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

Male suspect shot by police in Alhambra Police Department lobby

The man's condition was not immediately known, and officials did not immediately release details of the shooting.

Grand Fire burns 3,500 acres in Kern County national forest

Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are helping hundreds of firefighters combat a 3,500-acre wildfire that has blackened rugged terrain in the Los Padres National Forest.

UPDATE: Student in custody in Santa Monica, East LA college threats

Police are holding a suspect for questioning after an anonymous threat shut down local schools and sent parents and the news media into a panic Thursday.

Investigation: 7 of 11 Jiffy Lubes scam SoCal customers (VIDEO)

A new NBC4 investigation found some Jiffy Lube stores in Southern California are using new tactics to trick customers into unnecessary vehicle repairs.

California senators pass 'swatting' bill increasing fines for prank callers

A growing number of hoax 911 calls known as “swatting” have prompted new state legislation. Those targeted in the prank include Justin Bieber and Sen. Ted Lieu.

UPDATE: LAPD to probe excessive force, profiling allegations at USC party (VIDEO)

A group of students who attended a party near USC over the weekend allege LAPD officers engaged in racial profiling and used excessive force when responding to a noise complaint.

UPDATE: Grenade at LA's VA hospital 'not live'; evacuation over

Members of the sheriff's arson/explosives detail were called to the hospital Monday morning. Portions of the hospital were evacuated as a precaution.

Police shoot 3 men in separate incidents across Southern California

The latest shooting happened early Friday morning involving El Monte police in San Gabriel. It's the latest of three separate officer-involved shootings over the past two days.

Scripps College volunteers make olive oil from campus trees — and beat the pros

When volunteers at the womens' college decided to harvest olives from campus trees and press their own oil, they didn't expect that their first-ever product would win an international award. But it did.

UPDATE: Supreme Court takes up Prop 8, California's same-sex marriage ban (Poll)

The justices signaled they may not be ready for a major national ruling on whether America’s gays and lesbians have a right to marry.

Pomona police shoot and kill man armed with kitchen knife

Investigators say Pomona officers were responding to a “family disturbance” call Monday night when a man approached them with a large kitchen knife and fatally shot.

Al Gore praises Los Angeles for its plan to go 'coal free'

Former Vice President Al Gore says L.A.'s plan to go coal free by 2025 is a big deal. "Los Angeles joins that list of the five greatest cities in the world where combating global warming is concerned."

Azusa to hold first Spanish spelling bee for high schoolers

There have been Spanish spelling bees in California for elementary and middle school aged-children, but not for high school students until now.

2 Ventura police hit with pickup, man fatally shot

Authorities say Ventura police shot and killed a man after he hit two officers with his truck outside a motel.

LAFD emergency operations chief studies Japan's disaster response

Commander will study how Japanese emergency teams handled the quake, tsunami and nuclear plant fire.