_Ashley S. Westerman

Journalist &

Audio Producer

_Know About Me

Ashley is an award-winning journalist and audio producer currently working for NPR in Washington, D.C. An experienced reporter, editor and producer (field & studio), she has more than a decade of journalism experience -- most of it in public media.

Currently, Ashley focuses most on Southeast Asia news and issues, and has traveled extensively throughout the region. She also closely follows developments in the Rohingya refugee crisis and has produced in-depth reporting on China's Belt and Road initiatives throughout Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

(Photo by Wanyu Zhang)

_My Experience

Feb. 2015 to Present

NPR

Journalist

Washington, D.C.

NPR Morning Edition: Producer, Editor, Director, Reporter

NPR NewsDesk, NPR Newscast & NPR World: Reporter, Editor

Aug. 2013 to Feb. 2015

Freelance Journalist

Reporter - Producer

Various Locations

NPR, The Baltimore Sun, Free Speech Radio News

Feb. 2012 to Nov. 2013

89.3-FM WRKF

Reporter - Host

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Local Morning Edition & All Things Considered Host; Newscaster; Health Care Reporter

Fellowships

East-West Center 2018 Jefferson Fellowship: Populism

Populism, Identity and the State of Democracy in Southeast Asia (Honolulu, H.I; Singapore, The Philippines, Malaysia)

International Center for Journalists

Community Health Reporting Fellowship 2014 (Appalachia: Southern, W.V.; Eastern, K.Y.)

Bringing Home The World International Reporting Fellowship 2013 (The Philippines)

Kit & Certifications

Equipment

Tascam-D40, Sony HD Headphones, Rode Shotgun Mic w. Pistol Grip, Fishpole/Table-Top Stand

Certifications

Hazardous Environment Training -- 1st Option The Safety Group (2017)

_My Work

Southeast Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA

China

CHINA

Other Stories

OTHER STORIES

_Contact Me

Phone

+1-202-999-2862

**WhatsApp, Signal, Telegram, Viber

Email

aswesterman@gmail.com

Twitter

@_aswesterman

Skype

aswesterman

LinkedIn

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