Ashlei King Biography And Wiki
Ashlei King is an American journalist currently working as the co-anchor of our sister station Fox16’s Good Day morning program and a weekdays reporter for KARK 4 News. She joined FOX16 in July 2018.
Ashlei King Age
King was born in Italy. She likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Ashlei King Height
King stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Ashlei King Family
Ashlei spent a significant portion of her childhood in Germany. She has deep ancestors from Arkansas. Her ancestors are from Southeast Arkansas on the Kingside of the family (Dermott, Monticello, and McGehee areas). She still has relatives in the area.
Ashlei is related to Michael Jackson, the music icon. First cousins were his grandmother and her great-grandfather. Her father Sid King, and younger sister, Ali King, own and operate radio stations in Clinton and Heber Springs.
Ashlei King Husband
Ashley is married to Micah, who is a school teacher. The couple has three daughters
Ashlei King Fox 16
Ashlei graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Journalism degree. She was a member of the co-ed cheerleading squad during her freshman year at UT. She was nominated for an Emmy while there for her work on a documentary about the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. March, which is the largest in the country. She supported the Texas Longhorns football team as well as the men’s basketball team. She also ran hurdles for the UT Track & Field team for two years.
Ashlei began her broadcasting career in Austin as the CBS-affiliated station’s UT reporter. She was also the Assistant News Director for KVR News on Texas Student Television. She went to work for KTXS in Abilene after graduation. She won a Texas Associated Press Award for deadline editing while in Abilene. Before returning to San Antonio,
Ashlei spent two years working for a CBS affiliate in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She covered a wide range of stories in Tulsa, from tornadoes to devastating wildfires that destroyed hundreds of homes. Her most memorable moment was when she appeared on CNN live with Don Lemon to discuss a racially motivated shooting spree in Tulsa.
KLRT and KASN operations were merged with KARK and KARZ on February 2, 2013, at KARK’s downtown Little Rock studios. This was the first time that four full-power television stations in the same market were affiliated with four of the six major English-language networks.
Nexstar announced on June 15, 2016, that it had entered into an affiliation agreement with Katz Broadcasting for the Bounce TV networks. Under Clear Channel ownership, both stations remained in the same complex as their former sister radio stations; the special events portion of the site has since been renamed the Metroplex Events Center. KLRT-TV was Little Rock’s first new commercial television station in 28 years. The station’s slogan was “Prime All The Time,” and its mascot was Primetime, a TV with arms and legs that spoke in a robot voice.
The original Channel 16 studios were on West Markham Street, near the southeast corner of Bowman Road in west Little Rock. KLRT was sold to Clear Channel Communications in 1996 as part of the company’s acquisition of US Radio. Clear Channel purchased KASN from Mercury Broadcasting in 2000, establishing the first duopoly in the Little Rock market.
Ashlei King Salary
King earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Ashlei King Net Worth
King has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.