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 debuts a song from Mars

NASA broadcasted the first song ever on Tuesday from the Mars Curiosity Rover.

NASA transmits first voice from Mars, plus: new photos

NASA announced Monday that it has successfully transmitted a human voice from another planet for the first time ever.

Map: 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign = DUI checkpoints

Police are planning sobriety checkpoints again this weekend to bust drunk drivers across Southern California.

2 women electrocuted while trying to help car crash victim

They were electrocuted during an attempt to rescue a man who crashed his SUV into a fire hydrant and power pole Wednesday night.

Update: No bomb in suspected Van Nuys pot warehouse

A bomb squad has declared the warehouse safe. LAPD officer Rosario Herrera said no explosives were found, although officers found about 100 marijuana plants.

Pasadena Pops passes baton to new conductor

The Pasadena Symphony and Pops’ new recruit — Michael Feinstein — is a former assistant to Ira Gershwin and novice in his new role as conductor.

South LA teens learn about nature and environmental careers

A group of high school girls from South L.A. spent a month in a remote nature preserve as part of a program to get young people interested in science.

Over 20,000 fake shoes seized at LA/Long Beach port (slideshow)

Over 20,000 counterfeit shoes violating the Christian Louboutin trademark were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently.

Wildfire grows to 3,000 acres, prompts evacuations near Hemet

About 50 homes remain under evacuation in southwest Riverside County as crews continue to battle the Buck Fire brushfire near Hemet.

DMV computers back up across California

The Department of Motor Vehicles is back up to speed after a computer glitch shut down systems across the state.

2 San Bernardino schools on short days due to heat

Arrowhead Elementary School and Cajon High School are on a minimum day schedule due to what the district has termed a "lack of adequate air conditioning."

Electric conservation called for as heat wave continues

It’s going to be another sweaty day as a heat wave continues to bake Southern California. The operators of California's electricity grid have declared a Flex Alert.

New software to allow Mars Curiosity to 'stretch her wheels'

JPL scientists say a software update to the Mars rover Curiosity will allow the robot to use her robotic appendages, and begin to trundle around the planet.

Swimmer Ryan Lochte plans move to LA after Olympics — to act

One of the biggest names in Olympic swimming, Ryan Lochte, is relocating to Los Angeles for a film deal from Will Ferrell and a TV development deal.

New Mars color panorama photo from Curiousity

NASA released its first ever panoramic photo of Mars in full color on Thursday, after piecing it together from the newly-landed Curiosity rover.