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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
  • Man accused of peeping into apartments of William & Mary students

    Police say 30-year-old Burton Rogers was peeping into the apartment windows of William & Mary students Monday night when they arrested him. Demetrios Florakis owns the City Green Condominums off Richmond Road, which is home to dozens of college students. He says surveillance photos show Rogers night after night peering in on his tip toes, sometimes for hours. “We were very concerned,” Florakis says. “Security here is paramount to us.” Florakis says he first became suspicious when staff noticed a chair […]

  • Vandal tags Suffolk vehicles, mail boxes, street sign with gold spray paint

    Swirls of gold spray paint coated one side of Stephen Smith’s white Chevy truck Tuesday morning. It was vandalized overnight Monday. “My jaw dropped because the whole side of my truck was covered,” Smith says. “I was pretty upset, pretty upset I’ll tell you that.” Smith wasn’t the only one; the vandal left their gold markings all along Haskins Drive in Suffolk. In all, three cars, three mail boxes, a speed limit sign and manhole cover were all tagged with gold […]

  • Norfolk man claims he was catfished, set up for robbery on Plenty of Fish dating site

    One man was looking for love online, but instead he says he was beaten up and robbed when he went to meet a woman he saw on the popular dating site, Plenty Of Fish.

  • Severe weather in Suffolk causes massive flooding, tree crashes through home

    Suffolk, Va. – At first glance, it almost looks like a woman is guiding her way into a lake or pool. In reality she’s holding onto handrails in her front yard, looking out as her car floats down Clay Street in Suffolk. “There were six cars on the street and all of them were flooded out,” says Michael Kimmel, who lives on Clay Street. He says flood waters reached higher than four feet Thursday night. Kimmell says all it took […]

  • Neighbor: Accused attempted abductor despondent on morning of alleged incident

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Beach neighbors of Bryan Lowe are left scratching their heads, wondering how and why the 48-year-old could be caught up in attempted abduction and firearm charges. “I just couldn’t believe it,” says Ron Dilks, who lives across the street from Lowe. Court records reveal that Lowe suffers from PTSD and is prescribed six different medications. Neighbors say he worked from home and is ex-Army. In his Facebook profile picture, Lowe is shown wearing Army dress blues. […]

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    Beach man accused of trying to abduct infant at gunpoint

    A 48-year-old Virginia Beach man is behind bars after police say he tried to abduct an infant at gunpoint this morning.

  • Neighbor: 84-year-old man, DMV clerk argued frequently before fatal shooting

    Hampton, Va. – For more than 30 years Margaret Haywood has looked out of her front door to see the comings and goings of her neighbors across the street. “It’s almost like a dream,” she says. “You know, it just don’t seem real.” Haywood never imagined it would become the scene of a violent murder. Hampton police say 84-year-old David Priddy shot and killed his next door neighbor, 65-year-old Katherine Ann Fleming, last week. “It’s sad because I don’t see […]

  • Family: 84-year-old accused of killing DMV clerk has been neighbor for 30 years

    UPDATE: On Tuesday night, police made an arrest in 65-year-old Katherine Ann Fleming’s homicide.  84-year-old David Junior Priddy was charged charged with one count of murder and one count of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Police say Priddy and Fleming knew each other – both live on Shawen Drive.  Priddy is now behind bars at the Hampton City Jail.  Flemming’s daughter says the two have been neighbors for about 30 years.  Last Thursday, 65-year-old Katherine Ann Fleming just got back […]

  • Summer storm hurt businesses on the Oceanfront

    It has been confirmed that a small tornado came through the city of Virginia Beach on Thursday. There was widespread damage all over the city and several people were injured as a result. Now businesses in the area are trying to bounce back after taking this hit. NewsChannel 3’s Marissa Jasek was in the city today to take a closer look at the economic impact of this storm.

  • Community activist wants the public to step up and speak out about recent violence in Norfolk

    It was a violent holiday weekend for the Mermaid City–15 people were shot in five separate incidents. Norfolk police have made five arrests for the shootings, but they are now hoping the public will help them find others who were involved. On July 5th at 12:01 A.M., people were shot by someone in a dark colored vehicle in the 1700 block of Vernon Drive. The following evening at 10:06 P.M., a matching vehicle was seen in the 1700 block of Jubilee […]

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    Father of 2-year-old boy killed by SUV pleads for answers

    Newport News, Va. – Just minutes before 2-year-old Angel Vazquez was hit by an SUV outside his Newport News home, his family recorded a home video of Angel playing with his identical twin brother Bryan. Angel died the next day in the hospital. “It was so, so quick,” says Manuel Vazquez, Angel’s father. “How he got into the street I don’t know.” One minute Vazquez says he was inside getting his family ready for church, the next he was outside, […]

  • Toddler hit by SUV in Newport News Wednesday dies in the hospital

    A two-year-old hit by an SUV in Newport News on Wednesday has passed away in the hospital as a result of his injuries.

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