Ashley Kirklen Biography
Those who have worked with Ashley Kirklen describe her as a conscientious leader, a great-spirited person with a can attitude, and a hard-working professional. She currently serves as a reporter and anchor at WLWT News 5. Ashley has also had experiences working for WGXA, WLUC-TV 6, and a blogger at Her Game Life. In her experience, she has been all around, touching every sector of journalism. She is a creative writer, television host, producer, and editor.
Ashley Kirklen Age and Husband
Ashley Kirklen is a Gary native born on 19th October 1985. She comes from a Christian background, a faith she has continued practicing even in her adulthood. We have no details of her parents, but we know that she has two siblings, a brother and a big sister who served with the United States Army. On matters regarding relationships, we have observed that Ashley Kirklen does not have a husband. She is currently single.
Ashley Kirklen Education and Career
Her pursuit of journalism started at Warren Central High School and later she joined the University of Indiana where she graduated with a degree in communications.
Before getting into the news, Ashely Kirklen first worked as an English teacher in South Korea. Before her teaching experience, Ashley interned at NBC Universal as a production intern who searched for compelling stories and collaborated with associate producers to develop unique stories. She also interned at WTIU in the production department before finally becoming a teacher.
Her journalism career began in 2013 when she was a writer for Mosaic Magazine, researching and writing articles on lifestyle, fashion, and career profiles. She also promoted the magazine on social media to increase the knowledge of the media publication.
At the same time, she was working as a sports writer and blogger for Her Game Life where she covered NFL News, market blog posts, and shared game highlights on Monday Morning NFL Wrap-up segment.
After 2 years she relocated to Maquerre where she became an on-air host and producer for ESPN UP. She served the latest national news and covered high school football and basketball news. She provided real-time updates on scores in games.
After another two years, she joined WLUC-TV as a reporter and multimedia journalist where she got an opportunity to be at a morning show and also interview guests. The experience had her getting a job as a morning anchor for WGXA for 3 years before getting called to Cincinnati.
Ashley Kirklen Work Experience
In her experience as a journalist, she has sat down with Presidents, vice presidents, and high-profile individuals. Recently, Ashely had an interview with Sherrie Shepherd, and Kristen Welker after she was selected as a moderator of Meet the press where she would interview former President Donald Trump.
In the selection, Kristen Welker became the first black journalist to moderate Meet the Press and the second woman to moderate the show. Ashley was also involved in the war discussion of the war between Israel and Palestine.
She covered a group of American Palestinians who are urging people to learn from the history of war. Ashley also did a story of a care producer who was arrested after being caught on Camera abusing a patient.
Ashley has held one of the most coveted seats in WLWT. She anchors alongside Shree. When Ashley is not working, she loves spending time with her family, and church members and engaging in church activities. In her career, she has excelled like others such as Dejonique Garrison Amy Yensi, and Niala Charles
Ashley Kirklen WLWT Summary of Personal Details
Marital Status: Single
Height: probably 5 feet and 6 inches
Net Worth: $70,000