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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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    What they never tell you about losing a lot of weight

    (CNN) – At 27 years old, I weighed 486 pounds and decided to have gastric bypass surgery. I know what you might be thinking: “Oh, you took the easy way out.” Let me tell you, having weight loss surgery is far from easy. It involves a total commitment to a lifestyle change. Before my surgery nearly three years ago, I met with my surgeon, nutritionists, exercise coaches and a psychologist. I went to classes and learned about meals, exercise and […]

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    After driver’s death, Tony Stewart’s return to NASCAR cut short

    (CNN) — What started as a deeply emotional race for Tony Stewart ended prematurely when a blown tire cut short his return to NASCAR. Stewart came back to competition Sunday for the first time since his car struck and killed another driver on August 9. The crowd at the Oral-B USA 500 erupted in cheers as Stewart was introduced. But after just 172 of 325 laps at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, his front right tire blew, and Stewart’s car smacked […]

  • 15-year old Catherine Bellis, known as CiCi, stuns the tennis world with victory over No. 12 seed Dominika Cibulkova yesterday, August 26, 2014, in Flushing, New York. Bellis is now the youngest player to win a main draw match at the U.S. Open since Anna Kournikova in 1996.

    U.S. Open Tennis – What you need to know

    (CNN) — Here’s what you need to know about the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament. It takes place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Arthur Ashe Stadium, Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York. It is the only Grand Slam Tennis championship held in North America. August 25, 2014-September 8, 2014 – The U.S. Open Tennis Tournament will take place in Flushing Meadows, New York. 2013 Results: Rafael Nadal wins the men’s title, defeating Novak Djokovic. Serena Williams wins […]

  • ODU talks N.C. State

    Norfolk, Va. – NewsChannel 3 caught up with ODU Head Coach Bobby Wilder to get his thoughts on the upcoming game against N.C. State this Saturday night. In their win over Hampton, coach talked about the youth in his team and how they are still learning, and adjusting to FBS football. NewsChannel 3 asked, will his team be able to grow this week to rise to the challenge? What, if anything, can they learn from the N.C. State win against […]

  • Austin Beerworks 99-pack Peacemaker Anytime Ale

    99 cans of beer in a pack

    (CNN) — Texas brewery Austin Beerworks is doing its part to “keep Austin weird” by releasing the first 99-pack of beer to consumers. To celebrate the “anytime” of their Peacemaker Anytime Ale, the craft brewer decided to release the multipack. “Since you can drink it anytime, you’re going to want to have more than a few on hand,” the brewery said in a video on its website. What started as a viral sensation turned out to be no joke: The […]

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    Train your brain to crave healthy food

    (CNN) — It may be possible to rewire your brain so that it wants — craves, even — healthier foods. How? By following a healthy diet. We know, that wasn’t the quick fix to afternoon ice cream binges you were hoping for. But this research could lead to a more sci-fi solution to the obesity epidemic. In a pilot study published Monday in the journal Nutrition & Diabetes, scientists say that changing your eating behavior can actually change how your […]

  • A Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft crew from Station Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, releases a loggerhead sea turtle Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, near the Bonner Bridge.

    Coast Guard, National Park Service rescue loggerhead sea turtle in N.C.

    Wilmington, N.C. – A loggerhead sea turtle was rescued by members of the U.S. Coast Guard and National Park Service on Sunday in Oregon Inlet. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received word from a good Samaritan boater the turtle was tangled in a line and dragging a plastic bucket in the vicinity of Bonner Bridge, officials tell NewsChannel 3. A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft crew from Station Oregon Inlet, along with a National Park Service agent […]

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    Man drowns in Suffolk backyard pool

    Suffolk, Va. – Police are investigating after they say a man drowned in Suffolk over the weekend. Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded late Sunday evening to a report of a drowning at a pool at a home in the 500 block of Kings Fork Road. The call came in at 9:14 p.m. The caller reported a 44-year-old man was found unresponsive in the backyard pool during a party at the home. The patient received emergency medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire […]

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    Watch 7-year-old cancer patient’s joy after being told he can leave the hospital

    Watch this 7-year-old cancer patient’s joy after being told he can leave the hospital. Buzzfeed.com reported that Avery Harriman is fighting leukemia for a third time.

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Some of the best runners in the world took over the Virginia Beach Oceanfront this weekend. They ran the Annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. The 13.1 mile course took runners through the streets of Virginia Beach – and then along the boardwalk. One runner ran the race with a paralyzed left ankle. Over the history of the half marathon,  more than $12 million has been raised for charities. 14th Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach August 31, 2014 […]

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    Coast Guard rescues three stranded jet skiers near Hampton

    Portsmouth, Va. – The Coast Guard rescued three people Sunday after their jet ski overturned and floated away a mile east of Fort Monroe on Thimble Shoal, according to Coast Guard officials. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a report Sunday that two men last seen on a jet ski were overdue at Paradise Ocean Club in Hampton. The watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a response boat crew from Station Portsmouth and Station Little […]

  • Man flies KKK flag in front yard

    From NY to Texas, KKK recruits with candies and fliers

    Carlos Enrique Londoño laughs at the Ku Klux Klan recruitment flier recently left on the driveway of his suburban New York home. It’s unlikely the group would accept him. “I’m Colombian and dark-skinned,” said Londoño, a painter and construction worker who has lived in Hampton Bays on Long Island for 30 years. The flier was tucked into a plastic bag along with a membership application, the address for the KKK national office in North Carolina, a list of beliefs and […]


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