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.
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