Ansley Watson

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Morning Live Shot Reporter

School: Harding University

Hometown: Highland, Illinois

Ansley started with TV6 in August 2015 as the LIVE Morning Reporter/Multimedia Journalist.

Ansley graduated from Harding University, in Searcy, Arkansas, with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She was very involved with her school station, TV16, as a reporter/anchor.

During her time at Harding, she started a series called “Rapid Fire” which involved interviewing athletes with entertaining questions in a speedy fashion. Ansley received an internship with 99.1 JOY FM/BOOST 101.9 in St. Louis, Missouri. She also had the privilege to intern with a professional, independent, minor league baseball team called the Gateway Grizzlies where she also introduced “Rapid Fire” to the players.

Ansley loves being outdoors, and going on adventures such as: biking, canoeing, and hiking. She overcame her biggest fear when she went to New Zealand and bungee jumped from 440 feet in the air. Her favorite hobby is beekeeping. Ansley and her dad started keeping bees together when she was 14.

She is excited to start her career in broadcasting with TV6. Ansley wants to get to know you personally, and listen to your story!


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