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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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    Woman wanted for felony child abuse, neglect in Virginia Beach

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Police are searching for a woman wanted for felony abuse and child neglect in Virginia Beach. Johanne Leslie Busby, age 46, is wanted for several charges, including felony abuse and child neglect; two counts of larceny, third offense or subsequent offenses; felony revocation of a suspended sentence for grand larceny; and failure to appear in court. Busby is described as 46 years old, 5 ‘ 8’’ tall, 170 pounds, brown eyes, with brown hair. She has been known to […]

  • Comedian and actor Gary Owen in Virginia Beach

    Look who stopped by the morning show today! Comedian and actor Gary Owen. You may know him from films like “Think Like a Man” and “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”. Gary will be in town this weekend performing at the Funny Bone. For more information, click HERE.

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    Burger King Japan rolls out new ‘black burger’

    Burger King Japan is rolling out a new all black, Kuro Burger. The black pepper burger will be covered in black cheese, black sauce and a black bun. Would you try it?

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    Smoke alarms recalled due to alarm failure

    Kidde is recalling about 1.2 million smoke alarms due to alarm failure, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage. This recall involves Kidde residential smoke alarm model i12010S with manufacture dates between December 18, 2013 and May 13, 2014, combination smoke/CO alarm il2010SCO with manufacture dates between December 30, 2013 and May 13, 2014, and combination smoke/CO alarm model KN-COSM-IBA with manufacture […]

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    Mars rover Curiosity reaches key destination; ‘new science ahead!’

    (CNN) — After roving across more than five miles of the Red Planet’s sometimes rough terrain, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has reached its primary destination: the base of a Martian mountain in the middle of a vast, deep crater. Curiosity’s Twitter feed blared news of this triumphant arrival with the post, “I’m all about that base. Reached the base layer of Mt Sharp. New science ahead!” in a riff on Meghan Trainor’s ear worm. Scientists chose Mount Sharp as the […]

  • Crash involving motorcycle at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Crews responded to a crash overnight involving a motorcycle and a car at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. It happened just after midnight at 19th Street and Pacific Avenue. Two people on the motorcycle were taken to the hospital, but their injuries are minor, police say. NewsChannel 3 is gathering more information; check back on WTKR.com for updates.

  • Woman attacked in Newport News: ‘I kinda was thinking that I could possibly die right then and there’

    Newport News, Va. -A woman attacked outside of her home in a Newport News neighborhood is speaking out to warn other women in the area. The woman says she was grabbed from behind while walking home from a friend’s house last week. It happened on New Haven Court, which is right off of Warwick Blvd., around 1:30 a.m. The woman says her attacker covered her mouth to prevent her from screaming. “I kinda was thinking that I could possibly die right then and […]

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    Credit union robbed in Newport News

    Newport News Police have arrested a man who they say is responsible for the robbery of a credit union that occurred Thursday morning.

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    Inflatable rubber river tubes recalled due to skin irritation hazards

    Coleman is recalling about 20,500 inflatable rubber river tubes due to skin irritation hazards, according to the CPSC. This recall involves Sevylor brand River Racer inflatable rubber tubes. The recalled tubes are black, 36 inches in diameter and about 15 inches tall. Each tube seats one person. The tubes have the Sevylor logo and name, and the River Racer logo and name printed in blue on the outer side. Click here to read the entire recall report from the CPSC. […]

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    Boys’ hooded jackets recalled due to entanglement hazard

    Benetton is recalling about 93 boys’ jackets due to the fact that the drawstring poses an entanglement hazard. That’s according to a report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The jackets have a drawstring at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors, posing significant entanglement hazards to children. In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines about drawstrings in children’s upper outerwear. In 1997, those guidelines were incorporated into a voluntary standard. Then, in July […]

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    Deal of the Day – Yankee Candle

    Spice up your home for Fall with today's Deal of the Day!

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    Facebook considers making major change to your status update

    NEW YORK — If you want to use Facebook a little more like Snapchat, you might soon get your chance. The social-media giant is testing a feature that would let users set a time for their status updates to disappear. A Facebook spokesman said the feature is part of a “small pilot” and is available only for certain people using Facebook’s iOS app. Several users reported noticing the test on their iPhones. One post on Twitter showed a list of […]

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