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

California Congressman giving away Pope visit tickets

Ted Lieu's chief of staff Marc Cevasco says if you enter Lieu's ticket lottery and win, you'll get to stand on the National Mall to watch a jumbotron when the Pope addresses a joint meeting of Congress.

Manzanar: Feds seek input on former Japanese-American internment camp

The former internment camp 230 miles north of Los Angeles housed thousands of Japanese Americans in the 1940s.

Los Angeles 2024 Olympics revenue projections may be on the high side

Organizers behind Los Angeles' plans for the 2024 Olympic Games released a budget that predicts a $161 million surplus. See the full proposal here.

SoCal water district makes you a short-shower playlist

How long do you spend in the shower? The SoCal water district launched a new Pandora playlist to encourage short showers, and we want you to vote on songs to include.

LADWP overcharging settlement means $44 million in refunds

A class action settlement from the L.A. Department of Water means that customers will ultimately be receiving $44 million in refunds for overcharges.

Drought may have played role in Pasadena tree fall

An independent arborist has figured out why a 75-year-old pine tree uprooted and fell near the Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena.

Missing 12 year-old girl in Mission Hills has been found (updated)

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 12-year-old girl who reportedly suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Anza Fire: Highway 74 fully reopened, evacuations lifted

Firefighters have been able to get control over a fire that shut down a stretch of highway and prompted evacuations Monday in Riverside County.

SoCal firefighters helping up north may not be sent back for local fires

If a big fire were to ignite in Southern California, resources helping up north would not necessarily be sent back right away. However, SoCal could get help from elsewhere.

$75,000 to be offered for info on drones that interfered with fires

Drones hampered and delayed aerial assaults on the Lake Fire, Mill Fire 2 and the North Fire. There will be $25,000 set aside for information on each of the fires.

Willow Fire spreads to 1,700 acres, evacuations still in effect

Investigators are working with the young person that may have started the fire. The wind is being cooperative despite the hot weather.

Santa Barbara to restart desalination plant due to drought

The Santa Barbara City Council voted to restart their desalination plant on Tuesday. The plant is scheduled to begin working by fall 2016.

Lifeguards on alert for thunderstorms at SoCal beaches this weekend

Lifeguards will be making sure beaches are clear if lightning makes an appearance this weekend — even if it's far away.

Disney will limit smoking in films; loopholes still open

For years Disney has depicted characters puffing from cigarettes, cigars and pipes. That includes in Disney Classics like "Pinocchio," "The Little Mermaid" and "Peter Pan."

Fishing line recycling seeks to protect wildlife along LA River

A Los Angeles nonprofit is installing recycling tubes in some areas of the historic L.A. River to reduce injuries to wildlife.