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
A giant rainbow Pride flag is carried along the sea front during Brighton Pride.
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How LGBTQ Curriculum Is Being Taught In Schools

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Professional Female Athletes See Some Of The Widest Pay Gaps

Apple watches have taken over in the age of wearable technology.
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How Far Can Wearable Technology Go?

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Can Trust In The Media Be Restored?

Ashley Holt, host of "The Day Ahead," sits down with Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to Barack Obama.
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Valerie Jarrett Shares Her Personal Journey

Ashley Holt, host of "The Day Ahead," sits down with Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to Barack Obama.
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Valerie Jarrett Talks Trump

Ashley Holt, host of The Day Ahead, sits down with Valerie Jarrett to discuss her thoughts on 2020.
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Valerie Jarrett Looks Forward To 2020

The Day Ahead host, Ashley Holt sits down with Valerie Jarrett to discuss her new book.
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How Valerie Jarrett Became A Household Name Overnight

Ashley Holt sits down with Hailey Shannon who started sober curious after facing her own journey with alcohol issues.
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Sober Curious Is A New Movement You Might Want To Consider Joining

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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

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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?