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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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    (CNN) — In 2013, people just wanted to know how to twerk. It was a more innocent time. This year, people wanted to know if they had Ebola. Google has released its annual round-up of the year’s top global searches. Apple, Facebook and other companies also do these recaps, but those only show what we bought or posted publicly on social media. Our search history is a more honest, sometimes embarrassing, peek into what we really care about. In 2014, […]

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    Smoking, drinking, prescription drug abuse by teens is down, survey says

    (CNN) — Teens are losing some of their rebellious reputation with this news from the federal government. The latest Monitoring the Future survey, released on Tuesday by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, finds children are smoking fewer cigarettes, drinking less alcohol and abusing fewer prescription and synthetic drugs. Marijuana rates are stable, even with the increase in the number of states that allow people to use marijuana recreationally. Some 6.5% of eighth graders said they had smoked marijuana in […]

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    Schools closed as manhunt goes on for Pennsylvania shooting spree suspect

    (CNN) — Dread and uncertainty hung over Montgomery County, north of Philadelphia, early Tuesday as authorities hunted for a former Marine reservist suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws. Schools closed and families huddled behind locked doors not knowing if shooting suspect Bradley William Stone of Pennsburg was still in the area. “We do not know where he is,” said District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman. “We do not have vehicle information. We actually recovered his vehicle and his […]

  • Man pleads guilty to killing ex-girlfriend on Outer Banks

    Dare County, N.C. – A man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend pleaded guilty to second degree murder and kidnapping charges on Monday morning. Nate Summerfield will spend at least 30 years behind bars. Investigators say he strangled and stabbed his ex-girlfriend, Lynn Jackenheimer, during an Outer Banks vacation in July 2012. The body of the mother of two was later found in a ditch. In a very intense court hearing, Jackenheimer’s family read statements directed to Summerfield. “You deserve exactly […]

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    UPDATE: Police identify man who robbed CNU student at campus ATM machine

    UPDATE: Police have identified the man wanted in the ATM robbery as Jerry Lewis Crafton from Newport News. A warrant has been obtained for Mr. Crafton for robbery. If you observe Mr. Crafton or know his whereabouts, please contact the University Police at (757) 594-7777 or utilize the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Newport News, Va. – A CNU student was reportedly robbed as he withdrew money from the ATM machine at the David Student Union Wednesday morning around 10:23 am. The […]

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    More areas approved for beach driving on the Outer Banks

    More areas for beach driving in the Outer Banks — that’s the idea behind a portion of the Defense Authorization Act. The act was approved by the Senate this weekend. Buried in the legislation is a section about the National Seashore. Basically, when buffers are put up for wildlife they must be as small as possible, and they must come down quickly. Also, if areas are closed to beach driving for wildlife, a detour must be put in place. The National […]

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    N.C. teen’s hanging death ruled a suicide; mother says it was a lynching

    BLADENBORO, North Carolina (CNN) — Claudia Lacy says she can accept anything: even that her youngest son committed suicide — if it’s proven and explained to her. However, she says, local and state investigators have done neither to support their theory that Lennon Lacy hanged himself one summer night. “That’s all I’ve ever asked for: what is due, owed rightfully to me and my family — justice. Prove to me what happened to my child,” Lacy says. She says she’s […]

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    UPDATE: Man hospitalized in Chesapeake fire

    Chesapeake, Va. – A trailer fire has been reported in Chesapeake, according to Captain Saunders of the Chesapeake Fire Department. The call came in at 11:01 a.m. Monday morning. Crews responded to the 1500 block of Campostella Road. The fire was deemed under control at 11:24 a.m. One man was hospitalized in the fire; officials say he suffered second degree burns to the arm. The victim was at home at the time of the fire, officials say. The fire is […]

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    On-ramp from Virginia Beach Blvd./Laskin Road closed onto I-264 westbound

    Virginia Beach, Va. – The on-ramp from Virginia Beach Blvd./Laskin Road is closed onto I-264 westbound. Additionally, there are two right lanes closed past First Colonial Road. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.

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    Is there a vending machine that can deny you snacks?

    In the mood for potato chips? In the future, you may need a snack machine’s approval, according to a recent report from Newser. The Luce X2 Touch TV vending machine has facial-recognition technology, meaning it can, apparently, identify customers and remember their snacking profiles. That means, for instance, that it could offer you your favorite chips—or perhaps deny you an unhealthy snack based on your age or medical records, the Telegraph reports. A gym could, for instance, set up the […]

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