Ashley’s experience in both agency and corporate public relations, with specific expertise in media relations and crisis communications, makes her a valuable asset to the account team at Cooksey.
Prior to joining the firm, Ashley served as the communications specialist and spokesperson for Greyhound, handling media relations, crisis communications and special events for the commercial bus company.
Ashley graduated from the University of North Texas with a B.A. in journalism.
What inspires you?
People and daily life experiences. “Some people come into your life as blessings. Some come into your life as lessons.” – Mother Teresa
What are your favorite hobbies?
Reading, knitting, videogames, painting, working out, trivia, playing board games with friends, Netflix binges, traveling and trying out new food and restaurants.
What can’t you do without?
Cheese. Also, it might sound cliché, but my friends and family play a huge role in my life. I wouldn’t be who I am and where I am today without their love and support.
How does your journalism background influence your approach to communications?
The opportunity to meet new people and experience how diverse the industry is. You never know whom you will meet or what you will learn!