LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – General Manager Marty Schack announced this week that KSSN 96 personality Ashley King will join THV11 as co-host of an all-new show hitting the station’s lineup, “The Vine.”

In addition to her new role at THV11, King will also remain the midday host at KSSN 96. The Clinton, Ark. native is a graduate of Arkansas State University where she earned a degree in Broadcast News. Her father and sister are both in radio; King said broadcast is just “in her blood.”

She added, “This is an opportunity that I've been dreaming of for as long as I can remember. I'm so excited that my broadcast family is growing by joining the THV11 team, in addition to my awesome, supportive family at KSSN 96.”

King will join THV11’s Laura Monteverdi on “The Vine,” along with an ensemble cast featuring Adam Bledsoe, meteorologist Mariel Ruiz, "THV11 Morning Minute" personality Sasha Sander, and a host of contributors.

“The Vine,” a one-hour lifestyle show, is set to air weekdays at 9 a.m. The show, which will often feature live music and unique and local storytelling, will also be an interactive and conversation-based program full of engaging interviews with local businesses and nonprofits.

Creators of “The Vine” have announced a 30-minute holiday special in December; details will be shared soon. The weekday morning show will become a regular program beginning in January.

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