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Ashley Crockett is a web and social media producer for WREG-TV and wreg.com in Memphis, Tenn. She joined News Channel 3 in the summer of 2013.

Ashley was born in Memphis and has lived here most of her life. She graduated with honors from the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where she was a Walter Williams Scholar.

After graduating, she worked as the Interactive Managing Editor for KRCG 13, the CBS affiliate in Missouri's capital. She oversaw the station's website and social media accounts, encouraging user engagement and an interactive-first mindset in the newsroom. Her work at KRCG 13 earned the station the Missouri Broadcasters' Association 2013 award for best local website.

While with KRCG 13, Ashley helped sister-station FOX21 News in Colorado Springs, Colo., cover the historic Waldo Canyon Fire in June and July 2012. In 2013, FOX21 News won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage of the Waldo Canyon Fire.

Recent Articles
  • Car hits two teenagers

    Both girls were taken to Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

  • Couple helps family beleaguered by financial difficulties

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Chances are you have several people who come into your life on a regular basis for years. Maybe it’s the person at the car wash, the person who cuts your hair, the check-out person at the grocery store, or your child’s coach. Time marches on and you get to know them pretty well, hear about their highs and lows. When they need a little extra help, that’s when you want to Pass It On, just like tonight’s […]

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    Memphis Animal Services’ hours won’t change on August 1

    A notice on the city's animal services webpage says, "The hours of operation at Memphis Animal Services will not change on August 1, 2014. Stay tuned for additional updates."

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    Mom whose baby was born addicted to drugs turns herself in

    Jamillah Washington is the first woman in Shelby County, and just the second in the state of Tennessee, to face charges under a new state law that criminalizes drug use while pregnant.

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    Dog rescued after being abandoned, owner arrested

    A 10-year-old pit bull now known as Lenny is recovering after being rescued earlier this month.

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    Registration information for students in Shelby County

    Registration for all students attending a public school in Shelby County, including the new municipal districts, is Tuesday, July 29.

  • Dirty politics continue as election day nears

    SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — There’s nothing like a Shelby County election to bring out the nastiest type of campaigning, and leave it to former TV judge Joe Brown to lead the way. But the DA’s race isn’t the only one that’s as muddy as the Mississippi. The Informed Sources also discussed the real reason why Henri Brooks’ name was left off the democratic ballot. And in the statewide primary for U.S. senate, will Sarah Palin’s endorsement for Lamar Alexander’s tea […]

  • Why there are so many commercials for Tennessee Supreme Court justices

    SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — In the Informed Sources’ ad watch this week, they talk about why you’re seeing so many commercials for Tennessee Supreme Court justices this election. They also share some observation about the commercial for Shelby County Sheriff Bill Oldham.

  • Is sales tax increase proposal gaining any traction?

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In the ongoing saga over Memphis city workers’ health benefits, ministers who make up the Southern Christian Leadership Conference endorse an alternative: raising the sales tax. But is it gaining any traction? The Informed Sources team discuss.

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    Police arrest suspect wanted for murder

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Friday evening Memphis Police captured Edgar Smith in the 3600 block of Tuchuloma Road after running from police and hiding in a drainage ditch. He was wanted for the murder of 23-year-old Marvin Davis, who was shot and killed in the 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer on Wednesday. Smith was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder and Murder in Perpetration of a Robbery.

  • Leahy’s mobile home park tenants get more time to move after they find out manager owes $51,000

    Tenants of Leahy's mobile home park won't have their electricity and water disconnected next week after all.

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    Hit-and-run driver wanted for deadly crash

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A hit-and-run driver is wanted for causing a deadly crash the afternoon of July 3. Police say at about 4:30 p.m., a stolen silver 1995 Lincoln Town Car went through a stop sign while going westbound on Edgeware at Bishops Bridge. It hit a maroon 2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse, whose driver was injured and later died. The car thief ran from the scene and was described as a man in his 20s, about 5’8″ and 130 lbs. He […]