Marissa Jasek

Marissa Jasek joined the News Channel 3 team in December 2012.

She made her journey up to Hampton Roads from Wilmington, NC where she worked as the lead reporter for WWAY’s 11 p.m. newscast. Marissa would frequently fill-in anchor for Good Morning Carolina and WWAY’s Sunday evening newscast.

Marissa was born and raised in the Lone Star State and graduated from Texas A&M in 2010 with a B.A. in Communication. During her time as a Fightin’ Texas Aggie, Marissa spent her first four years in the pool, competing for the Texas A&M Women’s Swimming team. She was a four-time All-American swimmer and qualified for the 2008 Olympic Trials.

While in her senior year, Marissa had her first taste of broadcast journalism when asked to host a Fox Sports segment entitled: Big 12 Showcase Women’s Sports Special.

Marissa is excited to discover all that Hampton Roads has to offer and is always on the lookout for any interesting story ideas!

Recent Articles

  • Arsonist destroys Yorktown youth football league concession equipment

    Posted on: 12:06 am, April 17, 2014, by

    Thousands of dollars in concession equipment lit on fire and destroyed. The New Yorktown Patriots, a youth football and cheerleading...
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  • UPDATE: Two more victims die overnight after fatal Sandbridge crash

    Posted on: 8:06 pm, April 16, 2014, by , and , updated on: 06:54pm, April 18, 2014

    Two more victims have died in the hospital following Wednesday night's fatal crash on Sandbridge Road, bringing the total number of victims to four.
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  • Man takes action to save two boys from burning Norfolk home

    Posted on: 11:32 pm, April 15, 2014, by , updated on: 08:53am, April 16, 2014

    “Crying, nose running, eyes red,” says Jamar Moore, describing the two young boys he helped rescue from a burning Norfolk...
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  • Taxi driver found unconscious in Dare County driveway

    Posted on: 4:28 pm, April 13, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:35pm, April 14, 2014

    Dare County, N.C. – 53-year-old Atlantic Cab Company driver Mark Harvey is in critical condition at Sentara Norfolk General. He...
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  • Suffolk mom arrested for allegedly abusing daughter

    Posted on: 11:30 pm, April 10, 2014, by

    It was a young girl's complaints of abuse at her elementary school that landed her mother, 31-year-old Lilongo Lewis behind bars, according to police.
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  • Co-worker of soldier killed at Ft. Hood: ‘It broke my heart instantly’

    Posted on: 11:28 pm, April 9, 2014, by

    It’s been 7 years since Staff Sgt. Carlos Lazaney called Hampton Roads home. Most recently he worked at Ft. Eustis....
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  • Man accused of abducting woman and two kids in York County

    Posted on: 1:58 pm, April 8, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:30pm, April 8, 2014

    A Newport News man is in jail after allegedly kidnapping a woman and her two small children in York County and forcing her to drive to an ATM to withdraw money.
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  • Man sentenced for killing Norfolk woman, stuffing body in closet

    Posted on: 1:39 pm, April 7, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:57am, April 8, 2014

    Norfolk, Va. – In a video taken just weeks before she went missing, you can see 26-year-old Phylicia Robinson and...
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  • Neighbors say Newport News mom charged with abuse is a ‘good mother’

    Posted on: 12:10 pm, April 2, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:19pm, April 2, 2014

    A Newport News mother is charged with abuse after her baby boy was found with bruises on his body at a local hospital...
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  • Mechanic finds 4-year-old left alone on school bus for several hours

    Posted on: 11:25 pm, March 31, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:19am, April 2, 2014

    Last Friday, Emani was left alone on his Head Start school bus. NewsChannel 3 now knows he was there for several hours.
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  • Multiple people bitten by two pit bulls in Hampton

    Posted on: 11:49 am, March 31, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:47pm, March 31, 2014

    Five people were transported to the hospital after being attacked by two vicious dogs in Hampton on Monday morning.
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  • Suffolk Pastor: ‘It was taking what belongs to God’

    Posted on: 12:25 am, March 29, 2014, by

    Suffolk Pastor Willie Royster believes a member of his congregation broke into his office and snatched several envelopes filled with cash.
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