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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