Whitney Ashton Irick is the social media lead and a digital content producer at NBC4 News in Los Angeles. She holds a master's degree from the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She is also a print, online and broadcast journalism graduate of Pepperdine University. Whitney previously worked as a news associate at NBC4 and completed two digital news internships with the station’s web team.
A 13-year-old boy who fell into a sewer pipe during a family Easter celebration at Los Angeles' Griffith Park was found alive after a methodical 12-hour search of the drainage system.
Kitten Kay Sera, known as the "Pink Lady of Hollywood," resides in what's probably the pinkest pad you'll ever see. The Hollywood entertainer has transformed her all-white 750-square-foot apartment into what's now known as "The Pink Palace."
There were ballot measures that could change the way you eat, how much you pay for gas, and even change the time of day in California in the 2018 statewide election. Whitney and a colleague put together one-minute explainer videos for each prop that were rolled out 11 days before the election on the website and social media.
A year after the Las Vegas massacre, we look back at the 'Country Strong' community as they heal, support and remember.
The Ventura County Sheriff's sergeant who was slain during a gun battle with the Borderline Bar mass shooter was fatally struck by a California Highway Patrol officer's bullet and not the suspect, the department announced.
Politics and show business are a common pair these days. But where did this trend start? Look no further than our own Beverly Hills. Almost 100 years ago major motion picture stars campaigned to keep Beverly Hills an independent city.