Ashleigh Fortenberry is from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Ashleigh graduated from Mississippi State University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in communications and double concentration in broadcasting and journalism. Ashleigh decided at a very young age she wanted to pursue a career in news. She has spent the last two years working as a bureau reporter in Meridian, Mississippi. Although Ashleigh has lived less than an hour from the Coast for most of her life, she is thrilled to be an official resident of the area!