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Ashley Kringen joins KFOR-TV from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where she was a one-man-band reporter.
Prior to reporting in South Dakota, Ashley worked as an Assignment Editor at FOX 5 in Las Vegas.
She received her degree in Journalism and Media Studies at the University of Las Vegas.
One of her favorite hobbies is working out Crossfit style, an intense program involving dynamic exercises with plyometric jumps, Olympic style lifting and endurance obstacles.
When not on the job, she can be found spending time outside, exploring the city, seeing movies and trying new restaurants.

Life Goal – To take life one day at a time, savor every moment and have no regrets.
Favorite TV Show – The Newsroom on HBO because I enjoy watching my field of work unfold in a drama series along with seeing how TV portrays National news I’ve been a part of covering in the past, such as the Gabrielle Giffords shooting and the capture of Osama bin Laden.
Favorite Car – A VW Bug convertible, which I had for my second car but had to get rid of it because it was a Lemon.
Happiest moment in my life was--- Getting the job offer to start my career as a television personality in my hometown of Sioux Falls, SD.
2nd Happiest moment in my life was---Landing a Reporter job in OKC!
4 notable persons you'd invite to dinner – Oprah Winfrey, Bernard Hopkins, Marilyn Monroe and Anne Frank.
Favorite food – My mother’s Filipino egg rolls with sticky rice, nothing beats mom’s home cooking!
Pets– I don’t have a pet, but hope to adopt a fuzzy friend this year.
Knew you wanted to be a reporter when … I watched videos back from when I was a kid, dancing, singing and always wanting to be the star of the show.
Best movie of all time – I’m the worst movie critic ever because I enjoy every movie but if I had to choose, it would be Armageddon (yes, I cry every time).
Hardest part of my job – Watching and covering tragic stories involving loss of life or extreme terror.
Favorite holiday - Thanksgiving. Another excuse to have my mom’s home cooking as well as give thanks to everything I’m blessed with such as family, friends and experiences I’ve had in my life-time.
People are surprised when I tell them…my Nationality and that I was born in Las Vegas, grew up in South Dakota, then moved back to Las Vegas for college.
I like to listen to… country music & Journey!!
Favorite Book – The Pact, by Jodie Picoult.
I'd jump at the chance to…be the host of a traveling show, ex


Recent Articles
  • Burglary suspects caught on camera.

    Four arrested after cameras catch Metro crime spree suspects in the act

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Four people, including two juveniles, are behind bars after a string of burglaries all over the metro. A ton of businesses were hit, from a Metro PCS store to Snip Its, a children’s hair salon near I-240 and Penn. Many doors are now boarded up while others are waiting to be replaced after being smashed in. “I never thought that a kid’s salon would be busted into, so I’m a little surprised,” said Stephanie Thomas, Snip Its […]

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    Winter brings battles for Quarter Horse Races at Remington Park

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Quarter horse races kick off at Remington Park this weekend and the horses are getting stir crazy. The cold temperatures have had an effect on the race horses, the track even shut down for practice because it froze during Oklahoma’s winter blasts. Trainers are still finding plenty of ways to keep their horses active to help get rid of cabin fever. Horses are getting antsy, water is freezing in drink buckets and icicles hang from the barns. […]

  • Adventures with Ashley: Quarter Horse Season

    Oklahoma City, Okla.-The Quarter Horse season kicks off this weekend at Remington Park. Folks can look forward to 50 race dates and special events celebrating the sport of horse racing, located at 1 Remington Pl, in Oklahoma City. Opening Weekend starts Friday at 6 p.m., Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. For more information visit Remingtonpark.com

  • “Legit Hustle Luncheon” teaching young men to be leaders in our community

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A group of young men are getting ready for a big event this weekend; a chance to talk with business leaders in our community about personal and professional development. This is part of a program called “All Brothers Allowed,” or ABA, which teaches young men to be positive role models and examples. “Don’t be shy, be focused; this is a big moment for you to impress some businessmen,” said Fredrick Montgomery. It starts with a tie, a firm handshake […]

  • Families without a home after massive fire in Southwest Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Multiple families are without a home Wednesday after a massive three alarm fire that destroyed a complex in Southwest Oklahoma City. The massive flames that took over a complex near Southwest 119th and Western could be seen for miles. The adjoining units made the blaze much more difficult for the fire crews to handle. Our cameras caught footage of a wall as it came crashing down. “The roof is virtually gone across the entire structure,” Battalion Chief Tony Davis said. […]

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    Weather-related accidents around the metro after winter blast

    OKLAHOMA — After Monday’s winter storm, it was a dangerous commute for a lot of folks Tuesday morning . Luckily, many schools are out Tuesday. But for those who had to drive, there are still a lot of leftover slick spots that are causing accidents. As folks were sleeping Monday night, the temperatures were dropping, turning leftover snow and sleet on the roads into a sheet of ice. One particularly bad accident occurred on the Ft. Smith Junction, where two trucks […]

  • Metro fire department turns to iPads for simulation training, recreating dangerous scenarios

    YUKON, Okla. — The Yukon Fire Department is turning to iPads for simulation training, putting firefighters in dangerous situations where communication is crucial. Blue Card Hazard Zone Management is a technology driven safety training program, recreating residential and structure fires in real time. For example, the firefighters are faced with a second story residential home fire, where flames spread from one house to the neighbor’s. While this training is not based on physical action, it’s helping to develop a strong […]

  • Metro Fire Department offers fire safety tips to the public

    Edmond, Okla.-The Edmond Fire Department has some fire safety tips for the public. Tips like making sure heating appliances are checked regularly, chimneys are clean, objects are kept at least three feet away from space heaters and don’t leave food cooking in the kitchen unattended. Also make sure you always have working smoke detectors.

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    Oklahoma Girl Scouts find inspiration from author of ‘Wild’

    A ‘Girl Scout’ is a title the carries a lot of meaning. “To me, it’s a woman who can do anything and be confident in yourself,” said Avalon McAffrey. While in the program, girls go through steps to enhance education, leadership and personal development. Along the way, they earn badges for their accomplishments, also known as LIA’s. “LIA stands for Leadership in Action,” said Ariel McAffrey. “It’s a lesson to learn to start something and finish it and do it […]

  • Metro church hosts Ash & Dash for Ash Wednesday

    Oklahoma City, Okla.-St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church celebrated Ash Wednesday and the Lenten season with “Ash & Dash.” Ash & Dash offers people on the go a simple prayer and dispensation of ashes from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. There are still services for Ash Wednesday for people to attend as well at 12:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. For more information visit http://staugustine.episcopaloklahoma.org/

  • Police: Intruder shot in face, neck after breaking into home, attacking homeowner with bat

    EDMOND, Okla. – Police in Edmond say they are investigating a violent home invasion early Tuesday morning. Around 6:45 a.m. on Tuesday, officers were called to a home in the 1700 block of Pebble Terrace on a home invasion. It started when a homeowner Christopher Davis awoke to his dog barking. When he went to check on the commotion, he found a masked man standing at the front door. The alleged intruder forced his way inside the home. Authorities with […]