Meet the Team

Ashley Holt

AM Live Reporter

Ashley Holt is a host and producer for Newsy's live morning show "The Day Ahead." Before joining the Newsy team, she was a television reporter in Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Columbia, Missouri. She got her bachelor of journalism from the University of Missouri. Her dream interviews that would probably flip her world upside down are Beyonce and Oprah.

  Recent Work
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'The Day Ahead' On Black Hair, Acceptance And How Far We Have To Go

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Workplaces Are Shifting As A Result Of The #MeToo Movement

Police investigate the scene of a quadruple homicide on the city's Southside.
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Gun Violence In Chicago Communities Part Two

Police investigate the scene of a quadruple homicide on Chicago's South Side.
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Gun Violence In Chicago's Communities

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The Lab: What Scientists Still Want To Know About CBD

Volunteers distribute a lookalike "special edition" of The Washington Post.
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Shutting Out The Noise While Staying In The Know

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Daily Dose: Carded For Caffeine? Some May Try It.

A lesbian couple hold hands during a Gay Pride rally
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'The Day Ahead' Looks At LGBTQ Domestic Violence

A young boy gets ready to view the solar eclipse with his telescope on November 14, 2012 in Palm Cove, Australia.
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'The Day Ahead' Asks: Are We Alone In The Universe?

The purple ribbon is a universal sign of support for domestic violence victims.
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Domestic Violence Can Be More Complicated For LGBTQ Community

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How Abusers Use Social Media As A Weapon

Twenty dollar bills sit in a wallet.
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The Type Of Domestic Violence You Can't See

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How Did Our Fascination With Aliens Begin?

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What Is Space Weather?

A look at the Milky Way from West Virginia.
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Who Makes The Rules In Space?

A woman tends to an urban garden in Berlin, Germany.
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Farming Doesn't Look The Way It Used To

Jud Vaught moves an irrigation system in his cornfield near Whiteland, Indiana. He is a 6th generation farmer.
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Where Is The Farming Industry Headed?

Using your debit or credit card can provide a lot of information to a data broker.
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Is Your Health Profile For Sale?

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The Lab: What Ants Can Teach Humans About Teamwork

The case of the Golden State Killer was solved using information from a DNA testing company.
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DNA Testing Companies Are Helping To Solve Murder Cases

United airlines had to issue an apology after physically dragging a man off one of their flights.
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Do Apologies From Major Corporations Really Mean Anything?

A robot is on display at a trade fair.
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The Lab: Here's Why We Respond To Mean People ... And Robots

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The Bottom Line: Can Blockchain Keep Gadgets From Spying On You?

Iraqi children file up the stairs of a slide on a new playground July 2, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq.
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'The Day Ahead' Talks Gender And Children

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Black Representation On Screen Has Evolved ... And Needs To Continue

The missing child poster for 5-year-old Rilya Wilson
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Children Of Color Are Going Missing At An Alarming Rate

A young boy plays with toys at a playgroup.
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How Children's Toys Can Create Stereotypes

Students holding banners participate in a demonstration.
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Parents Are Going Further Into Debt To Send Their Kids To College

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More Parents Are Raising Their Kids As Gender Creative

Children take the say the Pledge of Allegiance during a children's citizenship ceremony.
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The Debate Continues Over The Pledge Of Allegiance In Schools