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Ashley Shahahmadi | Biography

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  • Full Name Ashley Shahahmadi
  • Occupation Journalist
  • Nationality Iranian-American
  • Birth Date Jun 04, 1992
  • Age 29 Years, 7 Months
Correspondent Of CMT 'Hot 20 Countdown'

Ashley Shahahmadi | Biography

Sideline Reporter and Pre and Post-game Host for Charlotte Hornets.

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, she was one of the members who worked remotely during the quarantine. Sharing her experience working for the show during the quarantine, she said, "Honestly, I've been so impressed with the Hot 20 crew and everyone's ability to adapt and work remotely. Specifically, about that first episode of Hot 20, I remember just being excited because of the ability to work from home and the creativity behind the 'new normal.' I also had multiple producers and camera operators on the call to make sure it looked good via Facetime, which is definitely a different type of challenge."


Ashley Shahahmadi is an Iranian-American journalist. She currently serves as a sideline reporter and pre and post-game host for Charlotte Hornets.

Who is Ashley Shahahmadi?

Ashley Shahahmadi is a University of Georgia graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Digital Media and Broadcast Media. After graduation, she began her professional broadcast journalism career in August 2014 at WTOK-TV in Meridian, Mississippi as a reporter and weekend sports anchor. Then, she spent two years at WTOK-TV, anchoring evening and night sports reports. She also covered high school sports and college teams at Alabama, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, and Southern Miss. 

Subsequently, in August 2016, she joined WAPT-TV in Jackson, Mississippi. She worked there for nearly two years as a weekend sports anchor and reporter. She did live coverage of college and high school games during that time. She also served as a sideline reporter for The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) state championship games. Additionally, she produced and anchored a weekly high school basketball show Full Court Blitz and Blitz's football show.

She then returned to her hometown Atlanta, Georgia, and worked as a social media content producer and host at Bally Sports South/Southeast from June 2018 to August 2019. Then, in September 2018, she began contributing to the Charlotte Hornets broadcasts and eventually secured a job as a full-time sideline reporter and pre and post-game host for Charlotte Hornets. She previews the game before the 30-minute show Hornets Live airs. She also interviews players, coaches, and guests on the show. In addition, she also occasionally hosts the pre and post-game shows for the Atlanta Braves. 

'CMT Hot 20 Countdown'

In August 2019, Shahahmadi started working as a correspondent for the interactive music and entertainment series CMT Hot 20 Countdown. She interviews country music artists for the show, which airs every Saturday and Sunday.

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, she was one of the members who worked remotely during the quarantine. Sharing her experience working for the show during the quarantine, she said, "Honestly, I've been so impressed with the Hot 20 crew and everyone's ability to adapt and work remotely. Specifically, about that first episode of Hot 20, I remember just being excited because of the ability to work from home and the creativity behind the 'new normal.' I also had multiple producers and camera operators on the call to make sure it looked good via Facetime, which is definitely a different type of challenge."

She also shared that working from home with Hot 20 was one of the most positive things at the time, and she was grateful to help produce content. Shahahmadi was one of the presenters at the 2021 CMT Music Awards. The award show aired live on 9 June 2021 on different television channels, including CMT, MTV, Paramount Network, and TV Land.

Age and Ethnicity

Ashley Shahahmadi's birthday falls on 24 June. In 2020, she shared an Instagram post, marking her 28th birthday. Therefore, her age is 29 years as of 2021. 

She was born and raised in an Iranian-American family in the United States. She belongs to the Iranian ethnicity, but there wasn't much Iranian influence on her life because her father, a native of Iran, moved to the United States at age 14. Her mother, Cheryl Rebischke, is from Saint Cloud, Minnesota. So growing up, she only learned a bit of Iran from her grandmother. Shahahmadi has two siblings - two years old brother Aryon and seven years younger brother Brandon. 

Furthermore, she has not shared many details in her early bio. 

Husband

Shahahmadi has remained low-key about her personal life. She has not revealed details about having a relationship or getting married. However, in an Instagram post dated 17 August 2020, she shared some of her photos with a guy, captioning 'quarantine views' from Santa Barbara, California. She did not mention the name of the guy on her post. 

Ashley Shahahmadi boyfriend
Ashley Shahahmadi with a guy during the quarantine in Santa Barbara, California, in August 2020. (Photo: Instagram)

Height

Shahahmadi stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches.

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