Ashley Lisenby is a general assignment reporter at WUSF Public Media. She covered racial and economic disparity at St. Louis Public Radio before moving to Tampa in 2019.
She's a former newspaper reporter, having covered municipal government issues as a general assignment reporter at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and covered Illinois government for The Associated Press.
Ashley started her journalism career at a group of weekly newspapers in suburban Chicago. She has a master’s degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University.
Ashley is a Chicago native. She lives in the Tampa Bay area with her family, which includes a rambunctious dog.