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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
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    BRITA recalls children’s water bottles due to laceration hazard

    BRITA is recalling about 242,500 hard-sided water filter bottles for kids due to a laceration hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The lid can break into pieces with sharp points, posing a laceration hazard, the report says. Click here to read the entire recall report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

  • Take Action: 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 can drop off your backpacks or school supplies at any Southern Bank location this week. And […]

  • Child found wandering alone in Norfolk after caretaker fell asleep

    A toddler has been found safely in Norfolk after a person located the child walking along Chesapeake Boulevard on Monday afternoon, police tell NewsChannel 3.

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    McDonald’s coffee coming to supermarkets

    LOS ANGELES — Soon you’ll be able to wake up to a McDonald’s coffee without going to McDonald’s. The fast food chain said Tuesday it’s collaborating with Kraft to start selling its McCafé brand in grocery stores early next year. The take-home coffee will come in a variety of flavors including those that are already available in McDonald’s restaurants like “premium roast,” French vanilla and hazelnut. Single-serve pods in some of the flavors will also be available for use with […]

  • Big honors for ODU Dynasty Dance Team, Monarch Cheerleaders

    The Old Dominion University Dynasty Dance Team and the Monarch Cheerleaders took home big honors from a national dance and cheer competition. More than 40 teams competed. The spirit squads received a silver and bronze bid, making them automatic qualifiers to compete for a national championship in the spring. “It was awesome. It was such a great experience and we are very thankful to come away with the bronze bid.” “Honestly, it was the best feeling in the world. I loved […]

  • VIDEO: Norfolk Police Department takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Norfolk, Va. – This morning,  the Norfolk Police Department took the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for ALS. Hampton Police took the challenge last week, and challenged the Norfolk Police Department. The police department recently lost one of their own to this disease, 24 year veteran Melodie Joseph. The department not only wanted to raise awareness for ALS, but also to remember her. Sixty-eight people completed the Ice Bucket Challenge this morning and raised hundreds of dollars.  

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    Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story to conduct training exercise

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story will conduct an internal security exercise on August 20 to test its procedures in responding to incidents, according to a news release from Navy officials. Due to the exercise, gates at entry control points may closed for short periods beginning at 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. In addition, the installation will utilize its Giant Voice system in conjunction with the exercise. This is a combined exercise of several departments designed to […]

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    Crash on I-264WB before Rosemont Road; backups to Lynnhaven Pkwy

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Three lanes are blocked on I-264 westbound just before Rosemont Road due to a crash. Backups are to Lynnhaven Pkwy. Three lanes are closed, one lane is open. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates as they are released.

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    Police vehicle involved in Norfolk crash

    Norfolk, Va. – A Norfolk police vehicle was involved in a minor accident on Monday, police tell NewsChannel 3. On August 18, 2014 shortly after 9:30 p.m., a Patrol Officer was operating a marked police vehicle near the intersection of Tidewater Drive and St. Julian Avenue. The police vehicle was struck in the rear passenger side by a citizen’s vehicle. There were no injuries to either party and the damage was minimal, police say.

  • UPDATE: Intoxicated man shot during attempted robbery in Norfolk

    Norfolk, Va. – A person was shot during an attempted robbery late last night. It happened right before 11 p.m. on Chapel Street. Police say a highly intoxicated man was trying to buy an alcoholic beverage in the 400 block of Chapel Street. The victim told police an unknown man tried to rob him and then shot him before leaving the area, police say. The victim was treated at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for a non-life threatening injury. The investigation is […]

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    New ‘Harry Potter’ character Celestina Warbeck finds spotlight

    (CNN) — To the wonderful array of characters and names in the “Harry Potter” universe — Ron Weasley, Dolores Umbridge, Bellatrix Lestrange, Cornelius Fudge and He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named — add yet another getting a shot at the spotlight: Celestina Warbeck. Warbeck isn’t a completely new character. In a note on Pottermore.com (sign-up required), author J.K. Rowling mentions that the “Singing Sorceress,” as she is known, has made occasional off-stage appearances in the Potter books and in a “Daily Prophet” series done for […]

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