Ashley Rittenhouse joined the WTAP News team in July 2012 as the Daybreak producer.
She was born and raised in the Mid-Ohio Valley, graduating from Warren High School in Vincent in 2004 and Marietta College in 2008. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Radio/Television, with minors in Journalism and Advertising/Public Relations.
While at Marietta College she spent a lot of time working on the student run news program on WCMO-TV, anchoring, producing, operating the camera and doing many other tasks. She became News Director in her senior year. She was also a member of the Marietta College Chapter of the National Broadcasting Society, serving as vice-president in her senior year.
Also during college Ashley interned at WTAP-TV and worked during her breaks at Results Radio, delivering the news.
She most recently worked as a reporter at the Marietta Times.
Ashley has had a desire to work in news since she was in elementary school!
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family. She also enjoys shopping.
Ashley was named Digital Media Content Manager at WTAP in September 2013.
She was named Assignment Editor in January 2015.
In August 2016, she left the news industry to work in government.