Ashley Johncola joins WOIO to bring you up to the minute traffic reports every weekday throughout your morning and afternoon commutes. Ashley is thrilled to call Cleveland her new home, and to help you get where you need to be.
Ashley comes to 19 Action News from WUPW in Toledo, where she spent two years working both in front of and behind the camera. She got her start as "The Face of FOX Toledo," appearing live on air, in commercials, and on the scene at community events. She then found her place in the news department, anchoring morning cut-ins and reporting on everything from human interest to local crime.
Ashley graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Politics from NYU. In her four years in New York, she interned at Fox News Channel's morning show ‘Fox and Friends' and at MTV. She also had the opportunity interview celebrities, including actor/screenwriter Paul Rudd, for segments aired during NYU's live weekly newscast, ‘NYU Tonight.'
Ashley is originally from the Philadelphia area and is no stranger to cold winters and hot summers. She loves to travel and experience new places. When she isn't reporting or traveling, Ashley also enjoys cooking (especially Italian), and taking walks with her puppy Myla.
Monday, June 17 2013 9:22 PM EDT2013-06-18 01:22:37 GMT
(CNN) - General Motors is recalling nearly 194,000 vehicles because of a fire danger. GM said water can get into an electronic module in the door, causing it to short circuit and catch on fire. The recallMore >>
GM said water can get into an electronic module in the door, causing it to short circuit and catch on fire.More >>
"Sesame Street" has helped kids deal with divorce, death and even hurricanes. The show is now introducing its first Muppet to have a dad in jail. 1 in 29 children in the U.S. has a parent behind bars. The Sesame Workshop has an online tool kit parents can use to help kids. More >>
Tuesday, June 11 2013 1:36 PM EDT2013-06-11 17:36:50 GMT
The Boys & Girls Clubs' Race for Kids & Wellness Festival presented by Cleveland Clinic is a family-friendly combination of a 5K run, or a 1 mile run/walk, and a celebration of health! The event willMore >>
The Boys & Girls Clubs' Race for Kids & Wellness Festival presented by Cleveland Clinic is a family-friendly combination of a 5K run, or a 1 mile run/walk, and a celebration of healthMore >>
For the 2013-14 rankings, U.S. News surveyed 179 pediatric centers to obtain clinical data in 10 specialties and asked 150 pediatric specialists in each specialty where they would send the sickest children.More >>