Ashley Knight

Ashley Knight

Reporter

Birmingham, Ala.

Ashley Knight is a reporter for WBRC FOX6 News.

Ashley joined the WBRC team in July of 2018 after working as weekend anchor/weekday reporter for WKRG News 5 in Mobile. While there, she and her News 5 team won an Edward R. Murrow award for their coverage of the Carnival Triumph disaster which brought all the major networks to the Port City. She also led a weekly franchise called “Scambusters” in which she shed light on all the different ways fraudulent scammers preyed on innocent victims.

Prior to working in Mobile, Ashley was weekend anchor and weekday reporter for the FOX affiliate in Albany, Georgia. She began her career as an intern at the FOX affiliate in Orlando. She has deep roots in the south, with an Alabama-native grandfather and, like many southerners, she is proud to have many Sothern generations stretching back to before the Revolutionary War.

A cum-laude graduate of the University of Florida, Ashley is a proud Gator, but appreciates the spirited Auburn-Alabama rivalry.

Ashley has interviewed everyone from presidents, governors, and Civil Rights leaders to rock stars, cooking stars and American Idol winners.

During her career, Ashley has covered everything from ice storms to hurricanes, police shootings to chopper crashes, and from the madness of local and national party politics to the biggest party of them all: Mardi Gras!

Ashley loves getting to the know the Birmingham area. In her spare time, you might find her reading good books, watching old classic movies or listening to New Orleans jazz! If you have a story idea or just want to say hello, email her at aknight@wbrc.com.

Education:

  • University of Florida: English

Recent Articles by Ashley

  Chelsea public hearing on one-cent sales tax increase

  SEC Football Media Days leaving Hoover

  Hoover residents to vote on raising property taxes

  Hoover City School Board still discussing proposed policy

Alabama Dept. of Corrections offering new incentive package

  B’ham City Council passes Healthy Foods Ordinance

  What to do if you are in a boating accident

20,000 jobs added in the last 12 months--how to keep the momentum going in Birmingham

  Mountain Brook residents dealing with coyotes

  Threatening note left for salon owner after flying gay pride flag

  Alabama Power auctioning off nearly 400 acres of land

  Attorney for Marshae Jones discusses controversial case

  Bessemer D.A. speaks out about Marshae Jones case

  Riverkeeper: Mulberry Fork water levels appear to be back to normal

  B’ham council discusses reinstating permit fees

  Woman survives stroke thanks to quick reactions

  Alabama lowers age for commercial driver’s license

  Uber imposter sparks ridesharing safety concerns

  Hoover looks to regulate short-term rental properties

  Police chief responds to suggestions that the National Guard come to Birmingham

  Woman to train dogs to sniff cancer

A closer look at training after Springville firefighter’s death on duty

  Peace in the Park event to combat crime

  Riverkeepers: Mulberry Fork River water might not be safe after wastewater spill

  Attorney breaks down Alabama’s new equal pay law

  Protesters gather outside Southern Baptist Convention

  Truck stolen from body shop, totaled

  Firetruck, station damaged after fire department burglary

  Family believes three-legged dog attacked would-be robber

  Hoover superintendent proposing rule to reduce cell phone distractions