Ashley Force is a Multimedia Journalist for KVAL News. She joined the news team in December 2015 as a morning anchor and reporter for KPIC News in Roseburg.
Ashley grew up in a small town in southern New Jersey, and then moved to the rolling hills of western Maryland. She earned a B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism and graduated with honors from Rowan University.
Ashley interned at FOX29 News in Philadelphia, where her mentors taught her the essential skills that make a great reporter.
Her Grandmother, who was a journalist in Peru, inspired her love for writing at an early age.
Ashley enjoys volunteering, hiking, biking, and watching a good movie.
She is excited to trade in the Jersey beaches for the beautiful Oregon hills during the newest adventure in her life. She can't wait to uncover stories, learning from the people she meets along the way.