Ashley Bailey Associate Producer, Morning Edition/Weekend Edition

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Ashley Bailey is an Associate Producer for "Morning Edition" and "Weekend Edition." She joined KPCC's staff in January 2012.

Ashley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California. Her work has been featured on NPR, as well as its affiliates, KHSU and KQED.

While in school, Ashley was an editor for the student newspaper, an anchor for a student television production and news director for her college radio station. She also has worked as a social media consultant, a business editor and a graphic designer.

Stories by Ashley Bailey

Saxophone collector pays tribute to inventor in 'Saxophobia'

When Rob Verdi is off the clock from his day job at Disneyland, he visits shops all over the country in search of one thing: rare and unusual saxophones.

Update: 2 southbound lanes reopened after crash

Caltrans officials say 2 southbound lanes of the 710 freeway have reopened following a fiery big rig crash Sunday. The remainder are expected to open Monday morning.

Sheriffs deputies shoot, kill man at Bellflower assisted living home

Detectives investigating a fatal shooting in Bellflower involving a sheriff's deputy and a man officers described as incoherent and foaming at the mouth.

Marcia Wallace, voice of 'Simpsons' Krabappel, dies

"Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean said in a statement that her death is a terrible loss. He says Wallace's "irreplaceable character" would be retired from the show.

LAPD officer in the hospital after car hit his motorcycle

A Los Angeles Police Officer is in the hospital Saturday morning in serious but stable condition after his motorcycle collided with a car.

18-foot sea creature found off Catalina Island (Video)

The silver carcass of a rare 18-foot oarfish is being preserved in ice after it was discovered over the weekend along Catalina Island.

Artists retrace 'Grapes of Wrath" journey for novel's 75th birthday

The 11-day trip across the country ends Monday at a labor camp in Central California called Weedpatch Camp.

Officials contemplate rebuild after historic South LA church fire

Crouch Memorial Pastor Lawrence Magee says the decision to rebuild the historic building will likely depend on costs.

Food stamp debit cards working after outage in 17 states (Updated)

People in California, Ohio, Michigan and several other states found themselves unable to buy groceries with their food stamp debit-style cards on Saturday.

Camp Pendleton residents able to return home after evacuation (video)

About 300 residents can return home after a 1500-acre brush fire forced their evacuation Saturday. Patients at a naval hospital that was also evacuated remain displaced.

Extreme fire danger, 'damaging winds' through weekend

Forecasters now say Santa Ana winds could bring gusts up to 70 mph — together with hot, dry conditions, that spells extreme fire danger.

Poll: Voters wishy-washy on water proposal, lukewarm on Brown

A new survey finds support for the state's ambitious water plan dries up when the talk turns to money and that only half of voters think Gov. Jerry Brown is doing a good job in office.

Museum Day Live: Free admission at dozens of SoCal museums

Dozens of museums are free Saturday in SoCal, including the California Science Center, the Grammy Museum and the Petersen Automotive Museum. See the full list here.

Hawthorne residents returning home after methane gas leak

Thirty-seven families had been evacuated after it was discovered methane had mixed with the water supply.

Pit bulls kill 2-year-old in Colton; grandmother, uncle in custody

The boy died after being attacked by five dogs, including pit bulls and pit bull mixes.