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New Staff: WSG Welcomes Ashli Blow

April 25, 2022

Washington Sea Grant is thrilled to welcome Ashli Blow, communications specialist, to the team.

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 Masters 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.