Ashleigh Holland

Ashleigh Holland

Ashleigh Holland is an award-winning journalist who joins WIS-TV as the State House Reporter. Ashleigh is honored to tell the stories that impact the entire state of South Carolina. When the Legislature is in session, Ashleigh can be found at the South Carolina State House. Ashleigh grew up in Augusta, Georgia. She discovered her love for journalism and reporting in her teen years, writing for her high school newspaper and shadowing reporters at her hometown paper, The Columbia County News-Times. Ashleigh graduated from The University of South Carolina in May 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. While attending the School of Journalism and Mass Communications there, Ashleigh interned at WRDW-TV in Augusta, Georgia, and at WIS-TV. During her senior capstone course reporting for Carolina News on campus, Ashleigh won a Southeast Emmy for a story on "Empty Gun Holsters" protests on campus. Before joining the WIS news team, Ashleigh spent some time as the South Carolina Lowcountry Reporter at WSAV-TV, covering Beaufort County. When Ashleigh isn't chasing news, she enjoys traveling, camping, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. Follow Ashleigh on Twitter @AshleighHNews or email her your story ideas at Copyright 2016 WIS. All rights reserved.

Recent Articles by Ashleigh

  Teachers can rent college dorm rooms to work in this rural SC district

  A Father's Voice sends recorded bedtime stories from SC inmates

  Proposal to pay $50 million for better voting machines at SC polls

  Issues with voting machines reported at some Richland precincts in Senate runoff

  New school bus feature may STOP you in your lane

  Funding for Early Head Start is secure, after SC First Steps gave it up

  It's the end of the 'snow day' as we know it for some SC schools

  Group to pick SC state flag design

  Number of children not being immunized on the rise in SC

  Nurse practitioners call this new law better for healthcare in rural SC

WATCH: SC teacher's association announces efforts to help educators

  'Puzzling' new state law leaves school safety leaders questioning SRO candidates

  There's a price tag politicians in SC put on school safety

  Temporary relief from SCE&G light bills lightening wallets is met with skepticism

  "I am not the enemy" renowned Journalist and Dean talks Trump-media clash

  Death penalty a dilemma in SC as Pope declares capital punishment inadmissible

  Expectant mothers in SC shouldn't expect law for paid maternity leave

  Mixed feelings and strong words mark SCANA shareholder meeting to approve merger

  'It basically made this place a ghost town:' Former employee visits on nuclear fallout anniversary

  SC Top Cop: Justice will be served with $54 Million new crime lab

  Efforts continue to block inmates’ cellphone signals from transmitting behind bars

  'It's a war': Golf netting goes up around SC prisons

  New report condemns SC tax-free weekend as no deal

Deadly Duck Boat accident: Two things experts want you to know

  Midlands mothers take action against opioid and drug epidemic

  Free tech school for students in SC's poorest areas

  USC tuition hike will cost students hundreds next year

  SC teachers can expect a 'small' raise

  SC Rep. Joe Wilson: I was 'target of practical jokes' by implying toddlers should be armed

  Certain license plates pose problems for police