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Ashley Carter

Ashley is a Reporter at WAAY 31

Title: Ashley is a Reporter at WAAY 31

I was born and raised in Arlington, Texas before moving to the Valley of the Sun to attend the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. I graduated Cum Laude in May 2019. During my time at Cronkite, I got the chance to be a multimedia journalist for the student run Cronkite News newscast that aired on Arizona PBS. I was also the Monday weather anchor.

Some of my favorite memories as a SunDevil were being involved in many organizations around campus such as the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

In my spare time I like to hangout with friends, watch reality tv and try out new recipes from Pinterest!
I am excited to get to know the Huntsville community and be able to tell your stories!

Recent Posts by Ashley Carter

Eighty-year-old woman receives diploma from Alabama A&M

WAAY 31 sat down with Donzella Washington to hear her inspirational story

Senate approves legislation to renew permanent funding for HBCUs

WAAY 31 spoke with students at Alabama A&M who say this gives them hope for the future.

Hartselle city schools adding two new protection officers

The additional officers will allow for there to be an officer at each school in the district

Madison County Sheriff's Office seeks suspect accused of using counterfeit money at local stores

WAAY 31 went to one local store to see how they are remaining vigilant of these things during the holiday shopping season

Local church hosts community Thanksgiving breakfast

The First Seven Day Adventist Church has hosted the breakfast since 2013.

3M investigating former Decatur school site for possible contamination

WAAY 31 spoke with people who live near the former landfill.

African-American males make up 2 percent of teacher workforce; Alabama A&M is trying to change that

WAAY 31's Ashley Carter dove deeper into the issue and how needed African American teachers are.

Decatur Youth Services awarded a grant to help keep juveniles out of the court system

The $50,000 grant will be used to help children's whose families are in the court system and are at risk of going down that same route

Austin Decatur Career Tech School students help build ramp for disabled veteran

The students teacher told WAAY 31 it gives them hands-on experience, and a way to help the community.

Community fighting to save R.A. Hubbard High School in Lawrence County

R.A. Hubbard was placed on the list of failing schools for the first time this year.

 

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