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

Thanks and giving at annual Midnight Mission Thanksgiving on LA's Skid Row

About 350 volunteers spent Thursday serving meals to people down on their luck at Los Angeles’ Midnight Mission on Skid Row. Mission officials estimate that they're serving about 2,500 Thanksgiving meals Thursday.

LA Mission serves thousands of meals for Thanksgiving

Homeless people on Skid Row got an early taste of Thanksgiving Wednesday. Volunteers, including some who live far from downtown L.A.'s streets, helped dish out a free sitdown meal outside the Los Angeles Mission. Hundreds of people waited in line for hours.

Operation Gratitude volunteers assemble care packages for troops over Thanksgiving weekend

Hundreds of volunteers in the San Fernando Valley are making post turkey-day plans for Operation Gratitude, preparing holiday care packages for American troops deployed overseas.

Proposed design would give City of Angels stadium with wings

Anschutz Entertainment Group is a step closer to making its proposed pro football stadium a reality in downtown Los Angeles. On Tuesday the company released new images of the Farmers Field project.

'Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 1' premieres in LA Monday night

More than a thousand people have camped in front of the Nokia L.A. Live Theater for five days. They're “Twilight” fans awaiting Monday's 7 p.m. red carpet premiere of the fourth film in the series – “Breaking Dawn, Part 1.”

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.