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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
  • Vigil held at Hampton church following Ferguson decision

    Hampton, Va. – A vigil was held First Baptist Church in Downtown Hampton following the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown. About 75 people were there, including police officers, preachers, and community members. The speakers talked about ways to prevent violence like what we’re seeing in Ferguson. The goal was to “reinforce the importance of law enforcement and the community having a relationship, constant dialogue, being able to eliminate ever having […]

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    Man wanted for assaulting woman in Walmart parking lot in Chesapeake

    Chesapeake, Va. – Police are looking for a man wanted for the assault of a woman at a Chesapeake Walmart store. On Monday, November 24, 2014 at approximately 12:57 p.m., the victim reported that the suspect in the above photos assaulted her in the parking lot of Walmart, located at 632 Grassfield Parkway. The suspect is identified as a white male, between the ages of 18-25, with brown hair, wearing a black t-shirt and jeans. The suspect is approximately 5’6”, 145 […]

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    Tidewater Drive/East Little Creek Road underpass, intersection reopens

    Norfolk, Va. – The underpass on Tidewater Drive at E. Little Creek Road and all lanes on E. Little Creek Road have re-opened to traffic. This re-opening marks substantial completion of the Tidewater Drive/Little Creek underpass reconstruction project, officials tell NewsChannel 3. This $6 million, multi-phased capital improvement/Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) revenue sharing project began in early February and reached this milestone in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday as communicated to residents, motorists, and businesses. The project includes a […]

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    Two men wanted in Chesapeake shooting

    Chesapeake, Va. – Police are searching for two men wanted for shooting at three people in Chesapeake, police tell NewsChannel 3. On November 23, 2014 at approximately 7:40 p.m. three males, one juvenile and two adults, were outside in the 1400 block of Martin Avenue when a white SUV drove up to them and fired several rounds striking all three victims in the lower leg and thigh areas. The victims were transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. […]

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    How the .01% do Thanksgiving: Helicoptering to private jets

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Most Americans will be spending hours waiting in airport security lines or burning daylight in bumper-to-bumper traffic to get to their Thanksgiving destinations. But the super rich have other plans. Because avoiding the dreaded commercial holiday flight isn’t enough, a new service will allow Manhattan’s .01% to charter a helicopter to take straight to their private plane, bypassing any traffic on the way to the airport. And they’re guaranteed to have a helicopter waiting for them […]

  • Virginia Beach man takes action to find family who lost precious memories

    Virginia Beach, Va. – A Virginia Beach man is taking action to find a family who lost touch with precious memories. He recently found some old photographs hidden in a camera case at a Hampton Roads thrift shop. But with no name or address he`s hoping you may recognize the couple in these pictures. “Well you can tell they`re in love and it looks like they`ve been together for a long time.” A precious moment in time – lost. “They […]

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    ‘Cowardly Lion’ costume sells for $3.1 million

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Cowardly Lion costume worn by Bert Lahr in the 1939 classic “The Wizard of Oz” sold for nearly $3.1 million on Monday. The costume is made of real skins and fur, according to auction house Bonhams, and has a hidden front zipper and attached tail. The iconic costume makes more than a dozen appearances in the movie. The buyer, whose identity wasn’t disclosed, bid $2.6 million plus a premium to the auction house of $477,000, […]

  • Major storm expected to snarl Thanksgiving holiday travel in Northeast

    (CNN) — If you’re heading to the Northeast for Thanksgiving, you might want to get an early start. A nor’easter is expected to pour heavy rain or snow on that part of the United States late Tuesday and cause problems on Wednesday, traditionally the busiest travel day of the year, CNN meteorologists say. “All of the major metro areas in the Northeast will be impacted by either heavy rain or heavy snow, along with high winds,” said CNN senior meteorologist […]

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    Fire and chaos erupt in Ferguson after grand jury doesn’t indict in Michael Brown case

    FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) — [Breaking news update at 11:17 p.m. – “Right now all hell is breaking loose,” he said. He has decided to “shelter in place” this evening. [Breaking news update 11:09 p.m. ET] Protests have started across the country, including in New York, Chicago and in front of the White House in Washington, following a grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson. [Breaking news update 11:05 p.m. ET] A few protesters hurled items at […]

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    This bus runs on human poop

    LONDON (CNNMoney) — The A4 bus service from Bristol to Bath in the United Kingdom might as well be called “the number two.” It runs on human poop and food waste. The U.K.’s first “bio-bus” is powered by biomethane gas, which is generated through the treatment of sewage. With a full tank, the bus can travel up to 186 miles, while producing up to 30% fewer emissions compared to diesel-powered buses. The eco-friendly bus started regular service on Monday and […]

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    Is Budweiser putting Clydesdales to pasture?

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Budweiser is pulling back the reins on its Clydesdales. The beer maker Anheuser-Busch InBev decided not to feature the Clydesdales in its holiday beer ads, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Clydesdale horses, with their signature white feathered legs, have been featured in Budweiser ads for decades. For the first time in years, the American public won’t be treated to images of the heavy horses pulling a beer wagon through the snow. According to company’s […]

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    20 years of Tofurky: Why eat fake meat?

    (CNN) — Options for meat substitutes have come a long way since Seth Tibbott’s first few Thanksgivings as vegetarian in the 1970s. Vegetable side dishes and salads were nice but they didn’t seem as festive as a turkey, the traditional centerpiece of the Thanksgiving table. The Oregon man tried all kinds of experiments, from a stuffed pumpkin to a gluten roast that took all day to make but was “unsliceable and indigestible.” After becoming a professional “soycrafter” in 1980, Tibbott […]


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