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

  Fire breaks out at apartment complex in Jackson

  You can donate blood after a COVID-19 vaccine, doctors say

Miss. Supreme Court to hear challenge to Initiative 65 Wed.

  Few problems at the polls despite low voter turnout

  Polls now open statewide for Primary Election Day, how to find your polling place

JPD identifies homicide victim, releases image of vehicle connected to crime

  Thursday is the last day of legislative session in Mississippi

  Criminal-justice reform bill passed in Senate and House

  Vaccines offered Tuesday at JSU beginning at 10 a.m.

City, Greater Jackson Chamber discuss water system issues

  Huge tree topples over slicing N. Jackson home in half

  Reeves to sign bill Wed. blocking third landfill in Madison Co.

  Portions of Jackson remain without water, crisis makes national headlines

  National Guard troops assisting with water distribution Thurs., see locations

  MUST SEE: Huge tree topples power line, slows traffic on N. State Street

  2021 St. Jude Dream Home tickets on sale now!

  Home total loss after early morning blaze

  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

  Snow day aftermath, how to handle icy road patches

  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

Miss. State Dept. of Health to give update on vaccine distribution

  Lt. Governor to answer questions Tuesday about upcoming legislative session

  Semi-truck loaded with mail overturns on I-55

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