator...
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  • CDC: Virginia among 10 states reporting widespread flu activity

    Posted on: 6:33 pm, December 30, 2013, by

    According to the North Carolina Department of Health, there have been eight flu related deaths in the state since November...
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