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

  • Oceanview business owner featured on Undercover Boss

    Posted on: 11:54 pm, March 7, 2014, by

    A business owner was in the national spotlight. Oceanview PostNet franchise owner Amanda Crow was featured on CBS's hit show Undercover Boss, but there was a twist.
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  • Sister of woman slain in 1992 : ‘She deserves answers’

    Posted on: 12:00 am, March 7, 2014, by

    For 22 years, Linda Frye and Patricia Ferrari have visited their sister’s grave in Portsmouth. “It’s just so hard to...
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  • Second suspect arrested in Military Circle Mall shooting

    Posted on: 11:56 pm, February 28, 2014, by , updated on: 06:46am, March 1, 2014

    NewsChannel 3 has learned new details about the shooting on Valentine’s Day at the Gallery at Military Circle mall. According...
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  • UPDATE: 71-year-old disabled Yorktown man beaten in bed, robbed of $17; suspect arrested

    Posted on: 11:38 pm, February 27, 2014, by , updated on: 01:13pm, February 28, 2014

    A man's left eye was swollen shut after he was attacked inside his Yorktown home. The suspect was arrested Friday.
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  • ‘He died a hero’: Friends and family hold vigil for ODU student Paul Johnson

    Posted on: 9:09 am, February 26, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:09am, February 27, 2014

    Intelligent, kind, witty, and humble were just a few of the words friends and family used to describe 20-year-old ODU...
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  • Parents devastated after 5-month-old baby dies in Beach daycare

    Posted on: 6:54 pm, February 25, 2014, by , updated on: 02:56pm, February 26, 2014

    Virginia Beach mom Amanda Holland dropped her son Nycau off at daycare Monday morning. Just hours later her baby was dead.
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  • IOW investigators continue search for killer in year-old murder

    Posted on: 11:34 pm, February 24, 2014, by

    February 12th, 2013, 21-year-old Torrey Anderson’s car was found on fire. His body was found just feet away, burned beyond...
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  • Caretaker arrested for 77-year-old woman’s murder

    Posted on: 12:26 am, February 21, 2014, by

    According to the Medical Examiner’s office, 77-year-old Gertha Curry was starved, dehydrated, and neglected to death. In September, Curry’s body...
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  • Severed bear head found on the roof of a downtown Elizabeth City building

    Posted on: 4:31 pm, February 19, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:01am, February 20, 2014

    Wildlife officials in North Carolina are working to find out why the severed head of a black bear was found on the roof of a downtown building.
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  • Elizabeth City VFW Honor Guard on viral funeral photos: ‘That’s disgusting’

    Posted on: 11:50 pm, February 18, 2014, by

    Two recent photos posted on social media by Spc. Terry Harrison, a member of the Wisconsin National Guard, have quickly gone viral.
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  • Woman accused of shooting ex-boyfriend during domestic dispute

    Posted on: 7:40 pm, February 17, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:32pm, February 17, 2014

    A Chesapeake woman has been taken into custody after police say she shot the father of her child in the arm during a domestic dispute.
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    Tiffany Shepherd
  • 2-year-old boy found walking alone in Hampton

    Posted on: 11:40 pm, February 14, 2014, by

    Mary Lewis was driving down Shelton Road Friday morning when she spotted a toddler wandering alone.
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