Co-host

Lifestyle Host, Writer, and Executive Producer Ashley Mengwasser is a seven-time Emmy Award winning media talent. She began her 12-year career in television hosting GPB’s original series Georgia Traveler. Segment highlights include skydiving with grandma, boxing with an Olympian, ballroom dancing, and a ghoulish zombie transformation.

 

Ashley hosts a variety of entertaining content, from tech to DIY to doggies! 2022 marks Ashley’s seventh year co-hosting InVenture Prize at Georgia Tech. In 2018, she was handpicked to host Lowe’s explosive YouTube competition “DIY-No-Mite.” Soon after, she packed a duffel bag of dog treats to film the syndicated pet travel special Pets Welcome Here with her late basset hound Rosie “co-hosting.”

 

This former high-school Valedictorian is as brainy as she is brazen. With an abiding commitment to making media that educates, Ashley hosts GPB Education’s ongoing Live Exploration series, which takes K-12 audiences on a deep dive into various industries. Ashley’s magnum opus as a writer-producer is the PBS cultural documentary Chinese Tea: Elixir of the Orient. This artistic international project swept six Emmys in 2017, including Ashley’s solo Emmy for writing.

 

Ashley emcees non-profit events and has helped raise more than $200,000 to benefit women and children. She acquired her passion for people and telling their stories at Agnes Scott College. Ashley graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude from Agnes Scott in 2009 with a B.A. in English Literature.

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