Ashley Garner

Ashley Garner

Multimedia Journalist

Jackson, MS

Ashley Garner is a graduate of Pearl High School where she was a member of the award winning Pearl "Pirate" band. In 2001 she moved to the Crescent City to attend Xavier University of Louisiana, where she graduated with a degree in mass communication. While at XU, she worked as an anchor and reporter for the campus news show, "XTV News".

Ashley joined the WLBT news team in 2007 as an Associate Producer. In 2011, she stepped from behind the camera and into the field as a multi-media journalist.

When she is not in the field chasing stories, Ashley loves spending time with loved ones, volunteering, reading, traveling and eating.


  • Xavier University of Louisiana, Mass Communication

Recent Articles by Ashley

  Miss. residents can now schedule 2nd dose vaccine appointments

MSDH to host special COVID-19 town hall for Hispanic community

37,000 new vaccines arrive this week, earmarked for three groups

MSDH to give update on vaccine availability, drive-thru locations Thurs.

Mississippi’s mask mandates set to expire Friday

  Record number of COVID-19 cases reported in Mississippi

Miss. legislators respond to violence at U.S. Capitol

Miss. Senate votes to approve new state flag

Lt. Governor to answer questions Tuesday about upcoming legislative session

  USPS: Don’t delay, mail and ship today!

Pfizer vaccine expected to arrive in Miss. this week

Mississippi’s new executive order goes into effect today

  COVID-19 survivors ‘needed’ to donate plasma

Dr. Dobbs issues new guidance on COVID-19 test results

Dr. Dobbs discusses COVID-19 in virtual town hall

While isolating, gov. extends county=specific mask mandates

Miss. Supreme Court hears COVID-19 relief bill case

State lawmakers consider year-round school

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith secures second win against Mike Espy

Absentee accepted at drop boxes through midnight

State health officer to host medical marijuana town hall

NWS hosts statewide tornado drill on Wednesday

MEMA encourages Mississippians to participate in Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill

  Miss. statewide mask mandate set to expire Wednesday

  Poor People’s Campaign to host Mississippi Senate town hall

Jackson Zoo to reopen this weekend

  Gov. doesn’t rule out face mask mandate

  Carthage couple evacuates minutes before storm destroys mobile home

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