Jasmine Minor
Chicago area native Jasmine Minor joined the ABC 7 Eyewitness News team as a reporter focusing on race and culture stories.

Minor joins ABC 7 from WISH-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she served as an investigative reporter and anchor. Throughout her career, her stories ranged from digging into local issues that impacted the community to national coverage at the White House. Some of her past work has shed light on survivors of human and sex trafficking and the racism and lingering trauma that professional Black athletes endure on and off the field.

Minor was also honored with a prestigious fellowship with The Pew Research Center where she acted as a juvenile justice fellow.

Her work has been singled out with a National Association of Black Journalists National Salute to Excellence Award, nine Emmy nominations, two Emmy Awards, and many other honors.

As a former NCAA Division 1 tennis player, Minor recently co-founded the Kevin Minor Legacy Fund in memory of her father, an annual $5,000 tennis scholarship given to a young girl in the Midwest. Minor was inducted into Carmel Catholic High School's "Hall of Fame" for her tennis achievement as the top tennis player in the state of Illinois during her high school years there.

She received her master's in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism.

Jasmine's Stories
Filipino-owned Little Ripper Skateboarding Academy opens sport up to communities of color
The Filipino owner of Little Ripper Skateboarding Academy is trying to change the sport's future by opening it up to communities of color.
Chicago girl Dorothy Jean Tillman earns PhD at just 17 years old, runs her own STEAM program
Most 17-year-olds are busy starting their college applications, but at the same age South Side Chicagoan Dorothy Tillman has just earned a PhD.
Illinois domestic violence hotline calls increase 90% compared to pre-pandemic levels
For a third of 2023, 124 days, there were no shelter beds or cribs available in Chicago, according to The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence.
Chicago women trying to change statistics for Black moms
It's a frightening statistic: In Chicago, Black moms are six times more likely to die a year after giving birth, than moms of other races are.
Campaign to quell online hate says education is key to eliminating Holocaust denial
A new campaign working to quell online hate by sharing stories of Holocaust survivors said they believe education is the key to eliminating Holocaust denial.
Rush, MD Anderson Cancer Center announce new partnership
MD Anderson is known for having the world's largest cancer clinical trials program, so the partnership with Rush means thousand will have access to more and better treatment options.
Chicago Arab American woman's craft business bridges culture gaps with Arabic products
A local female entrepreneur is combining her culture with her craft and taking her business nationwide with the help of a local grant.
2 players sport work of Chicago designer on WNBA draft night
When you're 6-feet, 2-inches tall, it can be challenging to find clothes that fit well.
Local woman using music to heal mothers' trauma at start of Black Maternal Health Week
One local woman is using music meditation to help heal the trauma some Black moms can experience during and after pregnancy.
Organization demands Illinois provide more resources for those with disabilities
One organization is demanding the state provide more resources for those with intellectual or developmental disabilities.