Ashley Mackey
Ashley Mackey is a Community Journalist for ABC7 Eyewitness News. She joined the team in August 2019 after reporting and anchoring in Phoenix, Arizona, for Cronkite News on Arizona PBS.

Ashley earned her master's degree in sports journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and her bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Montana. At Montana, she studied on a full-ride tennis scholarship, and when she graduated from there, she traveled the world playing professional tennis for two years.

Ashley worked as a News21 fellow on the "Hate In America" project, which garnered awards such as a Robert F. Kennedy Award, an Edward R. Murrow award, a BEA award and an EPPY award. She also interned at the United States Tennis Association.

Ashley is excited to be back and reporting on Inglewood, the city where she was born. She serves her community alongside her sorority members of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Inc.

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Contact:
ABC7 Broadcast Center
Attn: Ashley Mackey
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
818-863-7777

Ashley's Stories
Black-owned soul food restaurant The Serving Spoon stays open after community support
Inglewood soul food restaurant, The Serving Spoon is in its 37th year and the co-owner said every day they keep the doors open they are making history.
Seniors line up for free food and hygiene kits in Inglewood
The Inglewood Airport Area Chamber of Commerce provided free meals and hygiene kits to the seniors of Inglewood.
Boba and coffee shop opens during pandemic and thrives despite challenges
A family business in Gardena opened during the pandemic and overcame many challenges.
Mardi Gras celebration looks different this year at Inglewood restaurant due to COVID
The Bayou Grille in Inglewood has to adjust its annual Mardi Gras celebration this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pharmacy deserts may limit COVID-19 vaccine access in communities of color
From treatment to vaccines, pharmacies can provide information to patients about the coronavirus pandemic, but it can be harder for those living in poorer communities of color to get to one.
Inglewood makes history by electing first Black woman to its city council
Dionne Faulk was recently elected to serve as an Inglewood city councilmember making her the first Black woman to ever do so.
Black-owned bookstore in Leimert Park celebrates Black History all year long
Eso Won Books in Leimert Park is a Black-owned bookstore that focuses on providing Black information and Black literature.
Tweet of generosity blooms into Inglewood-based nonprofit
What started as a tweet in 2017 from Inglewood native Kaitlyn Parhm has grown into a nonprofit for her community.
FriYay in the Community: Los Angeles County residents share their good news
L.A. County residents share good news of what's happening in their community and in their lives.
Local community members oppose California's new vaccine rollout plan
Project Islamic Hope and the Coronavirus Community Response System of South Los Angeles held a press conference to voice their concerns about California's new vaccine rollout plan.