Ashleigh Fortenberry is a native of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Communications concentrating on Broadcasting and Journalism.
Ashleigh became a news junkie at an early age and was determined to turn that passion into a rewarding career. Ashleigh started her career behind the camera as a technical director. She’s now WTOK’s Neshoba County bureau reporter. Ashleigh covers news in and around Philadelphia as well as Winston and Newton Counties. Ashleigh looks forward to meeting new people and working on stories that make a difference in the community.
When Ashleigh’s not working, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, friends and boyfriend and cheering on the Mississippi State Bulldogs.