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

  MEMA launches COVID-19 relief program

  Gov. doesn’t rule out face mask mandate

  Madison Co. landfill debate continues

  Hinds County buildings reopen, employees back to work

  JPS meal program comes to close

  Carthage couple evacuates minutes before storm destroys mobile home

  Powerball and MegaMillions tickets now being sold in the Magnolia State

  Woman, dog escape house fire on Carnation St. in Jackson

  Support local charities on this Giving Tuesday

  Keeping your personal information secure as you Cyber Monday shop

  Madison County organization asking for help supplying gifts to children in need

  Families displaced after massive fire breaks out at Van Mark Apartments in Ridgeland

Salvation Army in need of warehouse space for Angel Tree program

Community school supply drive to help JPS teachers

  Camp Hope seeks volunteers for summer camp

  Army mom surprises son at JPS elementary school

Jackson Police Department looking for more officers

  Blood drive today in honor of fallen Brookhaven police officers

Teen killed in crash in Yazoo County identified

Pedestrian killed after being hit by car on I-20

Back to School: Nutrition Tips

Two Canton Public Schools start new year in new buildings

'I can't even have a normal life anymore because of this': Accused child kidnapper says she's innocent

Eleven arrested in drug trafficking operation

Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home receives national historic landmark designation plaque

City announces new summer reading program

Visit Jackson celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

18-year-old killed in wreck on I-220 identified

JPD officer treated after exposure to drug during arrest

Groundbreaking held for West County Line Road project