Who Is Ashley Dougherty Of WTAE, Is She Married, How Old Is She?

Ashley Dougherty is an American television meteorologist best known for her appearance on WTAE-TV which is an ABC affiliate, as a morning and noon weekday meteorologist. Prior to working with WTAE-TV, the beauty with brain media personality has worked as a freelance weather reporter at KDKA-TV for over two years. She has also worked as an editor and production assistant of the highly acclaimed commentary, The Point along with Mark Hyman. In addition, Dougherty is a member of Bethany’s Communications and Media Arts Wall of Fame. As a model, the gorgeous meteorologist has participated in many pageantries which include Miss Pennsylvania USA and Pennsylvania Scholarship Pageant. For more details on Ashley Dougherty of WTAE’s age and marriage, read on.

Who is Ashley Dougherty of WTAE, How Old Is She?

Ashley Dougherty was born in Wampum, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania on 18th May 1987. She was raised together with her two elder brothers, Chris Dougherty and Justin Dougherty.

Ashley Dougherty completed her basic education from Mohawk High School. While in high school, she was the only female in the golf team and in the pole vault team. More so, the beautiful journalist was the vice-captain of her cheerleading junior high and varsity squad. Dougherty participated in the Pennsylvania Scholarship Pageant and finished among the top ten.

Furthermore, she is an alumna of Bethany College situated in West Virginia where she graduated with Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and later obtained her Broadcast Meteorology certificate from Mississippi State University.

With reference to her career, Ashley Dougherty’s special likeness for golfing led her to her first job at the age of 13 as a golf cart cleaner. In addition to that, the apt meteorologist had her first on-screen TV venture as an editor and production assistant of the highly acclaimed commentary, The Point with Mark Hyman.

She eventually started the pursuit of her career as a journalist in 2008 at WTRF, Wheeling, West Virginia as the weekend meteorologist. Moving forward with her career, the down-to-earth journalist worked for two years, from 2010 to 2012, in KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh as a freelance meteorologist. In the hunt of accumulating infinite experiences, Dougherty joined WTAE-TV Channel 4 Action News, an ABC affiliate, where she has been handling the network’s morning and noon meteorology broadcast since 2012.

Furthermore, the dextrous weather reporter has done numerous charitable works for her community which includes participating and winning the dancing competition named ‘Dancing for a Cause‘ which is aimed at providing shelter and rights against abuse and domestic violence for children and families, sensitizing the people against neglect and abuse of animals and working with pet shelters and animal welfare in providing abiding homes for cats and dogs. Interestingly, Dougherty is an avid animal lover who has in her possession, a cat named Bella and a dog named Bubba.

Over the years, she has built her own massive fan base through her enthusiasm for work, unique weather forecasting, and humanitarian service. Ashley Dougherty has made many career achievements through her great determination for success and selfless services. She was nominated among the Pittsburgh’s Finest in 2013 for her work accomplishments and her enormous contribution and charity works towards the community. Following her humanitarian deeds and career achievements, her name was etched into the Bethany’s Communications and Media Arts Wall of Fame. The humanitarian worker later clinched the following year, the Best Meteorologist award by the Pittsburgh Magazine.

Is She Married, Who Is Her Husband?

Ashley Dougherty
Ashley Dougherty with her husband Robert Baft

Along with achieving a prosperous career, Ashley Dougherty has a blissful personal life too. She was engaged by her long-time boyfriend, Robert Baft in September 2017 with a glitzy diamond ring crafted by Joyce’s Jewelry. Indeed, the engagement was a lovely sight to behold but the glory was nothing compared to their glamorous wedding.

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The couple sealed their union with a nuptial bond on 25th August 2018. The wedding ceremony which was organized by Bumble Burgh Events was held at Iron Mill Farmstead, Pittsburgh in the presence of their friends and families. They have not revealed any detail regarding their children to the public. However, it is believed that they are yet to welcome any kid.


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