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Ashley Williams


Ashley Williams is a reporter for Good Day Sacramento.

13 Questions With... Ashley Williams

  1. Where did you grow up? Elk Grove
  2. What is your ideal scenario for a day off?  Sleep, pool time and yoga
  3. How did you decide to be a reporter/anchor? Aside from the idolization of local news anchors growing up, my genuine love for people led to the desire to hopefully convey a positive narrative. I believe my purpose on earth is to shed light and put smiles on people's faces.
  4. What was your favorite toy growing up? Barbie
  5. Where is your favorite local place to eat? Mikuni
  6. Do you have any pets? Lucy, my pomchi fluffy baby. Contrary to what the majority might believe about a dog's behavior, my baby girl is in fact human and speaks fluent English.
  7. What is your favorite social media platform? Instagram! @ashleywilliamstv
  8. If you didn't work in TV news what would you be doing? Yoga instructor OR a pediatrician
  9. What is the most memorable story you've covered at CBS13/CW31? Make-a-Wish kid; young boy battling a heart condition who had a dream of becoming a Ghostbuster for a day.
  10. What is your favorite season? Duh, Fall
  11. Who is the fellow reporter/anchor you text the most? Courtney Dempsey
  12. When do you wake up on a workday? Weekend? Workday 2:15am. Weekend workday 3:45am. Off day 7am
  13. Why do you love Northern California? The four seasons


  1. Where was your best vacation ever? Paris and Nice, France
  2. Favorite sport to watch in person? On TV?  NBA (Kings, Warriors, OKC)
  3. Favorite TV show? Movie? Too many to list! BUT … Grey's Anatomy, Sister Act 2, Clueless

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