Holly Jan13
  • Follow me on:

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
  • lion1

    ‘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 […]

  • Police car on fire

    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 […]

  • bus

    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 […]

  • Photo courtesy CNN

    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 […]

  • tofurkey

    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 […]

  • Deal of the Day22

    Deal of the Day – Kohl’s

    This offer is valid for online shopping only.

  • 141030164852-chuck-hagel-10-30-tablet-large

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to step down at the request of President Obama

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced Monday that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will step down from his position as soon as the Senate confirms a successor. Hagel, who has served as Defense secretary since February 2013, was forced out by President Barack Obama, CNN confirmed from several sources. During his remarks from the White House, Obama, however, praised Hagel as an “exemplary” Defense secretary, calling him critical to a number of national security accomplishments during his tenure, and characterized Hagel’s […]

  • Teen attacked while walking to bus stop in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – A 17-year-old was attacked as he walked to his bus stop in Virginia Beach. Police say a man approached the teen near Peak Court and asked for money. The victim and the would-be thief got into a verbal argument that quickly turned violent. Police say the teen was assaulted and suffered minor injuries. He was taken to the hospital. Police are searching for the man. If you know anything that could help police — take action — […]

  • Man wanted for attempted robbery at Newport News 7-Eleven

    Newport News, Va. – Police are looking for a man wanted for attempted robbery at a Newport News 7-Eleven store. On November 24, 2014 at about 12:30 a.m. police responded to the 7-Eleven store located at 744 J Clyde Morris Blvd. in reference to a business robbery. The store clerks told police an unknown man entered the store, produced a handgun, and demanded money from the register. The clerk showed the suspect the money in the register and the man […]

  • kmart

    Kmart workers fight for time off on Thanksgiving

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Somebody has to work on Thanksgiving, and Kmart says it does its best to staff stores with volunteers that day. But hundreds of workers say that’s not good enough. More than 600 employees have signed a petition asking that the store allow employees to at least put in a request to have the holiday off. It’s the latest group of retail workers to push back against the Black Friday creep. At least 10 companies will open […]

  • FDNY Heads to Buffalo in Storm Aftermath

    Buffalo braces for ‘toxic brew’ of flooding as 7 feet of snow start to melt

    (CNN) — What’s worse than 7 feet of snow piled up in front of your house? How about the flooding that comes once those 7 feet of snow melt? That’s exactly what some Buffalonians will grapple with when temperatures Monday warm up to around 60 degrees. Swift-water rescue teams and helicopters are already on standby in western New York in case anyone gets caught in a deluge. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said residents shouldn’t wait until the last minute […]

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 17,235 other followers