Ashley Kringen

KFOR-TV Reporter

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

  • Water main breaks: Why crews may not be able to fix pipes in your area right away

    Posted on: 2:42 pm, February 11, 2014, by , updated on: 05:34pm, February 11, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A water main break in northeast Oklahoma City caused quite the headache for drivers Tuesday morning, not...
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  • National event shares tips about preparing for twisters

    Posted on: 3:09 pm, February 10, 2014, by , updated on: 05:17pm, February 10, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Looking back to last spring, images of destruction and tragedy come to mind after massive tornadoes tore...
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    Newscastle Moore tornado dashcam - Newcastle Police Chief Greg Norman
  • 6-year-old Oklahoma girl survives stroke, heading home from hospital

    Posted on: 2:45 pm, February 7, 2014, by , updated on: 05:20pm, February 7, 2014

    BETHANY, Okla.- A 6-year-old girl is going home Friday after spending the last few weeks recovering from a stroke. Believe...
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  • GRAPHIC LANGUAGE: Oklahoma restaurant owner says doesn’t want ‘f*ggot, freak’ customers

    Posted on: 10:00 pm, February 6, 2014, by , updated on: 03:50pm, February 7, 2014

    ENID, Okla. – A restaurant in Enid is getting heat after one of its patrons posted a pretty strong message...
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  • UPDATED: ESPN reporter criticized for reaction to Durant’s response to interview question

    Posted on: 1:26 pm, January 30, 2014, by , updated on: 10:10am, January 31, 2014

    UPDATE: 9:40 p.m. ESPN has released a statement from Doris Burke on the interview. “He just took me by surprise...
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  • Medical breakthrough Cord Blood Center opening in Oklahoma

    Posted on: 1:16 pm, January 28, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:37pm, January 28, 2014

    Oklahoma City, Okla.-Families at the OU Med Center have the opportunity to help save lives by donating umbilical cord blood,...
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  • PREPARE: What to do if you have to evacuate for wildfires

    Posted on: 1:06 pm, January 27, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:31pm, January 27, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Many Oklahomans have been faced with fire evacuations over the last few weeks. Just Monday morning fire...
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  • EMSA trainees gear up for course that has nothing to do with medicine

    Posted on: 12:44 pm, January 23, 2014, by , updated on: 06:35pm, January 23, 2014

    EDMOND, Okla. – When it comes to paramedics, you probably think about the life-saving techniques they’re trained to perform every...
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  • Mobile unit teams up with OU students to give Oklahomans free dental care

    Posted on: 3:16 pm, January 21, 2014, by , updated on: 05:46pm, January 21, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY – As many Americans adjust to the New Year, others are scheduling their annual health checks. However, price...
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  • Oklahomans celebrate MLK Jr. Day with speeches, silent marches and parades

    Posted on: 12:58 pm, January 20, 2014, by , updated on: 05:00pm, January 20, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Our nation is honoring a pivotal figure in American Civil Rights History Monday, Dr. Martin Luther King,...
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  • Edmond author warning others to beware before you sign on the dotted line

    Posted on: 11:57 am, January 17, 2014, by , updated on: 05:05pm, January 17, 2014

    EDMOND, Okla. – An author in Edmond says he is doing things on his own after his encounter with a...
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  • ‘They really need it,’ project packing Valentine’s Day boxes for troops overseas

    Posted on: 12:45 pm, January 15, 2014, by , updated on: 04:08am, January 16, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Hugs Project in Oklahoma City has one goal, to support our troops in the Middle East....
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