For our last and final installment of our coverage of Nauru, I was able to book Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton: Australia’s Dutton Defends Policy; Some Refugees Forced To Wait On Island “I’ve spoken to the sailors on our boats, on our vessels who were pulling half-eaten bodies out of the water. Now, I don’t […]
I have a new Twitter username! Please follow me @NPRAshley!
I am currently doing a stint as a production assistant at NPR in Washington, D.C. As this is only a contract position, it is unclear how long I will be here, but please do keep checking back for updates! In the meantime, spend some time listening to NPR.org!
“Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And days o’ lang syne” – Auld Lang Syne With new challenges on the horizon and a whole host of new stories to report, people to meet and experiences to be had, I am confident 2015 is going to be […]
Thanks to the Asian American Journalists Association for a great week at their annual conference! It was a fantastic few days of learning the latest tools of the trade, meeting new people and thinking critically about how we can more effectively cover the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. DC Chapter threw a great event […]
My most recent piece for Voice of America… Philippine President Benigno Aquino III recently assured the public that the country’s first Freedom of Information Bill would pass before the end of his term – a promise he made when he first ran for President in 2010. Aquino, who began his last 24 months in office […]
This past weekend a Regina Catipon (friend/colleague), and I participated in KCRW’s 24-Hour Radio race. We participated as team Radyo Pinay and the theme for the contest was “You Should Know”. Here is our entry: The competition was quite stiff – there are A LOT of really good radio people out there! You can check […]
The presentation of the Louisiana AP Broadcasters Association awards was this past weekend – July 12 – in Baton Rouge, La. My former news team at 89.3 WRKF swept up the radio categories. I placed in the following categories for my work at WRKF: 1st Place General News, Louisiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association 2013, WRKF: […]
These stories are a bit late but, here is some of my work for Capital News Service from last semester. These stories were produced as part of a class focusing on health care. Our topic last semester was Sports Concussions and Student Athletes. There are just two of the stories I produced: Online Story: “Athletic […]
I have been busy at Voice of America these past few months reporting and producing content for VOA’s English News Programs covering Southeast Asia, primarily the Philippines, for the three Asia shows: Daybreak Asia, American Cafe’ and NOW! Here is a story that ran back in May about the Chinese Railway Workers being inducted into […]