Ashley Johnson
Ashley Johnson is a Community Journalist and joined 6abc Action News in March of 2020. She was most recently an anchor/reporter with NBC 11 Alive in Atlanta, Georgia. There she covered everything from Hurricane Michael to the trial of singer R. Kelly.

Ashley has lived all over the country pursuing her passion for journalism. Before heading south, Ashley reported with Fox's Chasing News which aired throughout the New Jersey-New York-Connecticut area on FOX 5, FOX 29, and My9NJ. She was a general assignment reporter with FOX 26 KRIV in Houston for two years. Ashley also worked at WPHL 17 in Philadelphia for Tribune's morning show Eye Opener.

The Philadelphia native got her start in TV as a multi-media reporter for WPTZ the NBC affiliate serving Burlington, Vermont and Plattsburgh, New York. But she credits the Emma Bowen Foundation, which was a six summer internship program, for helping her realize her passion.

Ashley attended the University of Pennsylvania where she dual majored in political science and communications. She also earned a Master's of Science in broadcast journalism from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism. Like 30 Rock's Kenneth Parcell, Johnson participated in the NBC Page program in New York City, where she worked for programs like The Suze Orman Show and Weekend Today.

Ashley enjoys traveling, reading, cooking and supporting the Eagles, Sixers and Phillies. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Big Brothers Big Sisters, and National Association of Black Journalists.

Ashley resides in South Jersey with her husband Scott and her young daughter.

Ashley's Stories
Mount Airy couple starts food distribution effort to tackle hunger insecurity during pandemic
Mount Airy Groceries along Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia started off as a grassroots effort at the beginning of April. What began on a front porch, and quickly turned into a donated storefront, is now flourishing.
Black clergy in Delaware push to get community vaccinated against COVID-19
A faith leader in Delaware is hoping to lead by example when it comes to the coronavirus vaccine.
Some Marlton, New Jersey parents outraged over proposed school bus cuts
Several parents in the Colt's Run home development are concerned their children would soon have to cross a major thoroughfare due to school district budget cuts.
Single mother says she's been wrongfully denied unemployment benefits due to child care issues
A single mother in Delaware says she's been wrongfully denied unemployment benefits due to child care issues.
Mural honors Philadelphia's Freedom Fighters under leadership of Cecil B. Moore in the 1960s
On Friday, Mural Arts Philadelphia unveiled a design for a new mural honoring Philadelphia's Freedom Fighters in the 1960s that will be installed at Girard College.
Philadelphia 76ers select winners of the Buy Black Program
The 76ers announced Thursday that the team has selected two local Black-owned businesses as winners of the team's Buy Black Program.
Cherry Hill School District first to make African American studies a graduation requirement
The Cherry Hill School District became a pioneer during Black History Month.
Rosie the Riveter being honored with unique trip to space
Boeing is honoring all the Rosie the Riveters by sending "Rosie the Rocketeer" to the International Space Station.
Collingswood students help local non-profits through Violins Against Violence program
There's a new movement with music students at Collingswood High School and Middle School known as Violins Against Violence.
Pianist Michelle Cann makes history playing music composed by Black pioneer
Award-winning pianist Michelle Cann is taking center stage in her Philadelphia Orchestra debut with her performance of Florence Price's Piano Concerto in One Movement.