Ashley is an audio engineer, vocalist, singer-songwriter, and production manager now located in the Greater Orlando area of the Sunshine State. She’s had quite a few adventures in music and media since completing a B.M. in Sound Engineering Arts at William Paterson University in 2008. She spent four years as a Production Engineer for Westwood One Radio in New York City where she mixed pop culture news briefs from MTV, CMT, and VH1. During her time in NYC, Ashley became a small part of the local music scene, performing in the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus and as a singer-songwriter in open mics and with the Leave a Lasting Mark concert series.
In 2014, while working as a Production Manager for audiobooks at Common Mode, Inc. in New Jersey, Ashley started looking for a new creative outlet and discovered the strange and wonderful world of YouTube. She created AshleynessVlogs to share her journey as a creative professional and start working towards improving music education through media like youtube and podcasts.
The following year, she had a long-term dream come true when she started the band, All Night Drivers with friends from NJ and NYC. The band has written numerous songs, played shows in New York and New Jersey, and released their first EP in 2017.
As the Project Manager for Studio D Podcast Production, she worked on podcasts like From the Front Porch, Self Inventory, and Sounds of the Rail Park. She’s also mixed and sound-designed episodes of Highway See, Research Park Chronicles, and many other podcasts in her current role as Technical Producer for HumblePod.