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Holly Henry is the morning Online Producer for WTKR and WGNT.

Growing up in Virginia Beach, Holly has a passion for what's going on in Hampton Roads. She graduated from Radford University, Magna Cum Laude, with a major in Media Studies, a minor in English, and a concentration in Journalism. Holly interned at WTKR in Norfolk the summer before graduating from Radford.

Holly has always been interested in writing, and media. After graduation, she moved from Radford, Va. back to Virginia Beach, where she became a promotions assistant, and overnight announcer at FM99/106.9 The Fox, WNOR/WAFX in Chesapeake, Va. She also helped produce for the radio station's website there. In October of 2009, Holly accepted an offer from WTKR to be the nightside Online Producer. Since then, Holly has made the transition to morning Online Producer.

Aside from journalism, another love of hers is the beach. Holly enjoys running at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, practicing yoga, and stand-up paddleboarding. Holly's life wouldn't be complete without spending time with family, friends, and of course with her pets, Browning and Me-mow (Australian Shepherd and house cat). Holly is proud to be a VB local - and lover of the ocean.

Find Holly on Twitter @mediaholly

"We are trying to both break news and deliver original analysis, and at the same time, curate the web."

Recent Articles
  • F-15C courtesy of the 104th Fighter Wing Twitter page

    F-15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia

    A military jet from Massachusetts crashed in the Augusta County, Virginia on Wednesday morning.

  • UPDATE: Charge dropped against ODU attack suspect

    Prosecutors have dropped the assault charge against one of the two men accused in the death an ODU student.

  • The Ebola epidemic continues to ravage West Africa. This photo was taken in Kailahun, Sierra Leone in August 2014.

    Ebola outbreak: ‘It’s even worse than I’d feared’

    (CNN) — “It’s even worse than I’d feared,” Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa. “Every day this outbreak goes on, it increases the risk for another export to another country. “The sooner the world comes together to help Liberia and West Africans, the safer we will all be.” Frieden spoke to CNN’s Nima Elbagir in Monrovia, Liberia, where fear and anger over the largest […]

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    Deal of the Day – GAP

    Today's Deal of the Day is for back-to-school clothes!

  • Spanish fashion retailer Zara has apologized for selling a striped T-shirt bearing a yellow star that drew criticism for its resemblance to uniforms worn by Jewish concentration camp inmates.

    Retailer pulls shirts reminiscent of Holocaust

    (CNN) — Spanish fashion retailer Zara has apologized for selling a striped T-shirt bearing a yellow star that drew criticism for its resemblance to uniforms worn by Jewish concentration camp inmates. Zara said the garment, advertised online as a striped “sheriff” T-shirt, was inspired by “the sheriff’s stars from the Classic Western films.” “We honestly apologize,” Zara said on Twitter in response to numerous outraged tweets. The offending item was removed from Zara stores and its website, according to a […]

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    100 pairs of jeans donated to Tidewater Park Elementary School students

    Norfolk, Va. – A Norfolk-based CPA firm took action to donate back-to-school items to a local elementary school. Employees of Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer, P.C., a Norfolk-based CPA firm, donated more than 100 pairs of jeans to students at Tidewater Park Elementary School in preparation for back to school. The contribution was facilitated through WEC’s charity partnership with the United Way of South Hampton Roads. The donation is part of the firm’s 25th anniversary in business.

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    Heavy traffic, road closures expected at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront this weekend

    The Annual Rock’n’Roll Half Marathon and Sunday Night Concert will be taking place this weekend at the Oceanfront and Virginia Beach Police is expecting very large crowds and an increased volume of traffic in and near the resort area.

  • Free ice cream, subs, and end of summer savings

    Today on Mom on Dealz, Blaine and Sharon have some amazing end-of-the-summer deals – like free ice cream! Plus, save money on Ocean Breeze tickets! (You must “like” them on Facebook.) Then – it’s back-to-school. Save on crayons, as well as other school supplies. Join the Dairy Queen Online Fan Club, and then you can receive a coupon for a Blizzard. Don’t forget – ‘free day at the museum’ is September 27. Pro tip: Sign up for freebies with a […]

  • Hewlett-Packard and Compaq recall power cords due to fire, burn hazards

    Computer company HP is recalling 6 million of its laptop charging cords because they could catch on fire. The cords were sold with HP and Compaq laptops from September 2010 to June 2012. The affected power cords have a molded mark on the adapter end of the power cord that says ‘LS15′. Out of 13 complaints – two people have reported being burned. All 13 reported property damage. Read more from the CPSC, HERE.

  • Photo: Hampton Police Department, surveillance image

    VIDEO: Man wanted in Hampton 7-Eleven robbery

    Hampton, Va. – Hampton police are searching for a suspect wanted for robbing a business. It happened on August 27, 2014. At 2:13 a.m., Hampton Police responded to the 7-Eleven located in the 800 block of East Little Back River Road in reference to a robbery from business complaint. Police say the suspect entered the business, displayed a knife, and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect ran away from the business westbound on East Little […]

  • Chicken & Waffles coming to Chick-fil-A?

    Chicken and Waffles at Chick-fil-A? The fast food chain is testing out the new menu option at many of its Georgia restaurants. The new item includes a boneless, seasoned chicken breast served alongside a maple syrup-flavored waffle, with a side of honey. No word yet if Chick-fil-A plans on rolling out their Chicken and Waffles nationally. According to USA Today, other items being tested include Cinnamon Swirls, Maple Waffles, Egg White Chicken Grill, Greek Yogurt Parfait, and Multigrain Oatmeal with […]

  • 35-year-old Eric K. Downey

    Norfolk man faces 10 counts of possession of child porn

    Norfolk, Va. – A Norfolk man is now facing multiple charges relating to sex crimes against children, police tell NewsChannel 3. On July 2, 2014, a report was made to Norfolk police regarding a possible child pornography suspect. Norfolk police detectives investigated, and arrested 35-year-old Eric K. Downey of the 8300 block of Dickson Drive. The arrest was made on August 17, 2014. Downey has been charged with 15 violations. Violations include two counts of Unlawful Filming; two counts of […]


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