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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
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    Dyer County inmate escapes

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    Why this rolling circle of dots is more than it seems

    A video of eight dots rolling along a circle is more than first meets the eye.

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    Teenager dies after being shot twice

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    One person shot during attempted robbery

    The person was shot in the leg and taken to Regional Medical Center.

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    Southaven law enforcement served search warrants for drug and gang-related offenses.