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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
  • Photos: Courtesy Chesapeake Police Department

    Three wanted for stealing nearly $1,000 worth of clothing from Chesapeake store

    Chesapeake, Va. – Police are searching for three suspects wanted for stealing clothes from a local store, police tell NewsChannel 3. On November 11, 2014 three suspects stole nearly $1,000 worth of clothing from a department store located in the 4100 block of Greenbrier Pkwy., police say. If anyone has information about the identities of these individuals they are encouraged to call, text or submit an online tip to the Chesapeake Crime Line. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.

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    104 cocaine capsules removed from 11-year-old girl’s stomach

    An 11-year-old Colombian girl is in critical condition after one of more than 100 cocaine capsules her father had made her swallow as part of a drug mule operation, burst in her stomach. That’s according to a report from Mail Online. The girl was rushed to the hospital in Santiago de Cali, Colombia, where doctors removed nearly 1.2lbs of cocaine during surgery. According to the report, 104 capsules of cocaine were removed during the surgery. Police are now searching for the schoolgirl’s […]

  • Mom on Dealz: Pre-Black Friday savings

    Taking action to give you the scoop on savings! Sharon is off this week — but Kristen has a ton of savings for you. Save on holiday shopping, and pre-Black Friday sales. Kristen has deals on custom labels, Black Friday comparison charts, and more. Here’s a list of some of the deals happening this week: Laptop Black Friday Deals Eating Well Magazine Beats By Dre Chili’s Barilla Plus Coupon Cuisinart Chef’s 8 Piece Cookware Set

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    18th Annual Mayflower Marathon benefits Hampton Roads foodbanks

    The event will take place on Friday, November 21st and will run through Sunday, November 23rd.

  • Stranded pygmy sperm whale euthanized in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – A juvenile whale was euthanized in Virginia Beach after becoming stranded along the Chesapeake Bay. On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team responded to a stranded pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) along the Chesapeake Bay shore near Westminster Canterbury. The 8-foot juvenile male whale was in critical condition, and was euthanized by the Stranding Response Team, according to Joan Barns, Public Relations Manager of the Virginia Aquarium. The pygmy sperm whale is similar to […]

  • Record setting cold temperatures in Hampton Roads

    By Meteorologist Myles Henderson RECORD SETTING COLD: We have tied and set daily low temperature records for yesterday (before midnight) and today. November 18 Norfolk: Low 31° Record 27° 1997 Elizabeth City: Low 25° Record 25° 1959 (Tied record) Wallops Island: Low 25° Record 26° 1999 (Set new record) November 19 Norfolk: Low 29° Record 25° 1959 Elizabeth City: Low 20° Record 21° 1959 (Set new record) Wallops Island: Low 22° Record 25° 2005 (Set new record) Bottom Line: New […]

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    Report: Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of rape

    (CNN) — Former supermodel Janice Dickinson accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, telling “Entertainment Tonight” in an interview aired on Tuesday that the comedian raped her. Dickinson is the latest of a handful of women who have accused Cosby of sexual assault — allegations the comedian has repeatedly said are untrue. He has never been prosecuted. In the interview, Dickinson claims Cosby assaulted her in 1982 after the two had dinner in Lake Tahoe. She alleges he gave her a […]

  • Minnesota National Guard steps up to fight ebola

    The Minnesota National Guard is stepping up to help the fight against ebola. About 700 men and women with the Rosemount-based 34th Red Bull Infantry Division will be headed to West Africa in the spring. Colonel Mike Wickman with the Minnesota National Guard said he expects a six-month deployment. He said the troops will go through medical training, but they won’t be directly dealing with ebola patients. Major Darin Janisch says it’s never easy to tell his family he has […]

  • "Snatch the pebble from my hand, grasshopper!"

    “Snatch the pebble from my hand, grasshopper!”

    Norfolk, Va. – Vernetta Howell, an energetic third grade teacher at Norfolk’s Jacox Elementary School is active in her community. Not only that, she is a breast cancer survivor and enjoys Tae Kwon Do. In fact, she’s a third degree black belt. She’s been a student at Tae Kwon Do Champions for 20 years and also volunteers there. The owner, Jack Dark, says she’s active throughout the community and shared that in an email. “She does clothing drives, food drives, school […]

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    Deal of the Day – Groupon

    The offer expires tonight, so act fast!

  • Photos: Courtesy of Chesapeake Police Department

    Two wanted for credit card theft in Chesapeake

    Chesapeake, Va. – Police are searching for two suspects wanted for using stolen credit cards in Chesapeake. On November 7, 2014, a woman reported three credit cards were stolen from her purse which was located in her unlocked vehicle parked in the 600 block of South Battlefield Blvd. Police say nearly $14,000 worth of merchandise was fraudulently purchased with the use of the stolen cards in various stores located in Norfolk and Chesapeake. The suspects in the photographs were captured […]

  • Man accused of bringing hatchet to Salem High School found incompetent to stand trial

    Virginia Beach, Va. – The man accused of taking a hatchet to Salem High School has been found incompetent to stand trial. Police say Kirk Cowart went into Salem High School last month with a hatchet and sat on the auditorium stage. He was arrested. Cowart’s father told NewsChannel 3 his son is a former marine who suffers from bipolar disorder. Cowart will be taken to the state mental hospital for treatment. His next court date will be in January. Related: […]

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