Ashley Westerman is with WRKF-FM in Baton Rouge, LA. When not hosting NPR's Morning Edition, she is covering a number of issues in Louisiana's capitol region with a primary focus on healthcare. She also produces the occasional arts and culture piece. Westerman is a 2010 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor's in Journalism and Political Science, former Summer 2011 NPR Intern and former production assistant temp with NPR's Morning Edition and Tell Me More in Washington, DC.
Westerman will cover labor and immigration issues in the Philippines. Follow her @as_westerman.