Ashley Hinson


Ashley Hinson joined the KCRG-TV9 News Team in September of 2005. She anchors the KCRG-TV9 Morning News and the KCRG-TV9 News at Midday.

A native Iowan, Ashley is thrilled to have made Eastern Iowa her home. Prior to her move back to the Midwest, Ashley worked in Grand Junction, Colorado, where she was the morning anchor at KJCT. She's used to getting up in the middle of the night, after doing it for nearly 10 years.

Ashley is a graduate of the University of Southern California—and is an avid Trojans fan! While living in sunny “SoCal”, she was both a news and entertainment intern at KABC in Los Angeles.

Originally from West Des Moines, Ashley got her start in the industry, working for WOI-TV 5 in Des Moines as a camera operator and editor for the station's evening newscasts.

In her down time, Ashley is an avid musician. As a classically trained Pianist and Violinist, she played two seasons with the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra. You can often catch her playing violin/fiddle, piano, or piano at community events.

Ashley is also involved in a number of organizations, including serving as the 2013 Ambassador Family for the March of Dimes. She tries to find time to fit in as many rounds of golf as she can. Ashley also enjoys trekking up to the Northwoods of Wisconsin to Kayak or go boating. In the wintertime, Skiing or sledding with the kids is the name of the game.

She lives in Marion with her husband Matt, their sons Max and Jax, and their Wire Fox Terrier, Bogey.

E-mail Ashley at You can also follow Ashley on Twitter.

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