In 2020, Ashley Beard (Ash) graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Broadcast Production. After their humble zoom graduation, Ash spent a few months caregiving by day and bartending by night. Finally, Ash was brought on to the production team as a producer and editor for podcast Traverse Talks With Sueann Ramella.
Ash gained production experience during her college days by writing, producing, filming and editing short narrative television shows on Cable 8 Productions. She enjoys writing satire, dark comedy and science fiction stories. They also spend their free time painting, reading, pondering the existence of life and embarrassing their friends by dancing in public!
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