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

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.

New LA mental health clinic opens

A new Los Angeles County mental health facility opened Wednesday in Sylmar. The Community Mental Health Urgent Care Center is on the campus of Olive View medical center.

Dozens line up for whooping cough vaccinations in the Valley

A new state law requires that middle and high school students get whooping cough shots before the school year begins. Public health workers in the San Fernando Valley are offering free vaccinations for kids who need booster shots.

Behind the scenes with pyrotechnicians before 4th of July fireworks shows

Consider this as you contemplate a long holiday weekend: During this time of year, the workdays start early for pyrotechnicians. They’re the men and women who produce public fireworks displays. It takes years of training before those technicians can light their first match.

Southern California RV business driving out of recession ... slowly

This is the time of year many people stock up their RVs and roll ‘em out for road trips. They aren’t just motor homes. They’re pop-up campers, travel trailers and “fifth wheels” that can range from a few thousand dollars to 100 grand or more. Recreational vehicles, even moderately priced ones, stopped selling when the economy drove into a ditch three years ago. The economy’s back on the road now - sort of - and for some people, the time finally is right to buy an RV.

UCLA opens world's first infectious disease lab

UCLA today opened a new Global Bio Lab that will train researchers how to test and analyze infectious diseases and respond to pandemics.

Closed since Station Fire, hiking trails reopen in Angeles National Forest

This week, the U.S. Forest Service reopened hiking trails and campgrounds scattered throughout 98,000 acres of the Angeles National Forest. They’ve been closed for more than a year and a half since the Station Fire.

Survey: Teens in LA's Koreatown drink and do more drugs than their peers

High school students in L.A.’s Koreatown consume nearly three times as much alcohol and marijuana as their peers nationwide, according to a just-released survey by the Asian American Drug Abuse Program and the Koreatown Youth & Community Center.