Ashley Garner

Ashley Garner

Multimedia Journalist

Jackson, MS

Ashley Garner is a graduate of Pearl High School where she was a member of the award winning Pearl "Pirate" band. In 2001 she moved to the Crescent City to attend Xavier University of Louisiana, where she graduated with a degree in mass communication. While at XU, she worked as an anchor and reporter for the campus news show, "XTV News".

Ashley joined the WLBT news team in 2007 as an Associate Producer. In 2011, she stepped from behind the camera and into the field as a multi-media journalist.

When she is not in the field chasing stories, Ashley loves spending time with loved ones, volunteering, reading, traveling and eating.

Education:

  • Xavier University of Louisiana, Mass Communication

Recent Articles by Ashley

Miss. Supreme Court to hear challenge to Initiative 65 Wed.

Criminal-justice reform bill passed in Senate and House

  Miss. residents can now schedule 2nd dose vaccine appointments

Mississippi’s mask mandates set to expire Friday

Miss. State Dept. of Health to give update on vaccine distribution

  USPS: Don’t delay, mail and ship today!

  Pfizer vaccine expected to arrive in Miss. this week

Mississippi’s new executive order goes into effect today

  Miss. Supreme Court hears COVID-19 relief bill case

  Absentee accepted at drop boxes through midnight

  NWS hosts statewide tornado drill on Wednesday

  Mississippi State Fair begins Oct. 7

  Miss. statewide mask mandate set to expire Wednesday

  Miss. sees increase in daily COVID-19 cases

  High winds as storm moves inland on Miss. coast

  Gov. doesn’t rule out face mask mandate