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!
A little boy decked out in a pink rhinestone cowboy outfit travels around a farm and points out things that bring him joy. “A is for adventure. Every day is a brand new start. B is for boots — whether they’re big or small, short or tall. C is for country,” the story goes. This is the basic premise of the new kids book C Is for Country written by Lil Nas X, the Grammy-winning, chart-dominating rapper behind “Old Town Road.” As a storybook version of Lil Nas X shows readers around the farm, he gets to F, which is for fringe, feathers and fake fur. “I love that for me,” the illustrated rapper says. Continue Reading Lil Nas X Says Children Are His Core Audience Right Now, And That’s OK
William Barr told ABC News that he wishes the president wouldn’t offer commentary about cases the Justice Department is handling or judges before which its attorneys are arguing. Continue Reading Attorney General Says Trump’s Tweets About DOJ Make His Job ‘Impossible’
The new opera by Tazewell Thompson and Jeanine Tesori tells the story of a couple in Harlem who are forced to confront their teenage son’s sudden death by police violence. Continue Reading New Opera ‘Blue’ Takes On The Tragedy Of A Police Shooting