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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
  • Adventures with Ashley: Winterfest 2014 with OKC Barons

    Oklahoma City, Okla.-The Oklahoma City Barons are hosting Winterfest 2014 this weekend with games, events and a 24-hour skating festival. The skating festival kicks off Saturday, December 13th at the Devon Ice Rink after the night game against the Grand Rapids Griffins. People have a chance to skate with Barons players, coaches and staff. For more information visit www.okcbarons.com

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    Two Oklahomans die of influenza, experts offer ways to protect yourself this flu season

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Two people in our state have passed away because of the flu, according to statistics released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. So far, one person in Carter County and another in Oklahoma County have died. Also, 94 people have been hospitalized because of the flu this season. Experts say it can be tough to protect yourself from viruses during the holidays. “What we really want to encourage people to do is just be mindful of […]

  • Adventures with Ashley: Holiday Pop-Up Shops in Midtown

    Oklahoma City, Okla.-Downtown in December is a series of holiday events in Downtown Oklahoma City with ice skating, snow tubing, free water taxi rides and Holiday Pop-Up Shops. The festive shops are located at NW 10TH & Harvey. Stores are open Nov. 28 – Dec. 21, Thursdays – Saturdays,  from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. There are 38 Oklahoma-owned shops and an urban Christmas tree lot. For more information visit www.downtownindecember.com  

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    Update: Students, alumni protest change to Capitol Hill mascot

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Dozens of students at Capitol Hill High School took a stand against a decision that was made this week by the school board. Earlier this week, the Board of Education decided to change Capitol Hill’s mascot from the Redskins. Organizers say it is a simple gesture to respect and honor the Native American community. On Wednesday, police closed roads in front of the high school as students left class to protest the change. They held up signs, trying […]

  • Adventures with Ashley: Free Water Taxi Rides & SandRidge Santa Run

    Oklahoma City, Okla.-Downtown in December has a series of holiday events for families to enjoy this season, all located in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City such as free water taxi rides and the SandRidge Santa Run. People can ride the Bricktown Water Taxis for free through December 28th, Thursday through Sunday from 6:00-9:30 p.m., except on Christmas. The SandRidge Santa Run is taking place Saturday, December 13th at Leadership Square , located at 211 N. Robinson. There’s a 5K, […]

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    Update: Third teen suspect arrested in connection with OKC ‘superhero’ robberies

    UPDATED 12/10/14 11:20 A.M. OKLAHOMA CITY – Another arrest has been made involving the ‘superhero’ robbery cases. Oklahoma City police officers arrested the third suspect Wednesday in connection with a string of armed robberies from last Thursday. You may remember, the suspects were allegedly wearing superhero masks. Devion Laday, 18, was arrested Wednesday and is being booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on robbery charges. Two teens, a 15-year-old and 17-year-old were arrested last week.           […]

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    Police relying on surveillance footage for clues in deadly shooting

    DEL CITY, Okla. – Del City police officers need your help tracking down two people they believe to be connected to a deadly shooting. Authorities say Del City’s second homicide this year happened just outside a 7-Eleven store, near I-40 and Scott. Police say the victim, 34-year-old Brandon Zackery, was standing outside the 7-Eleven when he was shot to death around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday. “Video evidence is wonderful,” said Maj. Jody Suit, with the Del City Police Department. The […]

  • Adventures with Ashley: Zone 4 Fitness, Covell & Kelly Location

    Edmond, Okla.-A new gym is open in Edmond called Zone 4 Fitness. People wear heart rate monitors and trainers lead workouts based on mobility exercises, cardio interval training and resistance training circuits. The new facility is located at 1300 W Covell Rd #120 in Edmond. The business is having grand opening membership specials with month-to-month rates, unlimited access to classes and first class is always free. For more information visit covell.z4fit.com

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    Wishing well worries: Oklahoma City Zoo warning visitors about tossing coins

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Many people like to throw their coins in a well, make a wish and hope it comes true. However, that tradition is causing health problems for many animals at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Now, signs are posted around the zoo, warning visitors about the dangers of a single coin. In 2008, a baby harbor seal named ‘Brindle’ died from eating coins. Staff members say they found a total of 97 coins in her stomach at the time […]

  • Airman surprises mom for the holidays at Yukon school

    YUKON, Okla. –  A metro mom and teacher got a special surprise in class Wednesday when her son, an Airman stationed at the Travis Air Force base in California, came home to surprise her in front of all her students. It was an emotional reunion with a lot of tears. While he won’t be home for Christmas, he came back early to celebrate with his family. His mom, Trecia Laird, was super surprised. “We’re going to do everything Christmas we […]

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    Family jumps to safety after vicious fire destroys apartment building, many residents displaced

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A vicious apartment fire in southwest Oklahoma City forced a family to jump to safety Monday night. Emergency crews were called to a three alarm fire at Brookwood Village Apartments just after 9:15 p.m. A number of lives were saved, thanks to some persistent teenagers. Crews are still investigating the cause and the building where the fire started is a total loss. On Tuesday Ernesto Garcia was digging through the damage, saving whatever he could. “Here is my […]