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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."


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    UPDATE: Plane on training flight crashes into swamp near Hampton Roads Executive Airport

    UPDATE: NewsChannel 3 has confirmed that this crash was a simulated emergency that actually turned into a real emergency.  The pilot simulated an engine failure and then asked the student what he would do to recover the airplane. The student lowered the nose of the airplane and maintained controlled flight.  As the plane went down, the student was asked to turn the fuel boost pump on and to recover the plane. The student did not activate the boost pump and […]

  • Two women hospitalized after pit bull attack in Norfolk

    Norfolk Police say a pit bull attacked two women Wednesday morning.

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    UPDATE: Man arrested for tanning salon robbery in Hampton

    Hampton, Va. – Police have arrested a Newport News man for a tanning salon robbery in Hampton. It happened on January 22 at about 9:46 p.m. Police responded to the Sundays Blue Box Tanning Resort, located in the 100 block of Coliseum Drive, in reference to a robbery from a business complaint. Police say the suspect, armed with a pipe, entered the business, and demanded money. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and then fled the business. When the robbery […]

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    VIDEO: Meteorologist Myles Henderson shares his hidden talent

    Did you know Meteorologist Myles Henderson has a hidden talent? It’s hula hooping. With his ankles. Our new friend Lu Ann Cahn was on WGNT/CW-27 this morning, talking about her “I Dare Me” challenges. After the show she “dared” the morning team…well, just watch the videos.

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    Missing Virginia teen believed to be in danger of sexual exploitation

    Virginia State Police and the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse has issued an Endangered Missing Child media alert on behalf of the Christiansburg Police Department on January 28, 2015. The Christiansburg Police Department is looking for 16-year-old Aysia Monique Lewis. She is described to be 5’3, 155 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair, wearing blue jeans, a black fleece jacket and tan moccasins. The child is believed to be in danger and was last seen at Christiansburg High School. The child may […]

  • Mom on Dealz – Save on baby items

    This week on Mom on Dealz, save on baby items, as well as Valentine’s Day gifts. Do you have old baby seats, furniture, or other gear? It’s time for the Babies ‘R’ Us Great Trade-In Event! Bring in your old baby items and get 25% off new items. Items you may turn in: Car seats, strollers, travel systems, play yards, high chairs, walkers, swings, activity jumpers, bouncers, or entertainers. This lasts until February 21. Super Bowl Dealz: It’s Super Bowl week, […]

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    Deal of the Day – Joe’s Jeans

    Update your wardrobe with today's Deal of the Day.

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    Police investigate murder of Newport News teen

    Newport News, Va. – Newport News Police are working to solve a 2014 homicide. On Saturday, November 1, 2014 just before 7 p.m., residents of the 100 block of Ashton Green reported hearing a single gunshot that was believed to be nearby. A neighbor also saw an unknown male in dark clothing running from the area. At 8:07 a.m. Sunday morning, a resident of the 100 block of Ashton Green saw what appeared to be a body in the rear of the Living […]

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    Washington woman charged with slashing her children’s throats to get them to be quiet

    (CNN) — A young mother in Washington State has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say she cut her children’s throats in an attempt to keep them quiet. Over the weekend, Christina Booth called 911 to report that her three children were crying non-stop and “needed medical attention,” according to a recent probable cause filing The 28-year-old and her husband Thomas Booth have three children, a 2-year-old and two 6-month-old twins. When officers arrived at the Olympia, Washington home […]

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    Virginia Beach woman cited after bringing gun to Norfolk International Airport

    Norfolk, Va. – A Virginia Beach woman was cited by airport police on a weapons charge after Transportation Security Administration officers stopped her from bringing a loaded semi-automatic handgun past the security checkpoint at the Norfolk International Airport (ORF) yesterday afternoon, January 27, according to a release from TSA officials. The woman was escorting her mother to the gate when TSA officers detected the .38 caliber firearm, which was loaded with seven rounds, including one in the chamber, in the woman’s […]

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    2 lanes closed on I-64 westbound, backups to Greenbrier Pkwy.

    A crash on I-64 westbound just before I-264 is causing a two mile backup past Indian River Road. Two lanes are closed, and backups are now to Greenbrier Pkwy. Check back on WTKR.com for updates.

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    UPDATE: Charges dropped against Elizabeth City Deputy Fire Chief charged with assault

    UPDATE: The charges have been dropped against Elizabeth City Deputy Fire Chief Dale Smith.   NewsChannel 3 has learned that the charges were dropped by District Attorney Andrew Womble.  Elizabeth City, N.C. – Elizabeth City Deputy Fire Chief Dale Smith has been charged with assault, according to Sheriff Tilley. Smith assaulted his wife on Monday and was charged with assault, Tilley says. According to the warrant, Smith picked his wife up off of a bed, and threw her against a wall […]

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