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

Latest 'Twilight' draws an early, ardent crowd

Teen vampire movie fans began camping outside the Nokia Theatre at LA Live Thursday awaiting Monday’s premiere of “Breaking Dawn, Part One” – the fourth movie in the “Twilight” series. Almost a thousand people so far have picked up wristbands so they can stand along the red carpet.

Orange County court gives combat veterans a second chance

Many veterans face mental health issues after returning home from combat. Most can cope, but some don’t. Three years ago, Orange County opened a special court to handle cases of veterans who get caught up in the criminal justice system. It's one of nine of its kind in the state.

Hundreds march, withdraw funds on 'Bank Transfer Day'

Hundreds of protestors rallied and marched through Downtown Los Angeles' financial district to City Hall Saturday for Bank Transfer Day. Occupy L.A. protestors organized the event to demand accountability from some of the nation’s top banks.

Long Beach program asks restaurants to designate patios as smoke-free

Long Beach public health officials launched a program Thursday that asks restaurants to designate their outdoor patios as 100 percent smoke-free.

Arcadia High officials say attendance down after lockdown

Arcadia High School officials report about twice as many students than usual are absent Wednesday following Tuesday's campuswide lockdown. Police on campus are investigating the cause of the lockdown — a non-specific death threat note.

In LA, mixed reviews of Obama's student loan plan

At a makeshift campground outside the Los Angeles City Hall, Ron Cabrera from the San Fernando Valley is participating in the Occupy LA protests. Cabrera says one reason he's demonstrating is for a better way to pay for higher education. He’s not impressed with the President Barack Obama's efforts to help students repay their loans: Obama announced Wednesday a plan to help college graduates repay their student loans.

Experts say gunman's son needs continued support after Seal Beach shooting

Thursday night, police and city officials in Seal Beach will hold another town hall meeting on the salon shooting that took eight lives. The Seal Beach community has struggled publicly to shake away the pain of the murders. In private, the 8-year-old son of accused gunman Scott Dekraai is doing the same.

Space Shuttle Endeavour lands at LA museum

NASA officially transferred ownership of the Space Shuttle Endeavour to a Los Angeles museum Tuesday.

Rolling Hills Estates gives up control of one of the last public horse stables

Rolling Hills Estates, distinguished by tiers of three-railed white fencing and tree-lined streets, operates one of the last city-run horse stables in Southern California. Horse lovers travel near and far to enjoy its scenic beauty, and 90 miles of riding trails, on the South Bay’s Palos Verdes Peninsula. But after almost 50 years, the city of Rolling Hills Estates is handing off the reins of its horse stable.

Safe Surrender program celebrates 10 years

A Los Angeles County program that allows adults to leave newborns in safe hands, without risking arrest, celebrated 10 years Wednesday.

Nurses take final day of strike to Kaiser headquarters

About 200 Southland nurses took their protest to Kaiser’s regional headquarters in Pasadena on Friday. They were part of a 3-day walk-out that union nurses across the state have undertaken to protest cuts to health care and retirement benefits in their new labor contract.

Thousands of volunteers to pick up trash at LA beaches, waterways on Coastal Cleanup Day

Thousands of volunteers plan to pick up trash on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon during Coastal Cleanup Day. It’s the largest single-day volunteer event in the world.

LA County leases Canadian super scoopers to fight fires

The Los Angeles County Fire Department is leasing two Canadian super scoopers and a heli-tanker to bolster its firefighting resources through November.

LA County Fair: Mac and cheese bites, the Dodger fan coffin, and untrainable sharks

Thousands of people in the Southland plan to spend Labor Day weekend at the Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona.

Hockey referee school trains officials to get work in international leagues

Shane Warschaw glides across the ice with a whistle in hand. He’s leading dozens of student referees in black and white stripes through a series of sprints. The ice beckons in August. This is when dozens of hockey referees travel from across the country to learn new tricks of their trade at the California Referee School. It happens over three days at the Toyota Center where the L.A. Kings practice in El Segundo.