Ashley Kirklen Bio-Wiki

Ashley Kirklen is an Emmy-nominated Anchor and reporter working for WLWT News 5 Cincinnati, Ohio, as weekdays Evening News Anchor and Reporter at 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.  She has been part of this network since August 2018.

Ashley Kirklen Age, Birthday

Kirklen was born in Gary, Indiana on the 19th of October. However, her actual age and the year of birth are not available though judging from her appearance she seems to be around her 30’s.

Ashley Kirklen Parents, Siblings

Kirklen was born in Gary, Indiana, and raised by parents in raised in Indianapolis, the United States. The news anchor has credited her parents for their love and support, nevertheless, little is known about them. Moreover, there is no information about whether she has a sister or a brother.  Thus, this section will be updated as soon as reliable information is available.

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Ashley Kirklen Education

Regarding her education, Ashley enrolled at Indiana University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Ashley Kirklen Husband, Children

Kirklen has not gone public with her love life. It is not publicly known whether she is dating, single, married, Lesbian, or has children.

Ashley Kirklen Career and Wikipedia

Kirklen works for WLWT News 5 Cincinnati, Ohio, as a weekday Evening News Anchor and Reporter. She anchors weekdays at 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 7 p.m. Ashley joined WLWT News 5 team in August 2018.

She has reported on presidential elections, interviewing candidates and vice presidents. Ashley has also been a part of coverage of major affairs like the protests following the murder of George Floyd, Super Bowl LVI, and the Fifth Third Bank shooting in downtown Cincinnati.


Ashley arrived in Cincinnati in 2018 from Macon, GA where she served as a morning anchor. Before Georgia, she reported in beautiful Marquette, MI. Prior to getting into local news, Ashley served as a teacher where she taught English as a second language to students in South Korea, and she taught through AmeriCorps in Charlotte, NC.  Born in Gary, IN, and raised in Indianapolis, Ashley graduated from Indiana University.

When she is not in the studio, Ashley has a heart for her community and assisting organizations supporting children’s initiatives, and cancer research and is involved in her church community.

Ashley Kirklen Height

Kirklen has an estimated height of 5 feet 6 inches equaling 1.68 meters.

Ashley Kirklen Salary

She has an estimated annual salary ranging from $ 80, 675 to $ 165, 905K

Ashley Kirklen Net Worth

Kirklen has an approximate net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 3 Million. Nevertheless, her career as a news anchor and reporter is her primary source of revenue.

Ashley Kirklen WLWT -TV

Kirklen works at WLWT-TV with her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Sheree Paolello
  2. Steven Albritton
  3. Mike Dardis
  4. Courtis Fuller
  5. Chris Jacobs
  6. Kelly Rippin
  7. Lindsay Stone
  8. Todd Dykes
  9. Rachel Hirschheimer
  10. Jatara McGee
  11. Charlie Clifford
  12. Olivia Ray
  13. Meredith Stutz
  14. Adam Burniston
  15. Katie Donovan
  16. Randi Rico
  17. Kevin Robinson
  18. Allison Rogers

Is Ashley Kirklen on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow her via Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Ashley doesn’t appear to have a public TikTok or Snapchat account.