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Ashley Tsao

Ashley Tsao joined Newswatch 12 in June of 2019.

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Ashley Tsao joined Newswatch 12 in June of 2019.

She grew up in Garland, a suburb outside of Dallas. Ashley graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in journalism and Asian American studies. Hook ‘em Horns!

While at UT, Ashley interned at KDFW in Dallas, KXAN in Austin and CBS This Morning in Washington D.C.

When Ashley’s not at the station, she’s mastering her grandma’s Chinese recipes, online shopping or trying new restaurants. Ashley is always on the lookout for boba tea!

Ashley loves the mountains of Southern Oregon and is so excited to share stories from this area. Say hello on Facebook and Twitter!

Recent Posts by Ashley Tsao

Festival of Trees opens today

This is the 28th Safeway Providence Festival of Trees. $300,000 has already been raised to help hospital patients.

Wave to NewsWatch 12 at tonight's Klamath Falls Snowflake Parade

The parade will start around 6:30 p.m. in Downtown Klamath Falls.

Call-A-Ride gives seniors free rides to the hospital

The program needs more volunteers, especially in Ashland. Call-A-Ride said for every new volunteer four to ten more seniors can get a ride.

Ashland Greenhouses grows thousands of poinsettias for the holidays

Poinsettias are tropical plants, so remember to keep them inside this holiday season.

Kelly Shelter now open all year round

People who work at the Kelly Shelter say they're giving people a hand up, not a hand out.

Black Friday shoppers awake before the sun rises

More than 165 million people are expected to buy something this weekend. If you're planning on going Black Friday shopping, here's a hint. The top gifts this year are gift cards, electronics, clothes and books.

More than a thousand run in Southern Oregon Turkey Trot

This is the second year Turkey Trot organizers will use registration fees to help student athletes. Money will be donated to cross county runners who cannot afford shoes.

International student enrollment slows at SOU

International student enrollment is falling at American universities and it's costing the economy billions of dollars. NewsWatch 12 learned why this is happening and spoke with international students who explained why they still decided to study in the U.S.

Salvation Army kettling starts today

Today, the Salvation Army is kicking off their kettling for the holiday season. They said donations are especially important this year because they're losing six days of kettling. That's equal to about $50,000.

Ashland ice rink opens today

You can finally lace up your skates and get on the ice. The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink opens today!

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