Ashley Crockett

Web Content Producer

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

  • Open Carry Law And Rape Kit Money Are Out, School Vouchers Are In

    Posted on: 3:42 pm, April 11, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:03pm, April 13, 2014

    The Informed Sources recap a busy week in Nashville as the session winds down.
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  • What’s Cooking At The Riverfront Development Corporation?

    Posted on: 3:40 pm, April 11, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:00pm, April 13, 2014

    After failing to find a private developer willing to put a restaurant in its Beale Street Landing project, the RDC decides to go into the restaurant business.
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  • Scandals Brewing Around Local, State Politicians

    Posted on: 3:40 pm, April 11, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:00pm, April 13, 2014

    The Informed Sources team discuss accusations a former city director mismanaged funds, as well as the governor and a senator being subpoenaed.
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  • Authorities Stop Search For Two Men Near Watkins And Thomas

    Posted on: 8:19 pm, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 10:19pm, April 10, 2014

    The men were in a car with two women. Both men, who authorities believed were armed, ran into a wooded area after their vehicle crashed.
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  • $2 Million Won’t Be Budgeted For Rape Kit Testing In Tennessee

    Posted on: 6:22 pm, April 10, 2014, by and , updated on: 09:03am, April 11, 2014

    Memphis Mayor A C Wharton asked that the money be given statewide to test backlogged rape kits, but the measure died in committee.
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  • Health And Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius To Resign

    Posted on: 6:08 pm, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 10:19pm, April 10, 2014

    An official announcement of her resignation is expected to be made Friday.
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  • Coast Guard Suspends Search For Workers Who Disappeared When Barge Capsized

    Posted on: 5:42 pm, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 05:44pm, April 10, 2014

    Two men fell into the Mississippi River when the barge they were working on sank.
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  • Police Investigating 7-Year-Old’s Death

    Posted on: 4:12 pm, April 10, 2014, by

    He was found unresponsive in a bathtub Monday evening, and was pronounced dead at LeBonheur Thursday morning.
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  • Anne Hathaway Surprises St. Jude Patients

    Posted on: 3:28 pm, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 03:29pm, April 10, 2014

    The patients and families also got to see an advance screening of the movie Rio 2
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    St. Jude patient Breanna gets a visit from Anne Hathaway
  • Does The GoGo Pillow Really Hold Your Tablet Anywhere You Want?

    Posted on: 10:28 pm, April 9, 2014, by and

    Tired of propping up your tablet to read, work, or watch? In this week's Does It Work, we tested the GoGo Pillow, which claims it can hold your tablet in any position you need it.
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  • Donations For The Homeless Saved From Being Auctioned Off

    Posted on: 10:24 pm, April 9, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:32pm, April 10, 2014

    The woman who owned the storage unit they were in was very sick and couldn't pay the storage bill, but after we ran her story Wednesday, you opened your hearts and wallets.
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  • Student To Be Tried As Adult For Shooting At Liberty Tech

    Posted on: 5:00 pm, April 9, 2014, by , updated on: 05:02pm, April 9, 2014

    In January, he shot another student in the leg after arguing about a female student.
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