Ashli Blow

Communications Specialist


  • Content development
  • Strategic planning
  • General communications
  • Science writing and editing

Ashli joined Washington Sea Grant in April 2022. As a communications specialist, Ashli helps advance storytelling related to WSG activities by working alongside researchers and outreach specialists. She develops copy, video and other content on various communication mediums, ranging from digital platforms to print publications.

Previously, Ashli lived and worked in Memphis, Tennessee as a breaking news producer and writer before moving to the Pacific Northwest for a similar position at the Seattle CBS affiliate. She then went on to work as a Public Information Officer for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, where she worked with aquatic land managers and researchers. In addition to WSG, Ashli is a Master of Public Administration candidate at University of Washington, studying climate policy. Also, Ashli is a freelance writer who specializes in writing at the intersection of environmental science and policy. Her writing and reporting has appeared in The Guardian, Outside+, Crosscut, and more.