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Jasmin Barmore
Reporter
Jasmin Marie Barmore is a recent graduate of New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, where she studied Business and Economic Reporting—earning her Master of Arts in Journalism in 2020. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Mass Media and Communications from Rochester College in 2018. Prior to the completion of her undergraduate degree, Jasmin received a diploma for concluding a 1-year TV/Film program, at Specs Howard School of Media Arts. She joined The Detroit News staff in July 2020 after working as a freelancer. During this time, Jasmin broke the story of Skylar Herbert, a 5-year old who was the first child in Michigan to die of COVID-19. Jasmin, born and raised in Detroit, is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and spends her spare time designing custom children’s gift baskets that she donates to non-profit organizations, and local foster care agencies. “Telling stories is my passion. Whether it is in print or on air, my purpose in life is giving silent voices a voice.”