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
Philadelphia Christmas spectacle 'Carols In Color' celebrates 30th anniversary
The Christmas spectacle 'Carols In Color' is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Philadelphia.
Amazon's distribution center in Montgomery County prepares for busiest holiday shopping rush
At Amazon's recently opened distribution center in Conshohocken, Montgomery County, they're sending out on average 90,000 packages a day.
The American Christmas Flag aims to bring families together this holiday season
The official American Christmas Flag is patriotic holiday décor that was birthed in South Jersey back in 1980.
Nonprofit Baking Memories 4 Kids sends South Jersey organ transplant kid to Disney
The nonprofit Baking Memories 4 Kids surprised 6-year old Sebastian Foster from Williamstown, New Jersey, Thursday morning with an all-expense-paid trip to Disney World.
Gas prices expected to drop below $3 next year, experts say
The U.S. Energy Information Administration expects the national average for regular gas to continue to drop in the next month.
NASCAR champ presents $100K check to Philadelphia's Urban Youth Racing School
"But then when you get the second chance, you have to take advantage of it," said NASCAR's Kyle Larson while presenting a $100,000 check to help Philadelphia students.
South Jersey family blessed with renovated home for son battling cancer
Luke DeFilippo, who is non-verbal, was diagnosed with a rare terminal cancer called ATRT, which is in his kidneys. He's now in hospice care.
It's the return of Santa up close and personal throughout the Delaware Valley
It's the return of in-person Santa at several malls throughout the Delaware Valley.
Philadelphia's iconic Belmont Maple tree scheduled to come down
It's the end of an era for the Belmont Maple, one of Philadelphia's most iconic trees. The sugar maple which sits at the top of the Belmont Plateau has fallen ill.
Haverford pastor serves families in need through weekly church food pantry
Pastor Daren Miller from the Memorial Church of God in Christ spent his birthday, December 1, carrying out his mission to make sure those in need are well fed.