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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
  • How clean is the water at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and Chesapeake Bay?

    Have you ever wondered what is behind a swimming advisory? What does it take for officials to declare, “No Swimming”? “There’s really no rhyme or reason when we have an advisory. It could be a nice sunny day without rain and we could have an advisory,” says Brad DeLashmutt, Environmental Health Supervisor with the City of Virginia Beach Department of Public Health NewsChannel 3’s Dominic Brown traveled along with DeLashmutt to the Chesapeake Bay to learn how he tests the water to see […]

  • USS Cole deploys to the Mediterranean

    Norfolk, Va. – The USS Cole and her sailors have departed Naval Station Norfolk and are now headed to the Mediterranean. For the next six months, the Cole’s crew will be carrying out maritime operations in the Mediterranean Sea while providing security and helping ally nations. Fair winds and following seas USS Cole! #deployment #USNavy http://t.co/tLENlRa9rl— COMNAVSURFLANT PAO (@COMNAVSURFLANT) August 22, 2014 Despite a deadly attack on the USS Cole more than a decade ago, this guided missile destroyer shows no […]

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    UPDATE: Skateboarder seriously injured after being hit by car near Lynnhaven Pkwy

    Virginia Beach, Va. – A skateboarder was hit by a car this morning near the intersection of Round Hill Drive and Lynnhaven Parkway. Investigators with the Virginia Beach Police Fatal Crash Team responded to the scene of the crash, which happened around 6:58am. Driver tells me the light turned green thinks the teen on skateboard was trying to cross before traffic started going, he tried to swerve— Darragh Copley (@DarraghatWTKR) August 22, 2014 Virginia Beach police say the driver of a 1993 Nissan hit […]

  • “Sean” the koala bear on the road to recovery

    A close encounter with death – after a koala bear fell from a tree. Meet “Sean” – the lovable koala bear named after the firefighter who saved his life. Sean was hit by a car, then took refuge in a tree. When officials found him, he was unresponsive. They got the bear down from the tree and performed CPR. Now, the bear is recovering at a wildlife facility in Australia, and is expected to be just fine.

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    Deal of the Day – Dollar General

    Save money this weekend!

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    Robin Williams’ ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay

    (CNN) — Actor Robin Williams was cremated and his ashes were scattered in San Francisco Bay, according to his death certificate. Williams was found dead in his Northern California home August 11 from what investigators suspect was a suicide by hanging. The certificate, obtained by CNN on Thursday, says his ashes were scattered off the coast one day later. It also says the cause of death is “pending investigation.” According to Marin County Assistant Deputy Chief Coroner Lt. Keith Boyd, […]

  • Take Action: Operation Backpack Blitz

    Today is the final day to donate a backpack full of school supplies to Operation Backpack Blitz. NewsChannel 3 is taking action to help children get back to school with the tools they need to succeed. The mission is called Operation Backpack Blitz. Here’s how you get results – buy a backpack and fill it with school supplies. All the supplies will go to ForKids Virginia which serves homeless families and people who’ve transitioned into their own homes, but struggle financially. You […]

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    2nd co-owner of slaughterhouse facing charges over bad meat

    (CNN) — A second former co-owner of the California slaughterhouse involved in a recall of nearly nine million pounds of meat was charged with knowingly processing and distributing meat from cancerous cows, court documents released this week say. Robert Singleton, co-owner of the Rancho Feeding Corporation in Petaluma, was primarily responsible for purchasing cattle and loading shipments for distribution, prosecutors say. He is charged with distributing “adulterated, misbranded, and uninspected” meat, according to the documents. Singleton jointly owned the meat […]

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    Newport News man wanted for indecent liberties with a minor

    Newport News, Va. – Newport News Police need the public’s help to find a man wanted for indecent liberties with a minor. In November 2013, police say Reginald Gene Morst failed to appear in court to stand trial on charges of indecent liberties with a minor – and police have been looking for him ever since. Reginald Morst is 45 years old. He is six feet tall and weighs 270 pounds. His last known address was in the 800 block […]

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    Deal of the Day – Kohl’s

    Back to school shopping? Check out today's Deal of the Day!

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    40-foot whale stuck in a new location in the Elizabeth River

    The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team is continuing to monitor a live whale that has been reported swimming in the Elizabeth River. As of Thursday, the whale sits stuck in a new location in the St. Julien’s Creek area of Chesapeake, just north of the Gilmerton Bridge. The 40 foot whale was originally spotted on August 14th by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) in the James River between the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel and the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel. It […]

  • Les Smith’s Quest for the Best BBQ: County Grill & Smokehouse in Yorktown

    Les Smith continues his Quest for the Best BBQ tonight at the County Grill & Smokehouse in Yorktown. Join Les and Laila as they enjoy brisket and some warm potato salad! Today, starting First at Four. Related:  Check our ALL of the restaurants we’ve visited in Les’ Quest for the Best BBQ!


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